All About Women 2015
Rob Moran Our favourite festival’s back, and they're bringing some excellent people.
NICOLE ELPHICK You're a feminist who loves the colour pink, questionable pop tunes, and can't quote bell hooks? Author Roxane Gay is here to tell you it's okay.
MEX COOPER When a grieving mother spoke out calmly just hours after her son's murder, she shocked many. Now police say the Rosie Batty factor has been a watershed in the battle against family violence. Mex Cooper reports.
Chelsea Stark Feminist video game critic Anita Sarkeesian canceled her talk at Utah State University scheduled for Wednesday following a threatening email sent to the school, and the administration not banning guns from the talk because of state concealed-carry laws.
Jenny Noyes How one guy’s post-breakup revenge blog began a war against women.
CLEMENTINE FORD Clementine Ford on our culture of vitriol and verbal abuse.
Naaz Hussain These funny and eloquent women are fighting the patriarchy one upload at a time.
Stories from 2013
SHELLY HORTON Shelly Horton doesn't want children. So, she asks, why do so many people have a problem with that?
BIANCA HALL BIANCA HALL is sick of the police’s knee-jerk response to sex crimes.
Anne Summers Anne Summers reflects on our most critical undertaking on International Women's Day.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
RUBY HAMAD When Ayaan Hirsi Ali speaks, people listen. Ruby Hamad finds out what she has to say.
CLEMENTINE FORD As with all social change, it starts with you.
KASEY EDWARDS Should it be more socially acceptable to be ambivalent about motherhood?
NATALIE REILLY Daily Life is hosting a festival of ideas at the Sydney Opera House next month and a brand new special guest has just been added to the line-up.
Violence against women
Julie McKay Violence against women is one of the most pervasive human rights abuses in the world says the Executive Director of UN Women Australia, Julie McKay.
NICOLE ELPHICK The young Queensland-based art duo that get to exhibit alongside Damien Hirst.
United States Jennifer Steinhauer Washington Two US military servicewomen have told a Senate panel how they were raped by superiors and then ridiculed by officials.
Nick Miller Meet Brooke Magnanti: best-selling author, cancer researcher, former prostitute.
CLEMENTINE FORD The boys who raped and humiliated an unconscious 16 year old may have been punished – but do they understand they’re not the victims?
KASEY EDWARDS [Trigger warning: discussion of child abuse]
CLEMENTINE FORD A Tunisian activist posted this pic of herself. Here's what happened next.
AMY CORDEROY Though it's bound to spark debate, AMY CORDEROY believes we need to discuss the relationship between alcohol, drugs and sexual assault.
fan girls of violent men
CLEMENTINE FORD Why does Oscar Pistorius have a cult following among a certain demographic of women?
RUBY HAMAD Does recognising someone from a minority group with a beauty prize really mean progress or atone for past transgressions?
KATHRYN WICKS Having a child with high-functioning autism doesn't mean living with a genius. These children have their own unique challenges.
AMAL AWAD The pleasures and challenges of growing up in a migrant family.
CLEMENTINE FORD Why making jokes about a serious issue can be empowering.
100 years on
Child brides, female foeticide, genital mutilation: what has changed in 100 years?