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Tuesday 17 January 2017


 Embracing change, activism and conflict
Posted in: Events  8th January 2017
Auckland Pride Festival co-chair Kirsten Sibbett talks about how the organisation is evolving to embrace differences of opinion and life experiences.


 Listen: James Leuii's mix for Summer 16/17
Posted in: Music  2nd January 2017
DJ James Leuii has weaved his magic yet again - his latest mix could well be the sound of your summer. Listen and download here.


 Looking back: George Michael
Posted in: Worth Checking Out, Entertainment  31st December 2016
For a comprehensive look back at the late George Michael's amazing career and sometimes controversial personal life click here.


 Adding 'edge' to the Ak Pride Parade
Posted in: Events  3rd December 2016
Shaughan Woodcock, co-producer of February's Auckland Pride Parade says he hopes to build on the successful aspects of parades past and encompass some edgier content.


 Bearracuda's back!
Posted in: Events  12th October 2016
The largest attended bear dance party in the US is once again coming to Auckland this Saturday after a four year hiatus.


 Review: Alok Vaid-Menon AKL
Posted in: Performance  10th October 2016
One half of the now-famous DarkMatter poetry duo, Alok Vaid-Menon performed three shows this weekend in Auckland. Elspeth Fougere delves into a world of poetry, identity and critique.


 Your guide to Chch Big Bear Weekend
Posted in: Events  7th October 2016
It’s one of the biggest events of the year for the bear community in New Zealand and just over a month away! We take a look at what’s on offer this year at the Christchurch Big Bear Weekend.


 Stealing from a child
Posted in: Books  3rd October 2016
A new Australian book feeds the supposed horrors of same-sex parenting sheds into the remarkably successful opposition to same-sex marriage in that country.


 Signing in and hooking up
Posted in: Performance  22nd September 2016
Hook-up boys is the sexy, and slightly dirty, new play by Bruce Brown that brings to the stage the stories about the apps, snaps and hookups that heavily feature in the modern gay experience. We chat to Bruce about sex, connection and hooking up.


 Review: Brian Lewis Wolfenden's Witnesses
Posted in: Books  13th September 2016
Every ten years or so, since 1967, British LGBT communities commemorate the passage of the Act which inaugurated the beginnings of decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales. Therein lies a tale.


 GaySkiWeekQT: The inside story
Posted in: Events  2nd September 2016
If it's happening at Gay Ski Week QT Miss Ribena knows about it... not much escapes the Family bar hostess who's down in Queenstown for her annual romp under the Remarkables.


 Friendships and down-to-earth fun in Queenstown
Posted in: Events  30th August 2016
Mark Carrick is combining his love of socialising, skiing and beautiful surroundings to have the time of his life at Gay Ski Week Queenstown.


 National Poetry Day
Posted in: Entertainment  26th August 2016
Today we celebrate national poetry day by taking a look at handful of queer poets across the country.


 What to expect at Gay Ski Week QT
Posted in: Events  25th August 2016
The sun is shining in Queenstown today and the final preparations are underway for Gay Ski Week QT - we chat to organiser Sally Whitewoods about what to expect in the week ahead.


 Hamilton Pride: The events
Posted in: Entertainment  22nd August 2016
Get the low-down on all of the events happening for this year's Hamilton Pride.