I recently swapped my email signature with that of a male coworker, and he soon discovered the rampant sexism we female workers face.
Emboldened by an Instagram post that rewarded gentlemanly etiquette, I’m wondering if that’s the exception, not the rule. And I believe we need a defining rule: is etiquette dead, or not?
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.
Vida Goldstein was a true maverick, for her herculean effort turned Australia into one of the most progressive nations in the world.
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.
The first in a series of great Australian mavericks, we reintroduce feminist activist Zelda D’Aprano who fought to close the gender pay gap in the sixties.
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.
History, as the old saying goes, is written by the victors, but in 2016, I feel its time we rewrite it to fairly represent both genders.
An open letter to the boys behind the “Yeah the Boys” Facebook page after their persistent, derogatory, threatening, sexist comments crossed such a line they were thrust into nationwide media coverage.
Shifts in numbers of female labourers are having an impact felt throughout the world. Today, a finer look at the numbers, discerning both the good and the bad stemming from them.
Australia has an awkward relationship with masculinity. The Top Blokes Foundation is looking to reverse the long-held idea that seeking help is a display of weakness.
What are the origins of the pride in our country we feel so? In the first of a four-part analysis, we delve into the lesser known female heroes of yore.
John Howard’s recent comments regarding women show how much there is left to be done, and how little that he understands the issue.
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.
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.
Despite her historic nomination, I’m puzzled as to why supporters of Hillary Clinton are feeling pressure to remain mute.
As it turned out a girl’s school didn’t actually ban the term “girls”, but I feel they’ve missed out on doing something important.
Over the last 25 years, our tap group has treated those who have left like strangers. Now that I’ve left, I fear the same will happen to me.
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.
For her work with male victims of domestic violence, one woman became the target of vicious online abuse and harassment…in a campaign populated by those anchored in the anti violence against women movement.