< Anne Sum­mers

The Courier-Mail - QWeekend - - DON’T MISS - GIL­LIAN CUM­MING

Tues­day, 6pm, Avid Reader, West End, $7.50, book­ings es­sen­tial avidreader.com.au Best-sell­ing au­thor, jour­nal­ist and lead­ing thinker Anne Sum­mers will dis­cuss the up­dated edi­tion of her clas­sic,

Damned Whores and God’s Po­lice, ad­dress­ing the ques­tion: Are Aus­tralian women still damned whores or God’s po­lice? In the up­dated re­lease, Sum­mers ar­gues that these stereo­types per­sist 40 years af­ter her fight for gen­der equal­ity first hit the presses. The new book con­tains pref­aces from each print­ing over four decades, and an up­dated time­line of mile­stones and achieve­ments by and for women from 1788 to 2015.

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