Alecia Simmonds If Australian borders are 'strong', it is only because for over a century we've treated our neighbours' borders with contempt, writes Alecia Simmonds.
Alecia Simmonds There are compelling reasons for universities to ditch student evaluations as a tool for assessing professors.
Alecia Simmonds "I think what the world needs right now is less brashness and more genuine doubt. We need more honest admissions of uncertainty."
Alecia Simmonds Football matters to us, Alecia Simmonds argues, because we see it as representative of what we are as Australians.
Alecia Simmonds The show is historically inaccurate, politically retrograde and, quite simply, racist.
Alecia Simmonds There's a massive gulf between how much people think they'll enjoy doing things alone, and how much fun they have when it happens.
Alecia Simmonds Ben Affleck and Australia share a lot in common: we’re rich, we're pretty, and we'd rather not own up to our history of slavery.
Alecia Simmonds It’s hypocritical for us to ask indigenous politicians to redress their communities’ problems and then be shocked when it turns out that they have experienced those problems.
My Family stickers
Alecia Simmonds Narcissism? Delusion? A simple celebration of familial love? A new study into the phenomenon has an interesting answer.
We need a male equivalent to the term 'working mother' and other lessons from Annabel Crabb's book The Wife Drought
Alecia Simmonds Women need wives and men need lives: an interview with political commentator, social satirist, TV-presenter, scribbler, baker, author and mother of three, Annabel Crabb.
Say it in writing
Alecia Simmonds Why letter-writing will improve your love life.
Alecia Simmonds Love, relationships, mothers, madness... and Tony Abbott.
A la French
Alecia Simmonds "I got divorced on a near-perfect spring day in Paris."
'Save some for later'
Alecia Simmonds Alecia Simmonds' case against Pleasure Delay.
Alecia Simmonds A new site is supposedly 'redefining porn for women'. But is it too tasteful for its own good?
Alecia Simmonds We're being shown up by countries far more disadvantaged than we are.
Marius and the sharks
Alecia Simmonds Will animals always be our property to breed, kill, study or incarcerate at our will?
Aussies hate earnestness
Alecia Simmonds The damaging phrase most often said by Australians.
Alecia Simmonds Three things gay couples do better than the heteros in their relationships.
French PM scandal
Alecia Simmonds Or is it absurd to expect female partners to suffer this humiliation in silence?