"Oh I was born in the thick of it,
The most misogynist of all the lands",
and yet the same nation has just thrown up it's first ever female prime minister, who's not married (has an increasingly groovy looking partner) and has no children um - by choice.
What's a right thinking girl to do? Well me, I've been snickering more often and walking about like a taller person.
Julia Gillard, pictured. Here's a bit of background.