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Tuesday 17 January 2017


 Looking back: George Michael
Posted in: Worth Checking Out, Entertainment  31st December 2016
For a comprehensive look back at the late George Michael's amazing career and sometimes controversial personal life click here.


 The toilet access issue
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  9th December 2016
For many people, including transgender folk, access to appropriate toilets is still a problem. Chch-based Speak Up-Korerotia looks at this issue.


 Gay boxers around the world
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  7th December 2016
As the hype ramps up around the Joseph Parker WBO World Heavyweight Title fight this weekend here's a listing of some notable glbti boxers.


 The bad times: When Ellen DeGeneres came out
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  24th November 2016
It's easy to forget the uproar and viciousness which was directed at US comedienne and TV star Ellen DeGeneres when she came out in 1996.


 The 'I' in GLBTI: Growing up Intersex
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  23rd October 2016
Wednesday October 6th is Intersex Awareness Day... here's an insight into growing up with a 'non-standard' gender as common as red hair.


 Will and Grace vs Trump and Hillary
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  27th September 2016
The cast of Will and Grace, the TV show that did much to break the gay glass ceiling in American sitcoms has re-formed ten years on for their take on the Hillary vs Trump US election.


 Remembering Mark Bingham
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  12th September 2016
Gay rugby player Mark Bingham was one of the passengers who tried to overpower murderous terrorists in the infamous 9/11 aircraft attacks on the USA.


 Police entrapment of gays in Egypt
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  20th August 2016
Entrapment thru hook-up apps are just one of the fears gay Egyptians must now face following the resurgence of the hated Egyptian police.


 Brazil's epidemic of anti-gay violence
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  13th August 2016
Often considered a society which is tolerant of diversity, and which hosts in Sao Paulo the world's largest gay pride parade, Brazil has has a strong undercurrent of violent homophobia.


 30-year wait is attracting attention
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  6th August 2016
The appallingly long wait our transgender people are having to wait for gender reassignment surgery in NZ is starting to attract international attention, such as this article in the UK-based Guardian.