Shift Hui 2016!

InsideOUT is excited to announce our national hui, Shift, will be running again this April. The hui follows on from the success of Shift 2015 and aims to bring young people of diverse sexes, sexualities and genders from all over the country together. “Shift provides a unique opportunity for young people in our community to …

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Inside Out – Educational Resource

Last week our friends at Rainbow Youth launched an exciting new educational resource, which we reckon has the power to really transform sexuality and gender diversity education in New Zealand schools! We’re super excited to support this project and to see it roll out across the country at regional launches over the next few weeks. …

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Fundraising Art Exhibition for InsideOUT

We’re holding a fundraising art exhibition and auction! The exhibition will run from Monday 17 August to Sunday 23 August at Matchbox Studios, 166 Cuba Street, Wellington. Artworks will be available for purchase throughout the week, with an auction at 6pm on Friday 21 August. More than 40 artists and craftspeople have contributed a wide range of artworks – …

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Shift Hui 2015 Recap

Shift Hui Hui: Assembly, gathering (noun) to gather, to assemble (verb), generally applies to a group of people Shift Verb Move or cause to move from one place to another, especially over a small distance. When InsideOUT started planning a hui one of the first things we needed to do was come up with a …

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InsideOUT’s Tabby Besley A Queen’s Young Leader

InsideOUT is very proud of our founder and National Coordinator Tabby Besley, who has just spent a week in the UK for the residential week of the Queen’s Young Leader programme. Tabby received her award from Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace on Monday, followed by a dinner at St James’ Palace. The rest …

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Shift Hui 2015

Shift is a hui (gathering) for young people of diverse sexes, sexualities and genders run by InsideOUT! Join us for a weekend of making connections, learning about different issues facing the rainbow community, taking part in workshops and activities (talent show!) and gaining new skills and knowledge to help you set up and/or sustain a …

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Tabby Receives Queen’s Young Leader Award

We are delighted to announce that our founder and National Coordinator, Tabby Besley is one of the first ever recipients of the Queen’s Young Leader Award. She is the only New Zealander to receive the award and one of 60 winners selected from across the Commonwealth, after over 1800 nominations. What does it mean: Tabby …

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Changing Our Name

InsideOUT used to be known as QSA Network Aotearoa – the queer straight alliance network. We have been working over the last year to find a new name that better suits our organisation for a range of reasons. Our work has never been solely focused on queer straight alliances, so we wanted a name that …

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