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Auckland Pride AGM – 30 July 2018

Auckland Pride AGM – 30 July 2018

The Annual General Meeting of Auckland Pride Festival Incorporated will be held at 6pm on Monday 30 July 2018 at Studio One Toi Tū, 1 Ponsonby Road, Auckland. The Board of Auckland Pride invites all members of our communities to attend the AGM. At an AGM you can expect: • Reports from the Chair, Treasurer […]

New Zealand LGBTI Awards Organisers Respond to Community Concerns

New Zealand LGBTI Awards Organisers Respond to Community Concerns

New Zealand LGBTI Awards organisers have responded to the controversy around their award night. We have heard elements of the LGBTI community loud and clear. The perception that there is a lack of (cont) https://t.co/0vvXB8ojRt — New Zealand LGBTI Awards (@lgbti_nz) July 4, 2018 We have heard elements of the LGBTI community loud and clear. […]

Concerns Over LGBTI Awards

Concerns Over LGBTI Awards

The New Zealand LGBTI Awards was planned to be a awards night to celebrate the rainbow community. Now questions are been raised about the organisation of this event. Stuff reported that Nine LGBTI organisations have sent a letter to event organisers expressing concern about their sudden arrival in New Zealand and pitch for hard-fought corporate […]

Stuff: Growing up trans in regional New Zealand

Stuff: Growing up trans in regional New Zealand

Stuff recently published a story on Growing up trans in regional New Zealand With the subtitle “He’s a teenager, he’s transgender and he lives in small-town New Zealand. Oliver Tapiki-Thorpe shares his story with Andre Chumko” Tapiki-Thorpe says the Kawerau community has been supportive. “Mostly people are very accepting.” Read the full story: Growing up […]

LGBT+ in STEM NZ

LGBT+ in STEM NZ

The STEM industries (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) often still face the difficulties of improving diversity and inclusion in the workplace. This is especially difficult when it comes to the LGBT+ community as they are often overlooked, partly due to the fact that sexuality and gender identity are hidden characteristics writes Callum Smith on LinkedIn. […]

Rainbow Tick for IAG a first for general insurance

Rainbow Tick for IAG a first for general insurance

IAG New Zealand has become the first general insurer in Aotearoa to be certified with the Rainbow Tick. The Rainbow Tick is a programme designed to ensure an organisation is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place for people of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity. The certification was awarded to IAG at a ceremony this […]

Leitis in Waiting – Tonga

Leitis in Waiting is the story of Joey Mataele and the Tonga leitis, an intrepid group of native transgender women fighting a rising tide of religious fundamentalism and intolerance in their South Pacific Kingdom. The film follows Joey, a devout Catholic of noble descent, as she organizes an exuberant beauty pageant presided over by a […]

Rainbow Dinner And Auction With Helen Clark – 9 September 2018

Rainbow Dinner And Auction With Helen Clark – 9 September 2018

Helen Clark is confirmed to be the guest speaker at the Rainbow Dinner and Auction fundraiser to be held Sunday 9 September at the Cordis Hotel (formally Langham). This is the first fundraising event the Trust has held for two years and is a key part of the change early this year when the GABA […]

Auckland Pride Festival – 1 to 17 February 2019

Auckland Pride Festival – 1 to 17 February 2019

Major Dates for the 2019 Auckland Pride Festival have been announced. The 2019 Auckland Pride Festival will run from Friday 1 to Sunday 17 February, featuring the Ending HIV Big Gay Out on Sunday 10 February, followed by the Auckland Pride Parade and Party on Saturday 16 February. Mark your calendars now Website: aucklandpride.org.nz Facebook: […]

Richard Todd To Leave Express

Richard Todd To Leave Express

After 27 years Richard Todd is leaving Express at the end of June. Starting back in 1991 as part of the team (with Jay Bennie who then left in 2001 to found gaynz.com) behind Man to Man which then became Express Todd is now finally stepping aside with a new team taking over Express publication. […]


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