TERF Counter-Protest Mostly Wholesome, Despite Assaults

Posted 2:29pm Sunday 26th September 2021 by Asia Martusia King

A “Suffrage Day celebration”, hosted by self-proclaimed gender-critical feminists in the Octagon last Sunday was counterprotested by a transgender-positive Jump Jam pizza party. The counterprotest was described as “wholesome” by attendees, and no arrests were made. Read more...

OUSA “Strongly Supports” Gender Self-Identification

Posted 3:35pm Monday 20th September 2021 by Erin Gourley

OUSA has submitted in strong support of gender self-identification on birth certificates. The proposed Bill, currently at its final stage before the House of Representatives, would make it easier for people to change the sex or gender on their birth certificates without going to court. The Read more...

GUEST EDITORIAL: Menstruation is non-binary, period.

Posted 11:12pm Sunday 23rd May 2021 by Jay Bailey

As a transgender person who was assigned ‘female’ at birth (AFAB), menstruation is a funky topic for me. My body’s feminine properties constantly remind me that I exist in a meat shell which doesn’t quite fit with my perception of myself. But my body is not as clearly binary Read more...

Most Bathrooms on Campus Now Have Sanitary Bins

Posted 11:18pm Sunday 23rd May 2021 by Fox Meyer

The Uni has improved its provision of sanitary bins, with bins now available in most bathrooms on campus. There has been an increase of 254 sanitary bins on campus (not including residential colleges) since 2018. However, in men’s bathrooms, sanitary bins are only present in the accessible Read more...

Gender equality takes a hit as pay gap widens

Posted 2:26pm Monday 15th August 2016 by Joe Higham

The gender pay gap widened last quarter from 12.9 percent to 13.2 percent, a seemingly small change, yet one that highlights a step away from gender equality in New Zealand’s workplaces. The Pay Equality Coalition’s spokesperson Angela McLeod spoke of how it is “time for action Read more...

Beyond the Binary

Posted 12:23pm Sunday 17th May 2015 by Lydia Adams

With recent headlines hailing Bruce Jenner's interview as an "Ellen" moment for the trans* community, we take this opportunity to educate and explore the world of sexuality and gender. A few weeks ago Bruce Jenner, a former Olympian and present member of the Kardashian Read more...

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