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A call to feminists to remember the history and sex-based nature of women's oppression

This article can be read in German here, and in Spanish here. The real brilliance of patriarchy... it ...
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Prue Hyman: The struggle for equal pay

Prue Hyman is a feminist economist, and the author of Women and Economics: a New Zealand Feminist Perspective. ...
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Why is a man running the New Zealand Prostitutes' Collective?

In New Zealand, 85% of people who are prostituted in the sex trade are women. By contrast, 99% ...
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Grooming literature: Cosmo, Dolly, pimping and the "Sex Worker Starter Kit"

I don't normally do content warnings, but this piece contains some pretty offensive material; I would certainly recommend ...
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Dear transactivists: stop no-platforming feminists

One of the key, stated motivations driving liberal transactivists is to end unjust violence and discrimination inflicted on ...
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The late Jeanne Macaskill: on what lasts

Jeanne Macaskill's left eye had a small spot in it that glistened like the surface of the sea. ...
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Public education: a women's domain, a feminist issue

Equal opportunity is a cornerstone of education. That all children have the same birthright to education – regardless ...
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Sisters (can't) Speak: A response to the Wellington Zinefest organisers from the Zinefest des Refusés!

Though I've never had a stall before, I love the Wellington Zinefest and look forward to it each ...
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Darkmatter should not be welcome in Wellington

Dear Meow, InsideOUT, New Zealand Portrait Gallery and Slow Boat Records,   I'm writing regarding your upcoming Darkmatter ...
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Are you perpetuating sexism? An open letter to RainbowYOUTH and InsideOUT

Dear RainbowYOUTH and InsideOUT, I'm writing this letter in light of the influence your organisations have and work ...
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San Francisco's De Young Museum, and the lie of Irian Jaya

In September, I spent a morning at De Young museum in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. I was excited ...
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"Unconscious bias" in education goes deeper than the classroom

When I was eight, the kids at school used to call me the "dictionary eater" - ironically, this ...
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