Connecting the Rainbow Dots

Auckland Council are trying to connect the rainbow dots – with 3 questions…

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DPSN Vlog: Space

This month’s DPSN theme is Space, and who better to talk about space than Dr. JJ Eldridge – Astrophysicist and Non-binary person studying exploding binary stars in NZ.

They chat with us about exploding binary start, and exploding the myth of the gender binary. They explore how science, and the study of space, can create more space for gender and sex diversity and fluidity.

Let’s have some new gender stories please

When I was a kid, there were girls and boys, men and women. My sister was a bit of a tomboy (hardly surprising perhaps, given she had two older brothers). Truth be known, I was a bit of bit of a sissy (not as acceptable as my sister’s gender-non-stereotypical behaviour) but, apart from ‘big boys don’t cry’, I was never particularly shamed on account of it.

Vlog: Uniqueness and Commonality

This month is all about uniqueness and commonality – so we (I) spoke to Sam (also me…. yes, I talked to myself) about my experiences of difference and connection at high school, as a person who is queer and trans. I also do a shout out for the I’m Local Project and their givealittle campaign

Pride Vlog

This month we are focusing on the theme of Pride, so we asked a few folks to talk about what pride means to them – here’s what they had to say.   This video features: Alex Martin, a queer and trans tech worker and comic creator. You can find him online on twitter Cole Meyers,…

Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura DPSN Vlog

This month I speak to Elizabeth and Sandra about Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura – Outing Violence For some reason my camera cut off half of Elizabeth’s face so I had to use my photo shop skills to animate the video instead of showing them talking for real. Hopefully you still get the impact of their…