We need to break free from gender imbalance on screen.
Simone Ball is an editor at Grace Papers, actress, mum and advocate for gender equality.
Recently, I had my first trip away from my son. I’ve had a night off before, but this was proper time off -- five nights in Sydney sans my one-year-old, Sam. I was bloody excited. But when the day came to leave, I was a mess.
13/05/2016 4:01 PM AEST
Having a child challenges women in a way that nothing else does. And among the chaos and stress of maternity leave, there are some magical moments when you get to re-evaluate what is important to you, gain new perspective and consider who you really want to be. And it's not surprising that Foye was 'envious' of that.
10/05/2016 11:25 AM AEST
Women are not born with some magical ability to parent while male DNA is void of it. Parenting is a skill that is learnt and it develops over time with practice. It's just that it's us women who usually get more practice.
15/04/2016 6:15 AM AEST
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