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.
Alongside our partners Jewish House, we took to the cold streets to assist the homeless, delivering not only inflatable beds but also a digital system to help locate those who the city forgot.
Welcome back to #AussieMavericks. Today we meet Faith Bandler, who fought against colour barriers, created welfare boards and was critical in bringing Indigenous peoples into the constitution.
As a member of the sausages that protested the AACTA’s, know that the steps we took on the red carpet represent the first of many.
Muslim-owned London restaurant offers free Christmas feast to those in need. Redeems an exclusively rubbish year from getting thrown into bin.
The instances of everyday sexism seem to have grown since the election of “you know who”, but his views have just magnified an existing issue.
His ongoing to and fro with marriage equality has seen PM Malcolm Turnbull banned from 2017’s Mardi Gras, a move set to cause more division.
By 2031, one in three people in NSW will be aged fifty or over. I feel it’s time to re-examine our thoughts on what ageing means on a community level, to better secure our futures.
Are politicians, media and the population at large able to work together to better control Australia’s “Muslim” stereotype?
A recent investigation into the AFP has turned up numerous instances of bullying and sexual harassment. However, the AFP claim they have it under control.
With Labor set to reject the same-sex marriage plebiscite, and the Coalition set to remove the possibility of a vote if they do; what have we learnt?
Nadia Murad, an escaped captive of IS is on our shores to speak with Malcolm Turnbull; but it is the crimes that she has faced that should be the lasting lesson.
The cruel new world of the past twelve months has loosened the tongues of my circle, which is confronting, and raises the question, can you be friends with a racist?
The plan to enact the scholarship program for an LGBT student works on paper, but if it was available to me at 15, I would have rejected it.
As robot technology becomes more lifelike they are sure to move into the bedroom, but with great power comes great responsibility…
The process of achieving true gender equality feels like it’s going at snail’s pace, but in these troubling times, a fifty-fifty ratio is urgently needed to bring greater political and economic stability to the world.
On Monday’s QandA, Steve Price demonstrated how dangerously out of touch his views on violence against women are. Is it time we stop giving airtime to these opinions?