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Girl crush anyone? The evolution of ‘lesbian chic’

At first blush, the increased visibility of sexual minorities in popular culture would appear to reflect a growing openness and acceptance of …

How to use iMessage apps in iOS 11

iMessage apps aren’t all about stickers. They’re also a neat and handy way to share information from your favorite regular apps. And in iOS 11, they’ve become a lot easier to use. In iOS 10, iMessage apps required several taps just to get to a list to choose what you wanted. In iOS 11, there’s a …

Facebook's 'experiment' was socially irresponsible

The British Psychological Society's ethics committee and research ethics reference group have serious misgivings about the recent "experiment" by Facebook (Report, 29 June). Facebook sought to modify peoples' emotional states by selectively withholding postings with emotional content. This appears …

Report makes a compelling case to extend sex abuse royal commission

On Monday, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse released its interim report, detailing for the first time the full …

Outgoing Disability Discrimination Commissioner criticises Federal Government at National Press Club

The outgoing Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes has taken a swipe at the Federal Government for downgrading the role, in an address …

Siblings' sexual abuse highlights flaws in 'negligent' Victorian state care

Young children taken from their parents and placed in Victorian residential care were subjected to horrifying sexual and physical abuse by other …

Asylum-seeker children: self-harm 'shockingly high', national inquiry hears

Children account for the "greatest percentage" of self-harm incidents and suicidal behaviour by asylum seekers in detention, the president of Australia's Human Rights Commission has revealed, citing new statistics showing there were 128 reported self-harm incidents amongst children in detention …

Tasmanian Government ministers unite in opposition to medical marijuana trials

Key Tasmanian Government ministers are standing firm against the idea of growing and processing medical cannabis in the state.<p>Tasman Health …

Threatened species win a voice in Canberra – but it's too late for some

Australia’s threatened animals and plants may have received a small win today — the announcement of Australia’s first threatened species commissioner …

Australia's prison system overcrowded to bursting point with more than 33,000 people in jail

Australia's prison system is crowded to bursting point, with new attitudes towards crime and punishment sending record numbers of people to …

Race against time to save the country's Indigenous history

The two technicians are responsible for digitising tens of thousands of tapes at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander …