This week, Richard Branson openly flirted with a female anchor on air, and we were cool with it. We weren’t cool with Chris Gayle doing the same. So, what gives?
The sound emanating from the town of Twin Peaks is abject criticism. So much so, that it has me wondering if the critics themselves have actually watched it.
We, the anxious millennials, are derided for being delusional, self-centered and medicated. We, however, see this as an adequate avenue of tolerating the world being left to us.
I recently swapped my email signature with that of a male coworker, and he soon discovered the rampant sexism we female workers face.
Trump’s surprise win over Clinton is a shock to the system, but it proves how far we truly stand back in righting equality.
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.
Monday morning, quel beast. What happened while you were asleep? Well, 18C is now in the hands of the PM, Mila Kunis spoke out against workplace sexism and Trump was saved. From some cardboard.
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 differing responses to the Tony Jones and Stephen Colbert incidents has me wanting to take the keyboards away from the outrage police.
With actor Kit Harrington speaking out against sexism (that is, sexism against himself), you forget the industry you work in, Jon Snow.
In an international political climate rife with backward opinions, those regarding Taiwan’s female President Tsai Ing-wen rise above the rest.
An LBD on breakfast television. Scandal. Fashion should be about empowerment, not an avenue for vast sexism. Wake up to yourself, LA.
Tanya Riches recounts her experience battling veiled sexism in the form of a fellow seminary scholar who refused to cite her work.
If you’ve ever felt like you’re not suffering from enough oppression, Jacob Lynagh suggests you consider race reassignment surgery and take a solid reality check.
Conrad Liveris is all too happy to say toodle pip to the Sun’s infamous “Page Three Birds”, although he notes we’ve still got a long way to go before there is true equality in the newsroom…
Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s comments regarding sexism in the criticism of Peta Credlin has Olivia Gee thinking the PM still doesn’t “get” what sexism is.
TJ Cohen rejects the idea that Matt Taylor’s fashion misstep was an example of casual sexism, although that shirt should probably have been saved for laundry day…
Sexism and gender discrimination may be still far too prevalent for our “modern (supposedly) world” but every now and then there’s an attempt to turn it on its head…
Over the constant irrelevant comments aimed at Julia Gillard, Tom Jacobs asks that we (finally) start judging the ex-PM on her achievements, not her appearance.
As the latest Snickers Commercial causes a lot of chatter, we asked two TBS regulars, Vince Varney and Polly Chester, to put their cases for and against…
From inside the rooms of a local footy club, Nick Ellis relays the demise of one of the final bastions of sexism at the hands a generation of more respectful men.
We don’t mind a little controversy at The Big Smoke, and a few articles this week might just stir up the pot…we hope…