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Wellington Region Dads Group

Reflections from the past This paper on the Dads’ group is based on an earlier draft, which Grant Jones circulated to the group by email February 2004. Three years later, and with some minor additions he sent the revised paper again to the group.  ...
john.g - Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:20am

"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

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

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

Gender Diverse Parents Study

Are you a gender diverse (non-cisgender) parent? Would you be willing to answer some confidential questions about your life and about your family?
john.g - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:49am

Welington Gay Dads Group

We meet bi monthly for pot luck dinners - mainly social but support is available if requested.
john.g - Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 11:13am

Auckland Rainbow Famlies Playgroup

This is a get together for queer parents who have pre-school children. They meet every Friday of the month from 12:30 - 3:00. Parents also bring along food for a shared afternoon tea.
john.g - Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 9:58am

Telling Parents You’re Gay ... from a parent’s perspective

Parents should love their children unconditionally and many, many parents do so. However, what if you fear, your parents may ‘freak-out’ at the news you are gay? How to prepare to come out to your parents about being gay.
john.g - Monday, December 29, 2014 - 10:33am

The Sum of Us

Gay themed film suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over. A widowed father has to deal with two complex issues: while he is searching for "Miss Right," his son, who is in his 20s and gay, is searching for "Mr. Right."
john.g - Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 1:53pm

PFLAG South Inc

PFLAG South Inc is the Dunedin branch of an international organization that supports and promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, takaatapui, fa'afafine and intersex people and their families and friends.
gline editor - Monday, April 15, 2013 - 5:16pm