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Friday 04 September 2015


 Miley Cyrus' new Sapphic sex song
Posted in: Music  2nd September 2015
Pop star Miley Cyrus has released a new song called Bang Me Box which she says is a "pretty self-explanatory" track about having sex with a woman.


 Craig Hoyle on Holding the Man
Posted in: Movies  2nd September 2015
The film version of Holding the Man has brought the story to a whole new generation of people like Craig Hoyle, who hadn't yet read the book or seen the play.


 Q&A with Aussie's King of Cabaret
Posted in: Performance  31st August 2015
Australia’s King of Cabaret Paul Capsis is winging his way to Auckland this week for two shows. He tells GayNZ.com about his shows, his music idols, and offers some advice for young gay performers.


 Gala dinner raises thousands for NZ Falcons
Posted in: Blogger Zone, Events  30th August 2015
Rugby fans and celebrities including Sir Graham Henry turned out for the NZ Falcons Gala Dinner in Ellerslie, to raise funds for the Falcons to head to the Bingham Cup in Nashville.


 Then there were two: the dual Gay Ski Weeks
Posted in: Events  28th August 2015
This weekend not one, but two, Gay Ski Weeks will begin in Queenstown, running separately but in parallel, with several clashes of similar events. How did this come about?


 Bringing Freda Du Faur to the big screen
Posted in: Movies  26th August 2015
Wellington filmmaker Anita Ross is embarking on a quest to make a movie about Freda Du Faur, a pioneering lesbian mountaineer who was the first woman to climb Aoraki / Mt Cook in 1910.


 Legacy Project: Submissions open for year three
Posted in: Performance  26th August 2015
The creators of the successful Legacy Project are looking for a fresh bunch of voices for the third year of the theatre initiative, which brings lgbt New Zealand stories to the stage.


 Yana Alana’s queer, bare cabaret
Posted in: Performance  24th August 2015
Yana Alana, the alter-ego of Australian cabaret artist Sarah Ward, will perform at the Auckland International Cabaret Season next week. We find out more about the performer and her titillating show


 Trailer: Carol
Posted in: Movies  21st August 2015
The trailer has been released for Carol, a film starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara which is based on Patricia Highsmith's classic 1952 lesbian novel The Price of Salt.


 Bringing slasher to the stage
Posted in: Performance  16th August 2015
After his all-male Titus and time-jumped Earnest, gay Auckland director Benjamin Henson is taking his boundary-bashing work into the slasher genre with new show Not Psycho.


 Wellington to get a taste of Lick
Posted in: Events  15th August 2015
Hot women’s night Lick will make its Wellington debut next month, and demand is so high the Facebook RSVPs already outstrip venue capacity at Meow on Edward St - so much so organisers are releasing pre-sale tickets.


 Help fund Two Steps Behind
Posted in: Movies  10th August 2015
Two film students are trying to raise the $600 for a short film about a young man with a gay older brother, who has to make a choice between conforming, or having his brother’s back.


 Music spotlight: John Grant
Posted in: Music  8th August 2015
An acclaimed musician whose work draws on his experiences of being gay and HIV positive will perform in New Zealand for the first time in March.


 Trailer: Stonewall
Posted in: Movies  6th August 2015
UPDATED: The trailer has been released for Stonewall, a fictional drama about a young man caught up in the 1969 Stonewall Riots. But is it 'whitewashing' history?


 Adam Lambert: "Let's just take away all the BS and keep it real"
Posted in: Music  5th August 2015
Adam Lambert has performed his free show in Auckland, but heads back in January for another concert. He talks about what it's like to be gay and in the spotlight, and his onstage persona.