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It sure was a fantastic day. Now that's it's been taken out of education, here's hoping for a snowball effect

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wow. thank you. i honestly thought nz was beyond redemption. am feeling blindsided by hope.

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Nov 25, 2023Liked by Katrina Biggs

Do you think there is likely to be movement on the biological spaces thing? The Wellington zoo, botanical gardens and other public restrooms have removed male/female signs and replaced them with scribbles that are supposed to resemble toilets... How am I supposed to teach my kids about Boundaries when society has none ?

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woohoo! Doing the happy dance!

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Nov 25, 2023Liked by Katrina Biggs

Congratulations NZ Women voters. Women's Rights and our physical protection should not be a Left or Right issue. Sort this out, first! And congratulations to Kellie-Jay Keen and the NZ women who organised the Auckland Let Women Speak Rally, putting themselves in real physical danger. You woke up your country. Keep speaking, brave Kiwi women!

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Nov 25, 2023Liked by Katrina Biggs

Woohoo!

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Nov 25, 2023Liked by Katrina Biggs

Well done to our Aotearoa/NZ sisters for your sterling advocacy. This brings a glisten to my eye. xxxxxx

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Nov 25, 2023Liked by Katrina Biggs

Good news to be sure on the gender education and indoctrination front. I can't exactly celebrate the coalition though, having little faith in anything else this govt will do for women and children. Looks like the healthy lunch programme in schools that every left-wing govt this century has introduced and every right-wing govt has promptly vetoed when elected, because healthy eating children is the last thing the the Big Food billionaires that back the right-wing want, is for the chop again. Such a travesty that it has come to this for all modern Western democracies, having to choose between safety, dignity and fairness for women and children, on the one hand, and healthy affordable food for school children, especially the underprivileged children and families, on the other. But thank you for the clear roundup of the relevant policy positions; I'm certainly glad Winston is there to keep the other two from the extremes of free-market libertarianism and social conservatism.

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Absolutely they are!!! I think we should be marching about this. Is such an abuse on women and girls...

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I want to stop the influence of gender ideology in our education and elsewhere. But there is much else that damages far greater numbers of kids and women than gender ideology.

Allying with the right from the 1980s on pornography was a foolish, blind movement for women which has not limited the impact of pornography on young people of either sex or old ones either. Have you thought about the long term consequences of that experiment? The distortion of feminism into support for Xtian and other religious purity movements that prevented the emergence of a vision of female sexuality that was not based on purity and violence? The erotically charged emphasis on sexual danger child sexual abuse and rape that pervades girls' childhoods (and our whole culture) while domestic violence refugees are left impoverished and those who have suffered real abuse are barely supported?

How about you write a post that places the real damage that this right wing government wants to do to women and children and the damage that the right will do to LGB people once they get going alongside the slender gain that has been achieved today?

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