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Cleo, brainchild of Ita Buttrose, has closed after more than 40 years in print. AAP Image/Lukas Coch

Cleo’s closure and the future of feminism

Cleo has been part of Australia's media landscape for more than 40 years. We look back on the magazine that "wrote about sex as if we invented it" and its unique brand of pop culture commentary.
Husband and Wife, Sunday Morning, Detroit, Michigan, 1950. Photograph by Gordon Parks. Courtesy and © The Gordon Parks Foundation. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Gordon Parks exhibit offers intimate glimpse into segregation-era life for African Americans

In the spring of 1950, Gordon Parks, the first African-American photographer for Life Magazine, returned to his hometown of Fort Scott, Kansas. On assignment for the magazine, Parks photographed his middle…
Yup, that’s GQ’s new Philanthropist of the Year. John Stillwell/PA Wire

Surprise, surprise, Twitter is outraged by Blair’s GQ award

It doesn’t take someone with the mentality of a conspiracy theorist to conclude that the decision by GQ magazine to name to Tony Blair as philanthropist of the year was one taken in the full knowledge…
Not so nuts? Dave Thompson/PA

Demise of lads’ mag Nuts is no victory for women

The probable closure of Nuts magazine marks a huge blow to the lads’ mags industry. Following closely behind the closure of rival Front, it is evident that the lad’s mags market has entered a period of…

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