Adjunct lecturer of law at UNSW and Merewether Fellow at Mitchell Library
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.
Alecia Simmonds It's the relationship we love to love so on their 21st wedding anniversary we ask, what is it about the Obamas?
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?
Alecia Simmonds Some interesting experiments have found that everything we know about female sexuality, and monogamy, might be wrong.
The language of love
Alecia Simmonds Imposing neoliberalism on matters of the heart is a miserable business, writes Alecia Simmonds.
Alecia Simmonds Today he will be sentenced and Alecia Simmonds thinks calling him names does more harm than good.
Out in the open
Alecia Simmonds Domestic violence is a crime like any other that should be met with zero tolerance... unfortunately it doesn't seem to be the case.
Alecia Simmonds Why swearing shouldn't still be a crime.
A nation of never-nudes
Alecia Simmonds Why we're increasingly afraid of the naked body
Alecia Simmonds Is there really that much wrong with the giant hot air balloon created for Canberra's centenary?