Welcome to the Pacific Sexual & Gender Diversity Network
A safe, supportive and empowering home for Pacific Islanders of Diverse Sexual Orientations and Gender Identities & Expressions and Sex Characteristics +
The Pacific Sexual and Gender Diversity Network (PSGDN) is the regional network of LGBTQI organisations and individuals in the Pacific and is currently based in Suva, Fiji. PSGDN membership has continued to increase over the years and now has affiliates in 14 member countries (American Samoa, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu) and ongoing efforts are being made to establish affiliates in other Pacific Islands, including the US and French territories.
What We do
The PSGDN mission includes advocating for resourced and sustainable LGBTQI community organizations at country level, increased political commitment to SOGIESC, reform of discriminatory laws and government policies, greater sensitivity towards SOGIESC by law enforcement agencies, increased availability of strategic information through research and routine data collection, reduction of institutionalized and social stigma and discrimination, positive engagement with religious institutions, inclusive educational environments and increased representation of Pacific Islands of Diverse SOGIESC at local, national and international levels