Last night, Julie Bishop articulated the gender divide in Australian politics. In 2013, she did much to embolden that divide.
While the abortion bill has passed an important first step, the amendments in place are so elastic, it feels like the status quo has not shifted.
With Julie Bishop set to be the chancellor of ANU, are we seemingly at the same junction we found ourselves a month ago. How much are we willing to allow our politicians to privately benefit from public office?
This morning, social media lost the plot over the possibility of a black woman being 007. However, looking at the fine print, it’s nothing to get excited about. Not yet.
In a now-deleted image, Bleacher Report has honoured America’s winning of the Women’s World Cup with a place alongside great Americans. Americans like the cast of Friends, and Tom Cruise in Top Gun.
Last night, our national team beat Brazil. However, the greater meaning of the Women’s World Cup sits just below the surface.
An article this morning wondered if it was ok to electronically track your children outside your home. Of course, it is, I’m teaching them the benefits of paranoia.
We mothers have a lot of opinions. However, it was the level of complaint aimed at the poor PR people of Huggies that makes me think we’re entirely lost the plot.
Today, a man pissed off the world by claiming that women over 50 are unloveable. I think men under 40 are exactly the same.
After a year of scandal, Cricket Australia seems to have turned the corner. However, after seeing an ad that emboldened women, I’m absolutely sure that they have not changed.
Yesterday, the nation was shocked by the footage of Fortnite streamer abusing his pregnant partner. As a survivor of domestic violence, I know that the difficult day is the one after they’ve been charged.
As a mother in the social media age, I’m expected to share everything that my kids do, or risk social expulsion. Yeah, it’s a no from me.
Highlighting domestic terrorism it over a larger, clearly more dangerous issue is why it continues to repeat. In 2018, sixty women are dead. Where’s our political exposure? Why are men not being told to dob in their own?
Ashleigh Raper felt that she had to keep quiet about what happened between her and Luke Foley. Often, saying nothing is the only option we have.
Toyah Cordingley was murdered, despite her walking her dog, something we women trust will keep us safe. Her fear is ours too.
Last night, the nation witnessed the Honey Badger ultimately choosing no-one. It hurt, because it illustrated that even fictionalised television romance is too real.
In a blast from the past, the Distracted Boyfriend Meme returned to be panned as sexist. I suggest we keep our discourse relevant.
Jacinda Ardern bringing her baby to the UN might seem like a stunt, but the corridors of power were long overdue for a dose of reality.
After one mother spoke of her entitlement in meme form, the internet bit back. As a mum, I can confidently say that she deserves the criticism.
With the conditions on new citizens tougher, it begs us to ask not only who we are, but what we expect.
My daughter’s generation may believe they’ve made great progress regarding sex, but the truth is that they’re fighting the same problems I did.
My eldest son recently asked me for the best parenting advice I had. I told him to not overthink it. And when in doubt, do nothing.