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Everything wrong with Meghan Trainor's 'Dear Future Husband'

A screen shot from Meghan Trainor's

Sarah Oakes A 2015 response to the 60s letter Trainor should never send.

It's official: Hillary Clinton would run for President as a woman

Apart from being sexist and unfunny, Paul's fake Clinton account breached Pinterest's rules.

Sarah Oakes Turns out 'being a woman' is now a much hotter ticket than it was in 2008.

Vintage vinyl

How to start an excellent record collection


Sarah Oakes With its crisp sound and stunning sleeves, it's little wonder vinyl's a big deal again. We got some starter tips from a lifelong collector.

Daily Life during the holidays

Sarah Oakes Over the holiday period we will be running "best of" stories from our favourite contributors.

Stella Young

Remembering Stella Young: disability advocate, social commentator, comedian

Everybody's Buisness: Taking action to prevent and respond to violence against women with disabilities conference. Pictured Keynote Speaker Comedian Journalist and Disibility Advocate Stella Young. 140814LP16 Picture:LEANNE PICKETT

Sarah Oakes One of our favourite writers and activists Stella Young passed away on Sunday.

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Mean Tweets

Hear Lena Dunham, Gwyneth Paltrow and Britney Spears read mean Tweets

Gwyneth Paltrow

Sarah Oakes This never gets old.

Fountain of youth

Taste of the 90s: Sub Zero is back

Sub Zero's are back in bottle shops today.

Sarah Oakes The source of so many sentences that began, "I'm never drinking again" is back in your local liquor store fridge from today.

Cate Blanchett made a powerful speech about gender at Gough Whitlam's memorial

Cate Blanchett

Sarah Oakes "The nation was truly changed by him through the arts and through gender."

Bavarian Bier Cafe called out for sexist and exploitative ads


Sarah Oakes Sydney restaurant is been taken to task for an exploitative ad campaign.

Bake it off

Jamie Oliver and Taylor Swift battle it out in a bake off


Sarah Oakes This parody to raise money for cancer is pretty darn cute.

Nestle cuts size of killer pythons in half

Sarah Oakes Killer Pythons are looking more like multi-coloured vipers as the global confectionery giant downsizes products to control portion sizes and respond to growing consumer concerns about their sugar...

Blake Lively's pregnancy announcement is as artisanal as you would expect

Blake Lively announces her pregnancy on her website, Preserve.

Sarah Oakes Congrats you guys, job well done on all fronts.

'Dreamtime inspired'

Miss Universe Australia's national costume is awkward on many levels

The winning national costume that Miss Universe hopeful Tegan Martin will wear.

Sarah Oakes Miss Australia Tegan Martin will wear an ensemble inspired by a Dreamtime sunset for the national costume portion of the Miss Universe international final.

'Raising Awareness'

Hidden camera: Woman's cleavage stared at 38 times to 'raise awareness'


Sarah Oakes The message is (apparently), 'if everyone else is checking out your breasts you might as well be checking them out too.

Elle magazine

Lorde gives Elle magazine a make-under by going natural on the cover


Sarah Oakes Lorde is no fan of Photoshop or pretending to be something she's not.

Trailer for new season of Mindy Project shows Mindy and Danny's first time

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12:  Actress Mindy Kaling attends the FOX 2014 Programming Presentation at the FOX Fanfront on May 12, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

Sarah Oakes New trailer! Mindy and Danny! Sex scene!

Taylor Swift’s new video is a glorious celebration of bad dancing

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14:  Yahoo Taping With Taylor Swift on August 14, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/LP5/Getty Images for TAS)

Sarah Oakes Delta Goodrem this one is for you.

15 women tell us their favourite position


Sarah Oakes When a woman was sleazily asked what her 'favourite position' was on live radio she bluntly answered, "CEO". Feeling inspired, we asked 15 amazing Australian women what their favourite position is.