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Let’s Accentuate the Positive

Let’s Accentuate the Positive

“According to Stuff, the government and some members of the Labour Party aren’t keen on supporting a proposed policy for publicly funded access to hormone replacement therapy and gender reassignment surgery – because they don’t think it is an important enough issue for New Zealanders. I disagree with this response for one reason only: society […]

Participate in the 9th Annual LGBT Community Survey

Participate in the 9th Annual LGBT Community Survey

The 9th Annual LGBT Community Survey is ready to complete now. This is the annual “LGBT census” and has attracted 45,000 LGBT respondents from 150 countries. The survey is CMI and is about your social or political concerns, purchase preferences, motivations, interests and much much more. Participating in this comprehensive study helps open doors around […]

Superb food, wine and parties highlights of DNA Gay Ski Week QT

Youtube: True South Dining Room at The Rees Hotel, Queenstown Some of the region’s very best food and wine – along with legendary parties and fun times – will showcase Queenstown at its best during DNA Gay Ski Week QT later this year – 29 August to 5 September 2015. A fabulous and exclusive culinary […]

Sport Survey – Responses

Sport Survey – Responses

The Out on the Fields study has generated a lot of news publicity within New Zealand and internationally. Radio NZ reported that “Labour MP Louisa Wall – a former national netball and rugby player – is urging the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) to lead by example and adopt an anti-homophobia policy” in a story […]

The Charlotte Museum Snapped Photography Exhibition

The Charlotte Museum Snapped Photography Exhibition

The Charlotte Museum has put the call out for photos for a Photograph Exhibition – Snapped – as part of the Auckland Festival of Photography. The exhibition will celebrate women and sexuality and will feature a September 1985 photo taken by Jane Zusters, titled Dykes and their Dogs. The exhibition opens on Sunday 24th May […]

Sexual Identities Survey

Sexual Identities Survey

Tamara, a doctoral student at Massey University in Palmerston North is researching the relationship between sexual identity development and psychological well-being. The online survey “Sexual Identities (Straight, Gay/Lesbian, Bisexual, Questioning and Others), Identity-related factors, and their impact on Well-being” is open to anyone over the age of 16. Please complete the survey – https://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_bDar6WLY95XJQzj and […]

New Zealand Gay Athletes the most likely to hide their Sexuality: World First Study

New Zealand Gay Athletes the most likely to hide their Sexuality: World First Study

The world’s first international study on homophobia in sport has found gay men in New Zealand were the most likely to play team sports in their youth and more likely than gay men in any other country to play rugby union (30%). However, Kiwi gay men were also the most likely to keep their sexuality […]

Same-sex couples opt for marriage over civil union

Same-sex couples opt for marriage over civil union

The number of same-sex couples entering into civil unions dropped significantly in 2014, with couples opting to join in marriage instead, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the first full year of same-sex marriage registrations since the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Act 2013 came into effect in August 2013. “New Zealanders registered 486 […]

University of Auckland Pride Week

University of Auckland Pride Week

The Auckland University Students’ Association Pride Week is on from 4 to 8 May 2015. The event is a week of fun events for students, staff and alumni. Gaynz.com: Auckland Uni Pride Week begins today Express: University of Auckland Pride to be Held Next Week Facebook: Opening Event – Like AUSA Queerspace – Like AUSA […]

HIV home testing trial on the horizon

HIV home testing trial on the horizon

Executive Director Shaun Robinson told TVNZ Breakfast this morning that NZAF is looking to pilot HIV home tests with on-line and phone support within 12 months. Following a British announcement that home testing rapid tests are now available in the UK, Shaun said although home testing is ‘a step in the right direction,’ it isn’t […]

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Let’s Accentuate the Positive

“According to Stuff, the government and some members of the Labour Party aren’t keen on supporting a proposed policy for publicly funded access to hormone replacement therapy and gender reassignment surgery – because they don’t think it is an important enough issue for New Zealanders. I disagree with this response for one reason only: society […]

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