So there’s been a resurgence of news articles about the upcoming census in New Zealand, and how it won’t ask about gender or sexuality. It’s all a bit frustrating given the thousands of hours that people have donated to Statistics NZ to try to convince them to include us. So… this is my comic about such things.

Massive thanks to Julie and Joe who helped chat this one over with me, and to Mani Mitchell for their line “without data we’re operating in the dark”

I’ve written about this issue before, including this one I did for express magazine five years ago:

I feel kinda bad drawing such a bad likeness to James Shaw, but I also feel really disappointed in his responses to this situation – so I guess we’re on our way to being even.