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Wednesday 28 January 2015


 David Kato: Never to be forgotten
Posted in: Features  27th January 2015
On January 27, 2011, the most outspoken gay rights advocate in Uganda, at a time when the country’s Parliament was considering a bill to execute gay people, was murdered.


 Pride Q&A: Freya Desmarais
Posted in: Performance  27th January 2015
The self-declared ‘best non-South African lesbian comedian this side of the Bombay Hills’ is bringing “the sex education you never got but should have” to Auckland Pride Festival, with her show Live Orgy.


 Listen: DJ James Leuii's Balmy Breezer
Posted in: Music  27th January 2015
One of Auckland's favourite and long-serving DJs James Leuii has put together the mix you pretty much need to kick back and listen to right now.


 In pictures: Sport and Culture Weekend
Posted in: Events  26th January 2015
Wellington's Rainbow Sport and Culture Weekend has been declared a rousing success. Check out some of the action here.


 Short Film Sunday: Trevor
Posted in: Movies  25th January 2015
This award-winning flick from 1994 follows the growing pains of teenage Trevor who is struggling to fit in.


 "Get involved" urges Pride Fest Director
Posted in: Events  24th January 2015
The Director of next month's Auckland Pride Festival hopes people from across a wide range of cultures will get involved, and own it.


 Guide to the LYC Big Gay Out 2015
Posted in: Events  23rd January 2015
The much-loved community event returns to Coyle Park in Pt Chevalier, Auckland, on Sunday 8 February from midday to 7pm. Free entry.


 France's Other Nightmare: The French National Front
Posted in: Comment  23rd January 2015
The Christian Right is not the only problem many LGBT Europeans have to face. Look at France's National Front, for example, writes Craig Young.


 Taane's Pride
Posted in: Performance  22nd January 2015
A breath-taking fusion of the work of three of our community’s most loved and revered artists will open this year’s Pride Gala.


 Auckland Pride Parade needs you!
Posted in: Events  20th January 2015
Volunteers are being sought for a range of roles in next month’s Auckland Pride Parade, from people who can help with float construction to marshals - who get some of the best views on Ponsonby Rd.


 The divas of the Love Parade
Posted in: Events  19th January 2015
Next month Out in the Park will make its way from Civic Square to its new home at Waitangi Park, in a parade led by divas each representing different eras in our community.


 Short Film Sunday: Queer Selfies
Posted in: Movies  18th January 2015
The Big Gay Out is just three weeks away! To get you warmed up, our Short Film Sunday selection is the delicious Queer Selfies.


 Jac Lynch's Butch on Butch exhibition
Posted in: Our Communities  17th January 2015
Jac Lynch’s exhibition Butch on Butch pays tribute to those whose masculinity defies social and gender norms.


 New Anika Moa track: Running
Posted in: Music  16th January 2015
Anika Moa's released a lyric video for Running, the first track from her upcoming album Queen At The Table, which is due out in April.


 Blasphemy, Censorship and LGBT Rights
Posted in: Comment  15th January 2015
What is "blasphemy"- and how have blasphemy laws been used against LGBT rights elsewhere in the world?