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Friday 27 March 2015


 Snapshots of life post HLR
Posted in: Our Communities  26th March 2015
Wellington artist Mark Beehre’s upcoming exhibition uses photographs and oral histories to tell the stories of queer men born since Homosexual Law Reform.


 Rainbow Wellington Chair's report
Posted in: Our Communities  24th March 2015
Rainbow Wellington has its annual AGM this Wednesday. Chair Rawa Karetai looks back on the past 12 months and appeals for new members and volunteers, heading into the future.


 Watch: RY's community wardrobe
Posted in: Our Communities  11th March 2015
RainbowYOUTH have put together a video about their Community Wardrobe, a labour of love, which is now open at the back of their K’ Rd drop-in centre.


 Reaching out widely to build communities
Posted in: Our Communities  10th March 2015
GLBTI youth organisations need to reach out far into the their wider communities in order to be as effective as possible, says the keynote speaker from the NXT conference.


 Comment: Pride
Posted in: Our Communities  27th February 2015
"Like a lot of people, I’ve been thinking about the protest at the Pride Parade last week, and observed the various exchanges on social media. It has all left a nasty taste that’s for sure."


 Dr Jared Mackley-Crump: Conversations we need to have
Posted in: Our Communities  26th February 2015
"The disturbingly narrow backlash that has been expressed so far has almost completely silenced and overwhelmed any real attempt to discuss the issues rationally and attempt an understanding of motive."


 On a Different Conversation
Posted in: Our Communities  26th February 2015
A conversation between lgbtiq families and an organisation that has its kaupapa in Pentecostal and Evangelical Christianity ... Lexie Matheson tells us how it went.


 Comment: Gay Privilege
Posted in: Our Communities  24th February 2015
"I hear you. Loud and clear, I hear your struggles and marginalization from society as a whole and those whom you should be able to call 'family'," writes Robbie van Dijk.


 A witness account of the Pride protest
Posted in: Our Communities  23rd February 2015
Steven Oates and friends were on a hotel balcony during Saturday night’s Parade, and witnessed the protest in its entirety. He disputes accounts from the protest group about what happened.


 Editorial: A Pride Parade to remember
Posted in: Our Communities  21st February 2015
Tonight the Auckland Pride Parade found its mojo, vividly celebrating of the spirit which resides within every glbti person in the land, even those who have yet to acknowledge or release that spirit.