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Queer Avengers stand in solidarity with Chelsea Manning

Tuesday, 3 September 2013, 1:36 pm | Queer Avengers

The Queer Avengers are holding an action in solidarity with imprisoned US whistleblower Chelsea Manning, this Saturday at the US Embassy. Manning recently came out as a transwoman in international media. More >>

Solidarity with Russia

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 4:03 pm | Queer Avengers

QA are standing in solidarity with Russian LGBTI communities currently under attack from the fellow countrymen. More >>

Queer Avengers targeting McDonalds Manners Mall

Friday, 10 May 2013, 3:21 pm | Queer Avengers

Wellington's Queer Avengers are holding an action in solidarity with McDonalds workers tonight, 5:30pm at Manners Mall McDonald's. The action is part of the Turn McDonald's Gay Day called by Unite Auckland. More >>

Queer Avengers stand with McDonald's workers

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 2:01 pm | Queer Avengers

Queer Avengers stand with McDonald's workers under homophobic attack from management. As negotiations with Unite Union have broken down, and workers are voting on whether to take industrial action, managers have recently used homophobia against workers. More >>

The Bill has passed; Let’s Continue the Fight

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 9:22 am | Queer Avengers

Queer Avenger’s Press Release: The Bill has passed; Let’s Continue the Fight for The Other Issues. More >>

Queer Avengers Concerned About Violence

Saturday, 23 March 2013, 2:23 pm | Queer Avengers

Activist group, The Queer Avengers, are concerned about the recent report of homophobic violence in Wellington. It is clearly an indication of the hatred still experienced by our communities. More >>

Against Police Brutality At Sydney Mardi Gras

Friday, 8 March 2013, 10:30 am | Queer Avengers

Aotearoa/NZ group the Queer Avengers oppose the police brutality seen at Sydney Mardi Gras. Police reportedly carried out a number of assaults, and were filmed slamming a teenager’s head against the road after the parade was over. More >>

Two ticks for gender diversity in the census

Sunday, 3 March 2013, 1:05 pm | Queer Avengers

The Queer Avengers are supporting the call for gender diversity in the census. To support this call people can tick both “male” and “female” on the March 5th Census. More >>

Transgender Marriages An Encouraging Step

Thursday, 28 February 2013, 9:11 am | Queer Avengers

Queer Avengers are pleased the select committee has recommended passing the bill. We are particularly pleased with the inclusion to recognise established marriages for transgender and transsexual (trans*) people following a legal change in gender. More >>

McVicar’s comments “abhorrent, uninformed and hateful"

Monday, 21 January 2013, 3:42 pm | Queer Avengers

The Queer Avengers are concerned about the recent comments made by Garth McVicar, Sensible Sentencing Trust, as part of his submission to the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. “Crime will rise if gay couples are allowed to marry,” ... More >>

"Justice" System Perpetrates Transphobic Injustice

Thursday, 20 December 2012, 10:50 am | Queer Avengers

Queer Avengers: "Justice" system perpetrates transphobic injustice The Queer Avengers are concerned about the recent sentencing of a trans* woman to a male prison. She has been sentenced to 2 years and 1 month after pleading guilty to a ... More >>

Queers Got Talent

Tuesday, 13 November 2012, 12:52 pm | Queer Avengers

The Queer Avengers are organising Queers Got Talent, an all-ages community talent quest just before the weekend of the Marriage Equality Conference held in Wellington. The event will be held on Thursday the 29th of November, 7pm til late at Meow café ... More >>

Queer Avengers: Solidarity with teacher

Saturday, 1 September 2012, 1:21 pm | Queer Avengers

The Queer Avengers condemn the suspension of Whangarei science teacher Nigel Studdard, who supported a student action against homophobia. Students at Pompallier College, a Catholic school, planned to wear rainbow wristbands in protest against a homophobic ... More >>

Queer Avengers: “We’re only just getting started”

Thursday, 30 August 2012, 8:26 am | Queer Avengers

The Queer Avengers are underlining that marriage equality is not the end of the line for LGBT struggles. Louisa Wall’s marriage equality bill passed its first reading on the 29th of August, after more than 1,000 marched to Parliament in support ... More >>

First, same-sex marriage. Next, equality!

Tuesday, 31 July 2012, 10:16 am | Queer Avengers

The Queer Avengers reject conservative scaremongering, which seeks to undermine widespread support for marriage equality. The group has recently come out in support of Louisa Wall's bill, while stressing that marriage equality is not the end of LGBTI struggles. More >>

Queer Avengers also call for a struggle “beyond marriage”

Friday, 27 July 2012, 4:07 pm | Queer Avengers

The Queer Avengers support the bill for marriage and adoption equality. One of two bills in the ballot, Louisa Wall’s bill was drawn on the 27th of July. The Queer Avengers say that there should be no legal distinction between same sex and different ... More >>

Queer The Night

Thursday, 10 May 2012, 4:17 pm | Queer Avengers

Wellington's Queer Avengers are launching their second annual Queer The Night march, this Friday the 11th of May. The first march, attracting around 600 people, opposed homophobic and transphobic street violence. More >>

Germaine Greer glitter-bombed

Wednesday, 14 March 2012, 12:47 pm | Queer Avengers

On March 14th at the Embassy Theatre, members of the Queer Avengers “glitter-bombed” feminist writer Germaine Greer, touring New Zealand as a part of Writers and Readers Week. More >>

Queer Avengers Protest Media Transphobia

Friday, 24 February 2012, 9:20 am | Queer Avengers

Members of the Queer Avengers, a queer and trans activist group, have called a protest against a 'transphobic' article by Rosemary McLeod. The rally is taking place at the headquarters of Fairfax Media, who own the Dominion Post. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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