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Saturday 26 July 2014


 Review: Mrs Brown's fruitcake overdose
Posted in: Movies  25th July 2014
Alexander Lowe finds that on the surface, Mrs Brown’s Boys is about acceptance with matriarch embracing her diverse family, including her gay son - but it's abundant in stereotypes.


 Trailer: The Imitation Game
Posted in: Movies  23rd July 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch stars as genius gay code-breaker Alan Turing in the upcoming film The Imitation Game.


 Looking back at a classic: Annie on My Mind
Posted in: Books  22nd July 2014
In the wake of the death of Nancy Garden, we look back at her classic novel Annie on My Mind, a deliciously-worded tale of young lesbian love.


 In case you missed it: Film Fest guide
Posted in: Movies  18th July 2014
The New Zealand International Film Festival has begun! Check out the line-up of lgbti interest films here - and find out about the NZAF fundraising nights.


 One of Those: gay NZ history on stage
Posted in: Performance  17th July 2014
A dramatic piece of New Zealand’s gay history will be brought to the stage again in Auckland next month.


 Ricky Martin's 15 big years
Posted in: Music  15th July 2014
When Ricky Martin performs in NZ next April, it will be 15 years since he last brought a tour here. We look back at what has happened in his life in the interim.


 Pride: Roman Style
Posted in: Events  7th July 2014
Aucklander Steve Berry-Smith was lucky enough to be in Rome for Pride in June. He’s kindly sent us some pictures for your viewing pleasure.


 Watch: Mika's Coffee
Posted in: Music  5th July 2014
The fun video for Mika's latest song Coffee, featuring Lavina Williams, is out! Watch his ensemble strut their stuff on the streets of Auckland here.


 Behind the scenes: Coffee shoot
Posted in: Music  4th July 2014
The video for Mika’s latest track Coffee drops tonight. To get you warmed up here are some behind the scenes pictures from the video shoot.


 L.O.V.E's Bubblegum
Posted in: Music  4th July 2014
It’s a lady love-in for L.OV.E’s track Bubblegum, which the pair is giving away free as its final act as a duo.


 A story close to home: Mana Wahine
Posted in: Performance  3rd July 2014
From, the creative geniuses at Okareka Dance Company, Mana Wahine celebrates the strength of women. It was inspired by a brave and clever ancestor of Taiaroa Royal.


 Films, films and more films: Steve's Out Takes review
Posted in: Movies  2nd July 2014
Steve Farrow watched an impressive number of films at the Out Takes Film Festival in Wellington, and a couple from the Documentary Edge Festival too. He reflects on his film marathon!


 Review: Any Day Now
Posted in: Movies  1st July 2014
Alan Cumming is a stand-out in this heart-breaking true story of a gay couple in the late-70s who fought a discriminatory system for the care of a disabled teenager.


 Pride Around The World: 2014
Posted in: Events  30th June 2014
Pride Season has begun in the Northern Hemisphere! Here are some pictures from London, Oslo, New York and Toronto.


 Showgirl glamour cabaret for Whakatane
Posted in: Performance  19th June 2014
A group of performers under the tutelage of ex-Australian showgirl Pepper Hudson is about to bring some 'Las Vegas-style' song, dance and glamour to Whakatane.