Agony Of Ecstasy
Clem Bastow A new ABC2 doco follows a 28-year-old Adelaide uni student as she investigates how her past ecstasy use is affecting her current mental health.
Clem Bastow It’s popular internet consensus to see those who’d attend a PUA course or seminar as the desperate losers of the dating world; we are similarly uncharitable about those women who...
Literally I Can't
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Clem Bastow It’s not been a banner day for noted male feminist Sam De Brito.
Clem Bastow Is “a bunch of drunk chicks” really the most offensive thing about the Melbourne Cup?
Clem Bastow In the same week where Chelsea Handler called out Instagram and Rihanna returned to the site, comedian Aniela McGuinness's #freethenipple offering might be the best yet.
Clem Bastow It's no longer OK to dress up as "Mexican" for the night.
'Basic bitch' jokes
Clem Bastow "Here’s a little secret: you can dislike another woman without being a misogynist. You can laugh about 'basic bitches' without it being a girl-on-girl crime."
Clem Bastow "People like Bynes aren’t just 'celebrities' - they’re people, and our treatment of them in their times of crisis can say a lot about our own humanity, or lack thereof."
Clem Bastow A new UN-backed study on gender representation in the on-screen workforce shows its slim pickings for women. Here's why that needs to change.
Clem Bastow If your only introduction to the British singer-songwriter was this week's RPattz-affiliated nonsense, here's what you really need to know about this compelling artist.
Clem Bastow Colin Farrell was just confirmed as the male lead for the second season of True Detective, taking over from Woody and Mac. But what about the women?
All about booty
Clem Bastow Well, a closer look reveals the songs have more than one thing in common.
DV in sport
Clem Bastow It's not enough to simply talk about a hardline stance on violence against women within a sport.
Clem Bastow So let's stop acting like there is.
Beyonce & TSwift
Clem Bastow All the women who independent, throw your hands up at me.
Clem Bastow "I went to The Inbetweeners 2 and all I got was a sense of crippling ennui." Yep, this film is bad.
Clem Bastow Given the enthusiastic female response to Pratt’s amped up body, it’s tempting to speculate as to whether or not Marvel have slowly been cottoning on to the power of the female gaze.
Ukraine Is Not A Brothel
Clem Bastow Melbourne film maker Kitty Green documents her experiences in the Ukraine, caught up in the group’s ascent.
Clem Bastow Let's examine the album cover that launched a thousand memes.