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Gender harms women: Feedback on international recommendations to the New Zealand government

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"Where are the women?": An interview with Cynthia Enloe

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Feminists must think radically to reject sex self-identification laws

Nobody in the world, nobody in history, has ever gotten their freedom by appealing to the moral sense ...
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Transgenderism: the latest phase of disaster capitalism

Believers in the shock doctrine are convinced that only a great rupture – a flood, a war, a ...
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Conquest: on the inseparability of militarism and prostitution

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The creation of patriarchy: How did it happen?

I began with the conviction, shared by most feminist thinkers, that patriarchy as a system is historical: it ...
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Censored piece: Jeez, Louise – may we have our own thoughts, please?

This piece starts with an explanatory note and story about the article to follow. The article itself - ...
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Pride, police, politicians, pundits and prison abolitionists: What's going on?

To say the least, there are echoes of the Emperor’s new clothes in our annual Pride Parades. Since ...
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By the numbers: The oppression of women and girls globally

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Censorship, big money, blackmail and backlash: Why more New Zealand women aren't speaking out on gender identity

Last week, I was offered a chance by TV One's Q&A to present a feminist take on the...
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“Transwomen are doubleplus good women”: Government receives late submission on Births Bill from Handmaids Association

Earlier this week, a late submission was made on the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration (BDMRR) Bill...
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Women's gym receives unwelcome visit from “Dick Surprise”

A Wellington women's gym has received a sign-up request from an unexpected source. Dick Surprise, who identifies as...
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"Sex-based protections are undermined wherever sex is ill-defined": Oral submission to parliament

This is the text of my oral submission on the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Bill. It...
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The interview on breast binding that "simply dropped out of the system" at Radio New Zealand

On May 3, I was called by a Radio New Zealand journalist to give an interview for Morning...
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Press release: Handmaid joins in WWI Dawn Parade

As the grand finale in the World War One centenary series, the 2018 Dawn Parade promised to be...

Resistance is a simple concept: power, unjust and immoral, is confronted and dismantled.

— Lierre Keith

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