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Congratulations to the Greens for taking a stand on abortion

By   /  June 6, 2014  /  Deconstructing Headlines, LadyMac, Most Recent Blogs  /  14 Comments

A massive congratulations and thanks to the Green Party for being the first Party to have a formal position on abortion reform in New Zealand.

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Psychoactive Substances Act is your friend

By   /  March 24, 2014  /  LadyMac, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  13 Comments

For the record, I am someone who has never used any of these substances. My position is not motivated by a personal desire for easy access. It’s motivated by not wanting to see more harm done by immoral cowboys working in legal grey-areas and profiting off human suffering. This is the best way to achieve that.

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Waitangi Day: fun, though MASSIVELY over-policed

By   /  February 12, 2014  /  LadyMac, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  5 Comments

That was the massive over supply of police. It was completely unnecessary….It left me with a bad taste in my mouth. I felt offended on behalf of the organisers and (very well behaved and high-spirited) attendees. It felt way over done, and dare I say it…racist.

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The Roast Buster Crisitunity*

By   /  November 9, 2013  /  LadyMac, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  8 Comments

*Crisitunity= an opportunity arising from a crisis   Well the last week has been somewhat of a roller coaster, has it not? We’ve seen some of the worst of what people are capable of. We’ve also seen some awesome stuff happen. I want to acknowledge those who at a time when many of us were blinded […]

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About LadyMac

By   /  October 30, 2013  /  LadyMac  /  Comments Off on About LadyMac

About LadyMac: LadyMac likes: Feminism, social justice, Living Wages, feeding kiddies, learning for the sake of learning and not testing, rehabilitative justice, social policy that cares about people and the planet, listening to other people & perspectives.

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Guest Blog: #NZSexism

By   /  October 29, 2013  /  LadyMac, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  3 Comments

‘In this ‘liberal’, ‘modern’ age, to complain about everyday sexism or suggest that you are unhappy about the way in which women are portrayed and perceived renders you likely to be labelled ‘uptight’, ‘prudish’, a ‘militant feminist’, or a ‘bra burner’.’

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GUEST BLOG: Reflections on Contemporary Feminist ‘Censuring’

By   /  October 9, 2013  /  LadyMac, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  22 Comments

The thing is, I get scared of online feminists.

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