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Women in politics are still judged on their personal lives, "well-hung" or not

In 1921 Edith Cowan became the first woman in Australia elected to a state parliament, and sent the media into an ideological frenzy.

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What do we really think about parent visas?

Parent visas used to be either; expensive with a quick waiting period or cheap with a long waiting period. In the this year’s Budget, the Abbott government removed the latter option. 707 more words

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The Frozen Tundra of Our Societies Mindset

We’re moving at a glacial pace when it comes to gender equality, in fact it seems we are travelling back in time to the 1950’s. In a time of change we as a society seem awfully set on an outdated mindset. 905 more words


WATCH: Penny Wong nails all that's wrong with homophobia.

Senator Penny Wong had some very significant words to say in Parliament today, regarding the culture of casual homophobia, and its damaging effect on society. 227 more words