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Katrina Lee-Koo

Katrina Lee-Koo

Katrina Lee-Koo is Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations at Monash University. With Zareh Ghazarian she has co-edited Gender Politics: Navigating political leadership in Australia (UNSW Press, 2021).

Katrina Lee-Koo reviews 'Sex, Lies and Question Time' by Kate Ellis

July 2021, no. 433 21 June 2021
Following 200 pages of at times harrowing detail in which former Labor MP Kate Ellis outlines the extent of the sexist and misogynist behaviour she endured as a member of the Australian Parliament, she asks herself: ‘Is it worth the hard days, the unnecessary crap?’ ‘Yes’, she replies. ‘Every. Single. Second. No question.’ This trade-off for women is a tragedy for Australia’s politi ... (read more)