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Insulted by the Gillette ad about jerks? Chances are you’re a jerk
Opinion
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Insulted by the Gillette ad about jerks? Chances are you’re a jerk

If it takes a commercial to raise awareness about toxic masculinity, so be it.

  • by Cai Holroyd

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I know all about toxic masculinity; toxic feminism isn't the answer
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Opinion

I know all about toxic masculinity; toxic feminism isn't the answer

Having lived with a violent father, this author and educationist says the Gillette advertisement's attack on masculinity - and the feminists cheering it on - are doing nothing to promote understanding between the sexes.

  • by Kevin Donnelly
Gillette’s not 'the best a man can get'
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Opinion

Gillette’s not 'the best a man can get'

The razor maker has jumped on the #metoo bandwagon as a cynical marketing ploy, and it follows its long history of sexism.

  • by Rachael Jacobs
Sophisticated Frenchmen still behave like pigs towards women
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Opinion

Sophisticated Frenchmen still behave like pigs towards women

Frankly, I'm utterly unsurprised to hear yet another Left Bank sophisticate say 50-year-old women are "invisible" to him.

  • by Anne-Elisabeth Moutet
Explainer: Why do Saudi women like Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun run away?
Gender equality

Explainer: Why do Saudi women like Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun run away?

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun is the latest Saudi woman to attempt to flee her family and seek asylum abroad.

There is no one more entitled and insecure than the male comic
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Sexism

There is no one more entitled and insecure than the male comic

I'm not offended by the idea that any of these topics could be fodder for comedy. But they have to be done well.

  • by Clementine Ford
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It's been 'a hard year to be a man', Clementine Ford has tips
Sexism

It's been 'a hard year to be a man', Clementine Ford has tips

'Understand that the world just isn’t safe for you, so practice some common sense and take the necessary precautions.'

  • by Clementine Ford
Are Australian men victims of sexism?
Sexism

Are Australian men victims of sexism?

It was the surprise statistic coming out of the largest-ever survey of its kind on the issue of sexism in Australia.

  • by Sharon Verghis
'People would consider you really beautiful if you didn't talk so much'
Opinion
Sexism

'People would consider you really beautiful if you didn't talk so much'

If you're a woman with even the vaguest outline of a personality, you've probably been called ‘intimidating’.

  • by Clementine Ford
Hannah Gadsby slams Hollywood's 'good men'
Sexism

Hannah Gadsby slams Hollywood's 'good men'

"When good men talk about bad men, they always ignore the line in the sand." 

  • by Broede Carmody
Sexism sells and study finds more of it is affecting women's health
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Sexism sells and study finds more of it is affecting women's health

Research by Women’s Health Victoria finds sexualisation and objectification of women in advertising is increasing and has negative impact on health, wellbeing.

  • by Miki Perkins