MELANIE KEMBREY Comedian Josh Thomas and Liberal MP Wyatt Roy have gone tweet to tweet over asylum seeker policy - and it got personal.
All nine judges for the 100 Women of Influence awards voted Elizabeth Broderick 2014's overall winner.
JENNA PRICE Katherine Bashour has now resigned from her job and can speak freely about her treatment.
Gender pay gap
CANDICE CHUNG What gender pay gap?
No burqa ban
The controversial plan to segregate Muslim women wearing burqas into glassed enclosures at parliament house has been ditched, after a fierce public and political backlash.
Liberian-American television host Shoana Clarke Solomon ecided to combat misinformation about Ebola in a powerful clip.
JANE LEE "Tom Meagher used his wife's unspeakable death to create dialogue, so bless the f--k out of him."
JUDITH IRELAND "That was pretty scary for us as refuge workers to realise that this is a brave new world."
In her new biography My Story our first female Prime Minister details the challenges of being a minority leader whose own party was unravelling because of toxic internal politics. It's bascially the toughest leadership gig that could be designed for a politican. Her biography gives an insight in to how she coped - with a particular focus on purpose and resilience. These are the key take outs:
Hundreds of protesters swarm the British supermarket after a lesbian couple kicked out for sharing a kiss.
Sexist burger flipper
Effie Mann Do you want a serve of sexual harassment with that?
TOM DECENT The ABC has defended a series of controversial tweets aired on its Q & A program on Monday night amid social media firestorm.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai "The content that has been released over the last 48 hours is an invasion of personal privacy."
BEAU DONELLY Supermarket giant Woolworths has pulled a range of "racist" and "offensive" singlets from its shelves after a social media backlash.
Radhika Sanghani As Pakistani schoolgirl education activist Malala Yousafzai, 17, wins the Nobel Peace Prize, we re-live her most significant moments.
Man attempts to have female Supreme Court judge disqualified because of suspected 'feminist' and 'leftist' views
MICHAELA WHITBOURN A Sydney man has tried to have a female Supreme Court judge disqualify herself from hearing a matter because he suspected she was a "feminist with leftist leanings".
hildren's rights activists Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Friday.
RACHEL OLDING It is the little things that Sara misses the most: driving around with the windows down, taking her kids to the park, ducking down the street for groceries.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has applauded Lateline host Emma Alberici over a fiery TV exchange with a spokesman for the radical Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir.
Television dad Stephen Collins, best known for his role as minister Eric Camden on the long-running family drama 7th Heaven, has allegedly confessed to molesting underage girls.
SARAH BERRY Bestselling author Naomi Wolf has hit back at claims she is advancing ''unhinged conspiracy theories" after she questioned whether the recent videos of beheadings by Islamic State militants were real.
Erin O'Dwyer It comes with a lifestyle of action and sometimes terrifying situations, but for 60 Minutes reporter Allison Langdon it’s the job she always dreamed of. She talks with Erin O’Dwyer about her life in the fast lane.
Radhika Sanghani A new web-based game has come under fire on Twitter for suggesting that 'girl' is a profession, in line with being a scientist, police officer and construction worker.
Claire Stewart This year’s 100 Women of Influence winners represent a wide cross-section of business and community life across Australia, writes Claire Stewart.
MIKI PERKINS Young women are turning their backs on leadership or politics because of an overwhelming perception of growing sexism in Australia, according to a survey by child rights organisation Plan International Australia.
Candice Chung Looks like 12 months on, nothing much has changed.
Supermarket chain Coles has been banned for three years from advertising that its bread was made or baked on the day it was sold.
MARISSA CALLIGEROS Three Queensland firefighters are under investigation after allegedly rating which of their female colleagues would be "best in bed".
Henrietta Cook State Political Reporter Anonymous leaflets attacking a Labor MP for supporting abortion up to birth and gender selection have been sent to voters in the state's most marginal metropolitan seat.
Angelo Risso Singer Rob Mills has apologised "unreservedly" for posting on social media a photo described as vile and homophobic following Saturday's AFL grand final.
Emma Barnett Russia’s first female cosmonaut in 17 years has hit out at reporters who focus more on her hair style and parenting skills than her ability to do a her job
NICK O'MALLEY Nations big and small have condemned approaches such as those of Australia to climate change.
JACQUELINE MALEY It was like a reunion of the 43rd parliament, except, well, it was pleasant. The harbour was drenched in the solar glitter of the Sydney spring. Wayne Swan looked cheerful and Tanya Plibersek, relaxed.
KASEY EDWARDS While it's been widely reported the deletion has something to do with relationship problems, it in fact probably has more to do with Sam Worthington's desire for privacy.
Forbes fires Bill Frezza
Forbes fires contributor after column declares 'drunk female guests' are fraternities' greatest threat
Jason Abbruzzese Forbes has removed contributor Bill Frezza from his role at the publication's website after he published an article that declared "drunk female guests" to be the biggest threat to fraternities.
LISA VISENTIN The spoken word poetry of a 26-year-old indigenous woman from the Marshall Islands has brought some of the world's most powerful leaders to tears at the UN Climate Summit.
JENNA PRICE Liberal MPs dominate the awards for Australia’s Top Sexist.
As told to Clementine Ford VicHealth recently released a comprehensive study into Australian attitudes towards violence against women. Clementine Ford spoke to one anonymous male interviewer who worked for the telemarketing company conducting the research. Here is his experience, in his words.
Losing your stuff on an airplane just got less frustrating.
Hannah Low A former Queensland state manager of JBWere claims she was sexually harassed and bullied to stand down from her high-paying job after taking time off to have two children.
Chris Taylor Emma Watson's well-received speech at the UN calling for gender equality has attracted the attention of the trolls on 4Chan.
Hackers have attempted to undermine Emma Watson's 'game-changing' U.N. speech on feminism.
Muslims around the world are fighting back — using the hashtag #NotInMyName to remind the world that ISIS does not represent their religion.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt isn't just an actor or an entrepreneur, he's a feminist.
It's 2014, and John Oliver is questioning the existence of the Miss America pageant.
BEN GRUBB Australian technology entrepreneur and former Victorian MP Evan Thornley says he "stuffed up" when he remarked at a Sydney technology start-up conference that he paid women less than men.
CAROLINE ZIELINSKI The husband of Jill Meagher has paid his murdered wife an emotional tribute on the second anniversary of her death, writing that he loved her more than she loved life.
Hannah Furness The actress said she became a feminist after being called "bossy" for wanting to direct a play aged eight.
Claire Cohen Margot Woelk is the only surviving member of Hitler's food tasting team - 15 women who risked their lives for him daily. After a lifetime of silence, she's told her story on German TV and revealed the ordeal suffered by a generation of young women.
JUDITH IRELAND Julia Gillard says she fed Kevin Rudd "hope" on the night that she deposed him as prime minister in June 2010 and that she "shouldn't have done that".
Damien Murphy "Politicians don't seem to have learned a thing. Bless them."
Kari Paul Skeletal remains more in love than you'll ever be.
CAROLINE ZIELINSKI A growing number of older women who are finding themselves locked out of the property market because of a lack of savings and superannuation, mainly due to a part-time or sporadic working life.
Oscar Pistorius verdict
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
Carry That Weight
Radhika Sanghani Columbia student Emma Sulkowicz vowed to carry her mattress everywhere she went until her alleged rapist was expelled from university. Now, her fellow students have created a second movement in solidarity and vowed to help her shoulder the burden.
Mohammed A. Salih This is the story told to me by a 14-year-old Yazidi girl who escaped after being presented as a gift.
GARETH HUTCHENS Women will bear the brunt of the Abbott government's budget cuts.
Krati Garg and Megan Toomey A new app helps navigate the subtlety of racism for you.
Todd Wasserman Known for an active, irreverent Twitter feed, the brand made a serious misstep when it jumped in on a conversation about domestic violence.