An Aboriginal activist and an advocate for migrant women are among the 2021 Australians of the Year

Four women have taken out this year’s awards, with 26-year-old sexual assault survivor and advocate Grace Tame named Australian of the Year.

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GOP Bill Seeks to ‘Protect’ Women in Sports After Joe Biden LGBTQ Order

President Joe Biden‘s executive order to strengthen anti-discrimination protections for the LGBTQ community has sparked concerns about what impact it might have on female sports.

[J]ournalist and author Abigail Shrier warned of the move by Biden on his first day in office and referred to speculation that public schools will have funding pulled if they do not allow transgender female athletes to compete in girls’ sports.

“Any educational institution that receives federal funding must admit biologically-male athletes to women’s teams, women’s scholarships, etc. A new glass ceiling was just placed over girls,” she tweeted, adding that the order “unilaterally eviscerates women’s sports.”

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Judge slams magistrate, media in upholding appeal over Sydney woman’s harassment campaign

The appeal judge criticised “tone deaf and inappropriate” comments about Denise Lee by the sentencing magistrate, along with media reporting of the case.

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Nearly All Transgender Survey Respondents Want Uterus, Vagina Transplants From Women | Women Are Human

US — .  An original investigation into the “perceptions and motivations of transgender women for uterus transplant” was published on the website of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA Network™) on January 20, 2021. Amongst the findings are that 90% of respondents “strongly agreed or agreed that having a transplanted, functioning vagina would […]

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‘Anything can happen here’: How the Family Court failed to live up to its promise

The Family Court of Australia was once the envy of the developed world for the way it approached disputes between separating couples. Now the government wants to do away with it. What went wrong?

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