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Friday 04 September 2015


 Disability and the rainbow
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  4th September 2015
Allyson Hamblett, chair of CCS Disability Action’s Auckland Local Advisory Committee, shares her thoughts on disability, diversity and the Rainbow Community.


 Watch: Ladies of NZ
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  24th August 2015
Auckland trans woman Mary Haddock-Staniland is part of radio station ZM’s mini reality series Ladies of NZ. You can check out episode one here.


 "Why don't you settle down?"
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  15th August 2015
Matthew Harden responds to being told at a restaurant where he was having a fun night out "It’s gay guys like you that give the rest of us a bad reputation."


 Lgbt rights beyond marriage
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  9th August 2015
Alex Ashton considers if same-sex marriage has changed what it is to be gay, lesbian or trans in NZ, for Radio NZ's Insight programme.


 Pics from Blake and Saul's wedding
Posted in: Worth Checking Out, Weddings & Civil Unions  28th July 2015
Check out pictures from Blake Skjellerup and Saul Carrasco's Hawaii wedding - so utterly adorable!


 Watch: Medulla Oblongata on Both Worlds
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  21st July 2015
Check out Maldivian-Kiwi refugee Abe Naim and alter ego Medulla Oblongata on TV3's Both Worlds, and see how he is combining his passions for drag and human rights.


 Watch: Caitlyn Jenner's ESPYS speech
Posted in: Worth Checking Out, Features  17th July 2015
Caitlyn Jenner has been given the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. She used the platform to speak up “for the thousands of kids out there coming to terms with being true to who they are”.


 Watch: two men hold hands in Moscow
Posted in: Worth Checking Out, Features  14th July 2015
A Russian web channel decided to run an experiment with two men holding hands in the streets of Moscow to see what type of public reaction they received.


 Heat up with the guys of RED HOT
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  13th July 2015
We ran a story a while back about the hunt for red haired guys to be part of an anti-bullying calendar. It’s being released this month. In the meantime you can check out a teaser video from the RED HOT​ team that will warm up a cold winter's day!


 Sam Orchard comics: Moral Quandry
Posted in: Worth Checking Out  8th July 2015
Last week Sam Orchard discovered a new ‘report’ about trans young people, which to his surprise had used an outdated panel from his queer and trans 101 comics. He responds, in comic form.