Existing theories of housework focus on traditional gender roles. But they need to be updated to reflect a more nuanced idea of gender, one that allows for dynamics in same-sex relationships.
Housework is typically thought of as a gendered or economic exchange, but a new study emphasises the role played by the knowledge we gain about our partner over the course of a relationship.
Inequality across the domestic sphere – housework and parenting – jeopardises relationship quality.
The latest Census shows Australians spend between five and 14 hours a week on unpaid domestic work, but it's women who suffer the most from this.
If it weren't for chemistry, that pile of wrinkled shirts would take even longer to sort out.
Men, if you want a great relationship this Valentine's Day, turn on the vacuum.
Girls and women still face implicit and explicit discrimination, and a key to changing that is for more women to take on leadership roles.