language

On sexism and immigration

Responding to David Cameron's concerns about the isolation of migrant Muslim women, D H Kelly highlights the ways in which our immigration system is indirectly sexist and can put women at risk...

On Mansplaining

'Mansplain' has become the Macquarie Dictionary 'Word of the Year 2014'. D H Kelly examines whether the over-use of this humorous term might undermine the aims of feminism ...

What’s in a name?

"So... what exactly do I call you?" It's a question that makes my heart sink every time some well-meaning soul asks it. Like a lot of people, I don't feel p...