NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Emma Watson attends the 'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The Huffington Post)
'This can't be the moment we literally do the opposite of what the people are saying'.
It will be another century before women get paid the same as men, according to The Fawcett Society. The charity, which campaigns fiercely for gender equality and women's rights, has used Equal Pay Day...
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Each year on the 26 October, the world marks Intersex Awareness Day. It's thought that around 1.7% of the global population is born intersex, just fewer than the 2% of the world's population estimated...
We need to work harder to set an example that women can and should be able to lead.
Shockingly, one in four women worldwide have been affected by sexual violence.
Research shows more than half of all LGBTQ people hide their true identity at work.
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LGBTQ people are equally patriotic, equally loving, equally decent Australians -- and it's time they were equal in our laws.
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"It is not just about love. It is about illness and death."
They are demanding the same pay as their male counterparts.
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We need to properly recognise the work -- paid and unpaid -- that mothers do.
And the creator says it's normalising equality.
A new Nike ad makes a powerful call to end discrimination, ending with a simple message: "Equality has no boundaries." "Opportunity should not discriminate," says actor Michael B. Jordan, who narrates...
Don't Let Go is a positive catalyst for change.
Yes. Volleys and sexy in the same sentence.
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Commercial photographer Chris Crisman was very interested when he heard a friend of a friend had left her job as a web designer in New York City to become a butcher in Philadelphia. Crisman thought th...
Trump's ascension to Presidency was based on a patriarchal fantasy of white men’s oppression.
Reflecting gender reality.
Twelve years ago, the government excluded LGBT Australians from the Marriage Act.
Call Of Duty Black Ops 3 actually features a female soldier.
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But that's only if a crowdfunding campaign by the National Library is successful.
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As a bisexual student with many gender diverse and sexually diverse friends, I am listening to this debate and wondering: have any of the politicians who are so adamant about what is best for students actually asked us?
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It's been 10 years since the Close the Gap campaign launched. The goal was to eliminate the health and life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Indigenous Aust...
When I first realised I was friends with some misogynists I shouted a lot. But once I had finished shouting I discovered that being mates with some misogynists might not be a bad thing.
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I believe the future is one where we do have gender balance, where our businesses are as diverse as the communities we work in and that business leaders who don't embrace this will run the risk of their business becoming obsolete.
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This year at Mardi Gras, by all means enjoy the show. But look behind the glitter to see the hurt, violence and inequality that still exist.
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Most of the problems the GLBTIQ community experiences in accessing services all return to this one issue: we are not equal. Being 'less than' in Australia leads to problems with mental health, isolation and a sense of failing to be part of a more global community.
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Somewhere along the line, Australians have lost their grasp as to how much of the Federal Budget is actually going to Australian aid. Keep in mind, a more prosperous planet equates to a more prosperous Australia.
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When cardiothoracic surgeon Dr Nikki Stamp walks into a patient’s room in Sydney hospitals, they often think she’s the nurse. “It happens almost every day,” Stamp told The Huffington Post Australia. “...
The idea of concrete quotas for representation of women in Parliament has made its way back onto the agenda -- but how do quotas actually work in the countries where they have been instituted? Both Pr...