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Helen Razer — Writer and Broadcaster

Helen Razer

Writer and Broadcaster

Helen Razer is a writer whose work appears in The Saturday Paper, Daily Review, SBS Online and Frankie. She has previously worked as a columnist for The Age and The Australian and as a broadcaster for ABC radio.

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Razer's Class Warfare: baby, you weren't born this way

Razer's Class Warfare: baby, you weren't born this way

Helen RazerOct 23, 201429 Comments

The real problem with Mia Freedman's statement on The Project was not that she mentioned homosexuality and paedophilia in the same sentence. The real problem is she said homosexuality was an innate characteristic, which it is not.

Razer's Class Warfare: Clooney/Alamuddin name discussion is a load of wank

Razer's Class Warfare: Clooney/Alamuddin name discussion is a load of wank

Helen RazerOct 16, 20146 Comments

Amal Alamuddin changing her name to Clooney is not a feminist discussion. It's stupid celebrity gossip, and we need to move on.

Razer: mentally ill need adequate services, not a feel-good ABC campaign

Razer: mentally ill need adequate services, not a feel-good ABC campaign

Helen RazerOct 14, 2014

The ABC's Mental As campaign made some celebrities feel very nice about themselves, but there was not a whisper about the inadequate healthcare to treat mental illness.

Razer's Class Warfare: pssst, Labor, even racists are on Facebook

Razer's Class Warfare: pssst, Labor, even racists are on Facebook

Helen RazerOct 9, 20148 Comments

Labor used to "get" the internet more than the Coalition did. But now its social media presence is full of nice feels, while in parliament it votes for bombings and mass imprisonment.

Razer and Ben Affleck take on the atheists

Razer and Ben Affleck take on the atheists

Helen RazerOct 8, 2014

ATT: Dawkins, Maher and Harris -- you've ignored the true locus of evil unreason, and you probably need to go away and learn how to think.

Razer's Class Warfare: on loving boobs ironically

Razer's Class Warfare: on loving boobs ironically

Helen RazerOct 2, 2014

We abhor strip clubs but love burlesque, denounce the Legends (read: lingerie) Football League but watch equally scantily clad ladies play roller derby. We still want to masturbate to naked women, but now there is a mocking panache.

Razer's Class Warfare: like Emma Watson, downvote Lambie, and make yourself feel better

Razer's Class Warfare: like Emma Watson, downvote Lambie, and make yourself feel better

Helen RazerSep 25, 201431 Comments

Yes, Jacqui Lambie made a dick of herself. But spilling thousands of pixels on the matter is helping precisely no one.

Kicking the expats (and Germaine kicks back) in <em>Brilliant Creatures</em>

Kicking the expats (and Germaine kicks back) in Brilliant Creatures

Helen RazerSep 23, 2014

ABC1's soon-to-conclude Brilliant Creatures provides a much-needed opportunity to think about the limits of our civic conversation.

Razer's Class Warfare: let Miss America be vapid and fun

Razer's Class Warfare: let Miss America be vapid and fun

Helen RazerSep 18, 20144 Comments

Let Miss America -- and celebrities of all stripes -- be light entertainment. That is what they are there for, and you can't talk about domestic violence in taffeta.

In the name of cash: U2's Apple virus

In the name of cash: U2's Apple virus

Helen RazerSep 16, 2014

Saint Bono has descended from on high to deliver us the fruits of his labours (without asking). But it was the slightly larger iPhone that got the groupies.