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For many Australians, sex education was learned in an awkward secondary school lesson with a teacher explaining anatomy and how to have safe sex, as students waited impatiently for the class to end.

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Backers of controversial men’s rights film ‘The Red Pill’ are hoping to screen it in a public hall or community centre after being knocked back by several theatres in Melbourne.

New services are making a difference to those living on the edge, but some critics fear they are entrenching homelessness rather than resolving it, reports Jackson Graham.

A sea of redheads and redhead-supporters marched on Melbourne’s Federation Square on Saturday for Australia’s inaugural Ginger Pride Rally, taking a stand against bullying while celebrating their unique locks.

The director of a controversial film about men’s rights groups is urging Palace Cinemas to reconsider its axing of a planned screening following a public backlash that included a petition signed by more than 2000 people.

My husband and I married on a sunny Saturday in September with only four people present – the two witnesses required by Australian law, our celebrant and our celebrant’s 90-year-old mother, who picked up her mobile phone during our vows and shouted, “Hello? I’m at a wedding!”

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Australia’s leading helpline for adult survivors of child abuse will pre-empt screenings of Spotlight with a short video aimed at moviegoers affected by the Oscar-nominated film’s recounting of sexual abuse by Catholic priests.

collective sigh of relief came from those working to end violence against women when Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull recently acknowledged the root cause of domestic violence as gender inequality and called for a ‘cultural shift’ in Australia to end the scourge.

Former defence minister Kevin Andrews appears to have distanced himself from the World Congress of Families, the conservative forum for which he is an international ambassador.

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This summer, coffee aficionados could well be heading to their local cafes not for steaming lattes but in search of some cool caffeine relief.