Most people want answers but this work brings more questions than answers. The challenge in addressing diversity and inclusion is to inquire, be curious and to generously commit to being wrong; to recognise assumptions and humbly but confidently respond; and to embrace inevitable, constant change with love not fear.
We think silence is the friend of bullying and, to support and complement the people and organisations behind the day of silence, we want to yell in no uncertain terms that bullying is unacceptable, unwanted and uncool.
Are we moving towards a state where anything slightly beyond normal or usual will be considered on a case-by-case basis, politically by the Government, or judicially by the Crown? Is this what democracy has become?
This morning I woke to the news that Lecretia Seales had passed away at 12.35am. As I write I am watching tweets from the NZ Herald that the Judge in her right-to-die case said no. I’m gutted. I was a witness for Lecretia. I’ve kept quiet until now out of respect for her and her family. Now I feel compelled to reiterate my stance on voluntary euthanasia.
The Ministry of Education’s new curriculum guidelines released last week, aimed at improving sex education and diversity for students, seem almost too good to be true. These guidelines show surprisingly courageous change leadership from the […]