Remembering Phillip Cottrell
Posted in: Community 20th December 2012
Friends and family members have blessed a bench in memory of slain gay Wellington man Phillip Cottrell, who lived by the mantra: "It's nice to be nice."
"Please respect Julianne's gender identity"
Trans advocacy group Agender NZ has written an open letter to the friends, family and colleagues of the late trans pilot Julianne Kramer.
Gay Ski Week is ready to roll
It's the opening day of the inaugural Gay Ski Week QT and organisers Sally and Mandy Whitewoods have had a pretty calm build up to today's launch.
GayOk! hits Hawke's Bay
Posted in: Community 20th August 2012
Weâ€™re told Hawkeâ€™s Bay is a pretty tough place to be a young gay, lesbian, bi or trans young person. Thankfully a new group has sprung up to support queer teenagers and young adults in the region.
Editorial: The sad conflict over Carmen's legacy
Posted in: Community 29th March 2012
Punch and counter-punch, allegations and denials, personalities and factions, agendas and anger... all are playing out in the wake of Carmen Rupe's death.
RIP: Harold Robinson, gay legend
Harold Robinson, Covent Garden dancer, Freda Stark's husband, entertainer and irrepressible gay party boy died this afternoon, aged 93.
Underlying attitude mocks transgender people
Ian Anderson and Rosie Jimson-Healey have responded to Rosemary McLeodâ€™s â€˜he-sheâ€™ piece with their own column, which you can read here.
A year on
Posted in: Community 22nd February 2012
Glbt Christchurch residents we have spoken to agree the community is rising up even stronger in the wake of the devastation.
On same-sex marriage
Rainbow Wellington Chair Tony Simpson has been gathering his thoughts on same-sex marriage. Here's a thought-provoking piece he's penned on the issue.
A year of ups and downs
GayNZ.com blogger Michael Stevens wishes readers a great time on NYE, and a wonderful 2012.
"I am a queer avenger"
Posted in: Community 9th October 2011
Read three compelling speeches from members of Wellington's Queer Avengers, including two high school students, who are fighting for change in the education system.
Glbti people who went to school in Marlborough are being asked to share their experiences from the schoolyard and the classroom, in a campaign driven by the local police DLO.
Ten free gay-friendly activities in Auckland
Posted in: Community 20th July 2011
Reader Alexander LowÃ« has put together a fun list of ten free gay-friendly things you can do in Auckland to ward off the winter blues.
Meet John Kingi
Posted in: Community 6th July 2011
Rainbow Youth's new Chair knows just what it's like to come out as a teenager and is passionate about keeping up the organisation's fabulous work.
Young Queers of Aotearoa â€“ We stand with you!
Posted in: Community 17th June 2011
OutlineNZ's General Manager Vaughan Meneses shares his message of empowerment and support for young gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth.