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Thursday 02 July 2015


 Auckland Pride responds: part one
Posted in: Our Communities  2nd July 2015
We sat down with Auckland Pride Festival Executive Officer Linda Heavey and Board member Paul Patton for a forthright discussion on some of the claims and concerns about the event, and why it seems like they haven’t been engaging with the wider community.


 Comment: So many facts, so much information!
Posted in: Our Communities  1st July 2015
We must ask ourselves why Family First take it upon themselves to challenge the existence of transgender people, a people who want nothing more than to be who they are, writes Diane Sparkes.


 Watch: Tabby Besley on Sunday
Posted in: Our Communities  29th June 2015
Queen's Young Leader award winners Tabby Besley was featured in a Sunday piece where she talks about her important work with InsideOUT.


 Auckland Pride: your feedback
Posted in: Our Communities  25th June 2015
We asked the community to have its say about what it would like to see from future Auckland Pride Festivals. Here are some of your comments.


 Auckland Pride controversy: No Pride in Prisons responds
Posted in: Our Communities  25th June 2015
The protester whose arm was fractured during at this year’s Pride Parade speaks out, and calls for the community to build something new, and something better.


 Auckland Pride pt3: Tragic and heartbreaking...
Posted in: Our Communities  24th June 2015
Two 'consultant members' highly experienced in community organisations and governance lament Auckland Pride Incorporated's lack and transparency, communication and engagement.


 Auckland Pride Pt2: Things go awry...
Posted in: Our Communities  23rd June 2015
As it lost one of its creative powerhouses its behind the scene machinations were revealed. The Auckland Pride Festival Inc. board started to demonstrate just how out of contact with the glbti communities it was and maybe wanted to be.


 Auckland Pride Pt1: In the beginning...
Posted in: Our Communities  21st June 2015
Has the Auckland Pride organisation started to lose its way? Many closely involved with it are shaking their heads. We look at how Pride began, and then how it quietly hit the reset button.


 Editorial: What do you want from Ak Pride?
Posted in: Our Communities  17th June 2015
As we are hampered in attempts to discuss the event with Auckland Pride Festival bosses, we want to know what our communities want from Auckland Pride Festival.


 Transgender - Born in the wrong body or born the wrong sex
Posted in: Our Communities  15th June 2015
"As a child I never knew my body was wrong, for me, I was just me. A boy, or that is what my parents and everyone else said I was. Knowing no different I believed I was just that and did what boys do, or more to the point ..."