Leslie Cannold

Leslie Cannold

Dr Leslie Cannold is an award-wining author, qualified ethicist and researcher. Regularly noted as one of Australia’s most influential thinkers, she was honoured as the 2011 Australian Humanist of the Year. Her books include What, No Baby?, The Abortion Myth and the historical novel The Book of Rachael published by Text.

Leslie Cannold

The name game is really a problem of socialisation

Leslie Cannold Why do women take their partner's surnames when they marry? Why, even where a woman keeps her own name, does she follow tradition and give her offspring his surname instead of hers?

Leslie Cannold

Close contest shows negative ads don't work and sticking to principle does

Leslie Cannold

Leslie Cannold While Ted Baillieu's achievements in winning so many seats in one blow are indisputable, the result is a Parliament split right up the middle.

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Julia is one of us and all women are proud of her

Leslie Cannold IN THE tense hours between 7pm on Wednesday until Labor's caucus meeting on Thursday morning, women were emoting on Twitter: “My little boys may wake up to a female prime minister.