Anti-Transgender Activism in Canada
Posted in: Comment 7th December 2016
As Canada's transgender community nears the end of its campaign for inclusion within antidiscrimination laws, the Christian Right is mounting a spiteful rearguard action.
From the Big Gay Disco protest
Posted in: Politics and Religion 7th December 2016
Fun and games abound as Destiny Church and anti-intolerance protesters face off in a friendly but very determined way at the church's South Auckland megaplex.
Craig Young looks back at John Key's political career legacy through lgbti eyes and ponders the nature of his possible replacements.
HIV/AIDS and Neoliberalism
Posted in: HIV 4th December 2016
Something is going wrong with gay men's ability to self-manage HIV/AIDS in New Zealand. Is it our neoliberal government orthodoxy?
Obituary: Fidel Castro: 1926-2016
Posted in: Comment 4th December 2016
Fidel Castro, whose cremated remains will be buried today, was a figure lionised by the far left, but LGBT communities have good reason to feel ambivalent about his death.
Adding 'edge' to the Ak Pride Parade
Posted in: Events 3rd December 2016
Shaughan Woodcock, co-producer of February's Auckland Pride Parade says he hopes to build on the successful aspects of parades past and encompass some edgier content.
Advocacy and Activism: Sonya Apa Temata
Posted in: People 2nd December 2016
As we fight for a future free from oppression in all forms, activism and advocacy are the building blocks of our communities. We take a look at the work of a diverse range of people who fight for change.
Editorial: Where are the gay and bi men?
Other than a core group of those committed to HIV prevention and support work gay and bi men are not visible enough for World AIDS Day.
Party of the Living Dead
Posted in: Comment 28th November 2016
The Conservative Party has just posted out another newsletter to its remaining followers. Why? After Williams versus Craig, what reason is there left?
Calling for change this World AIDS Day
Posted in: Health & HIV 25th November 2016
World AIDS Day is less than a week away and the New Zealand AIDS Foundation, Body Positive and Positive Women are once again taking to the streets to raise funds and raise awareness of HIV.
Not Quite "Post-Truth"
Posted in: Comment 25th November 2016
I've been aware of the term 'post-truth' for quite some time. How applicable is it to LGBTI legislative reform and public policy debates?
Outing Violence: Analysing the data
Posted in: Our Communities 24th November 2016
Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura â€“ Outing Violence are offering the LGBTI communities an opportunity to request specific analysis of information following a survey about experiences in relationships, sexual encounters, and help-seeking around partner and sexual violence.
We will remember themâ€¦
Posted in: Our Communities 23rd November 2016
The Transgender Day of Remembrance was marked across the country on Sunday. During a service at St Matthews in the City, Abbi Pritchard-Jones spoke of the importance of honouring the victims of transphobic murders and called on the wider LGBTI family for support.
Brian's Pathetic Fallacy
Posted in: Comment 21st November 2016
Police making Rainbow Connections
Posted in: Our Communities 21st November 2016
As the police look to strengthen their commitment to diversity and relations with LGBTI communities their Rainbow â€˜Aniwaniwaâ€™ Connections Police diversity group is giving LGBTI stakeholders a voice.