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Gay with the experience of disability: the ideal man!

Philip Patston
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (8): 468-469.

I know what men want. Men want to be really, really close to someone who will leave them alone — Anonymous

The ideal man — Philip Patston, comedian, consultant, columnist and (among other things) recovering social worker and human rights activist. He is gay, disabled, vegetarian and English. Six years ago, Philip created Diversityworks, now a multi-faceted enterprise that includes a business group offering expertise in managing diversity and change, and a trust that runs projects to improve diversity and professional participation in the arts <http://www.diversityworks.co.nz>. Philip lives in Auckland and travels regularly in New Zealand. His work has taken him to Australia, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Belgium.

  • Philip Patston

  • Diversity NZ Ltd, Diversityworks Group, Auckland, New Zealand.


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