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What’s possible and what’s not

The young women’s frustration with being abused, being unable to speak up, and seeing no consequences for male behaviour was clear from the signs, which read: “Our bodies are not your conversation starters”, “My assaulter got a second chance”, and “No more excuses, dismantle rape culture.”

Born in the wrong body

At the Speak Up For Women event in Wellington on 15 July, a person made the claim that the place name “Whakatāne” commemorates a trans man. This whakaaro is a response to that claim.