By TARA MOSS Below, I present two fairly random examples of The Age newspaper online, snapped as screenshots. The first was taken by me on July 17 and the second on July 25. At a glance, I count over 43 men, one baby boy, two illustrated boys (both ads for the film ParaNorman) and one woman, partially visible behind a male. Oh, and a cockatoo of unknown gender: And another: I have no interest in targeting The Age, which I enjoy reading (hence the reason I found these front pages in the first place), and it is... more
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Tara Moss is the author of six bestselling novels, Fetish, Split, Covet, Hit, Siren and The Blood Countess. She also hosts the true crime documentary series Tough Nuts - Australia's Hardest Criminals on the Crime & Investigation Network, and the author interview show Tara in Conversationon 13th Street Universal. Writing has been a lifelong passion for Moss, who began penning gruesome "Stephen King-inspired" stories for her classmates at 10. She went on to an international career as a fashion model before pursuing professional writing. Her novels have been short-listed for both the Davitt and the Ned Kelly crime writing awards, hit #1 on numerous bestseller lists, and made her Australia's #1 selling crime writer several years running. Tara is also a mum, self-professed geek, 'forensic tourist', UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and ambassador for the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children. Her 2nd paranormal novel, The Spider Goddess, will be published in December, and she is currently writing her 6th crime novel, with the working title of Assassin. Moss is a dual Australian/Canadian citizen.
by TARA MOSS On Friday I was honoured to open the 4th biennial Breathing New Life Into Maternity Care conference in Melbourne as part of my role as UNICEF Patron for Breastfeeding for the Baby Friendly Health Initiative (BFHI). So, why breastfeeding and why do we need a baby friendly initiative in Australia? The good news is that Australian women have the legal right to breastfeed anytime, anywhere their child needs it. The other good news is that our exclusive breastfeeding rate at the medically recommended six month mark has... more
Why porn is not sex (SFW) When I was in high school, a group of boys in my class got hold of someone's father's Playboy collection and showed it around when the teachers weren't looking. In response to their gloating, I lied about my age and bought a copy of Playgirl magazine. I taped the centrefold to the inside door of the last cubicle of the girls' toilets, and there it was viewed with interest before the game was given away. It's laughable now to imagine how rebellious it was to buy Playgirl, when all you need is an internet... more