Australia

politics

Diversity Campaigns Need More Straight White Men, Says White Male Politician

"I'm just saying inclusion should be about everyone and there are large group of men who feel they've been left behind," said Australian politician Mark Parton.
Sirin Kale
9.21.17
Health

America's Health Care System Kills People—But It Doesn't Have to Be This Way

In Australia, vital services like cancer treatments are free; in the US, countless people struggle to even get screened. We spoke to cancer patients in both countries about the drastic difference single-payer health insurance can make.
Gabby Bess
8.9.17
Work

Cafe Charges Male Customers 18 Percent 'Man Tax'

In Australia, a café is charging male customers more to raise awareness of the gender wage gap. But are such measures useful—or even legal?
Sirin Kale
8.8.17
ask-hole

Yes, You Can Get Pregnant When You're Already Pregnant

Just another thing to keep you up at night.
Elsie Bath
6.29.17
Art

'People Are Dying Every Single Day': The Refugee Painting Syria's Pain

Syrian refugee and artist Miream Salameh spoke to Broadly about what it means to paint the destruction of her homeland.
Sammi Taylor
6.19.17
Australia

The Scientific Reason You Were So Desperate to Fit In as a Teen

There's a reason teens are so bewildering to non-teens: Their brains are literally wired differently.
Elfy Scott
4.28.17
mental health

I Smoked a Joint and It Sent Me to the Psych Ward

I became what I believe most clinicians would refer to as "a complete fucking nightmare."
Simone Banks
4.20.17
ask-hole

Why Does a Single Hit of Weed Make Me Faint?

One toke and I'm out.
Emily Wicks
4.19.17
Photos

Meet 'ShElvis,' Australia’s Only Female Elvis

Broadly caught up with Sheryl Sharkie, aka "ShElvis," as she travelled the country to perform as the King.
Sammi Taylor
4.6.17
Health

Taking the Abortion Pill Without Visiting a Doctor Is Totally Safe, Study Finds

In the US, women are forced to take the abortion pill in the presence of a healthcare provider. A new study of 1000 women who received the pill in the mail suggests the regulations aren't neccessary to make sure the procedure safe and effective.
Gabby Bess
4.5.17
SPIRITUALITY

I Watched Men 'Experience' Childbirth at a Male Labor Workshop

In this new age of spiritual transcendence, anything is possible.
Elfy Scott
3.29.17
orgasms

What Happened When I Went to a 'Sacred Squirting' Workshop

Around the world, women are signing up to learn the art of combining spirituality and sexuality. I went to a class to see what all the fuss is about, and—hopefully—release some emotion from my vagina.
Susanna Freymark
3.22.17