DOM KNIGHT 8:32am There is just one seething boil on the splendid posterior of the otherwise splendid Yuletide season: the presents.
RUBY HAMAD We can all take something from the formal apology over Shirtstorm.
JENNA PRICE By all means support women. Just stop expecting special names and special recognition for work you should be doing anyway.
CLEMENTINE FORD There is no valour for women who survive violence. But here's why things should change.
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.
Agony Of Ecstasy
CLEM BASTOW A new ABC2 doco follows a 28-year-old Adelaide uni student as she investigates how her past ecstasy use is affecting her current mental health.
NATALIE REILLY Let's look at the evidence...
RUBY HAMAD It shouldn't take a Karl Stefanovic for us take the exclusionary racism happening on our TV screens seriously.
ANNABEL CRABB There are, essentially, three kinds of newspaper columns. All three kinds cost the writer something. And all three – if done well – deliver something to the reader.
BENJAMIN LAW Sure, I'll be tangled in a dreadlock of devices and cables, but hey - that's what true choice looks like.
JULIA BAIRD Possibly the most striking fact about the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby is that they were only taken seriously when a bloke joked about them.
CLEMENTINE FORD Clem Ford on why equality needs to start in the classroom.
RUBY HAMAD The casual dismissal of the talents of historically marginalised groups crosses geographical and occupational boundaries.
Bo-dene Stieler A month spent experiencing the harsh realities faced by Aboriginal communities helped First Contact's Bo-dene Stiedler put her own hardships into perspective.
NICOLE ELPHICK For a company that has built its fortune from hoisting up breasts and covering derrieres, Victoria’s Secret seems to not be very keen on the actual bodies of the majority of women.
KASEY EDWARDS Finally, just what women need -- an 'insta boob job'.
Eleanor Robertson Trans activist, communist revolutionary and prizewinning author Leslie Feinberg died this week but her legacy will live forever.
CLEMENTINE FORD There are so many safer, non-invasive reproductive health options, so why are women's lives put at risk?
You've been warned
NATALIE REILLY Behold, the unintentionally hilarious commercial solutions to your real life problems.
JACQUELINE MALEY What do Redfoo, Big Brother and The Bachelor have in common?
JANE CARO "In my journey into old age, I've discovered just how tedious the young can be."
Alyssa Rosenberg Time Magazine has made a tradition of asking readers which word they feel they would be well-rid of. And on the list this time is the word “feminist,” which poll conductor Katy Steinmetz dismisses in a rather flip fashion.
CLEMENTINE FORD The more people bristle at or actively oppose misogyny - particularly the kind of casual misogyny that gets thrown around so indiscriminately - the better we all are.
DOM KNIGHT You don’t need to hire MyMaster to get through university. Instead of paying some dodgy operation to defraud your institution, why not use these tips to scrape through, absolutely free of charge?
JENNA PRICE “I hope we look back and see the rise of Gail Kelly, in an industry where women are woefully underrepresented in management, as a watershed moment for women in finance and not a rare anomaly.”
Oliver Brown PGA omerta over American's drug-taking and alleged affairs with players' wives typifies its arrogant approach to discipline.
Tanya Plibersek I am a feminist. Not because I'm a whinger, or a victim, but because I understand how very fortunate I am. And I'm grateful to the women (and men) who've made that possible.
Ali Benton Up until recently I didn't really care about what I wore to work.
CLEMENTINE FORD Clementine Ford on why the Australian Government's response at the UN Committee Against Torture is so alarming.
Foetal personhood laws have terrible consequences for women, but not necessarily for the reasons you might think
RUBY HAMAD What personhood laws not only endanger women’s lives and liberty, they criminalise women should they, for whatever reason, fail to successfully give birth to a healthy baby.
Literally I Can't
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Senator Larissa Waters Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's advice that women 'stop whinging' and 'get on with it' when it cme to inequality is problematic for many reasons explains Greens Senator Larissa Waters.
CLEMENTINE FORD How the Government delayed Katrina Keshishian's victim of crime compensation for six years.
Radhika Sanghani Lena Dunham has come under fire for revealing how she first discovered sexual feelings as a child. Instead of shaming her, we should be applauding her honesty, argues Radhika Sanghani
JENNA PRICE Equality. In every aspect of your life.
Alice Vincent Lena Dunham recently told Caitlin Moran that there's nothing she loves more than a swearing woman. Alice Vincent effing agrees.
BENJAMIN LAW I love this city, until I get there.
RUBY HAMAD How can two almost identical photos be accompanied by two vastly different headlines?
SARAH MACDONALD Sarah Macdonald on a sub culture that's gathering momentum.
Gia London When loved ones attempt to 'rescue' you from gender politics.
CLEM BASTOW Is “a bunch of drunk chicks” really the most offensive thing about the Melbourne Cup?
This is uncanny
RUBY HAMAD In a world that’s become a parody of itself, it’s becoming harder to distinguish Onion articles from reality.
KASEY EDWARDS Meet the British social commentator who gained 20kg to prove a point.
CLEMENTINE FORD Should we be worried that corporation is suddenly keen to 'empower women'?
Lisa Pryor Adventure? Culture? Exploring? No thanks, I'll just cruise, says Lisa Pryor.
Calling out catcallers
Victoria Lambert The best retorts are the funniest. Try these gems from female comedians.
BENJAMIN LAW 'Beard envy' is a real affliction, and Benjamin Law's got it bad.
Why did the final cut of the video focus on non-white harassers?
SARAH MACDONALD It seems no matter what women say, the way we say it is to be judged by another bizarre and arbitrary double standard.
Radhika Sanghani Zoe Saldana is calling for the word ‘ethnic’ to be erased from our everyday vocabulary. She's not the only one.
JENNA PRICE There are some pretty simple reasons women in power use this tactic.
Julie Bishop announces she doesn't like the F word at a conference for women in the media.
CLEM BASTOW It's no longer OK to dress up as "Mexican" for the night.
RUBY HAMAD Why we can't just laugh off that bizarre KKK protest at the Parliament.
CLEMENTINE FORD How the last woman hanged in NSW sparked the suffrage movement in Australia.
Kathryn Petrides What is all the pink accomplishing?
Dan Hodges Reverse the roles, and she would have been called a femme fatale and found guilty.
Lisa Pryor "The festival of scary plastic has really taken off."
BENJAMIN LAW When I was in year 7 an angry-looking kid enrolled in my class.