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Is New Zealand ready for More Diversity on Screen?

Posted by Diversityworks Trust on 19 July 2013, 11:46 am in , , , ,

The More Diversity on Screen campaign set out to begin a new conversation with the public and media industry in New Zealand about disability and diversity on screen.

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Trust celebrates seven years of diversity

Posted by Diversityworks on 5 December 2012, 11:00 am in , , , , ,

Diversityworks Trust held its seventh Annual General Meeting on Thursday 22 November.

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Music video challenges social labels and fear

Posted by Diversityworks on 7 July 2012, 2:18 pm in , , , , , ,

Diversityworks Trust's Executive Director, ex-comedian Philip Patston has released his debut music video.

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Director contributes chapters to books on faggots and social change

Posted by Diversityworks on 8 February 2012, 5:50 pm in , , ,

Diversityworks Trust Director Philip Patston has chapters in two books that will be launched in the next few weeks.

The first book, to be launched in San Fancisco on 14 February, is "Why are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?" The book "challenges not just the violence of straight homophobia but the hypocrisy of mainstream gay norms that say the only way to stay safe is to act straight: get married, join the military, adopt kids! Compiled by trans-activist Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, it reinvokes the anger, flamboyance, and subversion once thriving in gay subcultures in order to create something dangerous and lovely: an exploration of the perils of assimilation; a call for accountability; a vision for change."

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Auckland embraces new ideas about diversity

Posted by Diversityworks on 17 August 2011, 6:40 pm in , , , ,

Over 150 people attended the opening of Artstation’s latest exhibition, How Diversity Works, an innovative art event that sparks a complex and intriguing new conversation about diversity, in Auckland last night.

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Exhibition explores how diversity works…

Posted by Philip on 23 August 2010, 4:59 pm in , , , , ,

Diversityworks Trust, in association with its Peer Support Network and the International Guild of Disabled Artists and Performers, invite expressions of interest from artists to support a proposal for an exhibition at ARTstation, in Auckland, New Zealand, centred around the theme “How Diversity Works.”

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