Philip Roth: arousing and appalling in equal measures, the divisive novelist had a complex relationship with his female readership

Philip Roth: arousing and appalling in equal measures, the divisive novelist had a complex relationship with his female readership

Posted May 24, 2018 16:09:01 Photo: American novelist Philip Roth died from congestive heart failure on May 22, 2018. (Eric Thayer : Reuters) Related Story: Philip Roth, author of The Human Stain and Portnoy’s Complaint, dies aged 85 Jewishness and neurosis. Sexuality and the modern masculinity crisis. Damaged, intellectual and …

30 Pin Female to Micro USB 2.0 Male Dock Adapter Connector for iPad iPhone Samsung Galaxy Htc & other Android Micro USB Devices

30 Pin Female to Micro USB 2.0 Male Dock Adapter Connector for iPad iPhone Samsung Galaxy Htc & other Android Micro USB Devices 30-pin Apple dock female connector on one end and Micro USB pin male connector on the other end. Works with all Micro USB Smartphones / Cellphones and …

Meghan Markle is not your yardstick for female accomplishment

Meghan Markle is not your yardstick for female accomplishment

By Matilda Dixon-Smith Posted May 23, 2018 05:27:23 Photo: Before you go comparing yourself to Meghan Markle, just don’t. (AP: Alastair Grant) The bells have ceased ringing, the petals have withered, and the crowds have dispersed, and Harry and Meghan — the Duke and Duchess of Sussex — have retreated …

Sweet Adelines bring sweet harmony of female barbershop singing to Hobart

Sweet Adelines bring sweet harmony of female barbershop singing to Hobart

Updated May 18, 2018 17:41:34 A barbershop chorus seems an unlikely place to find a 10-year-old belting her heart out. But for Chelsea Bennett and her mum Sharon, it is something special that has brought them from their home on the Gold Coast to Hobart to compete against other barbershop …

Sally Capp becomes first female Melbourne Lord Mayor in three decades

Sally Capp becomes first female Melbourne Lord Mayor in three decades

Updated May 18, 2018 20:03:03 Property Council boss Sally Capp has been elected Melbourne’s new Lord Mayor, four months after Robert Doyle quit amid sexual harassment allegations. The mother-of-two is the first woman to be Melbourne’s Lord Mayor in almost 30 years. Ms Capp stood as an independent candidate and …

The Liberal Party’s female players relegated to the sidelines are a reminder — politics is a blood sport – Politics

The Liberal Party’s female players relegated to the sidelines are a reminder — politics is a blood sport – Politics

Posted May 18, 2018 04:46:52 Photo: Women in the Liberal Party have to operate within the brutish law of the political jungle that has served men so well for decades. (ABC News: ) To retain respect for our lawmakers, it’s perhaps best, like Otto von Bismarck’s famous sausages, that you …

Kelly O’Dwyer gives $50,000 to try to increase number of female Liberal MPs

Kelly O’Dwyer gives $50,000 to try to increase number of female Liberal MPs

Updated May 15, 2018 11:12:32 The Minister for Women has donated $50,000 to a new fund, in an attempt to boost the number of women in the federal Liberal Party. Kelly O’Dwyer wrote to her Cabinet colleagues, asking them to donate the same amount of money to the “Enid Lyons …

Storm over female minister’s dumping

Storm over female minister’s dumping

Malcolm Turnbull says he’s sorry a female assistant minister was dumped from her own seat, but he won’t intervene to save her. Jane Prentice on Saturday lost to her former staff member, Brisbane City councillor Julian Simmonds, as the Liberal National Party’s candidate for the Brisbane seat of Ryan. As …

Female stars protest on Cannes 2018 red carpet to press for equal rights

Female stars protest on Cannes 2018 red carpet to press for equal rights

Updated May 13, 2018 13:18:40 Australia’s Cate Blanchett joined 81 women to climb the steps of the Palais des Festivals at the Cannes Film Festival in an unprecedented red carpet protest to press for improved gender equality in the film industry. Key points: More than 1,800 films directed by men …

Female MPs ‘threatening to quit LNP’ after Brisbane preselection outcome

Female MPs ‘threatening to quit LNP’ after Brisbane preselection outcome

Posted May 13, 2018 04:48:55 Photo: LNP Queensland president Gary Spence congratulating Julian Simmonds on his win. (ABC News: Lexy Hamilton-Smith) The dumping of a Turnbull government assistant minister from her blue ribbon Brisbane seat has revived debate about the number of women in conservative ranks, with one angry Coalition …