Jenna Price 12:15 AM "It's about the skin I'm in and no matter what you do, whether you have a PhD, whether you are well-spoken or friendly, you are still always black first."
Clem Bastow "Every morning, I get to open the Itty Bitty Bin of Facebook history and see, in stark relief, just how bad it got," writes Clem Bastow.
Rob Moran "He said yes."
Susanne Legena There is a sense of joyful solidarity to see women taking ownership over the things we've silently put up with for far too long.
Neha Kale "If our machines are simply a projection of us, can we design them to rewrite society's sexist scripts?," asks Neha Kale.
Hank Stuever Don't mistake this show for a comedy. It never fails to bring out the worst in its characters, who will do just about anything to manufacture sensational TV.
Jenny Noyes Sorry dudes, nobody's buying the excuse that you're paying a woman a 'compliment'.
Rob Moran "These new signals show that we stand shoulder to shoulder with the LGBTI community, and display the tolerance and celebration of difference in our city," said London's new mayor Sadiq Khan.
Ruby Hamad Filmmakers Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Geeta Ghandbir cut through prevailing stereotypes in their work, and their latest doco about Bangladeshi women peacekeepers is no exception.
Rob Moran The hashtags were a direct response to comments from the shooter's father, who told reporters his son had become angry after seeing two men kissing.
Benjamin Law I never thought of myself as a fearful kid, but I now realise my phobias were varied, myriad and batshit insane.
Patrick Lenton "I was definitely a dork at school – I wasn't smart enough to be a nerd, I wasn't hated enough to be a geek," Patrick Lenton writes.
Clem Bastow "The Federal Budget's proposed cuts of $1.4m to community radio is a potential cultural catastrophe," writes Clem Bastow.
Rob Moran "I was always excited to buy him a big rib eye steak to grill, but it just wasn’t the same after [he raped an innocent young woman]."
Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen "The right to have upfront conversations about sexual health should be considered as essential as consent," Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen writes.
Alyssa Rosenberg The industry has flailed and failed in response to serious allegations against famous men. This is why Depp could be different.
Annie Stevens Do you worry that you don't have any interesting adult hobbies away from work?
The creator of House of Cards has unravelled the mysteries of the show, including Frank's sexuality and the missed opportunity of Claire.
Clem Bastow "I dream of a world in which the 'most shareable' content isn't the self-deprecating 'lol my whole life is a mess' stuff, but images of greatness or tales of talent," writes Clem Bastow.
Women in Pakistan hit back at legislators over bill that would allow husbands to 'lightly beat' their wives
Jenny Noyes Pakistani women are daring men to #TryBeatingMeLightly in response to the proposed bill.
Jenny Noyes "Don't roofie someone on our watch."
Jason Steger Four women are on the shortlist for this year's Miles Franklin Literary Award - and four of the listed writers are new to this stage of the award.
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.