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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Let’s have less civil discourse

Let’s have less civil discourse

August 27, 2015 7

Horrific legislation still passes in an age when the public broadcaster does not air a tweet suggesting the Prime Minister has a fondness for buttsex. So stop clutching your damn pearls.

What Helen Razer learnt at a romance fiction conference

What Helen Razer learnt at a romance fiction conference

August 26, 2015

The tough-minded ladies who write romance fiction have to have a certain turn of phrase, but they also have to understand the real meaning of love.

Latham’s just a boy, standing in front of a nation, asking it to love him

Latham’s just a boy, standing in front of a nation, asking it to love him

August 20, 2015 12

What is the real difference between a self-indulgent Mark Latham column and a celebrity Instagram?

I hope Abbott continues to block gay marriage

I hope Abbott continues to block gay marriage

August 13, 2015 14

Affording equal legal status to all does not create or even promote equal social or economic status, and the deck would still be stacked against gay people even if they were legally allowed to spend days discussing bomboniere.

Quit your faux parsimonious whingeing, and let pollies fly the way they need to

Quit your faux parsimonious whingeing, and let pollies fly the way they need to

August 6, 2015 19

The Prime Minister doesn't need Air Force One, but he does need a plane big enough to accommodate his staff. Australia's obsession with political spend is tiresome.

Razer: whatever the legalities, we certainly do not need another <em>My Kitchen Rules</em>

Razer: whatever the legalities, we certainly do not need another My Kitchen Rules

August 5, 2015

Does Seven have a case that Nine tried to rip off My Kitchen Rules?

Sharman Stone should be ashamed to call herself a Liberal

Sharman Stone should be ashamed to call herself a Liberal

July 30, 2015 7

Quotas are not Liberal. End of story. You don’t get to buy a hate cake and cram your pie-hole with it, too.

Razer: at least the ALP fucks up in plain sight

Razer: at least the ALP fucks up in plain sight

July 28, 2015

Say what you will about the Labor Party, it is certainly committed to "openness".

Barnesy working hard to make a living, but Reclaim Australia have done the right thing

Barnesy working hard to make a living, but Reclaim Australia have done the right thing

July 23, 2015 5

Jimmy Barnes has not said he is suing Reclaim Australia for promoting an anti-tolerance message he abhors. But he still could.

From the terrorists at the NRA to Rupert himself, a lesson in Orwellian newspeak

From the terrorists at the NRA to Rupert himself, a lesson in Orwellian newspeak

July 16, 2015 9

There’s a spectre haunting public conversation, and it is the spectre of newspeak.