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Prostitution: less like a job, more like the prison system

At bottom, there is one fundamental question: Why do we take prison for granted? While a relatively small ...
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Why can't we just make up?: On the hypocrisy of transactivism in the prison abolition movement

On the night of June 25 last year, Alex Aleti Seu sexually assaulted a young man in an ...
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Decolonisation, not manarchy: we need to abolish porn to abolish prisons

In November 2016, New Zealand's prison population ticked over ten thousand. So in February, abolitionist organisation No Pride ...
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How do you know if you're "transphobic", and what is to be done about it?

There's a new catchcry in town. It's been flying around New Zealand media like a ball in a ...
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Why the New Zealand Prostitutes’ Collective cannot be trusted

For Kate. Image by Untameable Shrews (@untamableshrews). New Zealand leftist news site The Spinoff recently published a “now ...
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Guest Post: Why do PTSD diagnostics favour soldiers over survivors of sexual abuse?

This is post is written by Emily Scott, whose name has been changed for privacy.   Recently, I ...
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#AskMeFirst: The left's shameful response to Laura will push more women to the right

On 20 February, conservative lobby group Family First New Zealand launched a campaign called Ask Me First, in ...
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Guest post: Why don't more women in New Zealand’s sex trade advocate to criminalise pimps?

In 2003, the Prostitution Reform Act (PRA) was passed, introducing a policy of full decriminalisation of the sex ...
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Guest Post: Liberals need to check their views on "violence"

This is a guest post by Kate, whose real name is changed for safety reasons. Image by the ...
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The wall we pay for: sex-positive "feminism" and the Pimp State

it is not so much the cause of feminism to provide a shinning walk way for a female ...
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Treat Her Right: We won't close the pay gap if we don't discuss prostitution

This article can be read in Spanish here. In a February 11 Radio New Zealand (RNZ) interview, Wallace ...
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Sexism, sadism and side shows: Cindy Sherman at the City Gallery

Female socialization is a process of psychologically constructing and breaking girls, otherwise known as 'grooming', to create a ...
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