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Tuesday 23 September 2014


 Mr Gay NZ: Why I quit Mr Gay World
Posted in: Community  23rd September 2014
In an exclusive interview Mr Gay NZ counters allegations leveled at him by the organisers of the Mr Gay World contest. He explains why he pulled out and why he thinks the Mr Gay NZ contest is a good thing.


 Watch: Urzila Carlson's TED Talk
Posted in: Hall of Fame  16th September 2014
Urzila talks about her life, how she came to be a comedian plus her philosophy on giving things a go and having no regrets. "As long as you suck in air you have opportunity at your door!"


 Off the Wall: Decoding the 'gay' code
Posted in: NZ Writing  10th September 2014
"It would be natural that eyes reveal a man's sexuality. That mystical gay gaze. Something just happens when you catch a guy's eye and you then instantly 'know'."


 Watch: Falcons fly in final
Posted in: Hall of Fame  1st September 2014
See the Falcons and their almighty haka in action in this video from the Bingham Bowl final at the Bingham Cup in Sydney. See all the big hits, fend-offs and breakaway magic here!


 Rugby: Sydney win cup, NZers win bowl
Posted in: Hall of Fame  31st August 2014
The New Zealand Falcons have won the Bingham Bowl 25-19 over an Irish-American side in a show of grit and determination in an exhausting encounter at the Bingham Cup.


 "I regret that his jaw was broken"
Posted in: True Stories  30th August 2014
Gay Queenstown man Ricardo Edwards tells us he just snapped when he punched a homophobic Australian man in a bar.


 Bingham Cup here we come!
Posted in: Hall of Fame  22nd August 2014
Bingham Cup festivities begin on Sunday with welcome drinks. We profile a pair of Falcons players to get you warmed up.


 A year on: a snapshot of NZ couples
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions  20th August 2014
Cambridge photographer Beverley Ashburner has put together a slideshow featuring New Zealand couples and families to mark a year of marriage equality. It's beautiful.


 Celebrating a year of marriage
Posted in: Weddings & Civil Unions  19th August 2014
Three married couples tell us how life has been since they wed, and what being married means to them - the magic of being able to say "wife" and "husband".


 Cast your vote for Mr Gay World
Posted in: People  18th August 2014
Public voting is open for the Mr Gay World competition, which starts in Rome on 25 August. Check out the 32 delegates and cast your vote here.


 Catching up with playwright Sam Brooks
Posted in: Hall of Fame  17th August 2014
Auckland's Sam Brooks has made waves with clever and striking works like Another Dead Fag, Queen and Riding in Cars with (Mostly) Straight Boys.


 A brave celebration: Uganda Pride
Posted in: Hall of Fame  10th August 2014
Brave Ugandans, many wearing masks, have held Uganda Pride in the wake of an empowering court ruling there are already moves to challenge.


 Michael Sam: Help end homophobia in sport
Posted in: Features, Hall of Fame  9th August 2014
Groundbreaking American football player Michael Sam has thrown his support behind the Out on the Fields study, which needs more New Zealand voices.


 Kelly Ellis: Privilege Lost
Posted in: True Stories  31st July 2014
"Having my genitals talked about, being called a man, having comments made about my teeth and hair so offended me that I avoided reading them until long after I’d been told of it."


 Catching up with diving judge Simon Latimer
Posted in: Hall of Fame  29th July 2014
Gay New Zealander Simon Latimer is among the diving judges at the Commonwealth Games. We find out what he’s been up to since the Olympics and get a diving preview.