homophobia

The reality of gay-related mental health problems

For most of the past 100 years homosexuality was considered a mental illness in New Zealand and countries such as Australia, the UK and the USA. Eventually it was recognised that sexual orientation itself was a red herring when it came to the cause...
john.g - Monday, May 29, 2017 - 9:58am

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

OverWatch

A GLBTIQ support and networking group for members of the New Zealand Defence Force, their allies and families.
john.g - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 9:37am

Promised Land

Promised Land is a new LGBT themed children’s book written by Adam Reynolds & Chaz Harris and illustrated by Christine Luiten. Promised Land is now available to buy.
john.g - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 9:48am

Understanding Sexual Orientation

An article about sexual orientation written by John R. Ballew, M.S., a licensed professional counsellor in private practice in Atlanta, USA.
john.g - Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 2:21pm

The Rainbow Tick

The Rainbow Tick is a confidence mark that signals businesses and organisations have reached a high standard of diversity.
john.g - Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 1:53pm

CTU Out@Work Network

Council of Trade Union's network for lesbian, gay, takataapui, bisexual, intersex, transgender and fa'afafine union members.
john.g - Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 4:06pm

Out at Work?

Understanding your rights to an inclusive workplace - A guide to the rights of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual employees in New Zealand.
john.g - Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 3:58pm