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Monday 23 January 2017


 Obituary: Eddie Long (1953-2017)
Posted in: Features  16th January 2017
The death of Brian Tamaki's fundamentalist 'overseer', Eddie Long, raises questions about the future of Destiny Church.


 Late Autumn, Zimbabwe
Posted in: Politics and Religion  15th January 2017
Is Zimbabwean tyrant and toxic homophobe Robert Mugabe, 92, about to die? If so, what happens to the country he has misgoverned for thirty years?


 Death by Incremental Faction Fights?
Posted in: Comment  15th January 2017
An Australian conservative Liberal Senator is disgruntled at the Turnbull administration and is reportedly intent on forming yet another right-wing 'conservative' party.


 Is Canada delaying the inevitable?
Posted in: Comment  13th January 2017
Why is the Canadian Christian Right continuing its last spiteful display of venom against a bill which will add gender identity and gender expression to its Human Rights Act?


 The (General Election) Year Ahead
Posted in: Comment  10th January 2017
This is general election year. With trans, school, health and youth issues needing much more attention and commitment what might our political landscape become?


 Persecution Complex?
Posted in: Comment  5th January 2017
Why do conservative Christians believe themselves "persecuted", instead of persecutors?


 Top 12 2016 World Politics and Religion Stories
Posted in: Features  22nd December 2016
Politics and religion impact directly, and sometimes viciously, on the lives of most glbti people around the world. Craig Young guides you through the best and worst of 2016.


 Cabinet Varnish?
Posted in: Politics and Religion  21st December 2016
New Prime Minister Bill English has announced his new Cabinet. Are there any surprises and should we be concerned about the promotions or demotions?


 No Pride in Prisons: Life at the Cutting Edge
Posted in: Comment  16th December 2016
No Pride in Prisons attracts both praise and condemnation from within our LGBT communities. So, what is their perspective on LGBT life in contemporary Aotearoa and what challenges await it in the future?


 Minority Stress and... Mark Regnerus
Posted in: Comment  15th December 2016
Why is the US Christian Right, and our own Family First, targeting the proposition that discrimination and stigma lead to shortened LGBT lifespans?


 Retriangulating?
Posted in: Comment  13th December 2016
New PM Bill English has done a rethink on gay marriage but moving forward on the issue of gender identity and anti-discrimination coverage is a moot point.


 Introducing Paul Foster-Bell MP - pt 2
Posted in: Community, Features  12th December 2016
The National MP who publicly outed himself just over a week ago talks about being openly gay in the National party and the issues faced by glbti people he feels need addressing.


 Introducing Paul Foster-Bell MP
Posted in: Our Communities, Features  10th December 2016
The National MP who outed himself to publicly slam homophobic church leader Brian Tamaki talks about his conservative upbringing and his distant relationship with his father.


 Comment: Danger Ahead?
Posted in: Comment  10th December 2016
Can we trust our new Prime Minister?


 Anti-Transgender Activism in Canada
Posted in: Comment  7th December 2016
As Canada's transgender community nears the end of its campaign for inclusion within antidiscrimination laws, the Christian Right is mounting a spiteful rearguard action.