Mrs Speaker …

“Just how a conservative and largely white electorate came to support an outspoken transgendered woman – of Maori (that is, indigenous non-white) descent, no less – is the story behind the remarkably engaging documentary Georgie Girl.” Annie Goldson’s celebrated portrayal of MP Georgina Beyer screened at America’s 2003 International Women’s Film Festival held in May. Georgie Girl was also included, and equally acclaimed, in the Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, as part of the event’s “Sweet 16” celebrations.


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Stephen Hall Celebrates Manglish with New Book

Stephen Hall Celebrates Manglish with New Book

New Zealand-born linguist Dr Stephen Hall and his English language specialist wife Dr Lee Su Kim have teamed up to record a very unique number of colloquialisms in their latest book…