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Abby Alexander

Freelance columnist

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’.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

8 Books You Need To Read Ahead Of International Women's Day

4 min read

There are so many amazing books published every year that tell women’s stories.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

The Banner At The Big Bash Was Right, It's More Than OK To Be White

4 min read

Thursday, at a Big Bash game in Perth, punters were exposed to a rather racist banner, claiming ‘It’s OK to be white.’

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