See the big pages of events and groups for lesbians and for the broader Rainbow communities in Wellington for information about:
Out Takes 2013
Out Takes 2013 is coming this week!
The annual celebration of Queer film culture will be back in Wellington Thursday 30 May - Wednesday 12 June 2013 at Paramount Cinema, 25 Courtenay Place. The programme is out and tickets are now on sale.
Check our Out Takes 2013 for Lesbians page for a list of lesbian films.
Coming out or new to Wellington
If you are coming out as a lesbian or are a lesbian who has recently moved to the Wellington region and you would like to find out more information about the gay community please email Monique Rei at monique.rei@messenger/co.nz or Jo Morrison at email@example.com. They are happy to email back and forth or meet in a cafe and also let you know when social events are on and meet you there to introduce to others.
Gay and Lesbian Help-Line
Providing information, advice, active listening, youth support and more Helpline Services to the whole lesbian, gay, trans, questioning, coming out, whatever community. Staffed by Gay / Lesbian / Takatäpui / Queer Volunteers. More info at www.gaywellington.org or phone them at 04-473-7878.
Armstrong & Arthur Charitable Trust for Lesbians
The Armstrong and Arthur Charitable Trust for Lesbians was established in 2001 by the late Bea Arthur for the benefit of lesbian community groups in the Welington region. The Trust is named to recognise and remember the 57 year relationship of Bea and her partner the late Bette Armstrong. The Trustees invite applications for assistance, as grants, for projects and activities that will benefit all or part of the lesbian communities in the Wellington region. The Wellington region is defined as the Lower North Island South of the Manawatu Gorge.
Activities the Armstrong & Arthur Charitable Trust funds are:
- Education, research and social development
- Assistance to lesbian individuals and lesbian community groups and services that benefit the lesbian community such as help-lines, library facilities, radio programmes, art exhibitions and theatre productions and other cultural activities intended to further community development
- Provision of other services such as rehabilitation and heath activities
Visit the Trust website www.lesbiantrust.org.nz for information about how to apply for grants, and how to donate or make bequests to the Trust.
Application forms and guidelines for applications can be downloaded from the trust website and are also available from: The Secretary, The Armstrong and Arthur Charitable Trust for Lesbians, P O Box 199, Waikanae 5250.
Lesbian Radio Programme
The weekly Lesbian Radio Programme is broadcast on Sundays, 10 - 11 am, on Wellington Access Radio 783 AM. It is rebroadcast at midnight Tuesday to 1 am Wednesday.
Check our Lesbian Radio webpage for more information and links to listen to or download recent programmes.
Notices for the broadcasting to the programme should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
The programme has a page on Facebook Wellington-Lesbian-Radio for the latest updates from programme presenters.
There is an interview with Prue about the programme and its history on PrideNZ.com.
Lesbian Radio recruiting
The Lesbian Radio collective is looking for new presenters. Email email@example.com if you are interested - full training will be given. An extra techie or 2 would also be helpful.
Global lesbian podcasts
The Lesbian Radio webpage has links to the top 5 global lesbian podcasts and to Joy 94.9 in Melbourne.
Web space to go
Lesbian groups in the Wellington region that want free space on the web can stake a claim by contacting Ellen at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or let us know about your facebook page, blog, or whatever so we can link to it. The only requirement is that you are an Absolutely Positively Lesbian group!