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MWF stumbles at first hurdle

MWF stumbles at first hurdle

The Melbourne Writers Festival has been forced to change the name of a panel on sex workers, after members of the industry were offended and excluded.

Pickering: feminist is as feminist does

Pickering: feminist is as feminist does

Feminism is undeniably going through a massive upheaval, writes Karen Pickering, creator and host of Cherchez la Femme.

Misogynist abuse online and playing the victim

Misogynist abuse online and playing the victim

Responding effectively to misogynist abuse involves abandoning censorship and encouraging more women online.

Jennifer Wilson: thoughts on why MTR is threatening to sue me

Jennifer Wilson: thoughts on why MTR is threatening to sue me

Blogger Jennifer Wilson has been challenging Melinda Tankard Reist for years. So why is Reist, aka MTR, now threatening to sue her? Wilson shares some thoughts.

<em>Human Centipede II</em>: why banning violent films creates a new kind of monster

Human Centipede II: why banning violent films creates a new kind of monster

In the online environment, banning films has become the mother of all free advertising, and Human Centipede II just became the latest film to cash in on the infamy of the forbidden.