Adam Boult The ad has sparked a conversation about racially-charged Chinese beauty standards and the nation's phobia of darker skin.
Jenny Noyes Yes, middle aged women still like to get their rocks off. Don't be so alarmed, everyone.
Jenna Price The more we submit to the demands of connectivity, the less we can pay attention to everything else - including our belongings, writes Jenna Price.
Rob Moran "My parents told me I couldn't go to prom because I wanted to go with my boyfriend so I had to go behind their backs."
Patrick Lenton Patrick Lenton explains why he has always felt a kind of quivering caution around men.
Jenny Noyes The image they used of plus-size model Tess Holliday was deemed "undesirable" and would apparently make viewers "feel bad about themselves."
Gregory Korte The guidance requires schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom or locker room of their chosen gender.
Karen Workman When it comes to emojis, women can be brides or princesses, paint their fingernails, get a haircut and go dancing in a red dress. Google has heard your complaints about the tired stereotype and has announced a plan to fix it.
Xiaoran Shi Focusing too much on individual experiences numbs us to structural faults larger than ourselves, Xiaoran Shi writes.
Aparna Balakumar Students from Wesley College have apologised after a massage parlour was infiltrated during an initiation activity.
Neha Kale Because, as Neha Kale writes, there are few conversations as snooze-inducing as the one that insists great artists are always white, male geniuses.
Zeynab Gamieldien How many Airbnb rejections do I need to go through before I can stop calling it a 'coincidence'?, asks Zeynab Gamieldien.
Aisha Dow A crowd funding campaign to raise money for Q&A's latest social media hero has raised more than $9000.
Juliet Eilperin "We must ensure that we never forget the legacy of Stonewall," NYC politician Jerrold Nadler said.
Mark Serrels What Australians are expected to go through to pay for and watch this show is actually insane. It borders on anti-consumer.
Jocelyn McClurg The hottest Hollywood accessory of the moment is just the right size to fit snugly in a Hermes Birkin bag or a Celine Luggage tote: a book.
Good hair? Don't care
Neha Kale Are Beyonce's furious fans ready to accept her reimagining of female power?
Niraj Chokshi The addition of words such as genderqueer lends legitimacy to terms long in use by the LGBT community.
Helena Andrews-Dyer "Too often, our society seeks to label people by pinning them on the wall - straight, gay or in between."
Jill Stark Online resource will replace program using youth educators to deliver sex education in schools and universities.
Steven Rea Prince made one great rock movie, the semi-autobiographical star-is-born psychodrama 'Purple Rain, released in 1984 in tandem with the album.
Anna Patty It's time for a "two-way exchange" when it comes to gender and careers, says the Employment Minister.
Yanan Wang Last August, Target transformed its toy section so that toys were no longer grouped together by gender.
Alyssa Rosenberg At a time when politics is consumed by gender panic, we've lost two men who had an expansive, almost luxuriant vision of what it meant to be a man.
Rob Moran The festival tells prospective campers to "steer clear" of camper vans with sexist slogans.
Megan Cassella Civil rights activist and one-time slave Harriet Tubman will replace slave-holding former President Andrew Jackson on the $US 20 bill, becoming the first African-American woman to be featured on the face of US paper currency in more than a century.
Rob Moran Snitches sleep in ditches. Unless the snitch is already a mattress.
Jason Steger Charlotte Wood's has followed up her success in the awards from independent booksellers by winning this year's Stella Prize for her novel The Natural Way of Things.
Kamna Muddagouni Race-based humour should make social observations not exploit stereotypes for cheap laughs, Kamna Muddagouni writes.
Clem Bastow Laugh, scream, weep openly in the cinema - just please don't stare down at your phones, writes Clem Bastow.
No Men Allowed
Caitlin Dewey How do you stop online harassment? Try banning the men.
Jessica Irvine Stereotypes of the male domestic bumbler and the female domestic goddess are just that.
Dominic Knight Coins and notes were useful instruments in their day, but that day is over.
Jenna Price Millennials are right about so much, and their approach to engagement on social media is no exception.
Justin Wm. Moyer "Forcing single gender organisations to accept members of the opposite sex could potentially increase, not decrease the potential for sexual misconduct."
Dr Bianca Fileborn "Street harassment is not a compliment. It is a form of violence and abuse with serious consequences. It has to stop."
Cameron Nicholls Here are a few of the interesting things Cameron Nicholls got out of the whole ordeal.
Forty year 11 students at Auckland's Henderson High say they were called into a meeting to be told their uniform skirts were deemed too short.
Emma Jane Australian women are at the frontline of the 'feminist digilante' movement and their efforts are getting results. But we need to look at the bigger picture.
Lorraine Ali Kesha may have lost her case in New York court, but she has triggered something remarkable.
Niraj Chokshi Under new legislation we can't imagine anyone wanting, Spain would switch the country back to Greenwich Mean Time and do away with their traditional sleepytime breaks.
Alana Schetzer Many LGBTI people experience harassment, from people staring or giving disapproving looks, to more aggressive acts.
Noah Berlatsky "Fan fiction is a way for people to talk back to narratives that exclude them, or to elaborate new possibilities in stories they already consider theirs."
Debi Enker Is awkward the new funny? So it seems thanks to a batch of contemporary comedies less concerned with laughter than looking at life and pondering about how strange the world can be.
Sex abuse scandal
Mary Kane Days after the Oscar victory for 'Spotlight', Mary Kane would see the story, and the scandal, from a very different perspective.
Kasey Edwards "We need to get beyond the stereotype that the only people who are good at computer coding are guys with questionable hygiene," writes Kasey Edwards.
Changing it up
Olivia Clement The kinds of people who up-end their careers, relationships or lifestyles to pursue a passion are fearless in Olivia Clement's eyes.
Kamna Muddagouni And have a good hard think about their yoga practise.
Rob Moran "Meanwhile, my account remains on a 30 day ban because I told a man to f--k off."
Clare Kermond Teenage girls say online bullying and pressure to send sexy images have become everyday problems.
Scarlett Harris Twitter may be blamed for introducing feminist women to vicious trolls - but it has also introduced a lot of feminist women to each other.
Tegan Jones "The solution doesn't lie in convincing people that harassment is bad. People know that it is. Change will only come from convincing people that it actually exists," writes Tegan Jones.
Women in Gaming
Tegan Jones What Microsoft's dancing schoolgirls tell us about the disrespect and exclusion of women in gaming.
Close the Gap
Tanya Denning-Orman "Our people are key to our solutions," writes Tanya Denning-Orman on Close the Gap day.
Esther Godoy It took a trip to the USA for Esther Godoy to realise she could be physically attractive. Now she's launched a magazine that celebrates the butch identity.
Sara Saleh The further our imagination is extended, the more compassion and empathy we collectively build, writes Sara Saleh.
Anna Patty More than a third of women's refuges in NSW are not contactable after-hours, a survey of NSW services has found.
Judith Ireland Unions, lawyers and academics are calling on federal parliament to enable all Australian workers to discuss their pay with colleagues, in a bid to address the gender pay gap.
The ad showing a boy telling his father he is gay has stirred up controversy in the conservative country.
Julia Carpenter "Their stories didn't get to be told in the grand, epic way that many men's stories were told. There's a movement to read the books."