Posts contributed to by Tara Presnell

ARTIST FEATURE: Maanya Dhar

Interview of Maanya Dhar by Tara Presnell // I myself complain about my period so often and a lot of people get very uncomfortable when I talk about it or get into the gory details of it. I think this is absurd because its a natural thing that happens to women all over the world.

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REVIEW AND GIVEAWAY: The Fabric Social

Review of The Fabric Social by Tara Presnell // A Feminist social enterprise? A Melbourne-brand started by three Aussie women? Purchases go towards building sustainable social change? YES!

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Life Is Plastic, It’s Not Fantastic

Writing and Illustrations by Tara Presnell // As society, it’s becoming more and more clear that we need to change to the way we think about plastic. There needs to be a greater push for in-depth investigation into the health risks. Exactly what concentrations of chemicals are safe for human consumption – is this different for children?

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GIRLS & EDUCATION

Writing and Illustration by Tara Presnell // The taboo that still surrounds menstruation leads many girls to skip school each month. In addition to this stigma, girls can find it hard to get access or afford the sanitary items needed during menstruation.

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Deconstructing the Menstrual Cycle

Writing and Illustrations by Tara Presnell // You know that thing where you pretty much understand something, and you’d be down to  explain it as long as no one had any follow up questions? That was me pre-extensively researching the menstrual period.

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