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Longtime U.S. feminist challenges NZPC “gatekeeping”

Monday, 7 May 2018, 3:07 pm | Renee Gerlich

Renowned feminist scholar and activist Janice Raymond , author of Not a Choice, Not a Job and Women as Wombs among other seminal texts – has challenged the New Zealand Prostitutes' Collective (NZPC) in an article published in Dignity journal last month. ... More >>

Givealittle petitioned over breast binding campaign

Monday, 30 April 2018, 3:12 pm | Renee Gerlich

On April 22, a crowdfunding campaign was launched on the Spark Foundation sponsored website Givealittle. The campaign asks donors for money to “purchase chest binder fabric for trans men in Africa, Latin America, and Asia". More >>

Handmaid joins in World War One Dawn Parade

Wednesday, 25 April 2018, 11:16 am | Renee Gerlich

Press release: Handmaid joins in World War One Dawn Parade As the grand finale in the World War One centenary series, the 2018 Dawn Parade promised to be quite the spectacle – hundreds of Wellingtonians gathered early this morning at war memorial ... More >>

ANZAC Day “Patriarchal Bollocks” work temporarily installed

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 12:19 pm | Renee Gerlich

In the lead up to ANZAC commemorations, the last in the centenary series, a new temporary installation was added to the WWI memorial park outside Massey University. Patriarchal Bollocks explores the propagandist nature of nationalistic military celebrations, ... More >>

Proposal to decriminalise sex trafficking must be challenged

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 1:37 pm | Renee Gerlich

The New Zealand Prostitutes' Collective (NZPC) has begun seeking to have Section 19 removed from the Prostitution Reform Act (PRA). Section 19 relates the PRA to the Immigration Act, and essentially prohibits anyone who is not a New Zealand citizen ... More >>

To progress pay gap we must critically discuss prostitution

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 12:16 pm | Renee Gerlich

There is a question I always want to ask those who advocate for full prostitution decriminalisation, while they are also vocal critics of both epidemic sexual harrassment, and the gender pay gap. The question is: How do you propose your goal of sexual equality ... More >>

We need to change our laws on prostitution

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 3:05 pm | Renee Gerlich

Alison Mau has just launched a #MeTooNZ investigation – “a planned, organised outlet for survivors of sexual harrassment to come forward... and help stop repeat predatory behaviour”. There is one industry we know will barely be touched by this ... More >>

 

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