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Friday 27 May 2016

 In court: The major players
Posted in: People, Features  26th May 2016
In the coming days will bring you a series features based on the death of Ihaia Gillman-Harris and his murderers' trial. Here's a run-down of the main players who appeared in court.

 My Life Before Law Reform: Peter Wells
Posted in: People  23rd May 2016
"Anger is what I remember most about the pre-HLR days."

 Technology for change
Posted in: People  18th May 2016
Lydia Watson, Joanna Li and Piper Whitehe are three very talented students from Diocesan School for Girls in Auckland, who have created Loocation, an app that has the potential to be a game-changer for gender-diverse people in the city.

 The future is bright
Posted in: Community  12th May 2016
Aych McArdle is a tireless community worker and a familiar face in the LGBTI communities. We chat to them as they prepare to head to Geneva for a Human Rights Defenders programme.

 Your guide to divorce in New Zealand
Posted in: People  8th May 2016
If you have come to the decision to end your marriage or civil union and are thinking about applying for a divorce, here is a breakdown of the steps you will need to take and the requirements to do so.

 Confessions of A Gay Teetotaller
Posted in: People  4th May 2016
I might as well admit it... I don't drink alcohol. Huh? Surely everyone who doesn't drink is a hardcore social conservative? Well, no.

 Jack Trolove: Bodies like story-holders
Posted in: People  2nd May 2016
Jack Trolove’s first love was painting, but at one point he jumped ship, undertaking an MFA working in installation and moving image in order to articulate his ideas in a way “where narratives could move,” he says.

 The Bangladesh Tragedy
Posted in: People  30th April 2016
On April 25, 2016, the editor of Bangladesh's LGBTI Roopban magazine was murdered by assailants subsequently revealed to have been from the Bangladeshi affiliate of al-Qaeda. What is the backstory behind this tragedy?

 The legend of Prince
Posted in: People  28th April 2016
The world is mourning the death of music legend, Prince, who passed away last week. The androgynous, LGBTI icon pushed the boundaries of gender and will forever be remembered for his eclectic style and his unique fusion of rock, funk, pop and R&B.

 The birth of the Wellington Binder Exchange
Posted in: Community  9th April 2016
Launching this week and we chat to Coordinator of the exchange, Charles Prout about transitioning and the importance of community exchange.

 Pillow Talk
Posted in: True Stories  7th April 2016
"I’m getting old, this country has changed and in this instance, for the better. The fight for gay rights that I was part of in the old days has resulted in some completely unexpected developments."

 Obituary: Guido Westerwalle: (1961 -2016)
Posted in: People  22nd March 2016
Although Germany still forbids marriage equality, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Vice Chancellor for her first two terms, Guido Westerwalle, leader of the Free Democrats, was an out gay man.

 Owning the narrative
Posted in: True Stories  15th March 2016
Shortland Street have cast a young trans guy to play a trans character in the series and have brought in a consultant from the trans community to assist with the storyline.

 The land of birds
Posted in: Community  12th March 2016
Executive Director of ILGA, Renalto Sabbadini delivered a beautiful speech this week at the opening of the ILGA Oceania Proud Health and Human Rights Conference. We thought we would share his words with you.

 The beautiful sounds of Ladyfruit
Posted in: Community  7th March 2016
Wellingtonians are in for a treat this year, with Te Kahureremoa Taumata aka Ladyfruit performing for her third time at the Out in the Park fair.