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Monday 26 September 2016


 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.


 Review: Mating in Captivity
Posted in: Performance  19th August 2016
Sex, sexuality and "butt-stuff"


 Untold stories of war, pt2
Posted in: Entertainment  16th August 2016
In the second part of our interview with filmmaker Welby Ings, he talks about his unique process of film-making, evident in his new project Sparrow.


 Review: GALS The Full Catastrophe
Posted in: Performance  15th August 2016
Something rather good has happened at GALS. After losing their long-time musical director/conductor the choir seems to have seized the opportunity to boldly opt for a new approach. Full steam ahead!


 Untold stories of war, pt1
Posted in: Entertainment  13th August 2016
Filmmaker Welby Ings' latest project is based on the true story of a psychiatric hospital for the rest of his life. Ings talks about the importance of telling queer stories.


 GALS' The Full Catastrophe
Posted in: Entertainment  12th August 2016
Auckland's GALS choir hits the stage tomorrow afternoon in a concert titled The Full Catastrophe. Co-chair David Reeves says there'll be guest singers and they're trying out a new venue.


 Get ready to party - Family Bar turns 11!
Posted in: Entertainment  11th August 2016
Auckland’s LGBTI nightlife institution, Family Bar, is celebrating its eleventh birthday this weekend with a birthday spectacular.


 Review: Michael Todd: Straight Jacket (2016)
Posted in: Books  26th July 2016
UK Attitude magazine editor Matthew Todd has written an excellent, thought-provoking look at how gay men live their lives in the contemporary United Kingdom. I may not agree with all of his conclusions, but...


 The search for a new AKL Pride Festival Director
Posted in: Events  22nd July 2016
The Auckland Pride Festival Board is on the hunt for a new Festival Director to join the team bringing you next year’s festival - have you got what it takes?