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Abby Alexander

Freelance columnist

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

The New Online Pill Service Might Help Circumvent The Religious Discrimination Bill

5 min read

Right now, if you want to, you can jump online, fill out a questionnaire, exchange some text messages with a doctor and pay to get the pill delivered to your door every four weeks.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

9 Last-Minute Gift Ideas For People Tired Of Giving The Same Christmas Crap

6 min read

We’ve all done it, right? I know I have.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

If You Don't Walk Your Dog Every Day, You Don't Deserve To Own One

3 min read

Last week, the ACT announced supposedly ‘tough’ new laws that will see dog owners held to a new standard of care for their furry friends.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

Is It Assault If Your Sex Toys Are Hacked?

5 min read

Watch out -- someone could hack your vibrator.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

Every Girl Knows What Breakup Hair Is And Now We Know Why They Do It

3 min read

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a woman emerging from the depths of a messy split, a bad job, a family drama or friendship breakdown will feel a sudden urge to drastically change her look.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

If I Had To Suffer Sports Day, The Sporty Kids Have To Suffer NAPLAN

3 min read

Yesterday, kids all around Australia opened up their test booklets (or loaded them on their computer screens) and commenced the first day of a three-day testing period for NAPLAN.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

Women Don't Want To Enter #Auspol. But These 4 Are Running -- Here's Why

6 min read

Last year, a study released by PLAN International confirmed what many of us already knew to be true -- zero percent of young women in Australia aspired to, or planned to, enter politics as a career.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

Remember Your Manners: Leggings Are Underwear, Not Pants

5 min read

Last month, in an open letter to Notre Dame uni students, a Catholic "mother of sons" pleaded with young women to stop wearing leggings on campus.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

When Raping Women Becomes A Game It's Up To All Of Us To Say Game Over

4 min read

It’s 2019, and someone thought it was okay to make a video game about raping women.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

Unmarried By 27? According To China You're A 'Leftover Woman'

4 min read

In 2007, the Chinese government coined the term ‘Sheng Nu’, which translates to ‘leftover woman’.

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