Why women's mental illness deserves more attention

Women experience anxiety and depression at higher rates than men.

Clementine Ford I was 12 years old the first time I experienced my first significant struggles with anxiety, writes Clementine Ford.

Clementine Ford

Why I didn't take part in Weekend Sunrise's debate about feminism

A farce from beginning to end.

Clementine Ford We are under no obligation to defend our feminist ideals from anybody, writes Clementine Ford.

Clementine Ford

Put down the bathrobe. This is what women really want this Mother's Day

Clementine Ford What does a mother want for Mother's Day? Don't ask. No, seriously, don't ask her damn thing, writes Clementine Ford.

Five reasons Australia should care about Women's History Month

Fanny Cochrane Smith

Clementine Ford Here's to the unsung women who've been either left out of the pages of history or reduced to merely a footnote in it.

Anti-rape underwear

Is anti-rape underwear a step forward?

anti-rape underwear

Clementine Ford Three engineering students have developed anti-rape underwear in India. Does this signal change or more victim blaming?

Why 'Can you have it all?' is this century's dumbest question


Clementine Ford Clementine Ford on the middle class obsession of our time.

Clementine Ford

The real problem with the wellness industrial complex


Clementine Ford The rise of ostentatious wellness plays on people's self-loathing, and wallets, in furtive and damaging ways.

Pro-women shows

The best feminist shows on TV right now

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Clementine Ford Women in charge of their own destiny! Clem Ford has your TV viewing schedule sorted.

Clementine Ford

In defence of skimpy swimwear for men


Clementine Ford Clementine Ford is a fan of the "schlong thong" and this is why.

Clementine Ford

TV's best bad ass single women


Clementine Ford Clementine Ford on the best small screen broads to get acquainted with.


Being the punch line

Phil Dunphy

Clementine Ford Why are TV sitcom Dads always so helpless, hapless and useless? Introducing the man child (and crafty way he's designed to keep you in the kitchen).


Teenage sexuality

One Directions fan in Sydney

Clementine Ford Does our fear of sexualising teach them that their burgeoning desires are unnatural and gross? no matter how much we try and shield girls from sex, they’re going to find ways to explore it and it...


The anti Mother's Day gift guide


Clementine Ford Because there are only so many irons you can fit in to a cupboard.