Still Reeling from Sydney, Australia Now Mourns 8 Murdered Children

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Naomi Fryers reports on the shocking, devastating, soul destroying, and deeply disturbing news from Cairns, Australia.

Australia’s Response to the Sydney Terror Siege

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Australia says #illridewithyou in the face of crisis and racial prejudice

Australia Tweeted #IllRideWithYou—and Showed Great Solidarity in a Moment of Crisis

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The trending hashtag was a vital response to a terrible situation.

Uber Disgusting: Safety At a (Surging) Price

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Uber charged people in Australia surge pricing as they were trying to get out of the area of the hostage crisis. David Shechtman looks at the possible reasons why, but wonders about the patterns he is seeing in the company.

How Men’s Work Changed My Life

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Becoming Dad Founder Darren Mattock talks about how becoming a father awakened him to his purpose of preparing men for fatherhood.

Reconciliation and Decolonisation in Suicide Prevention

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The founder of LGBTI Indigenous Australian social network Black Rainbow, Dameyon Bonson, pens his thoughts on the lack of solid mental health data available among LGBTI Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

What Happens When a Male TV Anchor Wears the Same Suit for a Year?

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Karl Stefanovic, anchor of “The Today Show” in Australia, shows us just how little it matters to everyone what male media figures wear.

Behind the Scenes of a Flash Mob

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Have you ever wondered what goes into participating in a flash mob?

Ten Reasons Why Tony Abbott Shouldn’t Be Australia’s Minister For Women

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Tony Abbott makes a poor choice for Australia’s Minister for Women, even if he is the Prime Minister.

Australia Steps up to Prevent Violence Against Women [Video]

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People notice sexism but not enough take action. This video encourages pro-social bystander action to address the determinants of violence against women.

Peaceful Citizen Activists Blocking Hate is a Beautiful Thing!

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The power of one, a few and many to do the right thing and fight for equality, fairness and a just society is an awesome force for change and for good

Wherein This Real Life Gay Couple Moves In With An Anti-Gay Preacher

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It was bound to happen. A reality TV show reaches the bottom of the explosive cliche barrel.

Are Australians Really Ok With What Will Happen to These 41 People?

“Australia is suffering from an empathy deficit. A deficit so deep that I fear we may never repay it.”

“Australia is suffering from an empathy deficit. A deficit so deep that I fear we may never repay it.”

A Sportsman. An Officer. And Honoring “The Greater Game”

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It’s Anzac Day in Australia, the national day of remembrance. And David Packman’s grandfather, Harcourt Dowsley, is just now beginning to tell his stories of WWII.

Paddling Into the Moment: How a Stranger Helped Me See Where I Was

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David Packman went paddleboarding to try to get outside his own head, but it takes a chance encounter with a stranger to get him there.

I’m Shane. I Could Die Tonight. Come Laugh at My Nightmare.

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“Shane Burcaw … is razor smart, irreverent, and laugh-out-loud funny. I would help change his underpants anytime.” ~Rainn Wilson