Holding Our Own (HOO)
Holding Our Own (HOO) is a safe supportive space to deal with issues that worry parents or Whānau after a coming out. The coming out process can feel very threatening, scary, and has sometimes left parents and children depressed even suicidal. We focus on educating parents of LGBTQ children, of all ages, that family, love, support and acceptance is the safe base to start from or to come back too when life gets rough out there. We challenge stereotypes and advocate for their LGBTQ child.