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To understand the danger Australia now faces, we must look to recent American history.
Nima Nia (left) and Ramin Haghjoo pose for a portrait at their August wedding.
'This can't be the moment we literally do the opposite of what the people are saying'.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio poses next to the Fearless Girl statue in New York on March 27, 2017.
WASHINGTON ― In the best-case scenario if Ramin Haghjoo and Nima Nia still lived in Iran, they would be married. Just not to each other ― to women, probably through arranged marriages. Perhaps they co...
Google signage with logo at the Googleplex, headquarters of Google Inc in the Silicon Valley town of Mountain View, California, April 7, 2017. (Photo via Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images).
When the Fearless Girl statue was erected on Wall Street, facing off defiantly against the Charging Bull, she was hailed as the ultimate in female empowerment ― "a powerful symbol," tweeted New York C...
Three former female Google employees are suing the company they used to work for, alleging the tech giant pays women less than men for substantially similar work. The suit was filed on Thursday in San...
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Canadian politician Jagmeet Singh was meeting with his constituents on Wednesday in Brampton, Ontario, when a woman stormed up to him and began to harass him. Singh, a member of provincial Parliament...
Same-sex marriage is not a political issue, it's a mental health issue.
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The marriage equality debate is going to get nastier.
Alicia Garza was just 11 years old when riots erupted in the streets of Los Angeles 25 years ago ― but her memories of the events that unfolded are vivid. Garza, who is one of the co-founders of Blac...
They are traditionally a symbol of peace and good fortune.
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It's not funny. It's not clever. It's shallow and ignorant.
'My mother in her own shop being called an "immigrant bitch" by a school kid'.
Shit got real after 9/11, then Brexit... and even more so when Trump took office.
We must call out inequality wherever we see it.
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Thousands of LGBTQ people and their allies showed up in front of the Stonewall Inn in New York City on Saturday afternoon to protest President Donald Trump's "un-American executive orders" and "speak...
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When it comes to the way people stigmatize different body shapes and sizes, words can hurt more than just your feelings. New research suggests they may have real health consequences. People who report...
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The proposed order would weaken LGBTQ anti-discrimination protections and curb access to contraception coverage.
Somehow, many Australians have obliterated the gory reality of colonialism from their memories.
Where is the line between free speech and hate speech on the internet?
It doesn't need to be this way.
South Asian people are not simply cogs in the wheel of the economy.
The proposed changes will mean fairer hiring, Labor says.
The more we gather to discuss evidence and facts, the more we will be able to reduce the ill-founded fear and hysteria of groups such as One Nation. Evidence should always prevail and when this lens is applied to the One Nation policy manifesto, it just doesn’t pass muster.
The research is now unequivocal. Diversity of all kinds (but not too much) -- of gender, culture, age and experience -- creates better leadership, better company boards, a more creative and more produ...
Up until recently, I would have agreed, at least in theory, that women pull the ladder up behind them. We have all seen it or experienced it. However, something is changing.
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Can you imagine picking up a GQ or Maxim magazine and reading an article about Obama's corns or Brad Pitts nipple slip? It just doesn't happen, because not only are men judged on their intellect, they themselves do not scrutinise each other's physical appearance like women do.
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The shift towards real inclusion starts with each of us. Try speaking to someone with disability and share your experiences. People with disability are not the 'other', they're part of the diverse world we live in and make a huge contribution to its richness.
We would be probably happy to hear our doctor had wielded power to get us into a much needed experimental trial, or an urgent theatre booking. However, were our doctor abusive to colleagues, we would have less reason to trust him or her.