Aucklander David Stock wrote It Will Be Okay for his mother when she was going through a difficult time. “I wanted to give her a message of hope like she gave me when I was coming out,” he says and shares his work with us below.
“It will be okay”
Queer Kiwi Poet Daniel Devenney takes a satirical look at gender identity using their own personal experiences as a catalyst.
Gender Identity Pending...
When I was six,
I was told that dolls were for girls and toy soldiers were for boys.
I fucking hated those little green health hazards.
Anyone that’s ever stood on...
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