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Thursday 10 October 2013
Culture Feminism Health Life Opinion

adventures in machismo: body building

Jessica Alice
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About eight years ago I worked for a chain of health food stores in Melbourne’s CBD. The store was divided roughly into two sections: vitamins, staffed by naturopaths and nutritionists, and sports, staffed by personal trainers, athletes and most interestingly, body builders. I trained up to work with the vitamins but through understaffing and my…
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Tuesday 23 July 2013

in brief: survey suggests ideal aussie worker is unattached male

Claire Gallagher

  Male employees without children or relationships have been identified as the most desirable employees in Australia. In a survey of 500 Australian employers, Kronos research revealed that close to 40 per cent of employers believe men are better employees than women, while only about one in five surveyed favoured female workers over their male…
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Tuesday 11 June 2013
Culture Life Opinion

public bathrooms: double-takes in only having two doors to choose from

Lexie Bean

In high school, one of my best friends loved to wear skirts. His favorite one was grey; it danced two inches above his knees and matched the Sharpie marker that colored in his shoes. This is the same skirt that matched his eyeliner. Though he is a male that likes to shop for prom dresses,…
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Wednesday 13 February 2013
Featured Opinion

gender: did we make it up?

Lou Heinrich

‘Me Tarzan. You Jane.’ Men are assertive. Women are nurturers. Women scrapbook and men play videogames. Men  want no-strings sex while women seek intimacy and love. We have defined the difference between the sexes for centuries by grouping behaviour into masculine or feminine categories, believing that’s just the way it is. We’re made that way….
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Friday 4 January 2013

in brief: female graduate pay gap doubles

Amy Nicholls-Diver

Figures released on Thursday show that the pay gap between male and female graduates has doubled in the last year. The news comes less than two months after the senate passed the Equal Opportunity in the Workplace Amendment, which aims to reverse the trend of inequality in the workplace. Statistics released by the Workplace Gender…
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