By Jessica Sutton. Edited by Patrick McTague. Pride month is a time for celebration, reflection, and activism for LGBT+ rights. But when we march in pride parades, are we really marching for everyone? Trans women and bisexual women still experience significant levels of discrimination, and not only from society at large. Bigotry is also present … Continue reading Fighting Transphobia and Biphobia Within the LGBT+ Community
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 Shazia Gazi. Edited by Jessica Sutton. Last week, I wrote a letter to my nani. She died a few years ago but I wanted her to be my audience. I wanted to tell her about the apocalyptic dream that we're living in right now, and how I’m secretly glad that she and nana are … Continue reading Dreams in a World of Inequality
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 Nicole Tuxford, killed by a man on 7 April 2018, at the age of 27. … Continue reading Running For Our Lives
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 Virginia Ford, killed by a man on 13 March 2015, at the age of 20. … Continue reading In Praise of Good Men