Politicians continue to shine at the Ernies – the annual awards for sexist comments in Australian public life

My favourite nomination is the Federal Education Minister Christopher Pyne claiming the rise in HECS would not disproportionately affect women because “they will not be able to earn the high incomes that, say, dentists or lawyers will earn”.
http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/celebrity/private-sydney/private-sydney-politicians-continue-to-shine-at-the-ernies-20140919-10ipbh.html

"about one woman a week in Australia is killed by her current or former partner – we should be demanding action".

Article by Anne Summers
http://newsstore.fairfax.com.au/apps/viewDocument.ac;jsessionid=EBA188FBD26D8BD80AC5C57A11E9D9F7?sy=afr&pb=all_ffx&dt=selectRange&dr=1month&so=relevance&sf=text&sf=headline&rc=10&rm=200&sp=brs&cls=1937&clsPage=1&docID=SMH140913S22V77D23NH

Ties between tech companies and the NSA, the military establishment and climate deniers.

Feminists have always been at the forefront of human rights, environmental and peace movements.  The challenges continue.
http://pando.com/2014/05/13/emails-showing-googles-closeness-with-the-nsa-director-really-arent-that-surprising/
http://pando.com/2014/03/29/google-apparently-scrubs-military-contractor-partner-listing-after-pando-report/
http://pando.com/2014/08/19/microsoft-cuts-ties-with-right-wing-climate-change-deniers-alec-but-what-about-facebook-google-and-yelp/