Adjunct lecturer of law at UNSW and Merewether Fellow at Mitchell Library
Alecia Simmonds We're being shown up by countries far more disadvantaged than we are.
Marius and the sharks
Alecia Simmonds Will animals always be our property to breed, kill, study or incarcerate at our will?
Aussies hate earnestness
Alecia Simmonds The damaging phrase most often said by Australians.
Alecia Simmonds Three things gay couples do better than the heteros in their relationships.
French PM scandal
Alecia Simmonds Or is it absurd to expect female partners to suffer this humiliation in silence?
Alecia Simmonds The French have many reasons to think that they're better than everyone else. Firstly, butter. Secondly, bread.
Alecia Simmonds Victorian women get a bad rap - here are five facts that turn the tea-party of tedium into a hellfire club of hilarity...
Alecia Simmonds A powerful argument in favour of keeping wild animals in the wild.
Alecia Simmonds Continental romances are not as easy as riding on a vespa into a sepia-tinted sunset.
Alecia Simmonds Home ownership is not an autonomous desire so much as a death sentence because we have no viable alternatives.
World's first genderless person
Alecia Simmonds Norrie May-Welby's battle to regain status as the world's first legally genderless person goes to the high court today.
Alecia Simmonds When shoplifting is seen more as of a pleasurable game than a very real crime.
Alecia Simmonds What was it about the 10-stone scrotum that recently managed to pull 800,000 viewers?
Alecia Simmonds "Iorigin. My morning news is a carnivalesque horror show of Anglo-Saxons burdened by their positions of power: making laws, running companies, owning everything.
Embracing lady rage
Alecia Simmonds Why lady rage is a key ingredient towards progress.
Relationship role models
Alecia Simmonds On the First Lady's birthday, we reflect on why the Obamas have a relationship that we love to love.
Alecia Simmonds There are consequences to women being relegated to the status of fringe-dwellers in the legal community.
Women behind bars
Alecia Simmonds What characters would we encounter? And should they be in prison in the first place?
Asked to leave the country
Alecia Simmonds Meet the family that has been refused citizenship because of their son's mild autism.
Motherhood or not?
Alecia Simmonds Is it possible childless women have made a 'smarter' decision than their child-bearing counterparts?