human rights

Tough Love: Alexander's story

"Alexander Lowe" recounts his harrowing personal story of surviving same-sex partner abuse, in an effort to shine a light on an issue he worries is being ignored.
john.g - Monday, May 15, 2017 - 11:39am

Securing the right to adopt

Meet the Scottish born lawyer whose groundbreaking case has secured the right for same-sex de facto couples in New Zealand to jointly adopt. 
john.g - Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 10:36am

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

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

Naming New Zealand

Naming New Zealand is an organisation to help transgender, gender diverse and intersex youth with updating their identity documents to correctly reflect their sex and gender. 
john.g - Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 4:03pm

Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day is a national campaign aimed to raise awareness about the power to prevent bullying. Friday, 26 May 2017
john.g - Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 11:23am

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

INA

Maori, Indigenous & Pacific Island HIV/AIDS Foundation that focuses on Indigenous approaches to HIV, Tuberculosis (TB)
john.g - Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 1:42pm

Human Rights Commission

If you have a complaint or enquiry about discrimination because of your sex / gender identity or sexual orientation, you can contact the Human Rights Commission’s Infoline
john.g - Friday, January 13, 2017 - 8:49am