Pink Shirt Day 2017!

Pink shirt day is today! Celebrated annually around the globe, Pink Shirt Day began in Canada in 2007 when two students, David Shepherd and Travis Price, took a stand against homophobic bullying after a new Year 10 student was harassed and threatened for wearing pink. David and Travis bought dozens of pink shirts and distributed …

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One more day till Pink Shirt Day 2017!

Just one more day until Pink Shirt Day! Some of the young people and volunteers that InsideOUT works with have chosen to tell their stories this week, with the hope that sharing their experiences may help and guide others, educate them in hopes of preventing what they had to endure, or simply let people know …

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‘That’s So Gay’ – Pink Shirt Day 2017

It’s a day closer to Friday. Pink Shirt Day. A day to give those bullied a voice. Bullying isn’t just simply physical pushing someone, nor direct verbal abuse. Sometimes it can happen without everyone realising it, a subtle word used in such a manner that it causes more harm than intended. Some of the young …

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Sticks and Stones and Homophobia – Pink Shirt Day 2017

Bullying is everywhere, on the streets, in schools, in homes. It is all around us, every second of every day. Pink Shirt Day is coming up on Friday, part of Bullying Free Week NZ.  Pink Shirt Day is about working together to stop bullying by celebrating diversity and promoting positive social relationships. It’s about creating …

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Seeking Rainbow Minorities Project Coordinator

Seeking Rainbow Minorities Project Coordinator Part-time; fixed-term contract (three months), Wellington-based. As InsideOUT’s Rainbow Minorities Project Coordinator you will have responsibility for coordinating and delivering a project working with young people to create a poster and video series about minorities within the rainbow community. A key part of this role also includes contributing to either …

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Seeking Shift Hui Coordinator

Seeking Shift Hui Coordinator Part-time contract position; fixed-term (four months), Wellington-based. InsideOUT is a national youth charity seeking someone to coordinate our national youth hui, Shift. You will be responsible for overseeing the planning and delivery of a national hui for young people aged 13-22, held across four days. This will include developing and updating …

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Expression Arts Competition Winners Announced!

The results of Expression, InsideOUT’s first multi-media arts competition, are in, showing strong entries across three categories of art, writing and film. “Part of our work is to bring more visibility to issues relating to people of minority sexualities, sexes and genders,” said Tabby Besley, National Coordinator of InsideOUT. As part of this endeavour, InsideOUT …

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InsideOUT Wins at Wellington Airport Awards!

In August we were honoured to be the category winer for the Education and Child/Youth Development at the Wellington Airport Community Awards for Wellington City! Much to our surprise, we went on to win the overall award for the Wellington region in the same category at the Wellington Airport Community Award finals! A huge thanks …

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