It’s been five years since school students first went on strike for climate action. Much has changed.
First used in the 1970s, the social theory known as intersectionality triggered widespread debate on racial identifications and the interplay among categories.
If diversity programs are to truly benefit Australia’s most disadvantaged groups, such as Indigenous people, more acknowledgement must be given to class and ‘intersectionality’.
Women have to take on more unpaid labour – and manage their emotional response to this extra work.
The activist is today the subject of songs, sculptures, an annual lecture and even a new musical.
Digital activists are targeted for their work on intersectional issues. But they have developed strategies to deal with online and offline hate.
What do popular ‘settler’ Australian stories like The Castle and Trent Dalton’s books say about who we are? What do they evade? Jeanine Leane investigates the state of post-Mabo Australian literature.
Pauli Murray, the first Black woman to be ordained by the Episcopal Church, was an advocate for women’s rights and racial justice.
Widows in Nigeria are still exposed to harmful practices.
This is not a drastic approach or a political agenda, but a call to open up spaces for conversations about racism, about whiteness, about race with white people listening and not centring themselves.
Belonging to one or more groups with long-standing social and economic disadvantages increases the risk of cancer diagnoses and death.
Diversity terms often involve decades of scholarship being reduced to a single word. Understanding them – and knowing how to explain them – is crucial.
Euphoria tackles the status quo head on with an esthetic that transgresses the codes of television, while criticizing several taboos and social issues.
Being both trans and a person of color comes with a unique set of challenges. Collectively working toward overcoming these barriers is one way this community fights for survival.
Helping transform food systems so they serve people around the world starts with taking an active approach to addressing inequalities.
Many large employers must already report statistics on issues such as how many women they employ, their pay and their level of seniority. But that’s not enough; an intersectional approach is needed.
Islamophobia increased post-9/11. Twenty years later, American Muslims are still dealing with the mental health effects – and research barriers limit what is known about what puts them at risk.
Microaggressions are more subtle than outright discrimination. But they can directly affect HIV treatment outcomes.
Who are the arbiters of contentious language? The answer, in the case of terms that refer to people, is the people to whom those terms refer.
A documentary series aimed to spark national conversation about criminalising coercive control. However, it highlighted power imbalances in conversations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous women.