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You bet we're playing the gender card

Last week was a new low for gender equality in Australia.

What started with the sexist remarks from the Socceroos coach about the need for "women to shut up in public", ended with a radio shock jock's offensive line of questioning about the legitimacy of the Prime Minister's relationship with her partner.

In between we saw: "the menu", the Australian Defence Force email scandal, and of course -- claims of playing the "gender card".

In response to these events, thousands of GetUp members have created their own gender cards, highlighting real the real issues that women still face today. Help them tell their stories by chipping in to run this ad on the air: www.getup.org.au/playing-the-gender-card