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Topic: misogyny in politics
Caro’s flotsam and jetsam: missing MH370 … pollie pride … March in March …

Caro’s flotsam and jetsam: missing MH370 … pollie pride … March in March …

Remember Julia Gillard's misogyny speech? Here is a version set to music that will bring tears to your eyes. Plus: are things ever going to get better?

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Richard Farmer gives the ABC a fail for its Sunday news sense. Plus other political views noted along the way.

Where are the women in the Liberal Party?

Where are the women in the Liberal Party?

As the Coalition mounts a rearguard assault on sexism, should the smaller proportion of conservative women in power raise alarm bells? Political watcher Stephen Luntz reports.

The shrivelled grain of contemporary politics

The shrivelled grain of contemporary politics

Crikey readers have their say on Gillard's world-renowned speech on feminism and sexism last week.

Simons: how media perpetuate women’s silence

Simons: how media perpetuate women’s silence

Men dominate the media, both creating it, and the people it covers. Is it any wonder it cynically dismissed Gillard's irritation at sexism?

So Peter Slipper slides out — was it all worth it?

So Peter Slipper slides out — was it all worth it?

Peter Slipper's departure from the speaker's chair enables an assessment of exactly what Labor got from him and what price it paid. So was it all worth it?

Susan Mitchell: Gillard’s words changed politics forever

Susan Mitchell: Gillard’s words changed politics forever

The Peter Slipper saga will be forgotten. What people will remember is a Prime Minister standing up for women and demanding sexism stop, writes commentator Susan Mitchell.

‘Unproductive old cow’, say one-dimensional old men

‘Unproductive old cow’, say one-dimensional old men

The latest example of misogynist abuse of the Prime Minister illustrates how she angers a certain type of male.