coming out

UniQ Auckland University

Provides a friendly environment for queer tertiary students and their friends to socialise and meet other LGBTQI+ students. We have a coffee group fortnightly and run social events throughout the year
john.g - Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 9:25am

OUSA Queer Support

We are dedicated to making the University of Otago and the Otago Polytechnic, the most inclusive tertiary institutions in New Zealand.
jeffry.t - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 7:40pm

Rediscovering James Courage

A new collection has been published to honour the memory and raise awareness about a man who could be considered New Zealand's own Oscar Wilde, James Courage, our very own gay, but sidelined, literary icon.
john.g - Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 10:53am

"I can't tell my parents I'm gay!"

His friends have known he's gay for ages, but 26-year-old Aucklander Andrew is uncomfortable with the idea of telling his folks about it. He tells his story, and Rainbow Youth's Tom Hamilton offers his thoughts about coming out to your loved ones.
john.g - Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 11:25am

Embraced by NZ: A gay Pakistani refugee's story

A gay Pakistani man who spent more than half his life being bullied and berated for being different has been granted refugee status in New Zealand, by a Tribunal which says he has the right to be who he is, without discrimination.
john.g - Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 12:47pm

NZ Writing: The Call by Jern Siong

In Jern Siong's The Call, a young gay man who fled home gets a phone call from his estranged religious father, who has some major pieces of news. Is there peace to be found?
john.g - Friday, May 12, 2017 - 9:50am

Harley's Story

All my life I've been bullied and teased and beaten up because I'm different. All through primary schools and college.
john.g - Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 11:06am

My Life Before Law Reform: Michael Stevens

I was a very active criminal in this country up until the age of 25, when Homosexual Law Reform passed
john.g - Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 11:02am

Deco Divas

A point of contact for lesbian women in the Hawke's Bay, and elsewhere
john.g - Friday, February 3, 2017 - 10:22am

Parents of Gays and Lesbians

An Auckland group run by Rainbow Youth for parents of children who identify as part of, or who are thinking that they may belong to the LGBT community.
john.g - Friday, November 4, 2016 - 10:16am