BENJAMIN LAW 12:18pm Sometimes the best art is stripped back and raw. Well, that's one way to look at this gallery tour.
Too Hard To Keep
NICOLE ELPHICK 12:00am Chicago-based artist Jason Lazarus is transforming our unwanted mementos of pain and heartache into high art.
Laura Jackel Elite orgies and the pursuit of female pleasure are big business for entrepreneur Emma Sayle.
Helen Greenwood Seventy years on, friends Guta, 85, and Janina, 87, mark their survival of the Lodz Ghetto, Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen, and a remarkable chance encounter in Melbourne.
Caitlin Dewey Turns out memes, like real life, are over-represented by young white bros.
CLEM BASTOW Clem Bastow imagines what the rest of the 20th century holds for her favourite (and least favourite) characters.
RUBY HAMAD When Australians think of Palestine, feminist hip-hop is probably not the first thing that springs to mind.
My Family stickers
ALECIA SIMMONDS Narcissism? Delusion? A simple celebration of familial love? A new study into the phenomenon has an interesting answer.
MELISSA FYFE As Victoria's Royal Commission into Family Violence begins, experts are searching the world to find the best answers to a basic question: can the murders of women by their partners or ex-partners – a weekly tragedy in Australia – be prevented?
This celibate life
CATHERINE RODIE In a society obsessed with sex, Catherine Rodie talks to three women who have taken the opposite path.
Caitlin Dewey Welcome to the home of repressed feelings.
JUDITH IRELAND Liberal MPs could decide the party's position on same-sex marriage as early as next Tuesday.
Somini Sengupta Despite the many gains women have made, violence against women and girls worldwide "persists at alarmingly high levels," a United Nations report says.
This rhino protection squad is unique in the anti-poaching industry. It is the only unit guarding Africa's nature reserves operated entirely by women.
Dallas Taylor I read a lot of great books, is the short answer.
Sydney Ember Rosie the Riveter disappeared from her iconic poster in a bus shelter. Serena Williams faded from a giant Beats billboard in Times Square. Gone was Scarlett Johansson from the March cover of W magazine.
Once you get past a certain age, house-sharing ceases to be an option. Or does it? Meet three people who appreciate the benefits of sharing the roof over their heads.
JACOB SAULWICK People will be allowed to ask if their partners were previous domestic violence offenders if the state government is re-elected.
Samah Hadid Who's on your list of most-inspiring?
ELEANOR ROBERTSON This quiz should help you determine which perfectly acceptable elements of your lifestyle offend and confront for no good reason.
AMY MCNEILAGE I always thought lesbian bar nights needed more men. Straight girls too for that matter.
Harris O'Malley Sometimes drama is real. But sometimes, it's a way to shut down discussion.
Jessica Bennett I went out with a guy based on his use of dashes once.
Genevieve Berrick They call themselves the Vagine Regime and they are united by one cause.
Brittany Ruppert It is inspired by an iconic image of "hope", but represents the exact opposite: the "hopeless" Abbott government.
PAUL CHAI A UK report suggests that "happiness lessons" be added to school curriculums to help combat mental health issues amongst children. But maybe the opposite's what's really necessary, writes Paul Chai.
AMY MCNEILAGE The Abbott government may have lost confidence in Gillian Triggs but there are plenty of Australians who have not, and they want to make it known.
CLEM BASTOW Five female musicians who should be on your radar right now.
Agony aunt revival
NEHA KALE A new wave of advice columns are offering openness and vulnerability as an antidote to the simple, often sexist, platitudes of old, writes Neha Kale.
Apples has introduced new, diverse emoji. But what's with the yellow people?
Meet the DUFF
KASEY EDWARDS It's a new term for an old idea, but the "relatability of the label among girls points to an epidemic of low self-esteem," writes Kasey Edwards.
Miniskirts for Ozgecan
ROB MORAN Turkish men join online protest movement, condemning violence against women in the wake of the attempted rape and murder of 20-year-old Özgecan Aslan earlier this month.
Rebecca Keegan The directing nominees are all men in this year's Oscars, will things improve soon?
This girl asked DC Comics where all the female superheroes were? They responded by making her one.
Caitlin Dewey There could be no better commemoration of Photoshop's 25th anniversary than the trove of unretouched Beyonce photos that leaked.
RUBY HAMAD It certainly seems like it on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques, writes Ruby Hamad.
Jennifer Finney Boylan Marriage equality and anti-discrimination laws have achieved remarkable victories. But full acceptance is as elusive as ever.
LAUREN SMELCHER SAMS In the '90s, Australia had a soft-porn mag for women. And it was unabashedly feminist and body-positive.
Chico Harlan These women have to ask their boss's permission to get married.
Off to the pens!
JANE GILMORE These forgotten classics were an outlet for the rage and helplessness feminist writers felt in a time when there were still so many battles left to fight - and many of the ideas will ring true to feminists today.
Danielle Binks How much of the concern for Harper Lee and her agreeing to publish Go Set a Watchman is thinly veiled ageism?
Anna North When we comment on news stories, most of us hope to say something about the topic at hand... but what do the comments we leave say about us?
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have better self esteem and less depression as young adults if they were open about their sexual orientations as adolescents, a new study suggests.
AMY MCNEILAGE A new app designed to help women recognise the warning signs of abusive and controlling behaviour.
CLEM BASTOW Fifty Shades Of Grey is not the howling monstrosity you secretly hoped it might be,
Justin George and Kalani Gordon Scheduled to be heard in June.
Michael Ruane "She's 6 years old . . . waiting for grandpa to kill a Ku-Kluxer. This is the real deal. This tells you how she had the strength and determination to do what she did."
Magic Mike XXL
ELEANOR ROBERTSON I have high expectations for Magic Mike XXL, and woe betide Tatum if they're not met.
RUBY HAMAD In a new interview, Bjork revealed the extent to which her work has been credited to men. 'Bropropriation' - it's a travesty that's gone on throughout history.
NEHA KALE "The lovable grouch reflects a culture in which men are rewarded for shaking off dysfunctional behaviour rather than being kind and empathetic from the start."
EFFIE MANN A page from the American author’s note book, where the 80-year-old has scrawled a list of her all-time favourite books.
NICOLE ELPHICK Here are a few of the upcoming releases that we’re keen to get our ink-stained mitts on.
Krissah Thompson Michelle Obama danced with a turnip and knows how to #tbt. Can her savvy help her kids use social media?
Wrapped in plastic, it highlights the death of Shafilea Ahmed, a 17-year-old British Pakistani girl who was suffocated by her parents for refusing an arranged marriage.
CLEM BASTOW Clem Bastow speaks with Caitlin Stasey, outspoken champion of women’s liberation, about her new, apologetically feminist website Herself.com.
ELEANOR ROBERTSON What Amal Clooney's presence reminds us about the Golden Globes.
NICOLE ELPHICK What it's like to tell jokes about rape while naked from the waist down.
Rob Moran Yeah, that was not the best idea.
Let's take a sticky beak at what you can actually buy.
Dealing with diphallia
Caitlin Dewey Since revealing his condition in one of Reddit's most popular AMA's ever, 'DD' has struggled with the freak show of the 21st century: Internet fame.