For nine years, The Stella Count has tracked the gender of authors reviewed in key Australian publications. The bias once firmly favoured men. But things have changed.
Over the past half a century, Australian women’s art has gone from the margins to the mainstream. A new book mapping this story is a flawed, colourful kaleidoscope.
As conversations about literary representation evolve, so does the Stella Prize. Five of the 12 authors on the tenth Stella Prize longlist are Indigenous, one is non-binary, and genre is in the mix.
Miranda’s role as the anxious, fumbling white woman is disappointing. Some might find that Miranda is a reflection of the anxiety and fear that white women experience.
As women’s relationship with work and career has changed, so too has the relationship with parenting. What women need now is more targeted support in raising children.
Three female academics discuss how women are forging new pathways in faith leadership throughout religions that traditionally have been patriarchal.
What can we take away from this epic fail of a reboot as a society that continues to undervalue women and shun open discussions of age, class, race and sex?
It feels like history was made in 2021. But it is hard to argue there has been concrete change at Parliament House … yet.
bell hooks, the Black feminist writer and intellectual, died on Dec. 15 aged 69. Scholar and activist Karsonya Wise Whitehead provides a personal reflection on what bell hooks meant to her life.
Academics reflect on books on topical issues in Nigeria that they read in 2021.
Latin American activists have made important contributions to the movement against gender-based violence. Their impact has been significant within global feminist movements.
The objectification of women’s beauty measured by competitive processes, linked specifically to the body, strengthens patriarchal norms.
A century ago, early British nudists had to fight for the right to publish naked photos – the similarities with social media today are striking.
Women’s rights activists used maps to highlight which regions hadn’t given women the vote: we can use the same tactics to push climate action.
Reintegration is a gendered phenomenon — women, men and LGBTQ+ people experience it differently.
Feminists across China came together on Weibo to fight back against under- and misrepresentation of them during the early days of COVID-19.
This Suffrage Day, September 19, we remember Kate Sheppard as a heroine of the movement. But we should also remember others who paved the way, even if they don’t have a banknote to their name.
One citation at a time, a professor and her students are crafting a more complete picture of Dante’s women.
The battle against gender-based violence never ends but the work of the women who set up the first refuges in the 1970s deserves wider recognition.
While women felt more included when they perceived male colleagues as allies, men who saw themselves that way reported more personal growth as a result.