Kasey Edwards 12:15 AM Many men seem to be either unaware that treating the mother of their children with contempt may set a bad example for their sons.
Linda Tirado Australia cannot continue to pretend that it doesn't have a serious problem with racism, can't keep claiming the mantle of civility while its people are hurting and wounded, writes Linda Tirado.
Alpha Cheng It is simplistic to link terrorism with all Muslims and it puts Australians at risk.
Natalie Reilly It's become fashionable for women to declare our love for 'bad' food - but what are we actually saying?, asks Natalie Reilly.
Celeste Liddle Two other finalists of Miss World Australia this year were Aboriginal. Celeste Liddle has a theory on why we didn't hear about them.
Clementine Ford Holly Maitland would like access to a tubal ligation. Her story is an eye-opener for all of us, writes Clementine Ford.
Sarah Malik The murder of Qandeel Baloch is an extreme version of the constant policing women everywhere face, writes Sarah Malik.
Wendy Squires I see several of my friends who are staying in marriages because of children and are desperately unhappy as a result.
Kerri Sackville It's hard to put your finger on what the problem is. You just know in your gut that something feels very wrong.
Jenna Price When we talk about people's legitimate fears, we need to talk about the fear of those who face daily personal attacks because of their background.
Ruby Hamad This is what people need to understand about virulent Islamophobes: They believe they have a better understanding of Islam and Muslims than Muslims do.
Yusra Metwally Yusra Metwally put her hand up on Monday night's Q&A program, but she never got to ask her "please explain". Here's what she planned to say.
Koraly Dimitriadis "What's wrong with me? Am I the only one out there who literally has to have their clothes torn off them before sex?", asks Koraly Dimitriadis.
Somayra Ismailjee Sonia Kruger wants us to close our borders to Muslims. But that process has already begun, writes Somayra Ismailjee.
Clem Bastow "As the canvas of my body has become increasingly colourful, so too have the interactions with the general, curious public," writes Clem Bastow.
Aela Callan "I tell young women to be independent and fight to transform men in this world," says photographer Letizia Battaglia, who is renowned for her images of La Cosa Nostra's most brutal crimes.
Ruby Hamad The murder of Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch has reignited debate about the term. Here's why Ruby Hamad believes it is the most appropriate way to describe such murders.
Jenna Price My rule now is to engage with people whose opinions I value – which is not the same as engaging only with those with whom I agree.
Clementine Ford Feminists can list any number of by-ROTE responses to our activism, but high up on the list is the demand we "do more" to help men.
Jane Caro If you've got something to say, then say it, says Jane Caro. That's how change happens.
Julia Baird Well this is getting a bit embarrassing. While Hillary Clinton is making a serious and unprecedented bid for the White House, more and more Americans are asking questions about the experiences of Julia Gillard.
Ruby Hamad Ruby Hamad feels like she's woken up in Opposite Land this week.
Louisa Gardner The recent deaths of black men at the hands of US police is heartbreaking. But let's not pretend the issue is foreign to Australia.
Jenny Noyes This not what a feminist revolution looks like. But that doesn't mean we have nothing to celebrate, writes Jenny Noyes.
Clementine Ford While men are sometimes called hysterical in an attempt to denigrate them by likening them to women, men like Steve Price never are and would never consider themselves to be so.
Jane Caro Solving this may just be the key to rediscovering our humanity, writes Jane Caro.
Clementine Ford The asinine rebuttal of "All Lives Matter" has reared its head again. This is what we can do, writes Clementine Ford.
Celeste Liddle Celeste Liddle remembers why she and thousands of others marched against Australia's involvement in Iraq.
Naomi Chainey "We have failed to examine how our cultural understanding - or misunderstanding - of disability may have inspired inappropriate leniency," writes Naomi Chainey.
Anne Summers There are plenty examples of women in power, but there's a far newer phenomenon that's starting to change how decisions are made.
Kate Iselin They say that robots will one day rule us all, but as a sex worker I always thought I had the one job that wouldn't see me replaced by a machine, writes Kate Iselin.
Call out culture
Matilda Dixon-Smith That "the personal is political" isn't a radical or new concept, so why keep chastising feminists for calling men out?
Ruby Hamad Even more extraordinary than the results of recent elections is how racist voting habits are being explained away, writes Ruby Hamad.
Not All Men
Clementine Ford "I have a theory... and I'm afraid it's going to be one of those controversial ideas that only compounds people's absurd belief that I hate men," writes Clementine Ford.
Anne Barnard The relative indifference after so many deaths caused by the very groups that have plagued the West is more than a matter of hurt feelings.
Zeinab Zein It is a great paradox of Hanson's politics that she cannot see that the people she claims to represent and the people she maligns in order to give them voice, may have much in common.
Clem Bastow "While my non-drinking will likely continue indefinitely, the horrified looks and hamfisted reactions show no signs of abating," writes Clem Bastow.
Claire Pullen If you wouldn't make fun of an ex-soldier with PTSD, you shouldn't complain about the rise of content warnings for sexual violence.
Sarah Macdonald It was the family home for 42 years, but when Sarah Macdonald starting cleaning it out, she discovered more than mementos and memories.
Celeste Liddle Many Australians saw the downfall of One Nation as the end of racism in the country, but this couldn't be further from the truth. Instead, Hanson's ideas became mainstream politics, writes Celese Liddle.
Clementine Ford The presumption of innocence shouldn't be a free pass for powerful men to avoid scrutiny, writes Clementine Ford.
Benjamin Law It may oscillate between infuriating and dull, but Ben Law reckons there's a lot to love about #auspol.
Holly Warland The idea that it's rude to ask someone who they voted for is for the 1950s, not today, writes Holly Warland.
Julia Baird It has never been entirely clear why so many people like to draw penises on ballot papers.
Patrick Lenton "It's very easy to see the juxtaposition - nobody is luring Christian youth to gay conversion parties," writes Patrick Lenton.
Ruby Hamad Jokes aside, the idea that Brexit is a win for “independence” is a fantasy that must not be legitimised, Ruby Hamad writes.
Josephine Tovey Two international events of the last week highlight just how disappointing Australia's approach to same-sex marriage has been, and could be in future if a re-elected Coalition government goes ahead with plans for a plebiscite.
Patrick Lenton "The biggest liars, the toxic liars that I've known, are never up front about it," writes Patrick Lenton.
Clementine Ford One of the funniest accusations levelled at women is the one which mocks us as being 'attention seekers' whenever we speak out on issues we're politically passionate about.
Feminism and footy
Erin Riley Contrary to the claims of Eddie McGuire's defenders, abuse is not a necessary part of football culture, writes Erin Riley.
Pregnancy as work
Erin Riley Erin Riley imagines what would happen if women across the world went on a reproductive strike.
Clem Bastow "It's been a long time since I've been able to enjoy a footy match without being clouded by thoughts of its toxic climate of entitlement and misogyny," writes Clem Bastow.
Iranian journalist and Manus Island detainee Behrouz Boochani publishes op ed in wake of Q&A appearance
Jenny Noyes The Prime Minister said he didn't know anything about Boochani's case and refused to answer his question: 'Why am I here?'
Caroline Wilson When my editor asked me to write this column my first response was discomfort. As a busy football weekend rolls into Monday there always seem to be so many good stories to explore and, believe me, I do not relish being a part of a story like this. Again.
Clementine Ford "There is an underlying hostility towards women's involvement in AFL, and ignorant, pig-headed behaviour from senior leaders like Eddie McGuire only compounds that," writes Clementine Ford.
Julia Baird Every now and then, the most well meaning comment can make me worry.
Dom Knight As the post-Orlando gun debate rages in the US, Dom Knight tries to make sense of the 'right to bear arms'.
Amy Middleton "The event hits hard because it tears open a wound that we spend our lives trying to seal," writes Archer Mag's Amy Middleton.
Clem Bastow It's a blessing to be there at the end of a life - even when it's the family pet's, writes Clem Bastow.
Amy Coopes The Orlando shooting is part of a long, bloody and hate-filled continuum of anti-LGBT oppression, writes Amy Coopes.