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New Bullying Guidelines Welcomed

Thursday, 3 July 2008, 2:14 pm | Out There

Today’s announcement from Chris Carter, Minister of Education, that the Education Review Office (ERO) will now be required to check that schools have specific strategies in place to address homophobia and other forms of bullying, is being welcomed by ... More >>

Pink Vests for Taggers Divisive

Wednesday, 4 June 2008, 4:56 pm | Out There

The Wellington community police constable who is making taggers wear pink vests as punishment has prompted alarm from the youth group OUT THERE. More >>

Schools Should Act To Protect Trans Students

Thursday, 24 January 2008, 4:43 pm | Out There

(January 24, 2008) More work needs to be done to ensure schools are catering for the health and wellbeing of transgender students, says the OUT THERE! Youth Development Project, following the release of the Human Rights Commission’s report on its Transgender ... More >>

Schools Must Improve Sexuality Education

Friday, 24 August 2007, 9:29 am | Out There

The Education Review Office has reported on its evaluation of how well sexuality education is being taught in state schools and found that the majority of programmes are not as effective as they should be. More >>

Registrations Open for 2007 SS4Q Conference

Friday, 20 April 2007, 12:20 am | Out There

Registrations are now open for the second SS4Q (Safety in Schools For Queers) Conference, to be held the weekend of July 7-8, 2007 at Wellington High School. More >>

Safety of Non-Heterosex'l Students Must Be Ensured

Wednesday, 4 April 2007, 9:49 am | Out There

All New Zealand schools should have explicit anti-bullying and homophobia policies, and young people with diverse sexualities and genders need safe and supportive school environments. More >>

Queer Youth Hui A Success

Friday, 9 February 2007, 11:42 am | Out There

(February 9, 2007) Young people at the Kaha Queer Youth Hui have called for an independent network organisation to help overcome many of the challenges faced by groups that support LGBT young people. More >>

National Hui For Queer Youth

Thursday, 25 January 2007, 2:48 pm | Out There

(January 25, 2007) Improved acceptance and support for gay, lesbian, transgender and takataapui youth in the community is one of the aims of the Kaha Queer Youth Hui, to be held at Wellington’s Tapu Te Ranga Marae this weekend. More >>

Queer Youth Hui Schedule Announced

Wednesday, 10 January 2007, 9:09 am | Out There

(January 10, 2007) More than 50 young gay, lesbian, takataapui and transgender community leaders from all over the country are set to head to Wellington this month for “Kaha”, a queer youth hui hosted by the OUT THERE Youth Development Project. More >>

Kaha: A Queer Youth Leadership Hui

Thursday, 30 November 2006, 10:59 am | Out There

(November 29, 2006) A two-day hui that aims to provide educational and networking opportunities for those involved in queer youth groups nationally will be held at Wellington’s Tapu Te Ranga Marae on the weekend of January 26-28, 2007. More >>