The silencing of disabled voices and experiences does not further the feminist cause.
Feminism activist group Destroy the Joint has come under fire for excluding women with disabilities. What is intersectionality and why is it so important to feminism?
Emmeline Pankhurst: part of the first wave.
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Why it's an exciting time to be a feminist.
Gloria Steinem’s new autobiography reminds us of her work as a tireless grassroots campaigner. Here pictured with Barack Obama receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2013.
In her new autobiography, celebrated feminist, activist and author Gloria Steinem seeks to set the record straight on controversial aspects of her legacy.
Protesting students make their way through South Africa’s capital city, Pretoria.
Don't let the name fool you: the #feesmustfall protests at South Africa's universities are about far more than a single issue. A student who has been deeply involved in the protests explains.
The gender binary does not adequately describe the experience of people who identify as genderqueer.
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Germaine Greer's comments that "post-operative transgender men are not women" have provoked outcry from transgender activists. So let's have a meaningful discussion about gender, sex and the complex relationship between the two.
The film sets up a paternalistic dynamic that overrides everything else.
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The Intern is a film ostensibly about gendered and generational role reversal that quickly turns into a treatise about how much even successful young women still have to learn (from old men).
Suffragette tells a story that is both of its time, and timeless - an historical struggle whose lessons, sadly, still need to be learned.
At the film premiere of Suffragette, Sisters Uncut’s Dead Women Can’t Vote campaigners protested against Britain’s domestic violence policies by featuring the colours of the Women’s Social and Political Union.
When Meryl Streep and the stars of the upcoming film Suffragette donned t-shirts emblazoned with the quote "I'd rather be a rebel than a slave," they reignited a contentious debate in feminism.
Initiates undergoing the traditional passage to manhood in Qunu, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Many either die or get maimed during the winter practice.
The practices around the traditional passage to manhood in South Africa are changing and beginning to encompass women as family patterns change. But, there are mixed feelings about the changes.
Dr. Amanda Foreman in Moscow.
If we are to write woman into the history of humanity, we need to listen to those who aren't 'exceptional'; those whose voices are harder to access.
Are women really each other’s worst enemies? Probably not.
Depictions of women bullying women are a mainstay of reality television shows, just as reports of Twitter fights between female celebrities are regular tabloid fare. It's a phenomenon with a long history.
Anne Summers' 1975 book was, and remains, remarkable for a number of reasons.
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Anne Summers' ambitious 1975 book reframed Australian history by placing women at its centre. It was a book of its time. But its groundbreaking approach ensures it is also a book for today.
Ronda Rousey (left) fights Alexis Davis (right) during a bantamweight fight in Las Vegas in 2014.
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Martial arts superstar Ronda Rousey was in Melbourne yesterday to promote her bout with fellow American Holly Holm at UFC 193 in November. But fans care as much about her fights as her fighting words.
Well no wonder they’re all fighting for The Bachelor – there’s only one of him.
The Bachelor is the perfect screen depiction of the male fantasy of scantily clad women pillow-fighting for his affections.
Nadine Labaki’s Where Do We Go now?
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The Arab Women Film Festival seeks to deconstruct misunderstandings about women in the Arab world and its diasporas, and provide a more nuanced view of the challenges faced by Arab women today.
Letting off steam.
Positive stories about the mainstreaming of female comedians could become a smokescreen for an industry getting ever less diverse across a number of areas.
The selfie that (according to Jonathan Jones) would ‘turn Titian on’.
If Kim Kardashian is being peddled to us as both art and feminism, we – and she – are in really dire straits.
This is what sexism looks like.
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Leave debates about on-court banter aside and focus on the victim here.
While being supported by many sex industry groups, feminists have labelled Amnesty International's decriminalisation of prostitution a betrayal of women's rights.
Both sides of the debate claim to have the evidence, but only one is right.