OUT@PSA is network for PSA members who identify as gay, lesbian, intersex, transgender, takataapui, fa'afafine or bisexual. We aim to promote respectful, diverse and inclusive workplaces and public services.

out at PSA logo webOUT@PSA has an active presence in several Rainbow/Queer activities every year.  These include The Big Gay Out, Auckland Pride Parade, Wellington Pride Parade & Out in the Park.  Participants include OUT@PSA network members, allied PSA members, PSA staff and supporters. 

Other initiatives and activities have included ILGA conferences, the NZ Council of Trade Unions’ Out@Work conferences, training in the Out@Work Resource for Gender and Sexual Diversity, Picnic at Parliament, Parliamentary submissions and representation on the Standards NZ committee to formulate the first government Rainbow standard in the world.


The OUT@PSA leadership committee

Meet the OUT@PSA committee members here.

PSA staff supporting OUT@PSA

Network Organiser: Gene Saunders (gene.saunders@psa.org.nz)

Network Organising Administrator: Sean O’Kane (sean.okane@psa.org.nz)

Rainbow Youth

Rainbow Youth is an Auckland-based organisation that provides support, information, advocacy and education.

Rainbow Wellington

Rainbow Wellington is a group representing the interests of, and organising social functions and activities in the greater Wellington region.

We have strong links to the Council of Trade Unions' Out@Work network. Council meetings are held quarterly in Wellington. Please email us for details if you wish to attend.

Rainbow Auckland

Rainbow Auckland is a group representing the interests of, and organising social functions and activities in the Auckland region.

Education International 

Since 1998, EI has been working for the rights of its members and is now working on formulating recommendations and policies.

gQ Network

The gQ Network is an informal Wellington-based network government sector employees and their friends. gQ Network stands for `government Queer Network' sign up at gqnetworkwellington@gmail.com

CARN – Cross Agency Rainbow Network

The Cross Agency Rainbow Network is a forum for collaborating and sharing information to help our member Agencies on their own rainbow network journey, and to advocate for the rainbow community internally and externally across the public sector. 

ILGA – International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association

ILGA World – the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association - is a worldwide federation of more than 1,600 organisations from over 150 countries and territories campaigning for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex human rights.

ITANZ - Intersex Awareness New Zealand

ITANZ is a New Zealand registered charitable trust and provides information, education and training for organisations and professionals who provide services to intersex people and their families.