Kasey Edwards 12:15 AM If you're searching for a Christmas gift guide with a little more meaning, here are some things you can do to help women - and their children - in need.
Clementine Ford "I'm sick and tired of women being held responsible for the actions men choose to take."
Clementine Ford These allegations speak to the abuse of power that has the potential to occur in situations where one person is automatically given more authority than another.
Celeste Liddle Aboriginal children experience ear ailments at a rate ten times that of other children - so why is the effective 'Ear Bus' program being shut down?, asks Celeste Liddle.
Clementine Ford "Every time we fail to call these people by their real name, we make it easier for them to hide. And that means we make it easier for other people to die," writes Clementine Ford.
Annabel Crabb Many years ago, when I was a baby journalist at the Adelaide Advertiser, there was one code we never ever raced out to attend: 106 – Domestic Violence.
Former Victoria Police commissioner Ken Lay: "We need self-reflection before we need insincere mutterings".
Mehreen Faruqi Women across the world are disproportionately affected by wars, armed conflicts and terrorism.
Ruby Hamad A show we in The West regard as mildly embarrassing, can mean something completely different in another part of the world.
Benjamin Law When you first come out, you assume it's only going to happen once. But it's just the start.
Moo Baulch "It's time to think about how we move beyond the voyeurism and tackle the problem as a nation," writes Moo Baulch, CEO of Domestic Violence NSW.
Celeste Liddle At every turn, Ms Dhu was failed by a state which imprisons impoverished Aboriginal people so willingly.
Clementine Ford When you have a platform of millions, you have the power of being able to not only influence their concerns and beliefs but also reinforce them.
International Men's Day
Clementine Ford Clementine Ford some ideas for you to show the men in your life how much you appreciate them.
Caitlin Gibson A seemingly tame underwear ad was banned by the US public transit authority. What does it say about female censorship?
Clem Bastow It's hard to watch the news coming in from around the world without feeling hopeless. Here's a few ways to cope with that.
Lies, damned lies
Andrew P Street "If someone with an axe to grind starts quoting numbers that seem unlikely, there's a decent chance you're being misled," writes Andrew P Street.
Ruby Hamad Ruby Hamad: "Each profile picture on my feed that transforms into the French flag feels like a physical kick in the guts, a reminder that, as an Arab, I am not quite as worthy, not as significant, not as human."
Natalie Reilly "We need to know that failure and rejection are not the worst things that can happen; moreover, they do not define us," writes Natalie Reilly.
Aziz Ansari The star and creator of Netflix's hit Master Of None on how minorities have long been short-changed in mainstream media.
Benjamin Law "Mum hadn't moved anywhere since the 1980s... The only problem was, Mum rarely throws anything out."
Annabel Crabb Decluttering of excessive items is empowering, I'm told. Applying a triage system to one's own friends, though: That's quite the challenge.
Ruby Hamad If an Aboriginal woman or a Muslim woman in hijab knocked over a police officer, would the response be so jolly?
Tim Dick Australia needs to follow in Canada's footsteps and join 2015.
Benjamin Law I occasionally cry in films, but get me in a plane and I'm a guaranteed wreck.
Honor Eastly Mental health care is not a luxury. The system should give us hope, not condolences, writes Honor Eastly.
Ruby Hamad A woman may have just beaten her male competitors at their own game, but it is still a game of cruelty and domination.
Alison Evans It is a myth that queer people only have to come out once.
Kasey Edwards "It's the phrase de jour when life sucks. And it's awful," writes Kasey Edwards.
The bro code
Natalie Reilly We frequently agonise over how 'likeable' women should be, but men also face pressure to conform - in ways that are especially devastating for women.
Tim Soutphommasane Sadly, not everyone in Australia is willing to love thy neighbour.
Clementine Ford This is a letter to the women we don't know but whose lives we do, because we live them too.
Annabel Crabb A new study shows most of us consider ourselves to be poorer than we really are.
I'm Muslim But I'm Not...
Ruby Hamad When was the last time you saw young white men imploring "I'm white but I'm not a mass shooter?"
Professor Muriel Bamblett Why Aboriginal children in care have poorer life outcomes as adults than the mainstream population.
Kasey Edwards 'Purity certificates' may be extreme, but the concept isn't too far from mainstream society's obsession with women's sexual histories.
Jax Jacki Brown "We need to talk seriously about why society views disability as awkward or something to be afraid of," writes Jax Jacki Brown.
Eleanor Robertson It's not just 'kids being kids' when a boy intentionally injures a girl based on a perceived rejection or slight.
Koraly Dimitriadis Koraly Dimitriadis explains why she had to rebel against her migrant family to become an artist.
Judith Ireland Something miraculous happens when politicians leave Parliament. They suddenly become "top blokes".
Meshel Laurie Whenever Meshel Laurie's granddad's health declined, his saintliness soared.
Jenna Price In Nauru in particular, there can be little faith in the criminal justice system. Not to mention devastating backlash.
Clementine Ford The subconscious ranking of particular assaults into a 'hierarchy of damage' isn't just wrong, but destructive.
Neha Kale The dangerous belief that certain racial minorities have become hardwired to thrive.
Ruby Hamad So-called nice guys, decent guys, and "real" men also hit women. Sometimes the 'hero' and the 'villain' could be one and the same.
Clementine Ford "Women, Be careful! But there's no excuse to make normal, kind-hearted men feel bad just because they want to talk to you."
Writers Kirsten Krauth, Michelle Law and Angela Savage perform a literary dissection on the parts of their bodies that consume their attention.
Celeste Liddle When it comes to the safety of Aboriginal children, Australia certainly shouldn't be looking to repeat history.
Gia London If your bromance can't transcend misogyny, it's time to call it quits.
Samah Hadid It seems abuse towards refugees and asylum seekers is fast becoming the Australian way.
if you're plunging into your final exams, I have some advice.
Clementine Ford There are parallels between the government's proposed trial program and the manifestation of financial abuse.
Alexandra Petri To ensure they are not perceived as angry, threatening or (gasp!) bitchy.
Koraly Dimitriadis "Having experienced a repressive upbringing where men dominated, this sketch picked at all of my scars."
Catharine Lumby Sexual assault is a crime many of us continue to brush aside. But it's the most fundamental violation of human rights. It's an intimate and visceral violation of the body. It's so awful that it's hard to think about.
Jenna Price "[These women] are under our care and protection. The Australian government should be coming out really quickly to condemn this."
Clementine Ford There are no mandates in Australia to teach affirmative consent in schools, but here's we should follow California's example.
Jane Caro How working on an ad campaign for sanitary pads changed Jane Caro's life.
Kirsty Needham The involvement of the school boy terrorist Farhad Jabar with a Muslim lunchtime prayer group will further vex Christian groups bridling at government scrutiny of their activities in schools.