An ABC journalist has spoken out about an alleged assault on her by NSW opposition leader Luke Foley — and why she stayed silent about it until, against her wishes, it became a political football.
Former AFL great Barry Hall was fired on the spot from Triple M for a joke about sexual assault. Can the station, and the rest of Australian sports culture, live up to this welcome new standard?
Great news that Saudi women will be allowed to drive, right? Pity it's a distraction from the regime's war crimes and massive human rights violations.
The language of the era is strong and the tone uncompromised. To speak and, especially, to be heard in not only online forums but everyday exchange, we must increasingly trade in the coin of hyperbole.
Tony Abbott has not only weighed into the Yassmin Abdel-Magied "debate", he has also said the Sex Discrimination Commissioner is "anti-men". This is not a mistake -- Abbott wants to come across as crazy and confused as possible.
Julia Gillard would be wise not to conflate political battles with gender warfare. Sexism is a fundamentally different beast in the top echelons of society.
The real fight is not about whether the GST should apply to feminine hygiene products. The real fight is about whether the GST should exist at all.
The government's reaction to the Forgotten Children report is pure vaudeville -- and Gillian Triggs is the villain.