Goodbye to the Good Girl, a course that challenges and rejects the idea that women must be nice and polite and accommodating in order to be acceptable to others. It’s about uncovering the expectations we’re living up to. One’s we’ve learned and that we’re perpetuating. It’s about being ourselves rather than being ‘nice’.
In our society, women have long been bound to silence when it comes to sexual harassment. Here’s what happens; we’re taught to behave, to comply, to not cause trouble. We’re particularly expected to keep the peace with our colleagues and to please people in positions of power.
Amongst the first people she pleases are her parents or caretakers, as well as her teachers, and then her bosses.
The School of Visibility headquarters are based in Canberra, Australia. We acknowledge the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people as the traditional owners of this land. We recognise that the land was never ceded. We support the Uluru Statement from the Heart and we pay our respect to Elders past and present.
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