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Metaphorically Weaving for #GenderEquality #HumanRights #PlanetEarth ~ Women Everywhere Always Vote at Elections #TogetherWeaving #SDG5 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍⚧️🍅
Apr 2, 2022 116 tweets 93 min read
#NZ This is a long thread on the issue of harassment & threats made against #WomenInLeadership, primarily #WomenInPolitics.

⬇️ Reviews incidents over time, highlights the danger & escalation of #misogyny & the real life consequences on the personal & our democratic institutions. This thread is being woven, the week Michael Cruickshank was sentenced to jail in #NZ for threatening to blow our #WomanPrimeMinister’s head off & to “..wipe you off this f---planet”- Also arrested this week Richard Sivell who has allegedly been posting threatening messages.
Mar 26, 2019 14 tweets 4 min read
"This position, which is pure sophistry illuminates just how much the NRA does not know, or care to know, about the deadly reality of women" Telling a woman to "just get a gun" is as simplistic and victim-blaming as telling her to "just leave." womensmediacenter.com/news-features/…
Sep 23, 2018 5 tweets 3 min read
The following thread contains articles on White Supremacy & #Women's role in its continued existence ~ Reads for each of us think about our role in extinguishing this most pernicious blight for good. #WeHaveThePower #MyFeminismWillBeIntersectionalOrItWillBeBullshit "... but white women have historically enabled racism even if it came with the cost of misogyny -huffingtonpost.com/entry/it-wasnt…