Article: Should Gladys Berejiklian be steeling herself for an onslaught of sexism?

It’s very early days yet, but it’s going to be interesting to see how the rampant misogyny that dogged so many female politicians will play out with a Liberal premier. Will she be marked as “unfit for leadership” because she’s “deliberately barren”, as Senator Bill Heffernan said of Julia Gillard? Read the full article on […]... Read More

Article: Where is all our money going? How politicians are really spending our cash

GOVERNMENT ministers rorting travel claims have dominated the news over the last few weeks, but the real story is not in embarrassing individual cases of wrongdoing. Delving into data provided by the Department of Finance, news.com.au found parliamentarians claimed over $500 million in expenses between January 2011 and December 2015. That’s more than half a […]... Read More

FixedIt – Abuse is not sex. Underage girls can’t have “sex” with adults.

Sex requires consent. And consensual sex is not a crime. Underage girls cannot give consent. So it’s not “sex” the dance teacher is accused of, it’s abuse. In the same way that giraffes and calculus are different things, sex and abuse are two very different things. 1800 RESPECT Sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling […]... Read More