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Tuesday 04 August 2015


 Movie review: Holding the Man
Posted in: Movies  30th July 2015
The movie adaptation of Holding The Man has most of the elements of the book and stage play but somehow it lacks the heart and passion of its predecessors.


 Review: The Duke of Burgundy
Posted in: Movies  27th July 2015
The Duke of Burgundy is bound to be a controversial entry in this year's New Zealand International Film Festival. So, what is this film about, apart from lesbians, lepidoptery and BDSM?


 Review: Tangerine
Posted in: Movies  25th July 2015
"This movie knocked me over. I felt blind-sided by the conclusion and it took me some moments to compose myself before I felt ready to join the rest of the world after the movie ended."


 Trailer: Ellen Page and Julianne Moore in Freeheld
Posted in: Movies  24th July 2015
Starring Ellen Page and Julianne Moore, Freeheld tells the true story of New Jersey police lieutenant Laurel Hester and her partner, Stacie Andree, and their battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with cancer.


 Review: K Road Strip - A Place to Stand
Posted in: Performance  16th July 2015
"This is the power and the vulnerability of K Road Strip as a whole: It is an artistic expression of not just inclusion but also exclusion," writes Hannah Spyksma.


 Poems wanted for new anthology
Posted in: Entertainment  15th July 2015
Submissions of unpublished poems are being sought for a new anthology of queer and rainbow inspired work. Find out how to get involved here.


 Free Adam Lambert show announced
Posted in: Music  13th July 2015
Adam Lambert will play a free show at the The Civic in Auckland next month. We have details on how you can register to try and snag tickets.


 Don't miss: K' Rd Strip's return season
Posted in: Performance  11th July 2015
Okareka Dance Company is taking its breath-taking K’ Rd Strip to Edinburgh, but first people in Auckland, Rotorua and Hamilton get a chance to see the hit show.


 Watch: Jenny's Wedding trailer
Posted in: Movies  7th July 2015
Katherine Heigl of Grey’s Anatomy fame and Alexis Bledel from Gilmore Girls play a couple in the upcoming flick Jenny’s Wedding.


 The Johnnys: A brilliant bolt from the blue
Posted in: Music  26th June 2015
With the sad news that Suzi Fray has died, we're sharing our interview with her from earlier in the year so you can read about her rollicking ride with The Johnnys, in her own words.


 Peaches is back with a new video!
Posted in: Music  24th June 2015
After six years, Peaches is back with new single Light in Places – and an album which is due out in September.


 NZ Film Fest 2015 lgbti guide
Posted in: Movies  23rd June 2015
Holding the Man, the director's cut of 54 and Lily Tomlin in Grandma are just some of the lgbti-interest films coming to the New Zealand International Film Festival.


 Holding the Man trailer released
Posted in: Movies  22nd June 2015
The trailer has been released for heartbreaking Aussie gay love story Holding the Man, a film you’ll be able to see here in New Zealand soon.


 NZ Film Fest preview: Tits on a Bull
Posted in: Movies  22nd June 2015
A short film depicting the relationship between the star player and her captain in a provincial Māori women’s rugby team has been selected for the NZ’s Best Selection screenings at the NZ International Film Fest.


 Watch the trailer for Robin Williams' Boulevard
Posted in: Movies  19th June 2015
The trailer has been released for Robin Williams’ final film Boulevard, where he plays a married man confronting his sexuality.