Month: July 2012

Neither Male Nor Female. Really?

Transgender passport changes possible Stuff.co.nz 3 July 2012 New Zealand could soon follow in Argentina’s footsteps by making it easier for transgender and transsexual people to change their gender on their passports. But some in the trans community say gender…

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Concern over sex ed programmes

Newstalk ZB 2 July 2012 There’s a call for the Government to withdraw funding from the sex education programmes run by Family Planning and Rainbow Youth. Family First says these organisations resources and websites fail to tell the full facts…

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France to pass gay marriage, adoption law

Reuters 29 June 2012 France’s new Socialist government is to legalize marriage and adoption for same-sex couples, Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Friday, reflecting a shift in public attitudes in the majority Catholic nation. President Francois Hollande, who took…

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Well done, Lyttleton!

Lyttelton in revolt over new brothels Christchurch Press 2 July 2012 Plans to allow major brothels in Lyttelton could be scuppered after an outcry from residents. The town has reacted strongly to the Christchurch City Council’s proposed bylaw regulating brothel…

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