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Outraged that Margot Robbie will play Barbie in a live-action movie? Maybe Mattel has you right where they want you... 

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While the occurrence of sexist harassment online is well documented, we less often consider what might be driving this behaviour. 

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Thanks to their brazen overconfidence, mediocre men are being promoted to senior roles ahead of vastly more qualified women, writes Darren Saunders. But a reckoning is coming.

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Women endure three times the negativity when playing online games compared to men. Is it misogyny? Or a form of bullying, motivated by the search for and maintenance of status, ask Michael Kasumovic and Jeff Kuznekoff.

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Engaging on the internet has become a very different experience for women compared to men, writes Emma A. Jane.

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One narrowly defined study isn’t enough to prove that people who play video games are less sexist, writes Michael Kasumovic.

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Public conversations about politics have become uniquely personal and nasty since the election of our first female prime minister, argues Cheryl Kernot.

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Anne Summers has used a UNSW speech to renew her call for a halt to the gender-based “hatred and vitriol” directed at Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

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If Tony Abbott wants to undo his damaged reputation with women, he needs to start in the right place. Simply calling himself a feminist will only lead to more trouble, argues Rob Brooks.

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Sexism, misogyny and deeply personal nasty comments have no place in the parliaments of our nation where a tone of respect and civility ought to prevail, writes Cheryl Kernot.