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Monday 21 April 2014


 Harley's story
Posted in: True Stories  31st March 2014
Zakk's d'Larte's story of overcoming high school nastiness inspired Harley to tell his heart-breaking tale of school-yard bullying.


 Why I marched in Pride
Posted in: True Stories  25th February 2014
"It's ... about the teenage Mike Horrell in the audience, who thinks because he's gay, he can't play rugby".


 Changing Paradigms
Posted in: True Stories  24th February 2014
Former soldier Shelley Howard, who marched with the Defence Force on Saturday, offers the rather stunning "Notes on the second Auckland Pride Parade by an ex-Sapper turned old Queen".


 Tribute to a fallen Hero
Posted in: True Stories  24th February 2014
Gav Hyde wore a black armband in the Auckland Pride Parade. It was to remember one of his Heroes team mates, Hal Tainui, who he says was a stubborn, determined, bitchy and beautiful man.


 "That horrible suitcase"
Posted in: True Stories  15th October 2013
"I am a white heterosexual male. This trifecta of privilege means that I'm not routinely subjected to prejudice. But for a few minutes I got to walk in the shoes of a gay person in a public place."


 Attacked and dismissed: a gay Aussie's warning
Posted in: True Stories  12th October 2013
Zac Damelian was sexually assaulted in a Melbourne public toilet block, and then met with ridicule when he reported it at a nearby police station. He tells GayNZ.com more.


 Trans boy's mum: why I'm sharing his story
Posted in: True Stories  10th October 2013
The mum of a transgender Auckland child is unmoved by the criticisms arising from the high-profile media coverage of her son’s journey.


 "I want to make my mum proud"
Posted in: True Stories  11th August 2013
A young woman who wants both her mums' names on her birth certificate says she simply wants to honour her parents' 24 year relationship.


 Embraced by NZ: A gay Pakistani refugee's story
Posted in: True Stories  26th July 2013
A gay Pakistani man who spent more than half his life being abused, bullied and berated for being different has been granted refugee status in New Zealand.


 Seeking your vote: Jess and Rachel
Posted in: True Stories  24th July 2013
Jess and Rachel are finalists in The Edge’s Same Sex Wedding competition. Rachel spills on the rollicking ride that brought them together and outlines why she thinks you should vote for them!


 Reflections of a dying man
Posted in: True Stories  21st July 2013
One of our community's beloved members Peter Taylor is facing the stark reality he could be nearing his final curtain call.


 Seeking your vote: Keith and McColm
Posted in: True Stories  20th July 2013
Keith and McColm want to win a wedding! Keith tells us all about how they met, a proposal that was 'not the most romantic ever,' but memorable, and why they think you should vote for them.


 Seeking your vote: Michelle and Bridget
Posted in: True Stories  18th July 2013
There are a fair few couples vying for your votes to win a free snazzy radio wedding. Michelle and Bridget lay out some compelling reasons they believe you should vote for them.


 Jamie and Thomas' love story
Posted in: True Stories  17th July 2013
One of the couples in the running for ZM’s Fabulous Gay Wedding tell the story of how they got engaged, and it’s pretty ‘nawww’ inducing.


 Di and Liz: smoother sailing
Posted in: True Stories  9th July 2013
After a long battle to conceive their beautiful twins, things have been much smoother since the Harding family doubled in size.