Monday, October 22, 2012

Aust: Gillard's Misogyny Speech Sparks a War of Words

A fifteen-minute parliamentary speech rarely gets local attention, much less a massive global audience. On 8 October 2012, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s attack on Opposition leader Tony Abbott as sexist and misogynist was a rare exception. The YouTube versions have had nearly 2.5 million views, with countless others on other websites, and has started an online debate about changing dictionary definitions.

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