Henrietta Cook Jeremy Beach was the only male student at his Catholic girls' school.
Larissa Ham After a rollercoaster ride from hero to 'villain', infamous Q&A questioner Duncan Storrar has found a way to disperse the $60,000 he never asked for.
Noel Towell Minister for Women's comments are "beyond bizarre" says public service union.
Nicole Hasham The isolated island republic has updated its antiquated criminal code.
Fergus Hunter Outgoing Northern Territory senator Nova Peris has rebuked critics of her shock resignation, defending her legacy and pointing to the challenges faced by Indigenous Australians.
Max Bearak That Alesha faced the same neglect and discrimination at the hospital, and ultimately died from it, seems a sad foregone conclusion.
Ellen Wulfhorst So far, the number of Texas women who have taken the option of a self-induced abortion could be as high as 100,000 to 240,000.
Philip Wen An editorial that said Taiwan's president has "extreme" political views because she is unmarried and childless has sparked a backlash on Chinese social media.
Age of consent
Amy Remeikis After decades of inaction, the Palaszczuk Labor Government will introduce legislation to standardise the age of consent, bringing an end to one of the State's most discriminatory laws.
Rachel Weiner "I had to leave work early because I couldn't concentrate - that's how happy I am," the granddaughter of a pilot who died last year said.
Cameron Atfield The Greens have pledged to make it safer, cheaper and easier for women to get abortions.
Henrietta Cook and Timna Jacks Emma Hunt's first taste of university life was brutal.
Michael Koziol The Victorian branch of the Country Women's Association has become the latest high-profile group to throw its support behind marriage equality.
Cosima Marriner It was 3am when Sabeena Mozaffar started getting Facebook messages from a fellow student offering to pay her for sexual favours.
Mark Berman According to the measure, a person who performs or induces an abortion will be punished with between one and three years in the state penitentiary.
Eryk Bagshaw A joint task force is being set up to tackle the culture of the university's residential colleges.
Erik Larson and Andrew Harris Airbnb is being sued for allegedly ignoring complaints of a black man that his room reservation was rejected because of his race.
Tom McIlroy Outgoing Liberal MP Sharman Stone✓ has warned the number of women in Parliament is likely to fall after the July 2 election.
Karoun Demirjian Eric Fanning is the first openly gay leader of any US military service, five years after the repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'.
Eryk Bagshaw Kendra Murphy was horrified when her name was broadcast on the weekly ''lolly buffet''.
Ian Austen Discrimination against transgender people will be formally banned, and crimes against them will be included in the country's hate crimes law.
Kelsey Munro ''Any incident that goes unreported is a cause for concern'', university says.
Latika Bourke Illiterate and innumerate refugees will take Australian jobs or languish on the dole and use free health services provided by Medicare, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has warned.
Jenny Noyes News Corp outlets knew he had serious mental health issues but went after him anyway. All for asking a simple question.
Henrietta Cook Children who are bullied are whingers that need to "stop playing the victim", according to a resilience coach hired by an elite Melbourne private school.
Emily Woods A Melbourne mother has launched a campaign calling for gender equality in school uniforms.
Frank McGurty The New York Times has interviewed dozens of women who have worked for Donald Trump, revealing a pattern of unsettling personal behaviour.
Cosima Marriner Blythe Worthy was tucked away on a deserted floor of the uni library studying, unaware an older man was watching her and masturbating.
Ariana Eunjung Cha A new analysis of global abortions shows a stark divide between what's happening in wealthier, developed countries versus their their poorer and less developed counterparts.
Adam Gartrell Bill Shorten has promised Labor will provide funding certainty to the organisations delivering family violence services if it wins government.
Emma D'Agostino, Liam Mannix, Ebony Bowden A board member at an exclusive Christian private school has quit after a young gay man has been thrown out of an event – for dressing inappropriately.
Ashley Parker A liberal, 66-year-old first-term Democratic senator from Massachusetts, seems to have come up way to rattle the New York billionaire - attack him on his home turf, Twitter.
Miki Perkins Do you feel safe going out at night? Many young women feel it's their responsibility to change their behaviour and stay alert in public places.
Rosemarie Milsom After hearing too many horrifying confidences in response to her first non-fiction book, Tara Moss now urges women to speak out against abuse of all kinds - and explains how they can make themselves heard.
Ava Benny-Morrison The Director of Public Prosecutions has taken the rare step of calling on independent legal minds to review the death of NSW mother Lynette Daley following growing criticism.
Adam Cooper Victim could have avoided assault 'by sitting in the back seat', defence lawyer tells court.
Jack Healy The judge said Robert Lewis Dear Jr. had delusions and paranoia that impaired his understanding of the proceedings.
Jenny Noyes Yet another Sydney University college has been exposed for its shocking culture of sexual harassment - this time in print.
Elahe Izadi "The politics of bigotry, hatred and discrimination did not triumph," Geraldine Roman said. "What triumphed was the politics of love, acceptance and respect."
Michael Koziol, Daniel Cherny The post-budget back-and-forth between government and opposition can easily seem vague, with both sides trading soundbites about "growth" and "fairness" that probably leave most voters unmoved.
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani Former president Joyce Banda said leadership training she'd received in New York had backfired, and what African women leaders need instead is financial support to do it their way.
Farrah Tomazin It was the home-grown documentary that was temporarily banned in NSW schools, won the acclaim of a Victorian Premier, and placed same-sex parenting under the public spotlight.
William James and Elizabeth Piper Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver, became London's first Muslim mayor on Friday, seeing off a Conservative challenger who attempted to link him to extremism.
Bianca Hall Immigration Minister Peter Dutton owes a young African refugee raped on Nauru a duty of care, and must not force her to terminate her pregnancy in Papua New Guinea, the Federal Court ruled on Friday.
Rina Chandran Life on the streets puts girls at a greater risk of trafficking and sexual abuse, says Mumbai-based education charity Pratham.
Miki Perkins The case of a police officer who beat his wife and son raises serious questions about who the powerful police union defends in court.
Chris Zappone Billionaire shows no shame despite slurs against Mexican migrants having been central to his bid for the White House.
Meghann Foye Meghann Foye explains why taking some me-time out from the work schedule is essential for all workers, not just those with children.
Latika Bourke Joe Hockey's advice for buying a good home was regarded as an insult. Is Malcolm Turnbull's any better?
Timna Jacks You'd think that the staffers of of the most prominent Australian politicians, our Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, would have known by now, that asking a journalist to censor content - and then allowing them to report this - will almost certainly trigger immediate intrigue.
Travis M. Andrews Wow, what brave men they are.
Miki Perkins All women coming in for antenatal appointments at the Royal Women's Hospital will be asked how safe they feel at home in a groundbreaking program aimed at tackling family violence.
Elizabeth Wasserman Donald Trump Sunday repeated his claim that Hillary Clinton is using the "woman's card" to win the Democratic nomination for president.
Jenny Noyes Senator Elizabeth Warren delivers a Veep-worthy slapdown.
Henry Belot The Australian Sex Party's candidate for the ACT election has claimed religious extremists threatened to kill his female dog Bruce, unless he stops meddling with the church.
Despair on Nauru
Nicole Hasham An Iranian refugee at Nauru who set himself on fire over despair at his life on the island has died.
Benjamin Preiss The appointment of the first Muslim woman to a Victorian court has prompted bigoted tirades criticising the government's decision.
Jenny Noyes She was talking to eighth-graders about Georgia O'Keefe's flower paintings, famous for their resemblance to female genitalia, when she 'violated' the school policy.
Margaret Talev "If fighting for women's health care and paid family leave and equal pay is playing the woman card, then deal me in," said Clinton on Tuesday.
Alexandra Back The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission said the federal government should respect Papua New Guinea's decision on detention, and she hoped the people held on Manus Island would be brought to Australia.