Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ About OuterSpaces
Who is OuterSpaces?
OuterSpaces is a registered charitable trust in New Zealand, which operates as the parent organisation for three LGBTQI+ youth groups based in Wellington; School’s Out, Tranzform and Naming New Zealand.
The trust exists to coordinate, fundraise for, and support these groups, to help the volunteers run these groups safely and sustainably, as per our values.
How is OuterSpaces funded?
OuterSpaces is funded by donations, grants, sponsorships and fundraisers.
We take donations and appreciate any contributions. See our Donate page for more information.
Who do we talk to at OuterSpaces?
General enquiries please contact our Volunteer Co-ordinator, Janey Thornton by email: email@example.com
Fundraising enquiries please contact our Lead Fundraiser, Tali Te Tau-Smylie by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer enquiries please contact email@example.com
OuterSpaces Board can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Where can I get a binder?
OuterSpaces do not have access to binders currently. However, Gender Minorities Aotearoa have a resource for binders and where to get them.
FAQ’s About Groups
Can I come to a group and where are they?
School’s Out is in Wellington CBD and Lower Hutt for any LGBTQI+ between the ages of 12 to 18.
What if I’m not in Wellington?
OuterSpaces don’t have any other locations at this time and you may want to look into other community groups in you area.
What are some resources that I can read as a parent?
We have resources and helpful links to external websites here.
FAQ’s by Parents
My child might be LGBT+, what do I do?
What are some other resources that I can read as a parent?
We have some resources and helpful links to external websites here.
Still have questions?
Email our Volunteer Coordinator