Homophobia, reggae and speaking out
Posted in: Music 18th February 2016
Coming to Auckland for roots and reggae festival, Raggamuffin, this will be Diana King's first visit to our shores.
Identity, angst & unrequited love
Posted in: Music 24th January 2016
Check out local rapper LarzRanda's new groundbreaking video for his song Turtles!
Gigs to liven up your summer
Posted in: Music 15th January 2016
The 'festive season' may have come and gone but there are plenty of upcoming gigs that will brighten up your evenings. First up we look at what's happening in Auckland.
GALS 'R' US
Posted in: Music 15th November 2015
Going strong since 1992, GALS are Aucklandâ€™s LGBTI friendly choir thatâ€™s as diverse as our communities are.
Courtney Barnett on love, lyrics & tough times
Posted in: Music 20th October 2015
Courtney Barnett is making her way to our shores for three shows this November, her third trip here in less than 12 months - perhaps we arenâ€™t the only ones with a bit of a crush.
Miley Cyrus' new Sapphic sex song
Posted in: Music 2nd September 2015
Pop star Miley Cyrus has released a new song called Bang Me Box which she says is a "pretty self-explanatory" track about having sex with a woman.
Music spotlight: John Grant
Posted in: Music 8th August 2015
An acclaimed musician whose work draws on his experiences of being gay and HIV positive will perform in New Zealand for the first time in March.
Adam Lambert: "Let's just take away all the BS and keep it real"
Posted in: Music 5th August 2015
Adam Lambert has performed his free show in Auckland, but heads back in January for another concert. He talks about what it's like to be gay and in the spotlight, and his onstage persona.
Free Adam Lambert show announced
Posted in: Music 13th July 2015
Adam Lambert will play a free show at the The Civic in Auckland next month. We have details on how you can register to try and snag tickets.
The Johnnys: A brilliant bolt from the blue
Posted in: Music 26th June 2015
With the sad news that Suzi Fray has died, we're sharing our interview with her from earlier in the year so you can read about her rollicking ride with The Johnnys, in her own words.
Peaches is back with a new video!
Posted in: Music 24th June 2015
After six years, Peaches is back with new single Light in Places â€“ and an album which is due out in September.
Sweden wins Eurovision
Posted in: Music 24th May 2015
Mans Zelmerlow's winning song is called Heroes, and in accepting the prize he said â€śwe are all heroes, no matter who we love, who we are or what we believe inâ€ť.
Jack Body's Fire in the Belly
Posted in: Music 11th May 2015
To mark the sad death of gay New Zealand composer Jack Body, we share a clip of the NZTrio playing his piece Fire in the Belly.
New music video: Spectrum
Posted in: Music 2nd April 2015
Queer artist Ryan Amador's new song Spectrum asks â€śwhere do you fall on the spectrum of sexuality?â€ť The video features a wide range of diverse couples.
Listen: Angel Haze's Candlxs
Posted in: Music 4th February 2015
Angel Haze is an androgynous, pansexual rapper whose new track Candlxs is a love song about her girlfriend Ireland Baldwin - model and daughter of Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin.