All posts by Lesbian Rights Aotearoa Admin

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, I’m Charlie. 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 ...

Our lesbian group has been banned from Pride. An overview:

We encourage visitors to the site to read our 'about us' before reading this post. We are a group of lesbians in NZ who want to create positive pro-lesbian spaces and politics. It's Pride Month in Wellington and as a part of that Out Wellington Inc. hosts a fair called Out in the Park. We ...

ILGA – but for lesbians.

The International Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Intersex Association (ILGA) conference is here in Wellington, NZ next week and the city is pulling out all the stops to ensure it goes well. Looking through the programme, we noticed there is only one 45 minute lesbian event during the official conference and it's not lesbian-only. We don't ...

Out in the Park 2019 (Wellington)

We are happy to say we will be bringing our lesbian positivity to Out in the Park at Wellington this year! We will have some information about our new recreation group, as well as events coming up. If you're in Wellington, come say hi!

Raglan Trip

An LRAA group went on a short notice trip to Raglan last week. Here is a run down of all the scandalous things we got up to: We spent Friday evening catching up on political and social events over a lovely vegan dinner. On Saturday, we had a relaxing morning. Some women went on a ...