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Friday 28 November 2014


 Roy and Chargn's double act
Posted in: Books, Performance  25th November 2014
Auckland couple Roy Ward and Chargn Keenan are a busy pair: they're both working on Victor Rodger play At The Wake and have also opened a new bookstore in K’ Rd’s St Kevin's Arcade.


 Review: The Life and Loves of a He Devil
Posted in: Books  16th November 2014
What you see of Graham Norton on screen is more or less what you get in real life (minus the showbiz hype and bling) if this latest Norton book is any guide.


 Review: Gareth Thomas' Proud
Posted in: Books  17th October 2014
The hardman of Welsh rugby’s story of the torturous hiding of his sexuality, and the light he was greeted with when he threw open the closet doors, is heartfelt and enlightening.


 Chris Brickell's latest treasure
Posted in: Books  1st October 2014
A look at the 40s,50s&60s finds love affairs on active duty, nude sunbathing, gossip and relationships - and men who may just have laid the foundations for our own gay liberation.


 Review: Sarah Waters' The Paying Guests
Posted in: Books  29th September 2014
In The Paying Guests Sarah Waters offers up another page-turner packed with lesbian love in a time well before we blazed out of the shadows.


 Looking back at a classic: Annie on My Mind
Posted in: Books  22nd July 2014
In the wake of the death of Nancy Garden, we look back at her classic novel Annie on My Mind, a deliciously-worded tale of young lesbian love.


 Meet: author John Wiltshire
Posted in: Books  13th June 2014
The first book in NZ-based author John Wiltshire's gay thriller series has been published, and readers love it.


 Chris Brickell's Two-by-two
Posted in: Books  20th October 2013
The man behind Mates & Lovers and Manly Affections, Chris Brickell, has produced another gorgeous book filled with elegant pictures of New Zealand men through 80 years of our history.


 Fresh lesbian/bi fiction
Posted in: Books  2nd October 2013
A selection of the latest books featuring women who love women, or written by bi or lesbian authors, which are creating buzz among readers around the world.


 New reads for gay/bi men
Posted in: Books  30th June 2013
Fancy a fresh bit of gay/bi men’s fiction? Here are some of the novels which have been creating a buzz among readers and critics.


 Men's classics
Posted in: Books  26th June 2013
With the help of readers, we have put together a list of gay/bi male fiction to lose yourself in. There were just so many, we have split them into classics and hot new reads. First: a few classics.


 Bookworm picks: lesbian/bi memoirs
Posted in: Books  14th June 2013
Looking for some real life stories to sink your teeth into this winter? With the help of our readers, we at GayNZ.com have come up with a list of some must-read memoirs.


 Bookworm picks: Trans works
Posted in: Books  6th June 2013
The buzz around a new memoir telling the true story of a former Navy Seal who has come out as a transgender woman leads us into our list of trans fiction and memoirs.


 Bookworm picks: youth novels
Posted in: Books  30th May 2013
Winter’s icy fingers are starting to wrap their way around the country, so what better thing to do than stay at home by the heater and devour some books?!


 Review: Twists and Turns
Posted in: Books  30th November 2012
It turns out diving’s gay golden boy Matthew Mitcham is just as screwed up as the rest of us. He reveals all in his compelling autobiography.