Yesterday ActionStation delivered their petition asking John Key to apologise for his comments and increase support for sexual violence services. The petition had more than 13,000 signatures.
I’ve been thinking about activism again, partially because of Mental Health Awareness Week. Activism doesn’t just apply to political action. It’s about going the step beyond raising awareness. It’s about Continue Reading →
“New Zealand has a massive lack of understanding of the extent, and ongoing impact, of sexual offences against women.” This week’s column, published in The Nelson Mail on Wednesday 13 Continue Reading →
GUEST POST. Long stretches of State Highway One, devoid of mobile coverage and away the relentless titter of the Twitter. This was how I spent, and celebrated, International Women’s Day.
“Don’t wait for the light at the end of the tunnel. Get the bloody torch and take it there yourself.”
Unsurprisingly, the stories keep coming. Of course they do. We all have one.
A couple of days ago I was driving in Nelson and I saw this ad in the window of a local coffee house. Not the world’s best photo, but hopefully Continue Reading →
This is my Guide for How To Not Be Creepy on Twitter. It is a response to my own experiences, and includes notes contributed by others. The Guide is mainly Continue Reading →
Talking to you is like forcing myself through a very small hole in a barbed wire fence with the small brained certainty that the field on the other side is Continue Reading →
A couple people tried to tell me today that if I didn’t like something, I don’t have to read it – and that “freedom of speech” gives you a Get Continue Reading →