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Daisy Richardson

Daisy Richardson

The Pain Was Unbearable, But No One Believed Me For Years

6 min read

"You don’t look sick."

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

Note To Men: Your Daughter's Vagina Does Not Belong To You

5 min read

Here’s the grossest news you’ll hear all week!

Health

Health

'I Wanted To Be A Mum': Aussie Women Are Going Through Menopause At 25

4 min read

Lorena always dreamt of being a mother. But at 25, she said that choice was suddenly taken from her.

Health

Health

The Most Common Type Of Vaginal Infection And Most Women Haven't Head Of It

4 min read

Do you know what bacterial vaginosis is? If you're a woman and you don't, you're not alone, despite it being more common than Thrush.

Bella Westaway

Bella Westaway

Young Women Are Anxious, Depressed And Lonely. I Was One Of Them.

7 min read

About three years ago, I was diagnosed with severe depression.

Inspiration

Inspiration

Meet The Snorkeling Grandmothers Who Are Chasing Deadly Sea Snakes

4 min read

Armed with cameras and a bit of courage, this group of snorkelling grandmothers are helping to track a population of lethal sea snakes in waters off New Caledonia.

Inspiration

Inspiration

Victoria’s Secret Model Fighting To Rewrite The Code For Women In Tech

3 min read

International model, actor and iOS developer Lyndsey Scott is smashing stereotypes in the tech industry so future generations of women don’t have to.

Health

Health

Online Abortions Made Available To More Australian Women

2 min read

Women now have another avenue for accessing medical abortions, with the launch of a new online and over-the-phone service.

National

National

Women Aren't Being Warned By GPs About Depression And The Pill

5 min read

Women aren't being warned the contraceptive pill could put them at greater risk of developing depression, one of Australia’s top doctors has said, despite girls as young as 12 being prescribed it.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Breast Cancer Surgeon Wants Breast Checks Taught In Schools

4 min read

One of Australia’s top breast cancer surgeons wants to see breast checks taught in schools across the country, to better prepare young women to spot the disease.

National

National

Most Influential Women And Girls Revealed

3 min read

Greta Thunberg, Jacinda Ardern, Malala Yousafzai and Michelle Obama have all been named among the most influential women and girls.

Satire

Satire

Clementine Ford: I Wish I Was Hot Enough To Be Sexually Assaulted

3 min read

Have you heard the one about the woman who believed her drink was spiked?

Maria Lewis

Maria Lewis

'Hustlers' And 'Birds Of Prey': Extraordinary Films Get Made When Women Call The Shots

5 min read

There’s a little movie called 'Hustlers' – you may have heard of it.

National

National

Honey Birdette Boss Rubbishes Claims 'Sexy' Breast Cancer Ad Is 'Soft Porn'

3 min read

The boss of risqué lingerie brand Honey Birdette says claims the business tried to sexualise breast cancer are ‘ridiculous’ and ‘offensive’.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

Good Riddance To White Ribbon

6 min read

At long last, the White Ribbon Foundation is no more.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

Your Vagina Is Beautiful And Precious. Here's How I Take Care Of Mine.

5 min read

I thought I was pretty clued in on what I was supposed to do to maintain my vaginal and reproductive health, but a recent routine cervical screening test taught me otherwise.

Melbourne Cup Carnival

Melbourne Cup Carnival

'Another Woman Will Win The Melbourne Cup, I'd Bet Anything On It'

3 min read

A funny little coincidence happened last weekend.

Polly Dunning

Polly Dunning

Paying Women More Than Men In Ms. Monopoly Is A Bad Move

3 min read

On Tuesday, toy giant Hasbro announced a new version of game night favourite 'Monopoly' called 'Ms. Monopoly'.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

Sorry, ScoMo, But Cashless Welfare Cards Are A Slap In The Face

6 min read

When I first heard about the Federal government's plans to roll out the cashless welfare card, my blood ran cold.

Nicola Heath

Nicola Heath

Decriminalising Abortion Doesn't Go Far Enough

4 min read

In case you hadn’t noticed, a debate is raging about the decriminalisation of abortion in New South Wales.

Melina Georgousakis

Melina Georgousakis

Wikipedia Is Sexist, But We're Trying To Fix It

4 min read

There are 1.7 million biographies on Wikipedia, however only about 18 percent of them are on women.

National

National

Libra Ad To Show Period Blood On Television In Australian-First

3 min read

Libra's new ad campaign is tackling period stigma head-on, by depicting actual blood on pads for the first time.

Katie Horneshaw

Katie Horneshaw

Why Women Have To Say Sorry To Survive

7 min read

As a teenager, I took great pride in my schoolyard reputation for being brash and unafraid of authority.

World

World

First It Was Driving, Now Saudi Arabia Allows Women To Travel Without Male Permission

2 min read

Women in Saudi Arabia are now able to travel without the permission of a male relative.

Health

Health

A Woman's Birth Control Implant Dislodged From Her Arm, Ending Up In Her Lung

3 min read

A 31-year-old woman had used the contraceptive method for eight years but had no idea it had ended up in her left lung.

National

National

Uber Rolls Out Update To Make Sure You Get Into The Right Car

1 min read

Uber is rolling out new safety features reminding its riders to check they're hopping into the right car.

Stacey June

Stacey June

8 Things You Should Never Say To Someone Who's Struggling To Conceive

5 min read

There are many things we're taught to say to someone in their time of grief or need.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

Why Just Speaking Up About Sexual Assault Isn't The Solution

5 min read

I believe in the principle that everyone is innocent until they are proven guilty.

Katie Horneshaw

Katie Horneshaw

We All Failed My Sister Before She Became A Killer. We Can't Let It Happen Again.

14 min read

My little sister is digging greedily into a mammoth slice of chocolate cheesecake.

News

News

Seven Girlfriends Build Mansion To Live And Retire In Together

1 min read

A group of seven women have built a modern mansion to spend their retirements in.

Sport

Sport

USA Claim Women's World Cup Championship In Soccer

1 min read

The United States Women's National team is celebrating victory as World Cup champions.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

For Pete’s Sake, Let Your Boys Drink Pink Milk

5 min read

During a conversation earlier this week, I heard yet another example of how patriarchy works to break men.

Alix Nicholson

Alix Nicholson

Wait -- Is This Wimbledon Or London Fashion Week?

4 min read

I’ll admit, I’m not really a ‘sport’ person.

World

World

Student's Suspected Killer Allegedly Tried To Have Sound-Proof Room Built

2 min read

A contractor says the suspected killer of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck asked for the construction of a sound-proof room in April, complete with hooks in the concrete walls and a fingerprint lock.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

The Longer Setka Stays In Power, The More Entitled Abusive Men Might Feel

3 min read

The Labor Party continues to wrestle with the refusal of union boss John Setka to step down from his position as head of the CFMMEU, despite his conviction this week for harassment.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

I'm All For Feminism, But We Need A Men's Rights Manifesto

7 min read

Names can be misleading.

News

News

'I'm Not Ashamed About My Abortion'

5 min read

When Sarah Thompson had an abortion it was a criminal act in New South Wales. Ten years later, terminating a pregnancy is still illegal in the state, despite most Australians supporting legal abortions.

Crime

Crime

Two Teenagers Charged After Sickening Alleged Attack On Woman

1 min read

A horrifying attack on a young woman was captured on CCTV. 

News

News

#KuToo: Thousands Of Japanese Women Sign Anti-Heels Petition

2 min read

Japanese women are digging their heels in, protesting workplace rules that force them to wear heels in the office.

National

National

Victorian Women Will No Longer Need Husband's Permission For IVF

2 min read

Women separated from their husbands, but not divorced, will no longer have to get their estranged spouse's permission to access IVF in Victoria.

National

National

Pick-Up Artist Shares 'Predatory' List Of Where To Pick Up Female 'Targets'

3 min read

A creepy list of the best 'game venues' to hit on women in Melbourne has been shared on a pick-up artist's forum.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

What Joe Hildebrand Is Getting Wrong About Violence Against Women

5 min read

Joe Hildebrand is trending again.

National

National

Fiery Confrontation On Studio 10 Over 'Not All Men' Comments

3 min read

Former politician Phil Cleary has gone toe-to-toe with Joe Hildebrand, as the pair failed to agree on how to address violent acts by men against women.

News

News

Guy's Rant About Being Rejected By 19-Year-Old Women Backfires

2 min read

A Reddit post from a 31-year-old man who was angry about being rejected by a group of 19-year-old women has seriously backfired after going viral.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

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

4 min read

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.

World

World

Japan's Anti-Groping App Downloaded Hundreds Of Thousands Of Times

1 min read

The 'Digi Police' app was produced to tackle crime in Tokyo but a recent anti-groping function has made the app a viral hit with Japanese women.

News

News

Women's Brains Work Better In Warmer Rooms: Study

2 min read

Women perform better in maths and language tasks when the heat is on -- literally.

World

World

Female Sports Tournament Winner Gets Vibrator As Prize

2 min read

Female squash players have slammed tournament organisers for 'sexist' prizes awarded to winners.

Phil Barker

Phil Barker

Something Brutal Happened On Saturday Night That Was More Important Than Politics

4 min read

As we gathered around our TVs or frantically refreshed our social media on Saturday evening, to watch the astounding news that polls cannot predict elections, there was a murder in the Sydney suburb of Randwick.

National

National

Housing Crisis: Young People Pushing Older Women Into Homelessness

3 min read

The housing affordability crisis is plaguing more than Australia's youth.

Corrine Barraclough

Corrine Barraclough

A #SexStrike Is Not The Answer To A Ban On Abortion

3 min read

Over the weekend, celebrities including #MeToo activist Alyssa Milano and Bette Midler called on women to stop having sex, after the latest restrictive abortion law was passed in the US.

Crime

Crime

Woman Allegedly Dragged From Car After Pulling Into Her Driveway

1 min read

A woman has been allegedly attacked when pulling into her own driveway on Friday evening.

Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison

You Have NFI What Your Mum Went Through For You

4 min read

In the delivery room of a hospital, as women become mothers, apparently the most common words uttered -- or shrieked, yelled and howled -- are "I'm never having sex again!"

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

Men Will Never Be Subjected To The Barbarism Of The Abortion Laws They're Enacting

5 min read

This week, Georgia became the sixth state in America to pass a bill that effectively outlaws abortion and criminalises those who seek to obtain or provide one.

Sandra Sully

Sandra Sully

Domestic Violence Almost Destroyed Naomi, But She Broke Free

4 min read

When we ring in the third decade of the millennium next year, Australia will have lost somewhere around 1000 women to homicidal partners.

Lisa Portolan

Lisa Portolan

The Way Women Use Dating Apps Proves That Size Does Matter

4 min read

When it comes to size, in a world where dating apps have overtaken face-to-face interaction, it’s not necessarily his member that we’re referring to.

Health

Health

People Are Freaking Out Over An Anatomical Diagram Of Women's Milk Ducts

2 min read

An anatomical diagram detailing women's milk ducts has been shared on Twitter and people can't handle it.

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.

World

World

UK Primary School Kids To Get Free Sanitary Products

2 min read

The UK government has announced it will provide primary school girls with free sanitary products as early as next year.

Life

Life

The World's First Vagina Museum Is Coming To London

2 min read

Plans for a world-first museum dedicated to the female reproductive anatomy are underway in London, UK.

Life

Life

Beauty Queen Stripped Of Title After Announcing Pregnancy

2 min read

A Bolivian beauty queen has lost her crown after revealing that she's expecting a child.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

If You Get An Abortion In Texas You Could Soon Face The Death Penalty

5 min read

A Texas State Representative -- Republican Tony Tinderholt -- has proposed a bill that could see women in that state who have an abortion charged with homicide.

World

World

South Korea Just Ruled An Anti-Abortion Law Unconstitutional

2 min read

A 66 year-old law that rendered abortion a crime in South Korea has been overturned in a landmark decision that states the legislation was unconstitutional.

World

World

The Story Behind This Viral Photo Of A Woman In White

2 min read

It started with a photo that has swiftly evolved into a symbol of a women-led revolution.

World

World

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

2 min read

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

Olivia Murphy

Olivia Murphy

The War Hero Who Saved George Washington's Life May Actually Have Been A Woman

4 min read

A documentary from the Smithsonian Institute, examining new DNA and physical anthropology evidence, suggests the famous cavalry officer Casimir Pulaski (1745-1779) might have been a woman, or intersex.

News

News

This Simple Act Can Make A Woman Feel A Hell Of A Lot Safer

2 min read

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.

Health

Health

Fact Or Fiction: Study Claims Oral Sex Reduces Risk Of Miscarriage

2 min read

The risk of miscarriage can be reduced by regularly giving oral sex, a new Dutch study claims.

Health

Health

Competitive Bodybuilding: The Risks and Rewards Of Natalie Joyce's New Hobby

4 min read

ICYMI, Natalie Joyce -- that's former Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce’s ex-wife -- is now a competitive bodybuilder.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

The People Who Created Every Taxpayer Who Ever Lived Were Completely Ignored In The Budget

5 min read

Let me, through metaphorical gritted teeth, put a few facts in front of you.

News

News

Why Giant Boobs Have Popped Up Across London

2 min read

Giant inflatable boobs varying in size, shape and colour have been popping up all over London in a bid to destigmatise breastfeeding and pumping in public.

Nicola Heath

Nicola Heath

Men Shouldn't Have To Have Daughters To Treat Women Well

4 min read

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.

Health

Health

Endometriosis: The Crippling Condition One In 10 Aussie Women Battle Every Single Day

5 min read

Debilitating. Heartbreaking. Embarrassing. These are just some of the words that five women living with endometriosis used to describe the condition when speaking to 10 daily.

Sport

Sport

Kick Like Tayla: Australian Personalities Give Iconic Photo Their Best Shot

1 min read

It's an AFLW photo that has already become an iconic image of women's sport, and now Australian personalities are doing their best to recreate it.

Health

Health

Contraceptive Earrings Could Make Birth Control Simpler -- And More Stylish

3 min read

Imagine if preventing unwanted pregnancy was as easy as putting on a pair of earrings?

The Project

The Project

Bad News For Businesswomen

1 min read

Listen up, tens, a researcher is speaking. And they have bad news.

Brandon Jack

Brandon Jack

The Big Difference Between The 'Sexual Abuse' Of Dusty And Tayla

4 min read

The aftermath of the Tayla Harris situation has been fantastic.

Style

Style

These Jeans Are All Size 12 So Why Are Some Much Larger Than Others?

3 min read

Can you spot the difference between these four pairs of women's jeans we purchased from four popular clothing brands?

Nicola Heath

Nicola Heath

Men Who Complain About Women’s Voices Can Get In The Bin

4 min read

Surprise, surprise -- Sam Newman doesn’t like New Zealand’s female prime minister’s accent.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Why A Routine Trip To The GP Leaves Me Mentally And Emotionally Shaken

6 min read

“Just relax,” he says.

World

World

A Woman Just Won The 'Maths Nobel Prize' For The First Time

2 min read

American Karen Uhlenbeck has won the 2019 Abel prize, often referred to as "maths Nobel" prize -- becoming the first woman to do so.

Life

Life

This Is The Age All Women Will Turn Into Their Mothers

3 min read

We now know the exact age that women will transform into their dear old mums, thanks to a new study.

Health

Health

Cannabis Before Sex Means More Orgasms For Women, Says Study

3 min read

A study has found that women who use cannabis before sex are twice as likely to have an orgasm.

World

World

Mind The Gender Pay Gap: Discount Train Fares Offered To Women

1 min read

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.

World

World

Victim Who Needed 14-Stitches Too Ugly To be Raped According To Judges

1 min read

The reason given by an Italian appeals court for overturning a rape verdict, that the victim was too ugly to be raped, has sparked outrage in the country.

News

News

One Small Step For Woman Marks NASA’s Giant Leap To Mars

2 min read

NASA have announced that the first person on Mars is likely to be a woman.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

A Woman Is Not A Container For A Man's Baby

5 min read

What is the moral situation when a man has sex with a woman and, if she becomes pregnant and chooses to terminate the pregnancy, decides to use the courts to punish those who provided the abortion?

National

National

'A Broken Record': Half Of Young Women Feel Unsafe At Night

3 min read

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.

National

National

Mums Inspire Their Girls To Be Their Own Captain Marvel

4 min read

Young girls and their mums are coming together at coding workshops aimed at changing their perception of what the internet can -- and should -- look like: more Captain Marvels and less men in hoodies.

Style

Style

Some Hard Truths About Stretch Marks

4 min read

When new mum Kristyn Dingman showed off her stretch marks on Instagram the 27-year-old was slammed for "promoting an unhealthy lifestyle."

#IWD2019

#IWD2019

Forget Millennials, This Group Has The Hardest Time Getting A Roof Over Their Heads

5 min read

Australian women -- particularly older women -- are suffering under the weight of a "broken" housing system, prompting calls for a national strategy that prioritises their needs.

#IWD2019

#IWD2019

Olympic Medalist Gets Excited Over A Dress With Pockets, And It's All About Privilege

2 min read

It's a feeling many women can relate to -- the excitement when you try on a skirt or a dress and it has pockets.

Mark McCrindle

Mark McCrindle

What Aussies Really Think About Workplace Gender Equality

5 min read

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.

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’.

Stacey June

Stacey June

FFS Why Are There So Many Acronyms When It Comes To Getting Pregnant?

4 min read

"I'm a FTM that needs to AIH via IUI. My DH/OH and I can’t DTD and yesterday I got a BFN via HPT. It sucked hard.

#RANTSHARWOOD

#RANTSHARWOOD

Don't Blame Women, Blame The Lack Of Role Models In The Game

2 min read

Studio 10 host Sarah Harris put it well today when she spoke of the NRL's "never-ending scandal".

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

I'm All For Normalising Periods But Smearing It On Your Face Is Just Bloody Gross

4 min read

Don’t read on if you have a weak stomach. Consider yourself warned. You’re welcome.

Megan Hustwaite

Megan Hustwaite

Stop Kriticising Kylie -- She IS A 'Self-Made' Billionaire And Earned Every Penny

3 min read

Kylie’s kopping a lot of kriticism.

TV

TV

Jackie Woodburne Opens Up About All-Female Neighbours Episode

4 min read

'Neighbours' has found the perfect blend for International Women's Day with an episode featuring an all-female cast.

#IWD2019

#IWD2019

Why It Will Take 202 Years For Women To Earn What Men Do

4 min read

The pay gap between men and women will take more than two centuries to close, according to global female executive Marian Salzman.