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Forget what Louis Nowra and The Monthly say, writes Helen Razor: Germaine Greer is a bright and occasionally charming old ratbag who should be revered.
March 8, 2010
What better way to celebrate the emancipation of women than with this timely ad from Freedom Furniture, declaring: "Every woman's dream: Being rewarded to go shopping".
March 8, 2010
It's been 40 years since Germaine Greer wrote her pivotal feminist text The Female Eunuch. But while the West has since undergone a "feminist revolution", she's not taking any of the credit.
October 20, 2009
While men deal with a simple 'Mr', women face the confusing titles of Miss, Mrs and Ms. Should women battle between using a title to define their marital status or is it okay not to care?
October 9, 2009
How does feminism mix with power and the media? Now female pollies get the photoshopping treatment, but where are all the ladies on the Fin Review's Power 2009 list? asks Helen Westerman
September 29, 2009
Hair dryers, manscaping and eating tofu? That's no real man. Except, ads focused on a false idea of manhood are just as damaging as the "real women" concept is for females, writes Clem Bastow.
September 21, 2009
This weekend opinion piece from Maureen Dowd is the most emailed story on The New York Times website right now. Her question: Did the feminist revolution end up benefiting men more than women?
September 8, 2009 2
Clive James has joined the chorus of voices railing against both Islam and Western feminists, in an article that champions two Australian “dissidents” -- Pamela Bone and Helen Garner, writes Shakira Hussein.
September 1, 2009
There are few taboo words left in the English language, but the C word remains one of them. Why are vaginas nicknames so offensive and when will women get round to reclaiming them?
August 26, 2009
The problem with beauty pageants isn't the bikinis, it's that women who pay lip service to the gender equality myth are rewarded. It is dangerous to say women have achieved gender equality, writes Nina Funnell.