CLEMENTINE FORD 11:55pm Ridiculous terms that need to be removed from the cultural lexicon.
CANDICE CHUNG Yet another survey has revealed what the 'perfect female face' looks like. But what do these findings actually tell us?
Van Badham 11:25am Because right-wing columnist Suzanne Venker wants you to believe it's the solution to every hardship you'll come up against.
PIP ROSS Columnist blames Sydney attack on environmentally friendly lighting.
CLEM BASTOW On the 10 year anniversary of the film it's copping some flack.
Beverly Parungao Are Asian guys fighting unfair stereotypes in the dating world?
CLEMENTINE FORD Rashida Jones penned a defence of her tweets asking female celebrities to #stopactinglikewhores. Here is why it's not okay.
Romance v harrassment
CLEM BASTOW Why setting up a web presence to track down a woman is neither romantic nor appropriate.
Fast food at home
JEN VUK Just when McDonald's seems to be losing its grip on the Aussie market, it’s found another way to get back into our lives.
Women in science
Yassmin Abdel-Magied A recent YouTube sensation has reignited an age-old conversation about the dearth of women in technology.
NICOLE ELPHICK PETA's new 'Plan V' Campaign is cringe-wothy and misguided.
RUBY HAMAD Can a veiled Muslim woman also be an American Hipster?
Crispin Hull The marriages of those gay couples who marry in the ACT this weekend will be null and void if the High Court strikes down the ACT's same sex marriage law.
Jenny Noyes It all began with a glass of wine, sent by Gale to “Diane in 7A” with a note telling her “hopefully if you drink it you won’t be able to use your mouth to talk!”
CLEMENTINE FORD As AFL player Stephen Milne's case shows, there is clear bias when it comes to making excuses for men accused of sex crimes.
Hollywood's oral sex aversion
CLEM BASTOW Is there a shadowy patriarchal force at play when it comes to Hollywood's squeamishness about cunnilingus?
JANE CARO "Given the truth about families, however, the fact that most of us front up every year really does indicate a certain courage."
ANNABEL CRABB Annabel Crabb on the fallacy of Abbott's 'no surprises, no excuses', mantra.
Moo Baulch The common narrative of someone experiencing violence in a relationship is that they desperately want to believe the promises that things will change, that if they just dress differently or avoid situations that might create conflict then things will be ok.
CLEMENTINE FORD Clem Ford on why there's no excuse in defending Charles Saatchi's actions.
Aung San Suu Kyi
SARAH MACDONALD We tend to see strength in force, but Aung San Suu Kyi shows us there is a different way.
ALECIA SIMMONDS A powerful argument in favour of keeping wild animals in the wild.
On screen v reality
CLEM BASTOW So perfect on the big screen, so troublesome in reality.
CLEMENTINE FORD The rise of ostentatious wellness plays on people's self-loathing, and wallets, in furtive and damaging ways.
JENNA PRICE The Abbott government wants to entrench the gender pay gap. Childcare worker betrayal worsens gender gap
RUBY HAMAD If history teaches us that a “witch” is nothing more than a woman who doesn't know her place, then damn straight, I consider myself a witch.
Jeremy Meltzer It's time for us to change our ingrained fear and misogyny.
Julie Hamblin There are good reasons why the law has not previously recognised a foetus as a legal person.
Sexiest man alive
DOM KNIGHT Dom Knight grapples with the idea of Adam Levine being upheld as a delicious piece of man-crumpet.
RACHEL HILLS It’s easy to be cynical of these remarks but in climate in which high profile women often shy away from “feminism” this explosion of feminist discourse feels meaningful.
CLEM BASTOW M&C Saatchi announce: Australian men are 'conditioned to being told they’re wrong' they’ve developed gender issue laryngitis. M&C Saatchi release unintentionally hilarious White Paper on Modern (Aussie) Male.
DANIEL STACEY Are Unions out o touch with the needs of today's workforce?
CLEMENTINE FORD Clem Ford on the absurdity of "bodily consent".
'Keep em' pretty'
ALICE WILLIAMS Apparently it takes too much work to keep female actions figures 'pretty'.
Daniel Stacey The Hunger Games plays to a suburban fear that the freedom to embrace an alternative body image, sexuality, and lifestyle, a freedom enjoyed by many in the metropolis, must ultimately be leading to an apocalypse of compassion, rather than greater enlightenment.
Free speech or racism?
CELESTE LIDDLE Celeste Liddle on the importance of protecting the Racial Discrimination Act.
KASEY EDWARDS Does 'the best video on the internet' really make a valid point? This celebrated video about iPhone addiction isn't the masterpiece it's being hailed as.
RUBY HAMAD Jian Feng, allegedly offended by their “incredibly ugly” daughter, took his “fraudulent” wife to court where he encountered a sympathetic judge who awarded him $120,000 in a settlement.
RUBY HAMAD There are plenty of films that pass the Bechdel Test that are hardly positive in their depiction of women.
ALECIA SIMMONDS Home ownership is not an autonomous desire so much as a death sentence because we have no viable alternatives.
World's first genderless person
ALECIA SIMMONDS Norrie May-Welby's battle to regain status as the world's first legally genderless person goes to the high court today.
JOSEPHINE TOVEY A new study shows school is the most common place Australian teenagers will experience anti-gay taunts.
CLEMENTINE FORD "We take what we do seriously - some of you think this is a joke, it's not."
Full body project
KASEY EDWARDS Should artists use naked photos to validated the experiences of overweight women?
Men being treated like women in Hollywood
CLEM BASTOW Male actors who complain about being objectified are merely being given a taste of the medicine routinely doled out to their female peers. Michael Fassbender Says Discussing His Penis is Sexist
Iceland is winning
Lynn Parramore Peace, equality and a lesbian head of state are just the tip of the iceberg.
The Lolita myth
RUBY HAMAD “Sex” is a consensual activity. Under no circumstances is a minor capable of consenting to sex. Adults do not have sex with children. They rape them.
ANNABEL CRABB Annabel Crabb on why we’re all ineluctably drawn towards the private affairs of others.
Wendy Squires It is known as ''phubbing'' - snubbing someone in a social setting by looking at your phone instead of paying attention.
Amanda Marcotte In the wake of 'revenge porn' comes a Facebook group where women can publish the names and photos of women with whom their husbands and partners chose to cheat.
Sacked for subtle harassment
RUBY HAMAD How creepy do things have to get before we can call behaviour harassment.
Jarune Uwujaren It seems like such an enlightened thing to say: “I don’t see race.” But is it a subtle way to deny privilege?
Six months on
SARAH WHYTE A new report shows the full impact of the disaster is yet to be felt.
Jenna Price And no, it has nothing to do with alcohol.
Women in maths
SARAH MACDONALD Why are there so few female mathematicians? And why is maths still seen as a man's game?
Kirstie Fisher Lyle and I are first cousins. And we're in love.
ANNABEL CRABB Annabel Crabb on the many problems with the TV makeup industrial complex.
Andrew Olle lecture
Lisa Wilkinson The time is now to change the way women are portrayed in the media. And it is up to us to do it.
CLEMENTINE FORD What message is the ADFA's Skype scandal verdict sending out?