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    I LAUGH IN YOUR FACE… LOUDLY

    What’s the only sane reaction to a politician telling women they shouldn’t laugh loudly in public? You guessed it… enjoy this photo gallery.

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    WHAT’S A GAYISH STRAIGHT MAN TO DO?

    Now that Thorpie’s out of the closet, GERARD MCCULLOCH is bereft. He’s lost his metrosexual mascot. Who will gayish straight men anoint as their figurehead now?

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    IN PRAISE OF PUBLIC ART

    The announcement of a Cloud Arch sculpture in Sydney has been met with jokes and derision. PAULA MATTHEWSON writes in praise of public art and the joy it can bring.

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    ORGASMS: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING?

    Which movie title best describes your orgasm? We love this mini interview with a sexual health expert. It’s just a little bit awkward… in a good way.

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    SENATOR ABETZ…YOU HAD ONE JOB.

    A credible plan to get Australians back to work. Senator Eric Abetz, you’re not listening says WENDY HARMER.

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    YOU WOULDN’T SIT THERE. REALLY?

    One in five people would move if an Indigenous Australian sat next to them on a bus. A new campaign by BeyondBlue highlights the impact ‘casual racism’ has on Aboriginal Australians.

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IN PRAISE OF PUBLIC ART

The announcement of a Cloud Arch sculpture in Sydney has been met with jokes and derision. PAULA MATTHEWSON writes in praise of public art and the joy it can bring.
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YOU WOULDN’T SIT THERE. REALLY?

One in five people would move if an Indigenous Australian sat next to them on a bus. A new campaign by BeyondBlue highlights the impact 'casual racism' has on Aboriginal Australians.
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News & Opinion

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UNIONS – 1. SHORTEN – NIL.

Bill Shorten’s much vaunted reforms to the Labor Party received a crushing defeat at the weekend. Are the unions killing the ALP, asks PAULA MATTHEWSON.

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TRACY’S EXTREME WEATHER LESSONS

Last year our weather broke every record since records began. SOPHIE CUNNINGHAM’s research into Cyclone Tracy found warnings about how to manage extreme weather in years to come.

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Harmer's Hoopla

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THE OUTER LIMITS OF COMPASSION

How do we remain compassionate in the face of a tsunami of disaster, conflict and humanitarian crisis? WENDY HARMER says she’ll never be “comfortably numb”.

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Corinne's Circus

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WHAT IF HE WERE WHITE?

The knee-jerk reaction to Uthman Badar’s FODI talk shows how deeply Islamophobia runs in Australia, says CORINNE GRANT. There is a dangerous idea here, but it’s not Badar’s.

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CALCULATING AN UNFAIR FUTURE

Wanting to chase that lifelong dream, reinvent yourself, or simply gain a new skill? Forget it, says mature-aged student CORINNE GRANT, who tries to calculate a grim future

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Spicer's Spotlight

Attard's Arena

Hullabaloo

Sex & Wellbeing

Daily Dilemma

The Bookshelf

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BOOK EXTRACT: ALL FALL DOWN

Things We Love

Entertainment

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HOOPLA HOROSCOPES: JULY 24