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Trainee Nurse Suffered 12 Years of Electroshock Therapy for Being LGBT+

A former trainee nurse has spoken of suffering through 12 years of electroshock therapy and a concoction of drugs, for being LGBT+. Joan Bellingham, now...

Body Positive Offering Immediate Access to PrEP

The iPrEP clinic is a New Zealand first and is modelled on a program in New York. Body Positive is now offering “immediate access” to...

David Seymour Interview: Freedom of Speech’s Thin Line

ACT Party Leader David Seymour to Express about freedom of speech, the End of Life Choice referendum and why he hosted the Feminism 2020...

Justice Minister Signals Change to “Highly Moralistic Adoption Act”

Adoption law reform would be a significant win for many same-sex couples. Adoption law reform will be on the table if Labour is re-elected and...

Homophobic Social Media Posts Overshadow Wellington’s Scots College Pride Week

Some of the school's teenagers have called for a boycott of the Pride week. Wellington’s Scott’s College Pride Week celebrating the LGBT community has been...

Sex Ed in NZ Schools to Become More LGBT Friendly

The new guidelines are being called the “first meaningful change” since 2002. Sex education in New Zealand is set for a major overhaul, with...

Historic Peter Ellis Case to go Before Supreme Court

Almost a year to the day since his death, the Supreme Court has ruled that Peter Ellis’s appeal against his sexual offending convictions will...

Auckland Pride 2021 Will be a Month-Long Festival 

Registrations open tomorrow! For the first time in the festival’s nine-year run, Auckland Pride will be expanded out to be a near month-long celebration.  Auckland Pride...

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