Diversity New Zealand Limited and Philip Patston

Leading new conversations about diversity, complexity and change — online and offline

Social change: a case of two steps forward, three steps back?

Cynicism aside, could we simply be seeing language, rituals and institutions reclaimed from a limiting age and tranformed into processes that accommodate diversity? Perhaps it’s not the institutions themselves, but how they are represented, expressed and inhabited, that really makes the difference.

17 January 2014

Well isn’t gay just so cool now?

I’ve never purported to be much of a marriage fan. As NZ celebrates its liberation of gay marriage today, I’m finding it hard not to scoff at the hypocrisy of … Continue reading

19 August 2013

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