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Georgie Girl – the award-winning documentary on transsexual NZ MP Georgina Beyer – screened on American public television last month as part of the acclaimed Point of View (POV) documentary series. Described as “an extraordinary counterpoint to American politics,” Georgie Girl opened POV’s program in honour of Gay Pride Month. The American screening marks the fourth major international coup for the Annie Goldson produced doco, which has already aired on CBC Canada, SBS Australia and Britain’s Channel Four.


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Supreme Court Rules Voting Age of 18 is Discriminatory

Supreme Court Rules Voting Age of 18 is Discriminatory

New Zealand’s Supreme Court has ruled that the country’s current voting age of 18 is discriminatory, meaning parliament must discuss whether it should be lowered, Alys Davies reports for the BBC. The…