Kōrero: Gender diversity

Brother Ken, bro'Town (1 o 3)

Brother Ken, bro'Town

The animated television comedy series bro'Town includes the fa'afafine character Brother Ken. Ken is the kind and thoughtful principal of St. Sylvester's School, whose students include the main characters of the series. Two of the writers, Oscar Kightley and David Fane (who voices the teacher), also wrote the 1995 play A frigate bird sings, about a Samoan family in New Zealand, which has a fa’afafine central character.

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Johanna Schmidt, 'Gender diversity - Māori and Pasifika gender identities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/28877/brother-ken-brotown (accessed 20 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Johanna Schmidt, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 May 2021 me te āwhina o Gender Minorities Aotearoa