26 October is Intersex Awareness Day (IAD) 2017 – A statement from ITANZ & introducing a new resource for Aotearoa. Intersex Awareness Day  2017 (IAD 2017) highlights the progress of intersex led organisations in Aotearoa and around the world. On IAD 2017 the Intersex Trust of Aotearoa New Zealand (ITANZ) are proud to present our new […]

Kia ora everyone I promised myself that this weekend I would write something for the web site. I said last year that I was going to write lots. Then the words dried up. I thought it was because I had nothing to say, but only recently, I have realised it actually was a word/feeling logjam. […]

Its been a tough week for many in our community Lots of us know about hate. In many and complicated ways. Sometimes in our families. Sometimes at school. Sometimes at church. The local gym Our communities. Bullies. Other places and people. Sometimes random strangers who attack for no other reason than they see our difference. […]

A speech at parliament On Saturday the 5th of March I was invited to participate in an event at parliament to mark and celebrate the 30th Anniversary of homosexual law reform. I am old enough to have been a young activist while homosexuality was still a crime in New Zealand. So for me it was […]

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