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Chart of the Day 1: Attitudes toward homosexuality in New Zealand

‘Chart of the Day’ is a series where I produce and post an original graph from data I found interesting without comment.

Disclaimer: Correlation does not entail causation. 141 more words

New Zealand

Gay and Asian and a New Zealander

I wrote the following piece which was published in New Zealand’s only LGBT-focused magazine, Gay Express, titled ‘Gay and Asian and a New Zealander… 1,121 more words


Triggers and Lions and Vegans, Oh My!: From a Comment War to a Conversation about Cecil and the Ethics of Eating

By Will Stockton and Karen Tongson



On July 1 2015, an American dentist and big game hunter named Walter Palmer killed a lion named Cecil in the Hwange National Park in Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. 6,182 more words

Political Rants And Raves

Debate: Should the Queer Movement Break Up?

This is a short debate written for Craccum Magazine of the University of Auckland published on 25 August, 2014. The piece is written to satisfy the format of a debate, and do not completely reflect my current views. 1,195 more words

Queer Politics

Letter to Police Attending Nottinghamshire Pride

This is a letter I intend to hand out to police attending Nottinghamshire Pride 2015 in uniform.

To members of the police who are participating in Pride events: 633 more words

Trans Activism

Societally-sanctioned shapes of expression

I’ve been thinking quite a bit recently about how each individual, when entering and interacting with society, is forced to do so as an identity which is already societally-sanctioned (and therefore comprehensible), because it is the result of our cultural present, and therefore also our historical past. 386 more words