Topic archives: feminism

Razer’s Class Warfare: get over yourselves, <em>Daily Life</em> writers, Latham not worth a petition

Razer’s Class Warfare: get over yourselves, Daily Life writers, Latham not worth a petition

December 11, 2014 18

Change.org petitions and a manufactured Fairfax feud only get in the way of hard-hitting analysis of the real goals of feminism.

Sisters doin’ it for themselves: a poorly catered debate

Sisters doin’ it for themselves: a poorly catered debate

October 29, 2014 6

When it comes to ruling the world, women have every right to be just as bad as men.

Razer’s Class Warfare: Clooney/Alamuddin name discussion is a load of wank

Razer’s Class Warfare: Clooney/Alamuddin name discussion is a load of wank

October 16, 2014 6

Amal Alamuddin changing her name to Clooney is not a feminist discussion. It's stupid celebrity gossip, and we need to move on.

‘Firebrand activist’ Yvonne Ridley on feminism and her imprisonment by the Taliban

‘Firebrand activist’ Yvonne Ridley on feminism and her imprisonment by the Taliban

September 29, 2014 11

So-called firebrand Muslim Yvonne Ridley turns out to be funny, down-to-earth and a staunch feminist.

Pyne and vile Kyle most outstanding sexists

Pyne and vile Kyle most outstanding sexists

September 25, 2014 3

The Ernie awards for Sexist Remarks are great fun -- but wouldn't it be great if there weren't enough nominees?

Razer’s Class Warfare: like Emma Watson, downvote Lambie, and make yourself feel better

Razer’s Class Warfare: like Emma Watson, downvote Lambie, and make yourself feel better

September 25, 2014 31

Yes, Jacqui Lambie made a dick of herself. But spilling thousands of pixels on the matter is helping precisely no one.

Razer’s Class Warfare: give Women Against Feminism a chance

Razer’s Class Warfare: give Women Against Feminism a chance

August 7, 2014 14

Young women no longer see feminism as a social justice movement of value -- and who can blame them?

‘Political feminists’ and compulsory voting on Mark Latham’s hit list

August 1, 2014 14

"There is no policy oomph from feminist dogma," Mark Latham told the audience at his book launch last night, saying that political feminism was out of touch with mainstream Australian concerns.

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: ugly little liars edition

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: ugly little liars edition

May 21, 2014 10

Surprise! The budget is not only cruel and horrific, it's worse than you'd thought. The Coalition has broken so very many of its election promises, just to stick the boot into the poor, sick and old.

We already know how to stop domestic violence: close the inequity gap

We already know how to stop domestic violence: close the inequity gap

May 7, 2014 5

Domestic violence has been described as an "epidemic" in Australian society. But freelance writer Bec Zajac says the key to ending violence against women has been well known for some time.

Razer’s Class Warfare: my last temptation

Razer’s Class Warfare: my last temptation

March 13, 2014 9

You can try to give up talking about feminism for Lent. But then along comes Janet Albrechtsen with a morsel too juicy to resist for this Catholic ...

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: vale Mandela … the real Sydney … invisible girl …

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: vale Mandela … the real Sydney … invisible girl …

December 11, 2013 5

The death of Nelson Mandela this week reminded us of how far we have come. But there is still much work to be done. Our proudly Sydney-based writer reviews the week ...

Caro’s Flotsam & Jetsam: Gonski … income equality … spy tales …

Caro’s Flotsam & Jetsam: Gonski … income equality … spy tales …

December 4, 2013 3

The LOLs and reality of education ... Remember income concentration? ... Feminism, flappers and Clive Palmer ... Spy tales: the best reading ...

Germaine Greer, from feminist to proselytising botanist

Germaine Greer, from feminist to proselytising botanist

October 30, 2013 9

Germaine Greer spoke in Melbourne last night without mentioning female emancipation or even women. She's now a crusading conservationist, a second-wave version of herself. Crikey was there.

Don’t buy into ‘self-esteem’ feminism

Don’t buy into ‘self-esteem’ feminism

October 30, 2013 20

Railing against the patriarchy while spending your pay cheque on lipstick is not feminism. It's boring. Please, Annabel Crabb, tell us more about central banking.

She said/she said: does feminism need a rebrand?

She said/she said: does feminism need a rebrand?

October 17, 2013 5

Is feminism a brand? Is it damaged? Does it need a rejig? Women's Agenda editor Georgina Dent sparked a debate; marketing guru Jane Caro responds.

Encouraged women perform better than they expect

Encouraged women perform better than they expect

October 14, 2013 3

The gender issue stymies efforts by women to break through stigma, says Dr Leslie Cannold

Normal Kate’s normal post-George bump a shape of things to come

Normal Kate’s normal post-George bump a shape of things to come

July 26, 2013 39

How normal is Kate? So normal. And Willy is such a normal dad. And George will be normalised, too. These new-age royals are all so normal. Or so the narrative goes.

Chasing Snowden

July 4, 2013

Crikey readers have their say on feminism, Edward Snowden and who lunched with whom.

Bringing men into the feminist tent

July 3, 2013 4

Crikey readers have their say on feminism and literacy.