There is a deep and complex history of feminist thought and activism around marriage.
Nona Willis Aronowitz, daughter of a second-wave feminist, ranges across the contemporary sexual landscape – and looks back at the history of feminism – in a ‘zig zag pursuit of sexual liberation’.
Laurie Penny’s new book Sexual Revolution offers a muddled perspective on this moment of profound cultural change, in contrast to Australian journalist Amy Remeikis’ powerful new work.
As first lady during the Depression and Second World War, Roosevelt was instrumental in how the US was run – and did much to advance women in that role.
With her incandescent anger, sharp tongue and courage, Kate Jennings spoke to power. Her death offers a moment to reflect on the role of writers as forces of social change.
Immersion in the reality TV series is fascinating for someone who loves popular culture and teaches gender studies, says Dr Zora Simic at UNSW Sydney.
Elizabeth Le Compte's stage production of The Town Hall Affair reworks a signature moment in the history of the Women's Liberation Movement, writes Bryoni Trezise.
The Zane Alchin case was a lost opportunity to help set international benchmarks for holding men accountable for harassing and abusing women online, writes Emma Jane.
Human rights professor Louise Chappell is shining a spotlight on the unwritten rules and institutional legacies that silence women.
The path to a rewarding career can be full of pitfalls and detours. To mark International Women’s Day, some of UNSW’s leading women have written letters of advice to their younger selves.