Lisa Pryor 8:51am "The festival of scary plastic has really taken off."
BENJAMIN LAW 1:00am When I was in year 7 an angry-looking kid enrolled in my class.
'Basic bitch' jokes
CLEM BASTOW "Here’s a little secret: you can dislike another woman without being a misogynist. You can laugh about 'basic bitches' without it being a girl-on-girl crime."
Women in radio
SARAH MACDONALD The only way out of having women stand out so much on air is to make them not stand out. By having more of them. Then paying them well.
RUBY HAMAD Two articles. Four years apart. Why is one story about sexist traditions praised while the other angered hundreds?
Lucio Galletto This beautiful summer tart is perfect for large gatherings and picnics.
CANDICE CHUNG What's really behind the ridicule of Renee Zellweger.
Claire Cohen Oscar Pistorius sentencing: For seven months, the world has watched the Paralympic athlete. We listened to every detail of his life, including information about his new girlfriend. But why did it take until the last possible moment for the court to hear about his victim, Reeva Steenkamp?
Eva Cox A fine feminist leader for his time says Eva Cox.
CLEMENTINE FORD Why framing men like Eddie McGuire as true champions of feminism won't exactly help the cause.
Muslim Hate In Australia
RUBY HAMAD Viewed over a million times in the past two weeks, viral YouTube video 'Muslim Hate In Australia' has been praised for showing the 'tolerant and compassionate' side of Australia. But does it really tell us anything about racism in this country, or just allow white Australians to feel good about themselves?
Work and family
Todd Wasserman On the whole, this is a positive development, but it does follow a pattern in which hot tech companies are on the vanguard of dissolving longstanding delineations between work and life.
Anne-Elisabeth Moutet Here comes another book to tell you how and why the French are doing things better than you are.
RUBY HAMAD Tabloid fodder or a matter of deeper significance?
CAROLINE ZIELINSKI Why Victorian Racing Club anti-midriff stance is not only sexist but laughable.
CLEMENTINE FORD Let’s be clear on this: Patston has absolutely nothing to apologise for
CLEMENTINE FORD Starting with avoiding the argument: "Men are victims too".
BEN GROUNDWATER Australia - we have a problem. And one way to solve it is to travel.
ANNABEL CRABB Why do females often become a target for aggression or vitriol even though they are not the people causing a problem?
JENNA PRICE Microsoft CEO suggests women who don't ask for pay rises rack up 'good karma'.
Eleanor Robertson Young women on Tinder are being given an updated version of age-old nonsense about what they have to do in order to avoid being blamed for their own rapes.
CLEMENTINE FORD Clementine Ford on Lena Dunham's "hilarious, brave, candid and self-deprecating" debut book, and why efforts to turn her into The Official Woman miss the point.
RUBY HAMAD When you come from a part of the world as misunderstood and hated as the Middle East, you quickly realise how difficult it is to change society’s view of you.
Don't troll a troll
Bryony Gordon Cyberspace is medieval - we no sooner take in an event than put the people at the heart of it in the stocks, be they the McCanns, Brenda Leyland or Sky News.
KASEY EDWARDS A new female hygeine range wants to empower ladies by making over our 'intimate zones'.
Radhika Sanghani Yeonmi Park, 21, fled North Korea after seeing her family killed. Now she is changing the world one speech at a time.
CLEMENTINE FORD It's time to stop posting salacious headlines that reduce the dignity of domestic violence victims.
Hannah Furness A compelling case for making people proud of their age.
Radhika Sanghani New song Animals seems to be directly inspired by Blurred Lines and an episode of Crimewatch.
ANNABEL CRABB Here's my proposal: Let's not stop asking women how they 'manage to balance work and family life'. But let's start asking men.
JACQUELINE MALEY "The confused media coverage of the Alamuddin wedding shows we still have a long way to travel when it comes to dispelling gender stereotyping of marriage, and the Jane Austen-era concept of women who 'marry up'".
BENJAMIN LAW "Talking to other couples, it seems there's always one person who's significantly warmer than the other - which is odd, considering the average body temperature is supposed to be the same, at about 37°C."
Eleanor Robertson In praise of Sam, she lost the bachelor, she won at life.
Zeynab Gamieldien Posing as a Muslim is well-intentioned but insulting on a number of levels.
CLEMENTINE FORD Finally, men can have a voice in women's rights.
Kim Lock Remove the crowning baby, gowns and masks —what would we have? Sexual assault.
Ruby Hamad Ruby Hamad on two seemingly different but utterly related ways that society sexually objectifies women.
CLEMENTINE FORD It is becoming far too common to hear how some women are either ‘letting feminism down’ or destroying it altogether.
Jessica Contrera In between Tell us about your new album! and What are the downsides of being a superstar? it comes out, some say, like a double-edged sword.
KASEY EDWARDS Why high performing women need to rethink the idea that Alpha women should be with with 'Alpha men'.
CLEMENTINE FORD What happens when a female sports journalist dares to speak out against the injustice on a sportsfield.
NATALIE REILLY According to two studies of over 1200 online users undertaken earlier this month, trolls are narcissists, psychopaths and above all, Machiavellian.
RUBY HAMAD As the tension mounts in the wake of Australia’s recent “terror raids” Ruby Hamad, Randa Abdel-Fattah, and Anne Azza-Aly dismantle the inaccuracies that dominate the public discourse.
Erin Riley In my 11 years as a Swans member, there have been some awful losses: the fourth-quarter capitulation to the Lions in 2003; blowing a 40-point three-quarter-time lead against the Kangaroos; the one-point grand final loss to the West Coast Eagles.
ANNABEL CRABB If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear. We hear that all the time, but privacy is woven deeply into the DNA of innocence.
Clementine Ford It's OK to ‘play the gender card’ if you’re a conservative white male who wants to control women’s bodies.
CLEMENTINE FORD Women don’t need to engage men in the gender debate, they need to wrench from them the power they hold so tightly.
Alyssa Rosenberg The real reason why today's pop culture heroes are rejecting adulthood.
Kasey Edwards Why this is the most sinister trend to have taken off on Instagram.
Radhika Sanghani The fine line between raising awareness and public shaming.
NATALIE REILLY For too long now, women who have achieved greatness have been reduced - sometimes unconsciously, but often publicly – to nothing more than sex objects and mothers and incubators of unborn children.
Happy wife v happy life
NATALIE REILLY While it might seem like the wife 'holds the key', it's the husband who holds the lock.
RUBY HAMAD Fundamentalism cannot be eradicated by further restricting the freedom of women.
All about booty
CLEM BASTOW Well, a closer look reveals the songs have more than one thing in common.
JANE CARO Reproaching the vulnerable for their misfortunes is a reaction designed to make us feel more secure about our own lives.
CLEMENTINE FORD Why body image issues will never be solved by mocking and pointing fingers at the female celebrities.
TARA MOSS A new UNICEF report suggests we won’t meet our Millennium Development Goal to cut under-five mortality until 2026, 11 years behind schedule. That 11-year delay means the loss of millions of children’s lives.
KASEY EDWARDS Rather than playing the victim card, men need to take responsibility both individually and collectively for male violence towards women.
Radhika Sanghani New data from dating site OKCupid suggests we prefer to date within our own race. But does that make us racist? Radhika Sanghani reports
NATALIE REILLY In the words of Maya Angelou, ‘always be intolerant of ignorance’.