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Issue 14, 2019

Issue 14 – Queerlient

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News

  • “Representation”: Victoria Rhodes-Carlin Is Running For Greater Wellington Regional Council

  • The Community Without A Home: Queer Homeslessness in Aotearoa

  • Pasifika Queer in Review

  • The National Queer in Review

  • Māori Queer in Review

  • LGBTQI Project Report Update

  • International Queer in Review

  • Features

  • Beyond Pink and Blue

    Pregnancy tests. Ultrasounds. Gender reveal parties. Maternity shopping. Childbirth.   On the day we take our first breath, a clinician typically lifts us in the air, does a speedy exanimation, and pronounces our sex.   At some hospitals, bright lights flash pink and blue on the street front to celebrate the birth of a new […]

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  • It is Enough: Reflections on Pride

      I’ve never written about my fear or my anger, because I’ve never felt like I was queer enough, knew enough, or felt comfortable enough with my identity. I’m slowly learning, in the words of Virginia Woolf’s famous Mrs Ramsay, “It is enough!”    Pride has become more than a single march, or a month—it […]

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  • In the Mirror: Queer, Brown and Catholic

    As a teenager, being queer was a foreign concept. I was already othered so much already, being half Māori and odd-looking, with delayed social and learning skills due to a difficult birth. By the time I was 13 I was already too much, too weird, too other and too pitied upon that finding a table […]

    by

  • Beyond Pink and Blue

    Pregnancy tests. Ultrasounds. Gender reveal parties. Maternity shopping. Childbirth.   On the day we take our first breath, a clinician typically lifts us in the air, does a speedy exanimation, and pronounces our sex.   At some hospitals, bright lights flash pink and blue on the street front to celebrate the birth of a new […]

    by

  • It is Enough: Reflections on Pride

      I’ve never written about my fear or my anger, because I’ve never felt like I was queer enough, knew enough, or felt comfortable enough with my identity. I’m slowly learning, in the words of Virginia Woolf’s famous Mrs Ramsay, “It is enough!”    Pride has become more than a single march, or a month—it […]

    by

  • In the Mirror: Queer, Brown and Catholic

    As a teenager, being queer was a foreign concept. I was already othered so much already, being half Māori and odd-looking, with delayed social and learning skills due to a difficult birth. By the time I was 13 I was already too much, too weird, too other and too pitied upon that finding a table […]

    by

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