Artist spotlight: Courtney Barnett
Posted in: Music 2nd October 2014
Among the exciting artists who have been revealed for January‚Äôs 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‚Äôll 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‚Äôs 2013 Mr Gay World Chris Olwage has taken part in the NO H8 campaign, a photo blog which began in 2008 against California‚Äôs 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 MńĀori 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‚Äôs 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 ‚ÄĒ 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‚Äôs Secrets
Posted in: Music 25th September 2014
Check out the video for lesbian musician Mary Lambert's Secrets. It‚Äôs about loving yourself unabashedly.
Some of Maryan Street's greatest hits
Posted in: Features 25th September 2014
She‚Äôs sharp, she‚Äôs passionate and she‚Äôs 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.