Resources

Check out RainbowYOUTH’s homegrown resources for queer and gender diverse youth, their friends, whānau, teachers and other community members.

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The I’m Local Project

The I’m Local Project is an initiative run by RainbowYOUTH which aims to get free resources out to communities and organisations all around Aotearoa.

Our resources include a Queer & Trans* 101 Comic as well as some matching posters and we send them out free of charge to organisations like high schools, medical centres, hospitals, libraries & community centres.

The I’m Local Project centres around more rural areas – engaging communities to best support the queer & trans* youth living there by providing visible and affirming information. With generous funding from the U.S Embassy, the Waitematā Local Board and the ANZ Staff Foundation, the project is in full swing, getting free queer & trans* resources out  to community organisations nationwide.

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YOU, ME, US

Everyone deserves to be in healthy and violence-free relationships. It’s also vital that people in marginalised communities have easy access to information and support for when things go wrong. RainbowYOUTH and the Ministry of Social Development’s ‘It’s not OK’ campaign have collaborated to provide a resource about healthy relationships for the queer & gender diverse community. To order resources, visit the You, Me, Us website.

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Inside Out is a set of freely available video-based teaching resources which aim to decrease homophobic and transphobic bullying. The videos are for use in schools (between years 11-13) and meets key NZ Curriculum and Health Curriculum objectives, including positive relating to others, fostering healthy communities, critical thinking, participating and contributing, sexual health and development, interpersonal skills and attitudes, stereotypes and managing self. Inside Out was created in partnership between RainbowYOUTH, Curative & Core Education.

STARTING AND STRENGTHENING RAINBOW DIVERSITY GROUPS

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This resource is a refresh of the 2011 resource around how to start and successfully run a QSA (Queer-Straight Alliance) group in your school. We co-created the resource with our friends at InsideOUT, are excited to share this updated version for anyone looking for tips and best practice around running diversity groups.