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Sunday 07 February 2016


 Review: No More Dancing In The Good Room
Posted in: Performance  3rd February 2016
A coming out story at once like every other and still like no other... Chris Parker is compelling and magnificent and every glbti person should experience this tour de force show.


 One night at the old Staircase
Posted in: Performance  2nd February 2016
As the Staircase party looms Bertha The Beast recounts a Saturday night drag show at one of the NZ's most fondly-remembered gay venues.


 What to expect: Proud to Play
Posted in: Events  31st January 2016
Registrations for Proud to Play close today and things are starting to take shape ahead of the big Auckland sporting festival.


 Top picks with AKL Pride Fest curator Ta'i Paitai
Posted in: Events  29th January 2016
The man behind this year’s Auckland Pride Festival, curator Ta’i Paitai, took a few minutes out of a very busy schedule to chat to us about diversity in the lineup and what not to miss when planning your Pride.


 Making the hard decision against Corrections
Posted in: Events  27th January 2016
An Auckland Pride Festival board member talks us through the controversial and difficult decision to exclude Corrections as an organisation from the Auckland Pride Parade


 Ak Pride 'final' schedule (as at 27 Jan.)
Posted in: Events  27th January 2016
The latest version of the Ak Pride Festival schedule seems definitive so it's time to bite the bullet in the hope that this is the version we should present to you.


 Contrasts of past and future
Posted in: Events  26th January 2016
Two striking video works exploring gender and urban Polynesian life were unveiled last evening in a precursor to the Ak Pride festival.


 Identity, angst & unrequited love
Posted in: Music  24th January 2016
Check out local rapper LarzRanda's new groundbreaking video for his song Turtles!


 Review: Kate Tempest at the Kings Arms
Posted in: Entertainment  19th January 2016
I arrive at the Kings Arms in the warm dusk, along with a steady flow of people drifting in from the carpark out to the packed garden bar.


 Gigs to liven up your summer
Posted in: Music  15th January 2016
The 'festive season' may have come and gone but there are plenty of upcoming gigs that will brighten up your evenings. First up we look at what's happening in Auckland.


 Your LGBTI guide to New Years Eve
Posted in: Entertainment  27th December 2015
Looking for a faburlous way to ring in the New Year? Check out our list of festive LGBTI events around the country; whether you’re keen to get sweaty on the dance floor or to take a midnight dip in the ocean, we’ve got you covered.


 K Rd Stories: Aroha
Posted in: Entertainment  20th December 2015
Ramon Te Wake takes time off from her role as a behind the scenes creative genius and chats about her latest appearance in front of the camera in the K Rd Story; Aroha.


 Raggamuffin's director & the Beenie Man controversy
Posted in: Entertainment  16th December 2015
"Raggamuffin is a festival that believes in second chances and that people can change and shouldn’t be judged on their actions according to what they did years ago."


 Review: GALS R Us
Posted in: Performance  1st December 2015
While GALS is singing along nicely something is missing. Their latest concert threw that something into stark relief.


 Get to know Jamaica's first openly gay artist Diana King
Posted in: Entertainment  27th November 2015
We take a closer look at the lesbian reggae singer who has been chosen to replace Beenie Man at the Raggamuffin Festival this coming February.