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Karen Pickering is a feminist organiser and writer based in Melbourne. She was the creator and host of Cherchez la Femme, a monthly talkshow of popular culture and current affairs from an unapologetically feminist angle, which ran from 2010 to 2016. Karen was the cofounder of Girls On Film Festival (GOFF) and was its first director in 2014. She was also a founding organiser of SlutWalk Melbourne in 2011. She is the editor of Doing It, a collection of sex-positive writing by women, and is currently writing a book on menstruation and menopause in collaboration with the Victorian Women's Trust.