On the Rag

Society
Jun 23, 2020

On the Rag: The murky world of wellness and influencers

Michèle A’Court, Alex Casey and Leonie Hayden are back for a second season of On the Rag, and where better to start than with the mysterious, exhausting world of wellness?

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Society
Apr 8, 2020

On the Rag: Some cool tips on how to cope with the chaos

The On the Rag team meet one more time to talk about how the Covid-19 crisis affects women and what you can do to cope. 

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Society
Feb 29, 2020

On the Rag: Victories in the courts and dramas over shorts

The On the Rag team assemble to dissect the previous month in news, media and feminism. 

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Society
Jan 31, 2020

On the Rag: Vagina candles, climate angst and the power of Lizzo

The On the Rag team assemble to dissect what feels like the longest month in human history. 

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Society
Dec 29, 2019

Watch every episode of On the Rag this International Women’s Day

Based on the podcast of the same name, Alex Casey, Michele A’Court and Leonie Hayden set out to jelly wrestle with every issue under the sun.

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Society
Dec 21, 2019

Why you should be opshopping this Christmas (WATCH)

With the fast fashion industry playing a huge role in both the climate crisis and global gender inequality, Alex Casey goes on the hunt for a solution.

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Society
Dec 19, 2019

On the Rag: the climate is effed. Or is it?* (WATCH)

In the latest episode of On The Rag, Michele, Alex and Leonie go looking for hope amid the climate crisis.

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Society
Dec 11, 2019

An exclusive interview with a dude who yells at women from his car (WATCH)

In this hard-hitting episode of current affairs show OTR 24/7, lady journalist Leonie Hayden comes face to face with one of society's most elusive figures.

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Society
Dec 5, 2019

On the Rag: We made our own safety video for women (WATCH)

In the latest episode of On The Rag, based on the podcast of the same name, watch as Alex Casey, Michèle A’Court and Leonie Hayden get real about women and safety.

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On The Rag
Dec 4, 2019

On the Rag: Sometimes the best self-care is just having a big rage

Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michèle A’Court tackle the past month in women, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop.

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On The Rag
Nov 13, 2019

Gloria Steinem, in her own words

Gloria Steinem speaks to On the Rag about what she has learned from over 50 years of feminist activism. 

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On The Rag
Oct 31, 2019

On the Rag: Scrambled brains, bad cartoons and the Freddy Krueger in the room

Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michèle A’Court tackle the past month in women, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

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Society
Oct 10, 2019

Kura Forrester’s guide to having the perfect one night stand

For our sex positivity episode of On the Rag, comedian Kura Forrester schools us on how to have a safe one night stand. 

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Society
Oct 9, 2019

On the Rag: Why New Zealand needs to loosen up about sex (WATCH)

In the latest episode of On The Rag, based on the podcast of the same name, watch as Alex Casey, Michèle A’Court and Leonie Hayden embrace the world of sex positivity.

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On The Rag
Oct 3, 2019

On the Rag: Why does Greta Thunberg make men so angry?

Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden, Michèle A’Court tackle the past month in women, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

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Video
Sep 10, 2019

Abortion myths and a history lesson from bloody legend Dame Margaret Sparrow (WATCH)

In the latest episode of On The Rag, based on the podcast of the same name, watch as Alex Casey, Michèle A’Court and Leonie Hayden tackle the issue of abortion and why the law has to change.

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On The Rag
Sep 6, 2019

On the Rag: Helping the environment doesn’t make you less of a man

Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden, Michèle A’Court tackle the past month in women, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

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Society
Aug 29, 2019

10 common myths about abortion, busted

In the latest episode of On the Rag, Alex Casey sits down with ALRANZ’s Terry Bellamak to bust some common myths about abortion. 

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On The Rag
Aug 4, 2019

On the Rag: Wearing our yoga pants into the fires of hell

Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden, Michèle A’Court tackle the past month in women, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

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Society
Jul 16, 2019

Hilary Barry is ageing like a fine wine

For their latest ageing episode, Hilary Barry joins the On the Rag team to talk wrinkle creams, menopause and why people still think she is Jeremy Wells’ Mum. 

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Media
Jun 12, 2019

When did the internet turn into a flaming cesspit? (WATCH)

Based on the podcast of the same name, watch as Alex Casey, Michele A’Court and Leonie Hayden wrestle with the positives and perils of being a woman online. 

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On The Rag
Jun 6, 2019

On the Rag: Celebrating women’s right to choose and also Fleabag

Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden, Michèle A’Court tackle the past month in women, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

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On The Rag
May 7, 2019

On the Rag: Don’t buy your Mum scales for Mother’s Day

Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden, Michèle A’Court tackle the past month in women, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

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Media
May 2, 2019

On the Rag: a very hairy episode (WATCH)

Based on the podcast of the same name, Alex Casey, Michele A’Court and Leonie Hayden set out to jelly wrestle with every issue under the sun. This month, they're waxing lyrical about body hair. 

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On The Rag
Apr 2, 2019

On the Rag: We learn more about Muslim feminism

Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden, Michèle A’Court and Mahvash Ali tackle the past month in women, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

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Society
Mar 13, 2019

Argh! Our feminist webseries On the Rag is here and we’re talking periods

Based on the podcast of the same name, our new feminist webseries intends to jelly wrestle with every issue under the sun. First up: periods.

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