On the Rag

Society
Oct 23, 2020

We found the miracle cure for imposter syndrome

On the Rag has been hard at work trying to come up with a foolproof method for overcoming imposter syndrome. This is what it's come up with.

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Society
Oct 22, 2020

Five successful New Zealand women on how they deal with imposter syndrome

Dame Patsy Reddy, Chelsea Winstanley, Dr Siouxsie Wiles, Angella Dravid and Jennifer Ward-Lealand on how they work to conquer imposter syndrome in their own lives. 

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Society
Oct 20, 2020

On the Rag: What is imposter syndrome and how do we destroy it?

Join Michèle A’Court, Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and a lineup of incredibly successful Kiwi women as they confront their imposter syndrome once and for all. 

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Television
Sep 15, 2020

On the Rag: Why aren’t women allowed to be angry?

Join Michèle A’Court, Alex Casey and Leonie Hayden as they go on an odyssey of women’s rage, and find out how we can channel our anger into good. 

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Society
Aug 6, 2020

The green fairies at the forefront of New Zealand’s fight to legalise cannabis

On the Rag meets two women advocating for the legalisation of cannabis to hear why they're voting yes in this year's referendum.

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Society
Aug 4, 2020

On the Rag: The need for weed

Join Michèle A’Court, Alex Casey and Leonie Hayden as they find out what exactly we’re voting on in next month’s cannabis referendum, and discover how weed is a women’s issue.

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Media
Jul 24, 2020

We fixed Lord of the Rings and more iconic New Zealand films

Are you sick of that moment towards the end of a film when you realise that not a single woman has spoken to another woman the whole time? Turns out you can test for that. 

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Media
Jul 22, 2020

On the Rag: Let’s talk about media representation 

Our feminist webseries On the Rag returns to dissect representation in the media and who is still being left behind when you turn on the telly. 

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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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