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Sunday 21 September 2014


 Election 2014: What does it all mean?
Posted in: Features  21st September 2014
The left has been dealt a stinging blow, with National romping to an easy victory. There are plenty of side notes too: Winston Peters has an entourage, there are lots of new MPs we don’t know much about, plenty of allies, and the loss of Maryan Street.


 Election 2014: Lgbti candidates
Posted in: Features  20th September 2014
Lgbti candidates are standing from Whangarei to Southland this election, and the range is not only geographically wide.


 Lgbti election guide
Posted in: Features  20th September 2014
While there are many issues which are bound to impact your vote this election, we take a look at parties’ records on lgbti issues, and what you can expect if they have significant influence.


 Election 2014 live
Posted in: Features  20th September 2014
Fewer gay MPs and Parliament loses a powerhouse lesbian, Conservatives out in the cold, and drama, drama, drama... read how election night unfolded through glbti eyes!


 "Why is it so important to vote?"
Posted in: Features  13th September 2014
We asked a range of people a simple question, ‘why is it so important to vote?’ A week from Election Day, they share their thoughts on why your voice matters.


 Highlights: AUSA Pride Debate
Posted in: Features  28th August 2014
Check out our rundown of the GLBTI election debate that was held as part of Auckland University's Pride Week.


 Three gender options: they already exist
Posted in: Features  28th August 2014
An incorrect report that Labour’s Rainbow election policy includes a push for three gender options on driver’s licences and passports has prompted transphobic disgust and outrage.


 Comment: Your own personal Jesus
Posted in: Features  27th August 2014
"Can we also find peace, strength, support and inspiration in spirituality? Are we equally welcomed and fully embraced by religious institutions along with heterosexuals?"


 A look at Dirty Politics
Posted in: Features  18th August 2014
Among the many claims of murky behaviour in Dirty Politics is collusion to get conservative, hard right and ultimately anti-gay MPs into National’s ranks.


 Candidate profile: Richard Hills
Posted in: Features  12th August 2014
Gay Aucklander and passionate political hopeful Richard Hills is standing for Labour in Northcote. He answers a series of GayNZ.com questions and pleads “enrol and vote!”


 Ugandan lawyer: 'Long, Long Way to Go'
Posted in: Features  10th August 2014
"It's an American group driving this debate at home .. people in Uganda are struggling about food, employment, medical care ... not homosexuality—that was a non-issue."


 RW Forum: Maurice Williamson
Posted in: Features  8th August 2014
Full of colourful quotes like usual, National's Maurice Williamson basically reiterated his personal libertarian views and pledged we’ll have his vote on conscience issues.


 From the Rainbow Wellington Forum: Kevin Hague
Posted in: Features  5th August 2014
Gay Green MP Kevin Hague addressed a few issues close to his heart at the Rainbow Wellington pre-election forum: health, trans rights, homophobic bullying and HIV prevention.


 Gay asylum seeker fearful of going back
Posted in: Features  5th August 2014
From The Age: He says they told him to go back to where he came from. They said in this country, where he moved when he was a young boy, being gay was not OK.


 What the?!
Posted in: Features  3rd August 2014
We look at some of the nonsense that’s dribbled out of the mouths of some of New Zealand’s premier lgbti 'experts' lately. (FYI: they are not experts!)