Schools PRIDE Week 2020 – 24-28 August 2020

InsideOUT is planning a National Schools PRIDE Week in 2020! This will be an opportunity for schools to celebrate and support their rainbow communities, in whatever way works best for their school. Unfortunately due to Covid-19 the campaign has been postponed from June to August, however expect Pride week to run in June in future […]

Rainbow Writing Competition | Whakataetae Tuhituhi

Rainbow Writing Competition | Whakataetae Tuhituhi

This year Out on the Shelves Inside Out – will be running a rainbow writing competition as part of their campaign. To get involved, submit a piece of writing that features a rainbow experience. That could mean focussing the piece on a rainbow character or exploring rainbow themes, as long as there is a strong […]

Oracles in Conversation- 4 July 2020 – Wellington

Oracles in Conversation- 4 July 2020 – Wellington

Oracles in Conversation 2pm, Sat 4 July Wellington City Art Gallery Join artist Pati Solomona Tyrell (founder of Pasifika queer art collective Fafswag), artist Suzanne Tamaki (Maniapoto, Tuhoe; a member of Pacific Sisters and SaVAge K’lub art collectives), and Chief Curator Robert Leonard for a talk in Oracles. Facebook Event Page

Viral Facebook post targets NZ AIDS Foundation call centre

Viral Facebook post targets NZ AIDS Foundation call centre

A Facebook post that promises a $10 phone credit is causing havoc for the New Zealand AIDS Foundation. The post, which encourages users to call an 0800 number to receive the credit, has resulted in hundreds of calls to an NZAF helpline over the past 24 hours – creating extra work for staff, and blocking […]

Marae TV: Gee Pikinga

Marae TV: Gee Pikinga

Marae TV latest video is about Gee Pikinga – take the time to discover this wonderful person. Me uaua ka tutaki i te tangata pēnei te momo. Kua tau te noho i tona kiri ahakoa pai mai, ahakoa kino mai. Nōku te tino waimarie ka noho māua ko Gee hei tuakana, teina. Very seldom you […]

Human Rights Commission issues report on “rainbow” human rights in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Human Rights Commission issues report on “rainbow” human rights in Aotearoa New Zealand.

People of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or sex characteristics (SOGIESC) continue to suffer in New Zealand from discrimination when it comes to basic human rights like access to quality healthcare, education and work. The “Prism” report issued today by the Human Rights Commission details six human rights issues related to people of […]

Rūrangi – Whānau Marama: New Zealand International Film Festival – 24 July –2 August, 2020

Rūrangi – Whānau Marama: New Zealand International Film Festival – 24 July –2 August, 2020

Offering genuine representation for Aotearoa’s gender-diverse community both on screen and off, local series Rūrangi is set to have its world premiere as part of Whānau Marama: New Zealand International Film Festival, running 24 July –2 August, 2020. Rūrangi will make history as the first web-series to feature in the Festival’s celebrated programme, and as […]

Te Tiriti Workshop – 11 July 2020 – Auckland

Te Tiriti Workshop – 11 July 2020 – Auckland

Come along to the RainbowYOUTH drop-in centre for a free Te Tiriti Workshop run by the Treaty Resource Centre. Rainbow Youth are asking people to register due to spaces being limited. This course is intended to: – increase understanding of the Treaty – providing basic information about why it was written and what it says […]

An evening of poetry with essa may ranapiri and friends – 25 June 2020 – Auckland

An evening of poetry with essa may ranapiri and friends – 25 June 2020 – Auckland

Join essa may ranapiri with fellow poets Te Inuwai Nathan, Simone Kaho and Dr Tāwhanga Nopera for an intimate poetry reading at Gus Fisher Gallery. This event is part of the exhibition Queer Algorithms (extended until June 27), which brings together local and international artists from the LGBTQIA+ community who are in the process of […]


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