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Girls are cautioned against 'hyper-sexualisation', so why aren't boys?

Girls are cautioned against 'hyper-sexualisation', so why aren't boys?

'The stereotype of the red-blooded Aussie bloke is pervasive, and it calls on men to be rigidly heterosexual and up for it at all times.'

  • by Clementine Ford

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Why I've put my bridesmaid days behind me
Weddings

Why I've put my bridesmaid days behind me

It was when I was told to stay away from beer, followed by a disapproving glance down to my waistline, that I decided I was done.

  • by Wendy Squires
Your Daily Horoscope for Tuesday, November 20
Horoscopes

Your Daily Horoscope for Tuesday, November 20

Free daily horoscope for each star sign from renowned Astrologer Kelli Fox. Forecasts for the week ahead in life, love and career.

  • by Kelli Fox
'I can always tell the students who’ve had a gap year'
Opinion
Education

'I can always tell the students who’ve had a gap year'

It's that time of year when parents worry about their kids at schoolies, but there are worse things they should fear.

  • by Jenna Price
The law should punish Tinder liars
Opinion

The law should punish Tinder liars

There have always been people who tell lies to get sex, but apps make it easy to deceive victims on an unprecedented scale, and in relative anonymity, well outside the perpetrators' social circles.

  • by Irina D. Manta
Sorry, girls' schools do not boost equality across society
Opinion
Education

Sorry, girls' schools do not boost equality across society

'We don’t achieve equality by reinforcing an existing inequality.'

  • by Claudia Hooper
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Can you really 'be the person your dog thinks you are'?

Can you really 'be the person your dog thinks you are'?

New York cartoonist Liza Donnelly has set humans some serious homework, strive to "be the person your dog thinks you are".

  • by Kasey Edwards
Why isn't my husband, and all the dads, on the class email list?
Daily Life

Why isn't my husband, and all the dads, on the class email list?

"We both work and share the load … wouldn’t dads like to be included so they can also do their bit?"

  • by Lisa Lintern
Your Daily Horoscope for Monday, November 19
Horoscopes

Your Daily Horoscope for Monday, November 19

Free daily horoscope for each star sign from renowned Astrologer Kelli Fox. Forecasts for the week ahead in life, love and career.

  • by Kelli Fox
About Last Night: talk to your lover about your fears

About Last Night: talk to your lover about your fears

About Last Night: I am worried I will destroy my new relationship. Help.

  • by Maureen Matthews
Single ladies: Can I be a housewife if I'm not married anymore?
Opinion
Divorce

Single ladies: Can I be a housewife if I'm not married anymore?

What am I if I'm not eligible to be a housewife anymore?

  • by Karen Hardy