Dr Ray Moynihan, Suffolk Park. The ad titled Harley, Hotties and Hammers (Echo, March 7) was a very odd way for The Echo to celebrate International Women’s Day last week. The image of a faceless woman with a partly unbuttoned fly looked... Read More →
Last week I wrote about the inappropriate representation of women on the mural on the Extreme Sports Stars ride at the Brunswick Carnival. It has created a bit of a social-media shitstorm for both me and the local men who stood in silent protest.
Name and address supplied, Clunes. I have a 14 year old daughter whose body, at this point, looks like the scantily clad woman on the show-ride mural in Brunswick Heads. She has a slim frame and big breasts. She is... Read More →
WASHINGTON, DC [RAW] Hundreds of thousands of women, many with husbands, boyfriends and children, filled the streets of major US cities in a wave of mass protests against President Donald Trump the day after his inauguration. Women activists, galvanised by... Read More →
Phoebe Havyatt, Byron Bay. I fully support the sentiments expressed in letters by both Jannine Barron of Mullumbimby (January 4), and Helen O’Sullivan, Ocean shores (January 11). Jannine referred to the over- sexualised image of a woman on the McGregor’s... Read More →
Copenhagen [AP] A large Swedish trade union has been running a week long hotline where people can talk about condescending or patronising co-workers in an effort to raise awareness about workplace sexism and start a discussion about relations between employees.... Read More →
Istanbul [AP] Turks have donned shorts and gathered in central Istanbul to condemn the assault of a young nurse who was attacked on a public bus for wearing shorts. With chants of ‘Don’t interfere with my shorts!’ Sunday’s protest aimed... Read More →
Ten Network reporter Mel McLaughlin was left visibly disturbed on the sideline of Bellerive Oval last night when interviewing the former West Indies' Test captain.
It was a full house at Mary Ryan’s bookshop on Saturday when local ABC journalist turned children’s author Samantha Turnbull launched her children’s fiction series.