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Leslie talks to ABC Newcastle's Paul Beven about Compassion

Why do some people respond to the plight of others with compassion, and others with folded arms and a "well you should have..." attitude?

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Women’s Response to Ectogenesis

Leslie’s 1992 Master of Bioethics.

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Leslie talks to ABC Newcastle's Paul Beven about Compassion

Why do some people respond to the plight of others with compassion, and others with folded arms and a "well you should have..." attitude?

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Was the Ancient Persian Queen Vashti the 1st Feminist?

Join Leslie and a range of Jewish writers and feminist academics interviewed by the wonderful Hannah Reich on what Queen Vashti’s story reveals about how women are written in and out of history and how we we can make best use of the power and choices we have.

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Why Research Ethics equals #Censusfail - Leslie in ABC Online Coverage

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What if Men Got Pregnant - Leslie Live in Denmark at #WD2016

If men got pregnant, would abortion be a sacrament? Spend 9 minutes with Leslie and find out.

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Protesting Oz Census 2016: What Legal Experts Say

I spoke to some people at Liberty Victoria and a number of civil liberty, human rights and non-governmental organisations about the law in regard to Census 2016 and the potential ramifications of boycotting or protesting the threats posed to individual privacy. The advice I got is below. I hope this helps you to make an informed choice about whether and how to protest the Census.

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Abortion is still "technically illegal" in New South Wales

Back in 1900, a group of politicians sat down and drafted up a set of laws to govern the Australian state of New South Wales. One can only assume they were wearing wigs. And there were, of course, things they decided weren’t acceptable in polite, turn-of-the-century society. Probably a lot of stuff about stealing another man’s horse.

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Is vegetarianism and veganism about animal welfare or moral superiority?

*Leslie Cannold for the Ethics Centre*

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Leslie's Tedx Talk Passes 30,000 views

As Leslie's Tedx Talk on abortion stigma nears 30,000 views and has been featured on Speakola, and in the run-up to her 6 minutes on stage in Copenhagen at the Global Women Deliver conference, she provides the transcript and the link to the video here.

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