They're silly, but the singer's statement pants are an important comment on female storytelling.
Wentworth is a reimagining of the revolutionary Australian soap opera Prisoner. Both of these influential TV shows demonstrate how the system so often fails those who fall between the cracks.
The way Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is being remembered recalls the outpouring of grief and iconic status Eva Peron the First Lady of Argentina was accorded.
Sweden has enacted what's known as a feminist foreign policy, and Canada plans on doing the same. One fly in the ointment is both countries' arms sales and how they're at odds with feminism.
It may seem incredible that some 2,500 years since the Homeric epics, women are still silenced in public. But the myths of Archaic Greece resonate today in disturbing ways.
Not all women have the capacity, or freedom, to speak out about their experiences of sexual violence – be it in the workplace or at home.
Critics say that #MeToo has turned the legal principle of innocent until proven guilty on its head, but such comments privilege the rights of perpetrators over justice for victims.
Kurdish female fighters are on the front lines of conflicts in Turkey, Syria and Iraq, and they bring their particular brand of radical feminism with them.
If we’re going to grasp what makes Eakins' art so tragically powerful, we should be honest about the man who made them – and the impulses that drove him.
Period product brands may appear all 'woke' and taboo busting, but we shouldn't forget they helped create the taboos in the first place.
Equal rights are not enough. Inequality exists in our minds, in our biases and prejudices, and that remains to be fixed.
Escape the romance trap with these heroines.
If you feel threatened or confused by the #MeToo movement, try channelling your masculinist mystique.
With many men 'missing' from the population in the aftermath of the 1918 flu, women stepped into public roles that hadn't previously been open to them.
The personal is now commercial – beauty, fashion and feminism.
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Sometimes I want to cheer online publications that combine politics, fashion and beauty for the way they are mainstreaming feminism. On closer inspection, though, it has produced some odd results.
Treatment for nervous exhaustion in the Victorian era could literally drive you mad.
South Africa has tended to prioritise race relations over gender relations since formal apartheid ended.
It's been 100 years since women over 30 won the right to vote in Britain. But that didn't solve gender injustice – and young people today need feminism more than ever.
Not everyone won the vote in 1918, and not everyone is living their best life now.
Sylvia Pankhurst's book is the dominant narrative of the time, but was she unfair to her sister Christabel?