On the Rag

Society
Jan 24, 2021

On the Rag: How sexism in design impacts our everyday lives

Summer reissue: Join Michèle A’Court, Alex Casey and Leonie Hayden as On the Rag looks at how the world around us has been built by men, for men. 

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Society
Jan 23, 2021

On the Rag: It's time to stop being a boob about boobs

Summer reissue: Join Michèle A’Court, Alex Casey and Leonie Hayden in the latest episode of On the Rag as they examine the topic of boobs from every possible angle. 

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Society
Jan 22, 2021

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

Summer reissue: 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. 

Read on.


Television
Jan 21, 2021

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

Summer reissue: 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. 

Read on.

Society
Jan 20, 2021

On the Rag: The need for weed

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

Read on.

Media
Jan 19, 2021

On the Rag: Let’s talk about media representation 

Summer reissue: 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. 

Read on.

Society
Jan 18, 2021

On the Rag: The murky world of wellness and influencers

Summer reissue: 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
Dec 18, 2020

Best of 2020: On the Rag versus imposter syndrome

All this week we're looking back on some of the best videos published on The Spinoff in 2020. Today, On the Rag destroys the dreaded imposter syndrome.

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Society
Dec 9, 2020

On the Rag: Things you probably didn’t know were made by women

In the latest episode of On the Rag, we look at the intersection of gender and design, including this list of women who invented incredible things and then were promptly forgotten about. 

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Society
Dec 7, 2020

On the Rag: How sexism in design impacts our everyday lives

Join Michèle A’Court, Alex Casey and Leonie Hayden as On the Rag looks at how the world around us has been built by men, for men. 

Read on.

Society
Nov 20, 2020

On the Rag: Where is it OK to get your boobs out?

In our latest episode, Michèle A’Court wrestles with the eternal question – how much boob is too much boob?

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Society
Nov 18, 2020

On the Rag: When your body feels like a hotel room

In the latest episode of On the Rag, we asked three people from the transgender community to share how their relationship with their chests has changed over their lives.

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Society
Nov 16, 2020

On the Rag: It’s time to stop being a boob about boobs

Join Michèle A’Court, Alex Casey and Leonie Hayden in the latest episode of On the Rag as they examine the topic of boobs from every possible angle. 

Read on.

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. 

Read on.

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. 

Read on.

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. 

Read on.

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.

Read on.

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.

Read on.

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. 

Read on.

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?

Read on.

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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