Jenny Noyes


Q&A: White man on all-white panel says he 'loves hearing hate speech'

Jenny Noyes Brave freedom fighter Brendan O'Neill then goes on to call people of colour "cowards" for pursuing justice against hate speech in court.

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Reporter Katy Tur needed Secret Service protection after Trump called her out at a rally

Jenny Noyes Katy Tur was just doing her job. Donald Trump didn't like it. Now she's written about what happened when he pointed his finger at her.

Rio Olympics 2016: US sports media struggles to separate female Olympic athletes from their husbands

Hungary's Katinka Hosszu appears to be reminding commentators who did the swimming after winning gold with a new world record at Rio.

Jenny Noyes Because even when you're a woman winning a medal at the Olympics, it's all about the men.

Indigenous dads are responding to Bill Leak's horrible cartoon in the most powerful way

Jenny Noyes #IndigenousDads is a lesson in how to counter hate with love.

Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana wants women to speak up and stop going to the movies with their boyfriends

Zoe Saldana channels Prince.

Jenny Noyes It's not just Hollywood stars who have the power to change, Zoe Saldana reckons it's time female audiences voted with their feet.

Van Badham

Feminists rescue Van Badham's Twitter account from an abusive hacker

Confrontation: Steve Price dismissed Van Badham's comments as 'hysterical'.

Jenny Noyes Late on Tuesday night, while most of Twitter was reacting to Waleed Aly's call to #sendforgivenessviral, Van Badham appeared to begin "tweeting" some rather out-of-character material.


Muslim questioners steal the show as Q&A puts Pauline Hanson on the spot

Cindy Rahal said Ms Hanson's politics were creating a

Jenny Noyes There were protests outside the ABC, but Q&A gave Muslims a chance to show Pauline Hanson's ignorant xenophobia for what it is.


Australian rape survivor Claire McFarlane is marking the anniversary of her attack with awareness project

To mark the anniversary of her rape, Claire McFarlane is setting out on her next project aimed at bringing justice to rape victims.

Jenny Noyes 17 years to the day since she was viciously raped in Paris, Claire McFarlane is running on the beach to raise awareness.

Violence against women

Police in UK to register incidents against women motivated by misogyny as 'hate crimes'

A misogyny hate crime is defined by the police force as:

Jenny Noyes The classification means incidents of harassment and intimidation not previously considered criminal can be investigated by police.

Feminist evolution

Why it's OK to celebrate the rise of female leaders, even if they're not good feminists

Theresa May will be the next British Prime Minister.

Jenny Noyes This not what a feminist revolution looks like. But that doesn't mean we have nothing to celebrate, writes Jenny Noyes.

Google doodle

Today's Google doodle honours Nettie Stevens, pioneering geneticist who worked out that sex is determined by chromosomes

Nettie Stevens

Jenny Noyes Before Stevens' important work, it was assumed the sex of babies was determined by the mother, which often led to women being blamed for failing to produce a boy.


The son of America's latest police shooting victim breaks down on TV

The son of latest police shooting victim Alton Sterling and his mother address reporters.

Jenny Noyes The victim's 15-year-old son has appeared at a press conference sobbing uncontrollably as outrage over yet another senseless police shooting rises.


This remake of The Spice Girls' iconic hit 'Wannabe' is exactly what we want

The Spice Girls - Melanie B, Melanie C, Geri Halliwell, Victoria Beckham And Emma Bunton.

Jenny Noyes Gender equality... and a zig a zig ah.

Dangerously dud

Sydney's Festival of Dangerous Ideas is getting dragged for giving Andrew Bolt a speaking spot

Andrew Bolt on one of his many existing platforms.

Jenny Noyes The only danger this man's ideas pose are collective loss of IQ and more Pauline Hansons in the Senate.

Battle for Middle Ground

Watch the ABC's spot-on Lord of the Rings election video recap: 'The battle for Middle Ground'

Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten make rather convincing hobbits.

Jenny Noyes Political nerdfest meets fantasy fiction nerdfest and the results are just perfect.

Leslie Jones

Leslie Jones says no designers would dress her for Ghostbusters premiere

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 07:  Actress Leslie Jones arrives at ELLE Hosts Women In Comedy Event With July Cover Stars Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon And Kristen Wiig at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on June 7, 2016 in West Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)

Jenny Noyes Stylists jump to the industry's defence... by saying Jones is too big.

Name game

Women are not happy about receiving election letters addressed with their boyfriends' surnames

Alex Lee received this letter addressed to someone with her boyfriend's surname.

Jenny Noyes How not to endear yourself to a potential female voter.

Abortion rights

Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic restrictions in huge win for US women

Abortion rights activists rejoice in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 27, 2016, as the justices struck down the strict Texas anti-abortion restriction law known as HB2.

Jenny Noyes Three years after Texas Senator Wendy Davis made global headlines with her 11-hour filibuster against the state's restrictive abortion laws, she has finally won.