The Coalition tearing down safe schools has revealed an interesting point. It's not that they don't understand our complaints, they just don't care.
For gay men represented in the discussion in 2017, it would be easy to see themselves as an inhumane problem to be solved, an antagonist, an object to placate. It’s time to change the narrative.
We, as a species are kept in check by one unifying point: the need to blame the ‘other’. While it’s seemingly our way to unite only against division, I wonder if things can ever be different?
The story of James Harris Jackson, a white man who wanted to hunt black men speaks louder than the words within, in that the promotion of crime in America is still horribly biased.
I read a recent article that called for the banning of the stay at home mum to close the gap, however I believe the questions are deeper and more numerous than a solitary clickbait headline.
“Gay panic” was a legal defence where “unwanted gay advances” were successfully argued to reduce murder charges to manslaughter. As of this week in Queensland: no more.
Yesterday, the Turnbull Government reached peak Turnbull Government, in that they’ve become fluent in doublespeak, using it on multiple fronts.
I recently swapped my email signature with that of a male coworker, and he soon discovered the rampant sexism we female workers face.
Earlier in the week, notable brewers Coopers teamed up with the Bible Society of Australia to talk about same-sex marriage, leaving a bitter taste on the lips of their customers.
Back in 1963, Gloria Steinem tumbled down the rabbit hole to expose Playboy. She succeeded and the world gave an ugly snapshot of life under Hef.
This International Women’s Day, our Publisher Alexandra pays homage to 10 inspiring women across science, technology, medicine and politics who may not be household names – but who should be remembered as shaping our path.
As for someone who witnessed the euphoria of 1970’s feminism, the landscape I see today is quite different, but has far surpassed us.
I’m pro-life, but I strongly disagree with the religious direction the movement is being steered down, as do I the political rhetoric that secured the Presidency.
We, as a nation has narrowly avoided a recession, which is great but I don’t feel any safer. Perhaps the problem is with the economic system itself.
Just prior to Trump’s inauguration, I travelled to the United States and met Gord, a man who represents the backbone of the 45th Presidency. Desperate for change. Desperate to be right.
The recent changes made by the Fair Work Commission are but the tip of a rather large iceberg. Too long have we been the subject of political rhetoric, and I believe we should move toward actual change.
When Bernardi turned his back on the Coalition, a brief pang of SSM optimism was felt: would it now be discussed differently? We quickly got our answer.
What’s always puzzled me is how feminism became a dirty word, not amongst men, but amongst women.
Time for us to face an awkward truth. I believe Pauline Hanson is our grandest example of feminism at work.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Chloe (14) picks apart gender roles to do away with them for good!
Not content with a burning van outside his office, Lyle Shelton’s comments on marriage have immolated the bridge between logic and the rest of us.
Fred Maynard might not be a household name, but as the man formed the first organisation to fight for Indigenous rights, he absolutely should be.