Political Firsts: Breaking Glass Ceilings in the United States and New Zealand

By Patrick McTague. Edited by Jessica Sutton. This week has been a busy one for politics, with the United States electing a new President and Vice President, and New Zealand’s new government being sworn in. The United States election has resulted in record numbers of women, gender diverse people, and LGBTQIA+ people entering positions of … Continue reading Political Firsts: Breaking Glass Ceilings in the United States and New Zealand

The Award For Best (Male) Director Goes To…

By Jessica Sutton and Patrick McTague. The Academy Award nominees have been announced for 2020, marking the absolute height of Hollywood’s accolades. This year, influential women across the industry were ‘rewarded’ for their sterling work with: Zero nominations for best director; Half a nomination for best original screenplay (Krysty Wilson-Cairns, 1917, along with Sam Mendes); … Continue reading The Award For Best (Male) Director Goes To…

The Adventures of the Invisible Girl

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 Agnes Ali'iva'a, killed on 13 February 1992, at the age of 12. This is part … Continue reading The Adventures of the Invisible Girl