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Thursday 02 October 2014


 Artist spotlight: Courtney Barnett
Posted in: Music  2nd October 2014
Among the exciting artists who have been revealed for January’s Laneway Festival is a rising star: out Aussie rocker Courtney Barnett. If you like fun, folky, throwback rock and roll music - something kinda retro and kinda fresh all at once - you’ll love her sound.


 Chris Brickell's latest treasure
Posted in: Books  1st October 2014
A look at the 40s,50s&60s finds love affairs on active duty, nude sunbathing, gossip and relationships - and men who may just have laid the foundations for our own gay liberation.


 The HIV epidemic - where are we at? Part 3
Posted in: Health & HIV  1st October 2014
In the third in a four-part series, NZAF Executive Director Shaun Robinson discusses the importance of access to HIV treatment.


 Chris Olwage joins NOH8-ers
Posted in: Hall of Fame  1st October 2014
New Zealand’s 2013 Mr Gay World Chris Olwage has taken part in the NO H8 campaign, a photo blog which began in 2008 against California’s anti-equality Proposition 8.


 New gay rights support in South Auckland may help Pacific nations
Posted in: Our Communities  30th September 2014
Gay rights advocates are hoping a new initiative to support Māori and Pacific youth in South Auckland who are gender or sexuality diverse will set an example to other Pacific nations.


 Editorial: Grant Robertson's gay. Get over it.
Posted in: Features  30th September 2014
Cue the music, dim the lights, here we go again with another round of the popular game show "Is New Zealand Ready for a Gay Prime Minister!"


 Review: Sarah Waters' The Paying Guests
Posted in: Books  29th September 2014
In The Paying Guests Sarah Waters offers up another page-turner packed with lesbian love in a time well before we blazed out of the shadows.


 Labour's new "Game of Thrones"
Posted in: Comment  29th September 2014
Will Grant Robertson eventually become Labour - and New Zealand's - first out gay Prime Minister, after Labour's worst ever election result? And what about the other contenders?


 Aural Pleasure with Adam Love
Posted in: Music  27th September 2014
Sydney's DJ Adam Love will spin at gay Auckland dance party Propaganda next Saturday. Here’s a taste of the five hottest tracks on his playlist right now!


 Not Our Enemies?
Posted in: Comment  25th September 2014
Why is it that New Zealand LGBT communities tend to have better relationships with Kiwi Muslims than our counterparts elsewhere in the world?


 The HIV epidemic — where are we at? Part 2
Posted in: Health & HIV  25th September 2014
Part two in a series where NZAF Executive Director Shaun Robinson discusses issues like condom use, developments in testing and diagnosis and emerging findings about PrEP.


 Watch: Mary Lambert’s Secrets
Posted in: Music  25th September 2014
Check out the video for lesbian musician Mary Lambert's Secrets. It’s about loving yourself unabashedly.


 Some of Maryan Street's greatest hits
Posted in: Features  25th September 2014
She’s sharp, she’s passionate and she’s witty. Did you know she also has a damn fine singing voice? Or why she was driven to be out?


 Coming soon: PattyBoy's Introspective Illusions
Posted in: Music  24th September 2014
New Zealand pop artist PattyBoy will release his EP next week. Introspective Illusions references Alice in Wonderland, a story he says resembles his state of mind when he performs.


 TV show generating buzz: Transparent
Posted in: Television  23rd September 2014
A new web-only TV series which revolves around a Los Angeles family as a parent comes out as transgender is gathering rave reviews in the US. Its creator has a trans parent of her own.