Crikey August 17, 2009 34 Comments
Why would a woman want to commentate on football? Is it supposed to be cute? They should stick to wearing revealing dresses on Brownlow night Ben Pobjie is horrified.
Jeff Sparrow August 17, 2009 4 Comments
The Woodstock anniversary shows once again the power of the 60s social movements. Except, the women's movement challenged the madonna/whore distinction and we ended up with post-feminism and ... Madonna.
Crikey Intern July 15, 2009
Despite its endorsement of womanising, sexism and traditional gender roles, Mad Men's creator Matthew Weiner insists that the show is feminist, simply because it doesn't shy away from the truth.
Crikey June 30, 2009
The goal of Make-over Camp is to instill poise, grace and confidence in girls between the ages of 10 and 14. Girls will learn to improve their posture, voice, table manners, conversation skills, wardrobe choices, makeup application, hostessing skills and music appreciation.
Crikey June 23, 2009
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has declared the Islamic burqua a sign of the "subjugation" and "submission of women". But what if a woman chooses to wear it of her own accord? asks Salon's Broadsheet.
Crikey June 9, 2009
Is it because she's beautiful, rich, dates Brad Pitt or swans the globe? Naomi Wolf explores the sheer ostentation of being Angelina.
Crikey June 4, 2009
The Australian government is looking to reduce the number of disabled parking permits available to the community. Lauredhel explains why feminists should speak out on the issue.
Crikey May 15, 2009
A new biography of Helen Gurley Brown -- former editor of US Cosmpolitan magazine from over 30 years -- explores the life of a controversial feminist.
Crikey May 14, 2009
Hymenoplasty, an operation to restore a woman's virginity, is a surprisingly hot topic on Iranian weblogs. Feminists are divided about whether or not that's a good thing, writes Janet Afari.