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Night life

Get your shine on with lustrous shimmer this party season. Go head to toe or add just a touch with a metallic shoe or clutch.

Quentin Bryce: Australia needs to 'get real' about domestic violence

Judith Ireland "I know I'm probably shouting at you," Quentin Bryce says, almost apologetically. "I feel so strongly about it. And so determined."

Old vs young

Asked to fire her cleaner because she was 'hot'

Kasey Edwards A truce in the older woman vs the younger woman war is long overdue.

Temporary tattoos for Suzie

Tattoo artist, Jason Ward of Muscle and Ink Tattoo gives Suzie a stick-on tattoo each week.

She wanders into the tattoo parlour with a pack of stick-ons and leaves with a huge grin.

Fashion regrets

Survey reveals most embarrassing men's style trends

Kathleen Lee Joe We thought we’d chronicle the findings - the good, the bag, and the fugly - for your viewing displeasure.

Vanity sizing

Why are clothing sizes so inconsistent?


Esther Han "Mez Gallifuoco has hips that measure 102cm, like the average Australian woman according to the Bureau of Statistics. But depending on where she shops, the 'perfect fit' can span three sizes."

Domestic violence by numbers

This is what domestic violence looks like in Australia

Domestic violence statistics

One woman is killed almost every week by her current or former partner.

First contact

Fear of rejection: the first meeting between adoptees and their mothers can be traumatic for both.

Michaela Fox Three adoptees tell of their long-anticipated reunion with their birth mothers, and the roller coaster ride of emotions that came with it.

Meeting my birth mother

'My mother chose not to hold or see me after I was born'


Michaela Fox Because she knew she wouldn't be able to let me go.

Man bling's back

Man jewellery is back in fashion

Kathleen Lee Joe That style staple of every dad, uncle, casino pit dealer and shady used car salesman is making a fashionable comeback.

Elle UK campaign fail

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


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

Undie unity

Women are buying men’s underwear now

Kathleen Lee Joe According to Marks & Spencer, around half of their men’s underwear is bought by women. And they’re coming increasingly close to out-buying them. And why not, we say.

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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Three women who were murdered by their partners that you should remember today

Rachelle Yeo, Lisa Harnum and Kim Hunt.

Moo Baulch Lisa Harnum, Rachelle Yeo and Kim Hunt: three stories that have shifted the way we think and talk about domestic violence in 2014.

Tired eyes?

Here's how to get rid of those nasty eye bags


Kathleen Lee Joe So, the Christmas party came and went and it was swell, but now you have to deal with the aftermath.

Lego's amazing instructions to parents from the 1970s

A note found in a 1974 LEGO toy set.

Candice Chung "The urge to create is equally strong in all children. Boys and girls."

Heartbreaking video

Widower sings heartbreaking rendition of The Beatles' ‘Blackbird’ to dying newborn son


Eitan Levine Musician Chris Picco lost his wife and newborn son within days of each other.

Vogue x body image

Vogue's lingerie spread is a shout-out to curvy girls


Kathleen Lee Joe Could the timing be more perfect?

Health x goth

Are you a 'health goth'?

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 07:  A model walks the runway at the Karla Spetic show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014 at National Centre of Indegenous Excellence on April 7, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Gosatti/Getty Images)

Kathleen Lee Joe What do you get when you combine an athleisure aesthetic with Nancy from The Craft?

Mark Latham

There's a Change.org petition for the Australian Financial Review to remove Mark Latham's op-ed and apologise to Lisa Pryor

Rob Moran The former Labor leader wrote a nutty column last week, attacking "leftist feminism" and Pryor's admission that she managed as a working mother with the help of "caffeine and antidepressants".