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Tuesday 28 March 2017


 Space For The Spectrum
Posted in: Our Communities  19th March 2017
Christian Wez van der Linde struggled with his feelings for the same sex and coming out. He’s written a book to help others, particularly young people, reconcile sexuality and faith.


 He Awa Mutunga Kore - A Takatāpui Journey
Posted in: Our Communities  17th March 2017
We chat to both Kathleen Winter and Kassie Hartendorp about the importance of telling the stories of indigenous queer identities.


 The Church and LGBTI mental health
Posted in: Our Communities  10th March 2017
A UK study has made a link between Christian churches and the reduction of mental health for people of diverse sexualities, we talk to Craig Watson to find out how New Zealand compares.


 Ak Pride: Bears 101
Posted in: Our Communities  13th February 2017
As the LYC Bear New Zealand Week kicks off tonight we introduce you to the basic principles behind being a bear.


 Ak Pride: Māori, Pasifika & indigenous film
Posted in: Our Communities  11th February 2017
The stories of indigenous queer and gender diverse people will be showcased during the Auckland Pride Festival this year, with a collection of short films screening at the Auckland Art Gallery today.


 Challenging Ignorance
Posted in: Our Communities  10th February 2017
Aatir Zaidi and Danny Lam from the group EquAsian know all too well the issues that run just below the surface in our wider community and are working on making a real change in the lives of young queer and gender diverse Asian people.


 Pride's letter asking Corrections to withdraw parade application
Posted in: Our Communities  31st January 2017
Here's the text of a letter from Auckland Pride to Corrections asking the Department to withdraw its application to march in the Auckland Pride Parade 2017.


 Technology's double-edged sword?
Posted in: Our Communities  30th January 2017
Are our glbti communities losing their sense of commonality and mutual understanding as people retreat into specialised 'echo chambers' within the digital world? And has our human rights progress stalled as a result?


 Supporting LGBTI male sexual abuse survivors
Posted in: Our Communities  25th January 2017
We chat to Richard Jeffery of support group Mosaic about the importance of sharing the stories of male survivors of sexual abuse and supporting queer, takatāpui and gender diverse men.


 Christmas Day wishes...
Posted in: Our Communities  24th December 2016
Community leaders remind us that this is a time for thinking of each other, and sharing the love and kisses.