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Massey University, Speak Up For Women and Feminism 2020

On 23 September, Speak Up For Women announced that we would be holding an event at the Massey University Theaterette. The event is called Feminism 2020. The intention of the event is to discuss the future of feminism. What are the big issues on the horizon for the women’s liberation movement to focus on? What …

Ani O’Brien speaks with Sean Plunket on Magic Radio about the backlash to Feminism2020

Speak Up For Women spokeswoman Ani talks to Sean Plunket on Magic Talk about Action Station petition to deplatform Speak Up For Women from speaking at Massey University.

SUFW talk about the Wellbeing Budget with Sean Plunket

Sean Plunket invited Speak Up For Women to join him on Magic Talk to discuss the Wellbeing Budget and in particular the $3million set aside for gender reassignment surgeries over the next 4 years.  

Global Declaration on Women’s Sex-Based Rights

SIGN DECLARATION Declaration on Women’s Sex-Based Rights On the re-affirmation of women’s sex-based rights, including women’s rights to physical and reproductive integrity, and the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women and girls that result from the replacement of the category of sex with that of ‘gender identity’, and from ‘surrogate’ motherhood and related …

Videos from the ‘Let’s Talk About Sex Self-ID’ event

Speak Up for Women’s public event in Auckland on 26 February opened up debate about sex self-ID. The speakers presented rational and insightful discussion on the rights of women and of transgender people. On the eve of the event the government announced the Birth Deaths and Marriages Bill (BDMRR) has been put on hold to allow time …

SUFW Speech from ‘Let’s Talk About Sex Self-ID’ event

Speech delivered by spokeswoman Ani O’Brien on Tues 26th Feb 2019 Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa. Well, I had an entirely different speech planned for today, but instead I will begin by thanking Minister Tracey Martin for making the decision to defer the Births, Deaths, Marriages, Relationships Registration Bill. Minister Martin may not …

Professor Alison Heather interviewed by Ryan Bridge

Professor of Physiology at Otago University Alison Heather speaks to Ryan Bridge on Magic Talk about the implications of allowing transwomen to compete in women’s sports competitions. Professor Alison Heather will be a guest speaker at the Speak Up For Women event on Tuesday 26th February at the Ellen Melville Centre in Auckland. Tickets can …

Speak Up For Women interviewed on Magic Talk with Sean Plunket

Following the publishing of an article on The Spinoff written by Privacy Commissioner John Edwards, Sean Plunket invited our spokeswoman Ani O’Brien onto Magic Talk to discuss whether this was an appropriate use of power.

Speak Up For Women interviewed on Magic Talk with Peter Williams

A Response To Louisa Wall

Louisa Wall’s opinion piece in the New Zealand Herald (29 November 2018) misrepresents our position. Speak Up For Women was formed in opposition to the government’s proposal that the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Bill be amended to provide that any person can change the sex recorded on their birth certificates via statutory declaration …