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On Finding Spirit (My story of reading and radicalising: Part II) 

If we were going to start from scratch why not deconstruct the whole premise? - DQ Through a ...
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On Finding Solidarity (My story of reading and radicalising: Part I)

No more can I dull my rage In alcohol and deference To men’s courts I will come to ...
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Transgenderism, Neoliberalism and Rape Culture: Brisbane talk

Below is the text of a twelve-minute talk I gave in Brisbane on October 12, 2019. The talk ...
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Real “wellbeing” means addressing the demands of midwives, teachers – women

During the election period in 2017, historian Anne Salmond wrote hopefully about an emerging trend she called “Jacindamania.” The appeal ...
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Gender harms women: Feedback on international recommendations to the New Zealand government

Feedback on the recommendations from New Zealand’s third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the Human Rights Council in ...
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"Where are the women?": An interview with Cynthia Enloe

I began to read feminist literature -- real, radical feminist literature -- around 2014, and found it transformative. ...
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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

As long as men have gone to war, they have kidnapped women and children for sexual slavery. According ...
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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...
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Press release: ANZAC Day “Patriarchal Bollocks” work temporarily installed at memorial park

This press release was published on Scoop Media and later deleted by Joe Cederwall and Alastair Thompson. Apparently...
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Why I left the left: New Zealand's activist scene is sexism saturated

Like many other Gen X New Zealanders, I grew up with a social conscience, but in a climate...

The common erotic project of destroying women makes it possible for men to unite into a brotherhood; this project is the only firm and trustworthy groundwork for cooperation among males and all male bonding is based on it

— Andrea Dworkin, Our Blood (1973)

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