In 2021, Chanel Contos asked young Australian women about their sexual experiences – the responses were horrifying and the demand for change indisputable. She discusses her findings and her book with Katrina Strickland.
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Chanel Contos founded Teach Us Consent, a campaign that mandated consent education in Australia. Contos was the recipient of the Australian Human Rights Commission Young People's Medal in 2021, and in 2023 she was named NSW Young Woman of the Year for her persistent efforts towards eradicating rape culture. Contos has a Masters in Education, Gender and International Development from University College London.
Katrina Strickland is the editor of Good Weekend magazine, which she has helmed since June 2017. Prior to that she was editor of The Australian Financial Review Magazine and has held arts editor roles at both the AFR and The Australian.