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Harper is not an impudent child, she is hope
Opinion
Opinion

Harper is not an impudent child, she is hope

I was also around nine years old when I found my voice as a free-thinking human being.

  • by Wendy Squires

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I opposed a gender quota - and was 100 per cent wrong
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Opinion

I opposed a gender quota - and was 100 per cent wrong

When the make-up of your board is heavily skewed towards men, there must be an explanation for the phenomenon. I could think of four possibilities.

  • by Sam Crosby
Churches, LGBTI Christians urge crackdown on 'conversion' therapy

Churches, LGBTI Christians urge crackdown on 'conversion' therapy

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he has no desire to get involved in a debate on gay 'conversion' therapy, declaring it is not an issue for him and that people should "make their own choices about their own lives".

  • by Farrah Tomazin
Crazy Rich Asians has already won the battle. But what about the war?

Crazy Rich Asians has already won the battle. But what about the war?

The all-Asian rom-com was North America's top film in its opening weekend, but there's plenty yet to come, says star Constance Wu.

  • by Karl Quinn
Keeping it real: Alia Shawkat, authenticity and diversity on screen
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Keeping it real: Alia Shawkat, authenticity and diversity on screen

Her new film is a lesbian love story in which not all the performers are lesbians. So is the Arrested Development on the side of the angels or the demons?

  • by Karl Quinn
Courting controversy by casting against 'type'
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Opinion

Courting controversy by casting against 'type'

Another Hollywood casting announcement has sparked another wave of controversy. Is it justified?

  • by Karl Quinn
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'Male, pale, and stale': New report slams Australia's boardrooms

'Male, pale, and stale': New report slams Australia's boardrooms

One director said she was more likely to be asked about recipes than her business insights.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Trump administration reverses Obama policy on affirmative action
University

Trump administration reverses Obama policy on affirmative action

The United States' school superintendents and university presidents will be encouraged to adopt race-blind admissions standards.

  • by Erica L. Green
Religious leaders and health practitioners could face prosecution for gay "conversion"
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Religious leaders and health practitioners could face prosecution for gay "conversion"

Rogue religious leaders and health practitioners who claim that homosexuality can be “fixed” will face scrutiny as part of a broad-ranging inquiry.

  • by Farrah Tomazin
Case for gender diversity on boards will survive the post-AMP backlash
Gender

Case for gender diversity on boards will survive the post-AMP backlash

The cascade of female director resignations at AMP have sparked rumblings of a revolt against corporate diversity targets.

  • by Ruth Williams
We need different faces in Parliament
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Opinion

We need different faces in Parliament

Australia likes to think of itself as a diverse, multicultural, egalitarian country. The reality is we are still far from achieving that.

  • by Osmond Chiu