Youth

UniQ Victoria’s Pride Week – 23 to 28 July 2018

UniQ Victoria’s Pride Week – 23 to 28 July 2018

UniQ Victoria’s Pride Week is back in July 2018 with a fantastic line up of events and activities. Check out the event pages and our posters around campus for more info. Plus keep your eyes on the social media for updates and details. Proudly brought to you with VUWSA – Victoria University of Wellington Students’ […]

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 […]

RainbowYOUTH Seeks New Support Manager

RainbowYOUTH Seeks New Support Manager

Morgan Butler, a leader in the youth development sector, particularly for intersex, queer and gender diverse youth, is moving on from RainbowYOUTH after three years. Morgan has been with RainbowYOUTH for three years, after starting out as an intern at a time when RainbowYOUTH was much smaller. Over that time, Morgan has built the support […]

Shift Hui 2018 – 20 to 23 April 2018 – Porirua

Shift Hui 2018 – 20 to 23 April 2018 – Porirua

Shift is a hui (gathering) for young people of minority sexualities, genders and sex characteristics run by InsideOUT! Join them for 4 days and 3 nights of making connections, learning about different issues facing the rainbow community, taking part in workshops and activities (talent show!) and gaining new skills and knowledge to help you set […]

Harvest Pop Up Cafe – 2 March 2018 – Petone – Wellington

Harvest Pop Up Cafe – 2 March 2018 – Petone – Wellington

Check out the Harvest Pop Up Cafe taking place in Petone this Friday, raising funds for Intersex Youth Aotearoa! Hosted by Faith Communities United By Love as part of the Wellington Pride Festival I Tū whakahīhī e Te Whanganui-ā-Tara. pic.twitter.com/baBOLAqSRE — InsideOUT (@insideoutkoaro) February 28, 2018 Website: insideout.org.nz Twitter: Follow insideoutkoaro

OUSA Queer Support Teaming up with Q-Squared Trust for Dunedin Pride 2018 – 8 to 15 April 2018

OUSA Queer Support Teaming up with Q-Squared Trust for Dunedin Pride 2018 – 8 to 15 April 2018

As Auckland Pride Festival comes to a close you may be thinking ‘Why does Auckland have all the fun’. Well fear not, the new local organization, Q-Squared Trust and OUSA Queer Support are busy organizing Dunedin Pride 2018, April 8th – 15th. This year at the Auckland Pride Parade there was an anti-transgender protest that […]

Auckland Grammar builds gender neutral bathrooms

Auckland Grammar builds gender neutral bathrooms

Auckland Grammar – an Auckland boys’ schools – built a new unisex toilet block to cater for transgender students in the future as it moves to gaining the Rainbow Tick. Headmaster Tim O’Connor speaking on Newstalk ZB said the concept came about when school officials realised young men want more privacy in school and public […]

Gender Affirmation policy introduced for staff and students

Gender Affirmation policy introduced for staff and students

Unitec Gender Affirmation Policy first of its kind among tertiary providers in recognition of both staff and students who undertake a gender affirmation process while they are working or studying. The policy aims to support people as they go through the social and medical processes needed to match their gender identity, and covers such elements […]


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