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Campaign aims to influence children (and their parents) away from negative stereotypes

Posted by Diversityworks on 20 February 2013, 8:27 pm in , , , , ,

You know how kids stare at people in wheelchairs and aren’t sure what to say? Well, we want to change that. We want kids to run up to people in wheelchairs and say, “Wow! You must be a superhero!” 

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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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Diversityworks Trust announces diversity exhibition

Posted by Diversityworks on 24 June 2011, 7:29 am in , , ,

Diversityworks Trust is pleased to announce its exhibition "How Diversity Works" from 17 August to 3 September 2011 at Artstation Gallery in Auckland.

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Diversity through art – opportunity ends soon

Posted by Diversityworks on 17 January 2011, 11:24 am in ,

The call for Expressions of Interest for Diversityworks Trust's exhibition, How Diversity Works, closes on 31 January 2011.

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Normality is so common T-shirts

Posted by Diversityworks on 24 November 2010, 10:46 am in , , , ,

Diversityworks is excited to announce the availability of our new t-shirts, the front of which feature the slogan:

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Art event to explore diversity

Posted by Diversityworks on 4 November 2010, 8:11 am in ,

 

Diversityworks Trust has launched a second call for expressions of interest from artists for an exhibition next year in association with Artstation in Auckland, centred around the theme How Diversity Works.

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