The concept of feminism has been rather hijacked, with the concept of fake feminism taking root, where those involved are actually helping the system that marginalises them.
As part of The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program, Giselle Atlas (13) discusses the unfair expectations that have been placed on girls since time immemorial.
With Julie Bishop’s exit, the amount of women in our parliament continues to dwindle. When matched up against other countries, the magnitude of our problem becomes clear.
In an effort to bridge the gap between Australian fathers and their daughters, one man believes sport is the answer. With government funding secured, our elected officials seem to believe him.
The American Reality is fear, and fear alone. Despite the change of location, or face, or reason, there is one thing that binds us.
The resignation of Kelly O’Dwyer highlighted a rather obvious issue: our parliament is a hostile work environment for women. Solutions do exist, however.
As it stands, we are losing male teachers at a rate of knots. In fact, some believe that it may stop being an option as soon as 2050. So, how did we get here?
Six months ago, I wrote about the senseless murder of Eurydice Dixon. We women have noticed what you get angry about—and it isn’t us.
Last year, 69 women were murdered, firmly establishing our national problem. Sadly, a repeat in 2019 is absolutely possible.
After a year of scandal, Cricket Australia seems to have turned the corner. However, after seeing an ad that emboldened women, I’m absolutely sure that they have not changed.
Scott Morrison’s pick for governor-general was as easy as it was predictable: An old white dude with military credentials. Women, take note, the boys club is very much alive.
In this week alone, we’ve banned a Christmas song, the use of meat-based puns, The Little Mermaid and conversing with women. I fear whatever sense that was left is now gone.
Growing up, Ernest Hemingway was a hero of mine. While I’ve moved on, I believe he’s a necessary ex to have – even if I regret loving him so.
This week, the Bunnings sausage fiasco made it all the way to Parliament House. Why are we not discussing violence against women instead?
There might be the promise of change in the post-midterm US, but movement on #MeToo hinges on the mindset of Congress.
It has been said that millennial women are at the helm of some of the most transformative social movements in recent memory. Having met them, I have to agree.
Toyah Cordingley was murdered, despite her walking her dog, something we women trust will keep us safe. Her fear is ours too.
In a recent study of Australian men aged 18 to 30, traditional masculine views still hold true in this country.
While the hammer might have judged Brett Kavanaugh innocent, the cluelessness of sex and consent remains. Education starts at school, as it did with me.
To change the future, educating boys and girls about sexual consent needs to begin in high school.
Doubt is now being levelled at Christine Blasey Ford in the wake of the FBI’s findings, but that shouldn’t distract from what we women regularly face.