By Patrick McTague. Edited by Jessica Sutton. A common trend seen whenever a group of people are fighting for rights, for equality, or for justice, is others attacking the group for not including them. This selfish mindset is especially prevalent as a means to attack feminism, with men using different reasons to discredit the movement. … Continue reading What About Me?
By Jessica Sutton. We recently received a comment on our article about Black women and police brutality, saying that "systemic racism is a myth". Over time, the She’s Right team has become somewhat numbed to the racist and misogynist comments we receive on our material, but this honestly stumped me. There were two possibilities for … Continue reading “Good Guys” and “Good Feminists” – But Where Are the Real Allies?
By Jessica Sutton. It’s the bizarre trend which has sparked controversy in Britain and the USA: meet the TradWives, women who pride themselves on “submitting to their husbands like it's 1959”. One TradWife blogger, Alena Pettitt, describes this ideology as the “New Stepford”, where women should stay home as the perfect housewife, docile, obedient and … Continue reading #TradWives: The Troubling Trend Attacking Equality
By Patrick McTague. Edited by Jessica Sutton. This month in New Zealand, Sevu Reece re-signed with New Zealand Rugby and the Crusaders until 2022. This comes after a breakout rookie year for the rugby star in 2019, as the top try scorer for the competition and a call up to the All Blacks. And all … Continue reading Don’t Meet Your Heroes
By Patrick McTague. Edited by Jessica Sutton. Fragile male ego. It’s a term that gets thrown about a fair bit. But what do I mean by that? And how is it overcome? When I use the term fragile male ego, I am referring to that part of some men that cannot fathom a woman being … Continue reading Male Ego: Handle With Care
As part of She's Right's participation in 16 days of activism to end violence against women, each article will be dedicated to a New Zealand woman who has lost her life due to gender-based violence. This article is dedicated to Crystal-Lee Selwyn, killed by a man on 26 November 2019 at the age of 38. … Continue reading Popping Bubbles