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On millennial feminism and blindly loving Ruth Bader Ginsburg

On millennial feminism and blindly loving Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A recent surge of love for the US Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg can only be useful as a mask to our own inertia.

Why Sarah Hanson-Young can’t sue her way to equality

Why Sarah Hanson-Young can’t sue her way to equality

Sarah Hanson-Young's brand of "decaffeinated inspirational feminism" is widely popular. To critique it is heresy, but to permit it to flourish is to permit the concealment of all liberalism’s failures.

Australian progressives are stuck in an endless loop

Australian progressives are stuck in an endless loop

For all the words written and shared about diversity and representation, what's actually been done? And who's benefiting from the cyclic system of outrage and inaction?

Razer: what have we learned from THAT Meanjin cover?

Razer: what have we learned from THAT Meanjin cover?

The queens of the Australian liberal-left have been newly reflected, perhaps even to themselves, in an unflattering light.

Razer: Hillary Clinton’s religious, if nonsensical, performance to Melbourne’s true believers

Razer: Hillary Clinton’s religious, if nonsensical, performance to Melbourne’s true believers

Hillary Clinton spoke to a 5000-strong crowd on a freezing Thursday night in Melbourne. Her observations on misogyny failed to adequately warm Helen Razer.

Razer: feminism doesn’t mean we have to be nice about Barbara Bush

Razer: feminism doesn’t mean we have to be nice about Barbara Bush

A major Western feminist movement honouring the memory of Barbara Bush represents a critical failure of reason.

Razer: ‘toxic masculinity’ debate is self-defeating and toxic itself

Razer: ‘toxic masculinity’ debate is self-defeating and toxic itself

We see the term everywhere, yet few people ever bother to define it. In Helen Razer's view, “toxic masculinity” is not a true concept, and not truly feminist at all.

Debate Club: can pop culture be a force for feminist good?

Debate Club: can pop culture be a force for feminist good?

Will the gradual crawl towards representation in pop culture continue in 2018, or is the battle meaningless in the pursuit of profit? Helen Razer and Lauren Rosewarne offer points for both sides.

Larissa Waters and the Greens’ tedious return to identity politics

Larissa Waters and the Greens’ tedious return to identity politics

Larissa Waters needs to care less about her breasts in Parliament and more about the fact that there are no damn jobs in this country.

Radical feminists for the Australian Christian Lobby?

Radical feminists for the Australian Christian Lobby?

Feminists and the Australian Christian Lobby don't agree on much but according to the ACL's Wendy Francis, things have changed.