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'Frozen' Was Our Most Important Feminist Film But The Sequel Won’t Have The Same Impact

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“Elsa, the past is not what it seems.” The opening line from the latest 'Frozen II' trailer invites us to revisit not only the original world of the film but to re-think its meaning.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

There's A Reason I Take My Vilest Troll Attacks Public

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LANGUAGE WARNING.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

A Balls And All Assessment Of Bettina Arndt's Bizarre Swipe At The Sisterhood

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Less than 24 hours after May 18’s unexpected electoral result, Bettina Arndt took to Twitter to take a bizarre and frankly illogical swipe at feminism and its role in Labor’s defeat.

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News

The Viral Instagram Account Poking Fun At Toxic Masculinity

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You might've heard of 'bye felicia' -- and now Alexandra Tweten is turning toxic male behaviour on its head with her Instagram account 'Bye Felipe' .

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World

This Unusual Statue In The Middle Of Milan Is Actually A 'Womb' Chair

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The statue is supposed to represent the fight against the oppression of women in Italy.

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National

Feminists Debate If Women Can Be 'Taught' Not To Be Sexual Assault Victims

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Visiting American speakers Christina Hoff-Sommers and Roxane Gay faced off during their live conversation in Sydney.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

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

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

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Music

Clare Bowditch Wants You To Be Your Own Woman

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What better time for Clare Bowditch to celebrate the release of her inspirational track, "Woman", than on International Women's Day?

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

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

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

National

National

Sandra Sully's Dream Team For International Women's Day Project

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She's usually in front of the camera, but lately iconic journalist Sandra Sully has been spending a fair bit of time behind the scenes directing things.

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Has Feminism Sucked All The Fun Out Of Motherhood?

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I have always considered myself a feminist.

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Why I Wore Red Lipstick When I Gave Birth To My Daughter

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 When I was eight years old, I was mauled on the face by a dog.

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World

Period Pain: The Suffering Caused By Menstruation Huts

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A Nepalese mother and her two children died from suffocation in a menstrual shed, where women are banished during their 'time of the month'.

Style

Style

Michelle Obama Proves You Can Be A Feminist And Still Wear Kinky Boots

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The former First Lady looked F-I-E-R-C-E.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Patricia Karvelas Getting Kicked Out Of Parli Had Nothing To Do With Sexism

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We could all become outraged and determined to make this another argument about gender imbalance. Or, we could all just put on a goddamn jacket and get on with it.

Katerina Cosgrove

Katerina Cosgrove

Is Growing Armpit Hair A Revolutionary Act?

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Now I’m 45 and greying everywhere, my pit hair is no longer as luxuriant as it used to be.

Tanya Plibersek

Tanya Plibersek

Why ScoMo Should Listen To Bishop's Bullying Claims

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Misogyny should be condemned, never used for political profit.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Roxane Gay: 'It's Important To Show The Harassment Black Women Receive Online'

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Roxane Gay isn't here for your bullsh*t.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

Feminism Must Not Be The Boss Of #MeToo

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We need to believe women in the #metoo movement, but we need to believe men as well.

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What's So Wrong With The Word C**t? (NSFW)

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In fact, c**t is a fantastic, visceral word that’s so old we don’t even know its exact origins.

Lisa Wilkinson

Lisa Wilkinson

Thanks, Germaine, But You Just Don't Get It Anymore

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Soldiers call it 'friendly fire', the fire that comes from your own side, from the direction you are not expecting, the one that can be the most devastating of all.

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It's Time For Germaine Greer To Shut Up

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Rape DOES leave injuries.