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ABOUT US

In the mid-eighties, sheltering from the late afternoon heat under a river gum in South Australia’s Adelaide Hills, three feminist friends in their mid-forties began to discuss what it meant to get older.

Podcasts

Podcasts

In the mid-1990s a group shared their experiences at Ten Forty dinner and discussion evenings. Their stories were recorded on tape and now we’ve made them into a podcast.

Contributing

Contributing

If you have written a story, poem or academic article, or if you read something that you think we would like to read, email your contribution to contact.

This is the website of Ten Forty Matrix

A vigorous loose-limbed organisation of lesbians over forty who relish discussion and debate about the issues we face in work, life, at home, in the arts and politics. The site originally catered for women in the Sydney area, but over the years, olderdykes.org has grown beyond its original borders to embrace women from all over Australia and internationally.

Here is a multi-faceted resource, brimming with ideas, debate, humour, personal stories, reviews, travel information, short fiction, poetry, commentary, the opportunity to communicate with others and many links to other sites of interest and relevance.

There is also news about forthcoming events – social and political. We welcome seekers, browsers, interactors, readers, researchers and lovers of all things lesbian both light and lofty.

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  • A Summary On Saturday the 13 June I participated in my first Zoom experience. I can see how it’s taking off, and how it could be a useful means of discussion and decision making for a group such as ours. As a participant, (not a facilitator......

  • On Sat 16 May 2020, Ten Forty Matrix Dinner and Discussion became a book discussion per Zoom to give us all a break from Covid 19 Cabin Fever.  A dozen of us zoomed to discuss what we were reading, listening to and watching.   And we......

  • 20 TIPS TO GET YOU STARTED What is already available See if any of your friends have a space in their group. Check to see if your local library runs any groups See if the local library has a notice board where groups can list......

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