Men Aren't Ostracised For Becoming Parents. Why Are Women?
Earlier this week, I delivered a speech about #16DaysofActivism at a local city council forum.
Earlier this week, I delivered a speech about #16DaysofActivism at a local city council forum.
‘At least he didn’t hit you’ is something victims of emotional abuse are sometimes told when they speak about their injuries, but these survivors would like you to know that not all perpetrators leave a visible scar.
As more Aussie employers encourage staff to share their preferred pronoun at work, LGBTQI+ advocates say the best way to find out if you’re unsure is to ask a simple question -- what is your pronoun?
In a few months time, we’ll be waking up to celebrate another annual International Women’s Day.
All the news you need to know this Tuesday.
There is something about a sporting crowd that you don’t find anywhere else in the world.
A high-end restaurant has paid the price for offering men and women a different menu. The main difference being that the women’s menu didn’t list the food’s prices.
International model, actor and iOS developer Lyndsey Scott is smashing stereotypes in the tech industry so future generations of women don’t have to.
Greta Thunberg, Jacinda Ardern, Malala Yousafzai and Michelle Obama have all been named among the most influential women and girls.
Rachel Colvin has alleged she was forced to quit Ballarat Christian College after refusing to sign a statement that affirms the school's stance on same-sex marriage.
In an emotional Twitter thread and Instagram post, singer-songwriter Sam Smith announced Friday local time that their gender pronouns are they/them.
On Tuesday, toy giant Hasbro announced a new version of game night favourite 'Monopoly' called 'Ms. Monopoly'.
It's been 50 years since Australian women won the right to equal pay for equal work.
As a teenager, I took great pride in my schoolyard reputation for being brash and unafraid of authority.
My wife and I have recently switched back and forth in our roles at work and home, and the lessons I’ve learnt have been profound.
A U.S. city has decided to ban some commonly used words in favor of more gender-neutral alternatives.
Menstruation may be a natural and normal function of the female body, but it can also be a physical and psychological nightmare.
It’s time for dads to shoulder the nappy bag.
Serena Williams is being praised for her response to a question about whether she should stop focusing on equality and start focusing more on tennis.
Oi FIFA, I have a bone to pick…
During a conversation earlier this week, I heard yet another example of how patriarchy works to break men.
feminism /ˈfɛmɪnɪz(ə)m/ noun: the advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes.
Names can be misleading.
Men are finally learning one more thing women have known for a long time: it’s almost impossible to juggle long work hours and successful parenthood.
Almost 130 countries signed a United Nations agreement in 2015, to strive for gender equality by 2030 but new research has revealed not one country is on track to hit that milestone.
Just days out from the Women's World Cup, the Matildas have taken aim at FIFA over pay.
Japanese women are digging their heels in, protesting workplace rules that force them to wear heels in the office.
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.
Wolf-whistling and lewd comments on the street could be banned under a federal Greens push to address public harassment of women.
Handsome Her, a cafe in Melbourne that enforces a 'tax' on male diners will soon close its doors for good.
Getting in a lift can be seriously awkward and intimidating, but one woman has offered up some advice to ensure both men and women feel okay about the trip.
Let me, through metaphorical gritted teeth, put a few facts in front of you.
In 2017, when the New York Times and The New Yorker revealed the shocking news that dozens of women had accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse, actor Matt Damon sought to distance himself from the disgraced movie producer.
Jameela Jamil has spoken out about the constant danger women face for "daring to govern their own vaginas".
The aftermath of the Tayla Harris situation has been fantastic.
Though first and foremost a win for the Liberal Party, Gladys Berejiklian's victory in Saturday's NSW Election is being marked as win also for women.
In 2014, prolific director Ridley Scott’s biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings", was criticised for its predominantly white casting.
The air carrier is the first American airline to offer non-binary gender options on all booking channels.
Surprise, surprise -- Sam Newman doesn’t like New Zealand’s female prime minister’s accent.
Some women will be paying less for public transport on Monday, as Equal Pay Day is held to mark the gender pay gap that still exists in many countries.
There are calls for urgent action as yet more evidence casts light on the concerning number of young women in Australia who feel unsafe being alone at night.
It's a feeling many women can relate to -- the excitement when you try on a skirt or a dress and it has pockets.
Women comprise 47 percent of Australia’s workforce, yet make up only five percent of CEOs and only 20 percent of executive management in ASX 200 companies.
In 2007, the Chinese government coined the term ‘Sheng Nu’, which translates to ‘leftover woman’.
Women are protesting that offering free entry to nightclubs for ladies makes them essentially "an object of consumption".
Don’t read on if you have a weak stomach. Consider yourself warned. You’re welcome.
A motion to ensure there is an equal number of men and women on council boards has been voted down by Brisbane City Council.
The pay gap between men and women will take more than two centuries to close, according to global female executive Marian Salzman.
Ladies, this week marks International Women’s Day yet again, a Christmas equivalent for my calendar.
She faced off against the Charging Bull on Wall Street, now Fearless Girl will take her place in Federation Square.
It was supposed to recognise advances in gender equality but the ceremony turned out to be an all-men affair and social media users aren't happy.
This week, as we do every year, film and entertainment obsessives pored over the announcement of the 2019 Oscar nominees, looking for snubs, surprises and shut-outs in all the major categories.
Thousands of men and women have taken to the Sydney streets as part of the Women's March rallies being held in cities around the world.
Women in Saudi Arabia will no longer be the last to know of their own divorce, according to reports.
Two women, accompanied by police officers, entered a centuries-old Hindu shrine and protests broke out as a result.
A new classification for "third gender" people will give recognition to intersex citizens on official documents, in a historic move in Germany.
Ladies, we all know this has been a long time coming.
For the first time in the Miss Universe pageant's 67-year history, an openly transgender model has entered the competition.
We hit up Good Things music festival to chat to artists about their thoughts on this hot-button issue.
In front of a standing crowd in Sydney Malala Yousafzai had an empowering message for young people: "Do not let your age stop you from changing the world".
Actress and activist Rose McGowan has admitted the emotional toll of being a 'gatekeeper of pain' has had on her, during an interview on The Project.
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.
Actress and women's rights activist Rose McGowan is lending her voice to Wednesday's #WalkoutOz event, urging Aussie women and men to take part.
A new national report has revealed nearly half of Australians believe it is common for sexual assault allegations to be used as a way of getting back at men.
On Monday night, Q&A hosted a special episode for the Festival of Dangerous Ideas.
Eight-year-old Daliah Lee spoke to The Sunday Project about taking on Kellogg's to get the company to change their packaging to include females doing "awesome things".
They're "confidently strong and comfortingly soft" and for years, have been marketed for men.
The head of Blumhouse Productions, the prolific company behind horror hits like 'Get Out' and 'The Purge' was asked why he hasn't made a film directed by a woman.
It's a fear of many celebrities, to have their phone number leaked to the public, but in Dakota Johnson's case, she wants you to call her.
I’ve never understood why changing your surname because you happen to marry someone is so necessary.
It looks like British spy 007 will never be played by a woman -- with the film’s producer ruling out a female lead in the iconic series.
There are significant gender differences in Australia today. More large companies are run by men named John than by women.
"Circling the globe to play all year round, the wear and tear on the body, it is high risk."
You can’t be oppressed when another group is merely gaining rights you exclusively acquired by default decades ago.
He has since apologised for his comments. But many pointed out he is the tip of the iceberg.
The protest was organised by anti-feminist activist Sydney Watson.
It's not just because women are more likely to wash their hands.
"You think, if I go into politics, then I'd be signing up for that kind of treatment."
Gap now at 20 year low, but more to be done.
This week Australia’s outrage machine has been (justifiably) directed toward Cricket Australia.
"The fact that that is ‘fact’ is -- not quite correct."
"I never gave up on love."
Marian Wright Edelman once said, "you can't be what you can't see."
There is an age-old tactic to make a woman feel like she doesn’t fit in a man’s world.
Give us a break!