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National

National

This Men-Only Club Will Now Have To Admit Women

1 min read

Brisbane's men-only Tattersall's Club will open its doors to women after a group of unhappy blokes lost a court challenge.

News

News

Look Out Melbourne, Fearless Girl Is Coming To Town

1 min read

She faced off against the Charging Bull on Wall Street, now Fearless Girl will take her place in Federation Square.

World

World

'You Forgot To Invite Women': Gender Equality Awards Fail

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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.

Matilda Dixon-Smith

Matilda Dixon-Smith

Oscar Noms Should Be Gender Neutral. But They Can't Be, As Long As #OscarsSoMale

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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.

National

National

'What Do We Want? Safe Streets': Thousands Rally For Sydney Women's March

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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.

World

World

A Text Message Will Soon Notify Saudi Women Of Their Own Divorce

1 min read

Women in Saudi Arabia will no longer be the last to know of their own divorce, according to reports. 

World

World

One Dead As Violent Protests Erupt In India Over Women Entering Temple

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Two women, accompanied by police officers, entered a centuries-old Hindu shrine and protests broke out as a result.

World

World

Intersex People Win Legal Rights With New 'Diverse' Category

2 min read

A new classification for "third gender" people will give recognition to intersex citizens on official documents, in a historic move in Germany.

Health

Health

Finally! Tampons And Pads Will Be GST Free From Tomorrow

2 min read

Ladies, we all know this has been a long time coming.

Life

Life

Miss Universe's First Transgender Model Slays The Runway

1 min read

For the first time in the Miss Universe pageant's 67-year history, an openly transgender model has entered the competition.

Music

Music

Diversity In Music Is Improving, But There's A Long Way To Go

5 min read

We hit up Good Things music festival to chat to artists about their thoughts on this hot-button issue.

National

National

Believe In Your Voice: Malala's Empowering Message To Young Girls

2 min read

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".

National

National

'I've Shaved Years Off My Life': Rose McGowan On Fronting The #MeToo Movement

3 min read

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.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

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

4 min read

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.

National

National

Rose McGowan Urges Aussie Women To Walk Off The Job For Pay Equality

4 min read

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.

National

National

Australian Attitudes On Violence 'Progressing' But Not Enough: Report

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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.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

AI Is Just As Biased As We Are, And The Implications Are Scary

4 min read

On Monday night, Q&A hosted a special episode for the Festival of Dangerous Ideas.

The Project

The Project

The 8-Year-Old Girl Who Took On Kellogg's And Won

2 min read

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".

World

World

Kleenex Renames 'Mansize' Tissues After Sexist Complaints

1 min read

They're "confidently strong and comfortingly soft" and for years, have been marketed for men. 

Movies

Movies

Horror Exec Doesn't Think There Are A Lot Of Female Directors

2 min read

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.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Dakota Johnson Leaks Her Own Phone Number For A Good Cause

2 min read

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.

Katerina Cosgrove

Katerina Cosgrove

Why Do Women Still Change Their Surnames?

4 min read

I’ve never understood why changing your surname because you happen to marry someone is so necessary.

Movies

Movies

James Bond 'Will Never Be A Woman'

1 min read

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.

Andrew Leigh

Andrew Leigh

How Our Tax System Exacerbates Gender Inequality

5 min read

There are significant gender differences in Australia today. More large companies are run by men named John than by women.

Sport

Sport

"Dangerous": Female Athletes Push Too Hard To Earn A Decent Living

4 min read

"Circling the globe to play all year round, the wear and tear on the body, it is high risk."

Views

Views

Equality For Women Does Not Mean Oppression For Men

4 min read

You can’t be oppressed when another group is merely gaining rights you exclusively acquired by default decades ago.

World

World

Male Doctor: Women Get Paid Less Because They 'Don't Work As Hard'

2 min read

He has since apologised for his comments. But many pointed out he is the tip of the iceberg.

National

National

Two Arrested At 'March For Men' Rally

2 min read

The protest was organised by anti-feminist activist Sydney Watson.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Women Wait Longer: Why There's No Such Thing As 'Potty Parity'

4 min read

It's not just because women are more likely to wash their hands.

Politics

Politics

Here's The Reality Of Being A Female Politician In Australia

4 min read

"You think, if I go into politics, then I'd be signing up for that kind of treatment."

Politics

Politics

Gender Pay Gap At 20 Year Low, But Still Way Too Big

1 min read

Gap now at 20 year low, but more to be done.

Views

Views

While Workplaces Test Dismissal Laws, It’s Women Who Will Suffer

4 min read

This week Australia’s outrage machine has been (justifiably) directed toward Cricket Australia.

TV

TV

Claire Foy May Have Never Received Back Pay For The Crown

2 min read

"The fact that that is ‘fact’ is -- not quite correct."

Celebrity

Celebrity

Michelle Williams Reveals She Secretly Married Phil Elverum

2 min read

"I never gave up on love."

Views

Views

What Needs To Be Done To Get Equal Numbers Of Women In Politics

5 min read

Marian Wright Edelman once said, "you can't be what you can't see."

Views

Views

Zero Percent Of Girls Want To Enter Politics. Here's Why.

5 min read

There is an age-old tactic to make a woman feel like she doesn’t fit in a man’s world.

Views

Views

It's Time For World Surfing To Ride The Gender Equality Wave

3 min read

Give us a break!