Heteropessimism is an attitude of disappointment, embarrassment or despair at the state of heterosexual relations – specifically about being in one.
It’s not the first time Australian schools have been given a choice of a religious school chaplain or a secular welfare officer, and for some schools the decision can be divisive.
Two radically inventive new works of Australian graphic nonfiction dig deep into 21st-century life. They balance critique with hopeful possibilities – of collective change and radical acceptance.
Two new studies reveal fascinating new information about why some animals are able to live so long. Let me introduce you to five animals who lived over a century, and their remarkable lives.
The Northern Territory has had alcohol restrictions since 2012. These restrictions are going to be lifted in July of this year, despite concerns expressed by First Nations people in the community.
Knowing where your pelvic floor is and how to exercise it properly can help male incontinence – and might even have some happy side effects.
The road to EU membership is usually a long process, sometimes taking decades.
If the Liberals continue to struggle in cities, WA is likely to be more difficult than it may first appear for the Liberals to win back.
We need to take an urgent look at how we manage and treat long COVID. If we don’t start planning now, the problem will only get worse.
Christian support for legislation prohibiting abortion is a cultural and political stance. It has nothing to do with the Bible.
The government seems unaware that independent MPs carry an enormous workload
The erasure of the constitutional right to abortion will be felt most acutely in states with already dramatically reduced access to abortion.
Health organisations must play their part in preventing burnout and moral injury in workers. Most factors leading to it – such as lack of resources and staff – are outside the control of individuals.
In the wake of the US Supreme Court’s decision on Roe v Wade, it’s worth remembering that a man can benefit from the right to abortion many more times over his lifespan than a woman might.
A reconstructed record of cyclone activity going as far back as 1850 has revealed interesting trends, both around Australia and globally.
Difficulties in attracting and retaining teachers have a lot to do with the conditions they find themselves working in. Here are 3 ways to develop a school system that’s fairer and better for all.
For mature-age students of the Study Centre in the 1970s, education offered them a new life.
Ludwig Wittgenstein’s brilliant early work has had a lasting influence on philosophy, though almost no one has agreed with his conclusions – not even Wittgenstein himself.
From discovering hidden populations of vulnerable newts to dropping “seed bombs”, two new research papers show how genomics and drones help restore threatened ecosystems.
At a time of geopolitical uncertainty, New Zealand’s government has distinctive reasons for opposing Putin’s Ukraine invasion and expressing public reservations about China’s ambition in the Pacific.