Sappho has many labels: the muse of thousand poets, the godmother of feminism, the pioneer of sexual freedom. But who was she?
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.
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 instances of everyday sexism seem to have grown since the election of “you know who”, but his views have just magnified an existing issue.
Trump’s surprise win over Clinton is a shock to the system, but it proves how far we truly stand back in righting equality.
A locally published op-ed attacking Hillary Clinton is nothing new, as ignoring the truth is a worldwide condition. But on the cusp of this historic election, a greater importance must be placed upon getting our facts straight.
Feminism still a contentious political issue, with many not associating with the term. In our quest to be equal, have we sought to become the same?
Women in power face a continuous climb, a task made all the more arduous by their detractors’ refusal to acknowledge that the hill actually exists.
While it’s easy to criticise Germaine Greer and support Caitlyn Jenner, the real issue is far more complicated.
Alison Rapp (formerly of) Nintendo is the latest victim of the army of misogynistic gamers, and enough is enough.
Richard Jackson is back with this week’s Long Reads, which deals with offended feminists, a legal stoush between billionaires and a stint in rehab.
In the spirit of Halloween, Bianka Farmakis has decided to conduct a social experiment. She’d dress both conservatively and provocatively, and record the results.
In the wake of the Tara Brown tragedy, Polly Chester looks for her own identity as a feminist; and to the domestic violence crisis in this country.
Resident male ally Mat Drogemuller offers his tips for men who are interested in feminism, but are unsure where to start.
Victoria Cotman addresses the one of the darker aspects of gender politics – slut shaming on social media.
It’s fine to prioritise motherhood, and further discussion around parental leave is vital, but Tanya Riches asks, “What is it about humans that makes us want it all, at once, all the time?”
Taking on Jacob Lynagh’s reply to Clem Ford’s #QuestionsForMen article, Chelsea Corless argues that pitting men’s rights against women’s is counterproductive.
Wanting to see a greater rate of female participation at the highest levels of the legal profession, Lawyer Feng Guo shares her tips on how to achieve the dream.
“Feck” might want to label itself as being liberating “art” with women in charge of the camera, but at $25 a month it sounds like trumped up porn to Anne Johnston.
Olivia Gee loved watching Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s Golden Globes gig, but it left her wondering – do we need to apply the feminist label just because two women were funny at an awards show?
Bianka Farmakis understands the feminist label turning people off when it is synonymous with self-righteousness and bra-burning, but to turn away from the movement’s cause is to turn away from humanity.