All posts by Lesbian Rights Aotearoa Admin

Poutū-te-rangi Hui: Ōtautahi

We are keen to have a relaxed group conversation about supporting young, questioning and newly out lesbians. We want use these ideas to create a booklet/resource. To begin this project, we want to have a korerō with lesbians aged 17 & over about their experiences, what's been helpful, unhelpful and so on. Key meeting information:We ...

Wimmin’s Land Trip ’19

In September 2019, a group of 6 of us traveled to wimmin's lands in Australia together for a private gathering of lesbians. The trip was self-funded, but some awesome more grown up lesbians did donate (thank you so much J and R!!!) and give us cleaning, gardening and demolition work to do for money. This ...

The Feminist Article the Green Party has Banned:

This opinion piece appeared in the 2019 Spring issue of Te Awa (the NZ Green Party's newsletter) at this link. Marama Davidson, a Green Party Co-Leader and Member of Parliament, has since said this article "puts trans rights to exist up for debate" and it's been removed. Solutions that are Fair to Everyone I am ...

Survey: Lesbians Worldwide ’19

We are running a short survey about what life is like for lesbians in different countries. The survey was created by lesbian feminists in South Korea and New Zealand after discussions around the lack of lesbian perspectives represented at the ILGA World Conference. The initial results were so interesting we thought it would be worthwhile ...

Blog: Lesbian ILGA

Kia ora,  A few of my friends and I started the Lesbian Rights Alliance Aotearoa in early 2018.  We were excited to attend Out in the Park on March 16 this year, but we were banned because we are a group for lesbians who won't cater to men. We weren't going to let that deter ...