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 Intersex Genital Mutilation in New Zealand: A Shameful Silence
Posted in: Our Communities  23rd September 2016
Why are medically unnecessary and potentially harmful involuntary 'remedial' surgeries still being carried out on intersex infants in New Zealand?


 NZ questioned on rights of intersex children at UN CRC
Posted in: Our Communities  19th September 2016
Last week representatives of the New Zealand government were questioned at the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in regards to the rights and care of intersex children.


 Eggplants and peaches and condoms, oh my!
Posted in: Our Communities  15th September 2016
There’s no little cute emoji to help you out when you want to make sure you’re on the same wave length with your potential partner and keen to wrap a condom on your eggplant. Sign the petition to add a bit of safe-sex to your sexting.


 Celebrating Hamilton Pride
Posted in: Our Communities  12th September 2016
Hamilton Pride week is in the thick of it, after a weekend of events and a fabulous launch party, the celebrations continue today. We chat to one of the key Pride team members about the festivities and the importance of celebrating the communities achievements.


 The AKL Council's new rainbow guidelines
Posted in: Our Communities  9th September 2016
The Auckland Council has adopted new Rainbow Communities Engagement Guidelines, we find out how they will make a tangible difference for Auckland LGBTI communities.


 The community spirit of Wigarama
Posted in: Our Communities  8th September 2016
With a star-studded lineup and more entertainment than you can bat your eyelashes at, Wigarama will help the Cartier Trust continue its important work in the community.


 Youth Service Submission to Homelessness Inquiry
Posted in: Our Communities  6th September 2016
Kassie Hartendorp spoke on behalf of Evolve Youth Service at yesterday's Homelessness Inquiry, highlighting the issues faced by LGBTI homeless youth.


 Ara Taiohi Submission to the Homelessness Inquiry
Posted in: Our Communities  5th September 2016
This morning a submission was made to the Homelessness Inquiry, on behalf of Ara Taiohi and Evolve Youth Health Services, that highlighted the issues faced by the LGBTI community. Read the Ara Taiohi submission here.


 Historic Offences: A Submission Guide
Posted in: Our Communities  29th August 2016
Interested in making a submission on the issue of historic homosexual convictions? Here's a little background info for you.


 LGBTI Housing Crisis
Posted in: Our Communities  27th August 2016
While dealing with issues of transgender youth homelessness and street sex work several years ago, I discovered to my dismay that accounts of LGBTI dimensions of New Zealand's housing crisis are sparse and unsystematic.