Men who cried misandry over Sarah Silverman's 'rape prevention tips'

Sarah Silverman is no stranger to rape jokes or the accompanying controversy.

Clem Bastow With depressing predictability, the #NotAllMen brigade were soon out in force, accusing Silverman oftarring all Good Men with the same "potential rapist" brush.

Adult preschoolers

So now there is a preschool for adults


Clem Bastow Yep, we've officially hit peak kidulthood.

Online etiquette

How should a person be (on other people's social media feeds)

Social media

Clem Bastow Clem Bastow on six passive-aggressive thoughts everyone's had while scrolling through their social feeds.

Creative pay gap

Is there a pay gap for creative women?

'It's our time': Patricia Arquette made a passionate call for wage equality for women during her Oscar acceptance speech for best supporting actress.

Clem Bastow While Patricia Arquette might have fluffed the delivery of her call to arms, she had a very good point to make.


Tinder thinks you should pay for being an older single person

TinderPlus will cost more if you happen to fall into the over 28 age bracket.

Clem Bastow The paid service goes against everything Tinder stood for in its glory days.

You need to know about Tink


Clem Bastow Five female musicians who should be on your radar right now.

#AskHimLess: Oscar suits hits and misses

Oscars day: Chris Pratt on the red carpet.

Clem Bastow Why talk about anything else when we can focus on all the red carpet action at the Oscars?

The scene in Kingsman that has everyone talking


Clem Bastow There is one moment in the film that has divided audiences and critics. But is it sexist?

Words for women

The one word used to dismiss creative woman


Clem Bastow Why must we reduce women's work to girls' talk?

Fifty Shades Of Grey is not the howling monstrosity you secretly hoped it might be

 50 Shades of Grey:

Clem Bastow Fifty Shades Of Grey is not the howling monstrosity you secretly hoped it might be,

Sorry Beck, Kanye was right, Beyonce should have won the Grammy


Clem Bastow If it comes down to 'artistry' then Kanye was right: Beyonce's did have the better album.

Mutiny on the red carpet: why this is the awards season that everything changed

Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Julianne Moore flat out refused the Mani Cam treatment at the Golden Globes this year.

Clem Bastow Giving the red carpet Mani Cam a worthy of a roundhouse kick.

Why the Grammys raising awareness of domestic violence is so hypocritical

Clem Bastow It seemed like an admirable move, until you stopped to consider the artists that the Grammys still see fit to fete...

Please leave Kylie Jenner's lips alone


Clem Bastow Makeup is a form of self-fashioning through which we can become whoever (or whatever) we want.

Colleen McCullough: how not to write an obituary of a talented woman

Australian author Colleen McCullough during portrait session held in 1997.

Clem Bastow Some preliminary notes for print journalists.

I went to a 'sex yoga' school and this is what I learnt

Clem Bastow When it comes to sex ed, it’s never too late to go back to school.

Eugenie Bouchard deserves better than sexist 'twirl' request

Eugenie Bouchard

Clem Bastow Why are female stars still subjected to sexist requests from journalists?

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Please, no more movies about white male geniuses

Benedict Cumberbatch is a white male geniuses in The Imitation Game.

Clem Bastow At the height of my sluglike summer viewing regime last week, I sat down to watch Ron Howard's A Beautiful Mind, as a) it was on TV and b) I had managed to miss it both in cinemas and on its home...

Jane The Virgin

Why we should all be watching 'Jane The Virgin'

Clem Bastow The CW's latest soap is winning fans with its depth and heart, as rising star Gina Rodriguez's Golden Globes win this week highlights.

Caitlin Stasey

Why ex Neighbours actress Caitlin Stasey launched feminist website

Caitlin Stasey in an image from her new feminist website

Clem Bastow Clem Bastow speaks with Caitlin Stasey, outspoken champion of women’s liberation, about her new, apologetically feminist website