Jane Gilmore

Freelance journalist, author of Fixed It - Violence and the representation of women
    Sep 3, 2019
    'Fixed It' exposes tropes around violence against women

    Violence myths about rape are the preconceptions and subconscious biases we’ve learned through millions of tiny interactions with the world. Every advertisement that depicts women as passive sexual objects, every movie where the female villain is a…

    Violence myths about rape are the preconceptions and subconscious biases we’ve learned through millions of tiny interactions with the world. Every advertisement that depicts women as passive sexual objects, every movie where the female villain is a…

    Violence myths about rape are the preconceptions and subconscious biases we’ve learned through millions of tiny interactions with the world. Every advertisement that depicts women as passive sexual objects, every movie where the female villain is a…

    'Fixed It' exposes tropes around violence against women

    Violence myths about rape are the preconceptions and subconscious biases we’ve learned through millions of tiny interactions with the world. Every advertisement that depicts women as passive sexual objects, every movie where the female villain is a…

    Violence myths about rape are the preconceptions and subconscious biases we’ve learned through millions of tiny interactions with the world. Every advertisement that depicts women as passive sexual objects, every movie where the female villain is a…

    Violence myths about rape are the preconceptions and subconscious biases we’ve learned through millions of tiny interactions with the world. Every advertisement that depicts women as passive sexual objects, every movie where the female villain is a…

    Aug 31, 2019
    Rape is not 'sex', and 'broken hearts' don't cause murder. Women are dying – and language matters

    In July 2013 a woman called Tracy Connelly was murdered in Melbourne. It made headlines in most of the national newspapers, all of which used some variation of the phrase “St Kilda prostitute killed”. The story dropped off the front page of every…

    In July 2013 a woman called Tracy Connelly was murdered in Melbourne. It made headlines in most of the national newspapers, all of which used some variation of the phrase “St Kilda prostitute killed”. The story dropped off the front page of every…

    In July 2013 a woman called Tracy Connelly was murdered in Melbourne. It made headlines in most of the national newspapers, all of which used some variation of the phrase “St Kilda prostitute killed”. The story dropped off the front page of every…

    'We have to believe we can change this situation now' on violence

    The fourth stage of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010–2022 was officially released late last week and hidden in all the puffery and announceables are some deeply concerning details. The report says the…

    The fourth stage of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010–2022 was officially released late last week and hidden in all the puffery and announceables are some deeply concerning details. The report says the…

    The fourth stage of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010–2022 was officially released late last week and hidden in all the puffery and announceables are some deeply concerning details. The report says the…

    Aug 14, 2019
    'We have to believe we can change this situation now' on violence

    Additionally, the Personal Safety Survey estimates over 370,000 women are subjected to violence from men each year, which means nearly four million women will suffer sexual or physical violence while we still and wait for gender equality to ride in…

    Additionally, the Personal Safety Survey estimates over 370,000 women are subjected to violence from men each year, which means nearly four million women will suffer sexual or physical violence while we still and wait for gender equality to ride in…

    Additionally, the Personal Safety Survey estimates over 370,000 women are subjected to violence from men each year, which means nearly four million women will suffer sexual or physical violence while we still and wait for gender equality to ride in…

    Aug 5, 2019
    If feels like compassion fatigue has set in about violence against women

    Last Friday in Melbourne, 12 schoolchildren watched as their teachers tried desperately to save a woman outside a burning house who was screaming that she had been stabbed. The teachers and children had been bike riding through Officer, in the city's…

    Last Friday in Melbourne, 12 schoolchildren watched as their teachers tried desperately to save a woman outside a burning house who was screaming that she had been stabbed. The teachers and children had been bike riding through Officer, in the city's…

    Last Friday in Melbourne, 12 schoolchildren watched as their teachers tried desperately to save a woman outside a burning house who was screaming that she had been stabbed. The teachers and children had been bike riding through Officer, in the city's…

    If feels like compassion fatigue has set in about violence against women

    Last Friday in Melbourne, 12 schoolchildren watched as their teachers tried desperately to save a woman outside a burning house who was screaming that she had been stabbed. The teachers and children had been bike riding through Officer, in the city's…

    Last Friday in Melbourne, 12 schoolchildren watched as their teachers tried desperately to save a woman outside a burning house who was screaming that she had been stabbed. The teachers and children had been bike riding through Officer, in the city's…

    Last Friday in Melbourne, 12 schoolchildren watched as their teachers tried desperately to save a woman outside a burning house who was screaming that she had been stabbed. The teachers and children had been bike riding through Officer, in the city's…

    Jul 19, 2019
    All those moments of fear and pain we don’t hear about matter

    Most murders make news. Not always front page news, but they’ll get a mention in a publication somewhere. It’s how Destroy the Joint’s Counting Dead Women project can report that 26 women have been killed so far this year. It is important those…

    Most murders make news. Not always front page news, but they’ll get a mention in a publication somewhere. It’s how Destroy the Joint’s Counting Dead Women project can report that 26 women have been killed so far this year. It is important those…

    Most murders make news. Not always front page news, but they’ll get a mention in a publication somewhere. It’s how Destroy the Joint’s Counting Dead Women project can report that 26 women have been killed so far this year. It is important those…

    All those moments of fear and pain we don’t hear about matter

    Most murders make news. Not always front page news, but they’ll get a mention in a publication somewhere. It’s how Destroy the Joint’s Counting Dead Women project can report that 26 women have been killed so far this year. It is important those…

    Most murders make news. Not always front page news, but they’ll get a mention in a publication somewhere. It’s how Destroy the Joint’s Counting Dead Women project can report that 26 women have been killed so far this year. It is important those…

    Most murders make news. Not always front page news, but they’ll get a mention in a publication somewhere. It’s how Destroy the Joint’s Counting Dead Women project can report that 26 women have been killed so far this year. It is important those…

    It shouldn't be 'Why doesn't she leave?', but 'Why does he abuse her?'

    Jess Hill’s investigations into domestic violence and the family court won Walkley awards (deservedly so) and make for truly heartbreaking reading. Her new book, See What You Made Me Do, is the culmination of four years of forensic research and…

    Jess Hill’s investigations into domestic violence and the family court won Walkley awards (deservedly so) and make for truly heartbreaking reading. Her new book, See What You Made Me Do, is the culmination of four years of forensic research and…

    Jess Hill’s investigations into domestic violence and the family court won Walkley awards (deservedly so) and make for truly heartbreaking reading. Her new book, See What You Made Me Do, is the culmination of four years of forensic research and…

    Jul 11, 2019
    It shouldn't be 'Why doesn't she leave?', but 'Why does he abuse her?'

    Jess Hill’s investigations into domestic violence and the family court won Walkley awards (deservedly so) and make for truly heartbreaking reading. Her new book, See What You Made Me Do, is the culmination of four years of forensic research and…

    Jess Hill’s investigations into domestic violence and the family court won Walkley awards (deservedly so) and make for truly heartbreaking reading. Her new book, See What You Made Me Do, is the culmination of four years of forensic research and…

    Jess Hill’s investigations into domestic violence and the family court won Walkley awards (deservedly so) and make for truly heartbreaking reading. Her new book, See What You Made Me Do, is the culmination of four years of forensic research and…

    If we demand abusive men change, we have to accept they can

    What happens when a man who has been convicted of a family violence offence expresses what appears to be genuine remorse and desire to change? Particularly when the man is a public figure and his choice to commit the offence has therefore become a…

    What happens when a man who has been convicted of a family violence offence expresses what appears to be genuine remorse and desire to change? Particularly when the man is a public figure and his choice to commit the offence has therefore become a…

    What happens when a man who has been convicted of a family violence offence expresses what appears to be genuine remorse and desire to change? Particularly when the man is a public figure and his choice to commit the offence has therefore become a…

    Jul 4, 2019
    If we demand abusive men change, we have to accept they can

    What happens when a man who has been convicted of a family violence offence expresses what appears to be genuine remorse and desire to change? Particularly when the man is a public figure and his choice to commit the offence has therefore become a…

    What happens when a man who has been convicted of a family violence offence expresses what appears to be genuine remorse and desire to change? Particularly when the man is a public figure and his choice to commit the offence has therefore become a…

    What happens when a man who has been convicted of a family violence offence expresses what appears to be genuine remorse and desire to change? Particularly when the man is a public figure and his choice to commit the offence has therefore become a…

    Jun 27, 2019
    The problem with telling women to 'avoid stress' for better health

    Avoid stress. You should, you know. You’ve probably already heard it from a doctor but, for the rare woman who hasn’t, Harvard Medical School has got you covered. Their website warns that women in particular suffer from workplace stress and caregiver…

    Avoid stress. You should, you know. You’ve probably already heard it from a doctor but, for the rare woman who hasn’t, Harvard Medical School has got you covered. Their website warns that women in particular suffer from workplace stress and caregiver…

    Avoid stress. You should, you know. You’ve probably already heard it from a doctor but, for the rare woman who hasn’t, Harvard Medical School has got you covered. Their website warns that women in particular suffer from workplace stress and caregiver…

    The problem with telling women to 'avoid stress' for better health

    Avoid stress. You should, you know. You’ve probably already heard it from a doctor but, for the rare woman who hasn’t, Harvard Medical School has got you covered. Their website warns that women in particular suffer from workplace stress and caregiver…

    Avoid stress. You should, you know. You’ve probably already heard it from a doctor but, for the rare woman who hasn’t, Harvard Medical School has got you covered. Their website warns that women in particular suffer from workplace stress and caregiver…

    Avoid stress. You should, you know. You’ve probably already heard it from a doctor but, for the rare woman who hasn’t, Harvard Medical School has got you covered. Their website warns that women in particular suffer from workplace stress and caregiver…

    Jun 20, 2019
    The lead up to menopause can be very uncomfortable and poorly understood

    Perimenopause could be causing suicide in women between 45 and 54 years of age. Or it might not. It could be causing chronic insomnia in midlife women, which in turn can lead to all kinds of physical and mental health problems. Or it might not. It…

    Perimenopause could be causing suicide in women between 45 and 54 years of age. Or it might not. It could be causing chronic insomnia in midlife women, which in turn can lead to all kinds of physical and mental health problems. Or it might not. It…

    Perimenopause could be causing suicide in women between 45 and 54 years of age. Or it might not. It could be causing chronic insomnia in midlife women, which in turn can lead to all kinds of physical and mental health problems. Or it might not. It…

    The lead up to menopause can be very uncomfortable and poorly understood

    Perimenopause could be causing suicide in women between 45 and 54 years of age. Or it might not. It could be causing chronic insomnia in midlife women, which in turn can lead to all kinds of physical and mental health problems. Or it might not. It…

    Perimenopause could be causing suicide in women between 45 and 54 years of age. Or it might not. It could be causing chronic insomnia in midlife women, which in turn can lead to all kinds of physical and mental health problems. Or it might not. It…

    Perimenopause could be causing suicide in women between 45 and 54 years of age. Or it might not. It could be causing chronic insomnia in midlife women, which in turn can lead to all kinds of physical and mental health problems. Or it might not. It…

    Jun 7, 2019
    A possible 'link' between menopause and Alzheimer's is scaring women, including me

    A long interview with US neuroscientist Dr Lisa Mosconi on the link between menopause and Alzheimer’s disease has been doing the rounds on social media this week, and it’s scaring the bejeezers out of many women over 40. Alzheimer’s affects around…

    A long interview with US neuroscientist Dr Lisa Mosconi on the link between menopause and Alzheimer’s disease has been doing the rounds on social media this week, and it’s scaring the bejeezers out of many women over 40. Alzheimer’s affects around…

    A long interview with US neuroscientist Dr Lisa Mosconi on the link between menopause and Alzheimer’s disease has been doing the rounds on social media this week, and it’s scaring the bejeezers out of many women over 40. Alzheimer’s affects around…

    A possible 'link' between menopause and Alzheimer's is scaring women, including me

    A long interview with US neuroscientist Dr Lisa Mosconi on the link between menopause and Alzheimer’s disease has been doing the rounds on social media this week, and it’s scaring the bejeezers out of many women over 40. Alzheimer’s affects around…

    A long interview with US neuroscientist Dr Lisa Mosconi on the link between menopause and Alzheimer’s disease has been doing the rounds on social media this week, and it’s scaring the bejeezers out of many women over 40. Alzheimer’s affects around…

    A long interview with US neuroscientist Dr Lisa Mosconi on the link between menopause and Alzheimer’s disease has been doing the rounds on social media this week, and it’s scaring the bejeezers out of many women over 40. Alzheimer’s affects around…

    May 23, 2019
    Gender diversity in the new Parliament ... status quo-low

    The gender balance of the 45th Australian parliament would more accurately be described as an imbalance, particularly on the government benches. Only 29 per cent of the seats in the House of Representatives, and 39 per cent of seats in the Senate…

    The gender balance of the 45th Australian parliament would more accurately be described as an imbalance, particularly on the government benches. Only 29 per cent of the seats in the House of Representatives, and 39 per cent of seats in the Senate…

    The gender balance of the 45th Australian parliament would more accurately be described as an imbalance, particularly on the government benches. Only 29 per cent of the seats in the House of Representatives, and 39 per cent of seats in the Senate…