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Clementine Ford

The women who deserve medals for their bravery

Why don't we give medals to women who've survived violent or escaped their perpetrator?

Clementine Ford There is no valour for women who survive violence. But here's why things should change.

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Elle UK campaign fail

'This is what a feminist looks like' T-shirts reportedly made in sweatshop conditions

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Rob Moran Women paid $1/hour to produce shirts worn by politicians and celebrities, says newspaper's report.

Taylor Swift

How Taylor Swift learned to embrace her 'uncoolness'

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Erin O'Dwyer She’s young, ridiculously wealthy and refreshingly prim and proper. Erin O'Dwyer finds out why not being part of the cool club has paid off handsomely for Taylor Swift.

Friends reunion

Jimmy Kimmel hosts a mini Friends reunion with Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox and Lisa Kudrow

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Michael Idato If it was an episode of Friends, they would have called it 'The One With The Friends Reunion'.

D--k jokes

The one way men put each other down that women don't

Former Prime Minister Paul Keating with former Labor Minister Gareth Evans' at the launch of the book,

Sarah Macdonald Why haven't we outgrown this tired joke?

FKA twigs

Why everyone is talking about FKA twigs

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Clem Bastow If your only introduction to the British singer-songwriter was this week's RPattz-affiliated nonsense, here's what you really need to know about this compelling artist.

#ViolenceIsViolence

#ViolenceIsViolence downplays the gendered-nature of violence

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Kasey Edwards Rather than playing the victim card, men need to take responsibility both individually and collectively for male violence towards women.

Oscar Pistorius verdict

Remembering 'humble and beautiful' Reeva Steenkamp

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Emma Barnett The world must not forget Reeva Steenkamp says Nick Boulton, the photographer who worked with the late model for a decade, as he opens up to Emma Barnett about his reactions to the verdict so far

DV in sport

What the AFL can take from the NFL's Ray Rice

BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 28:  Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens warms up prior to playing an NFL game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium on November 28, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Clem Bastow It's not enough to simply talk about a hardline stance on violence against women within a sport.

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Celebrities being awesome

Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield do their favourite sign trick again

Annie Stevens Gosh these two are awesome.

Music

What Pussy Riot learnt in jail

Andrew Purcell Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina will speak at the Sydney Opera House during the Festival of Dangerous Ideas.

Most liveable?

How liveable are our cities if women don't feel safe?

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Kasey Edwards Melbourne might be top of the 'Global Liveability Ranking', but don't pop the champagne just yet.

Fantasy friends

Bette Midler is Amy Poehler's imaginary best friend

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 29:  Cynthia Nixon, Amy Poehler and Bette Midler  attend the NYRP 13th annual spring gala at General Grant National Memorial on May 29, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)

Annie Stevens This is a very familiar situation.

Ireland

Woman legally forced to give birth by caesarian after being denied abortion

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Douglas Dalby A young woman who was refused an abortion despite claiming to be suicidal and protesting with a hunger strike has had her baby delivered by cesarean section in a case that has reignited the...

Music

Pussy Riot on what they learnt from jail

Andrew Purcell Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina will speak at the Sydney Opera House during the Festival of Dangerous Ideas.

Strictly Sonia

Sonia Kruger on learning lessons the hard way

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ERIN O’DWYER A twice-married ballroom dancer turned actor turned popular television host, Sonia Kruger is still thinking on her feet.

Hey Girl

This Ryan Gosling-themed toilet is all sorts of amazing

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Effie Mann Hey Girl, need to pee?

Dratch & Fey

Watch: Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch's hilarious 1999 two-woman show

Effie Mann Warning: Fey's NSFW language.

Self-help truths

The four ingredients in every self-help book

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Alice Williams The key to every self-help book success story.

Meet Gillian Triggs, the woman taking on Immigration Minister Scott Morrison

Tim Elliott A former professional ballerina and daughter of a British World War II tank commander, Gillian Triggs packs the perfect blend of poise and power, as Immigration Minister Scott Morrison is fast...