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Wednesday 08 April 2009


 Surveillance and Sexuality
Posted in: Comment  4th April 2009
Green Party MP Keith Locke recently protested at his continued surveillance, but what role has surveillance played in the lives of Kiwi LGBTs?


 LGBT Human Rights Blackspots
Posted in: Comment  27th March 2009
Helen Clark looks set to be a key player on the world stage for the UN, and now it's time NZ's LGBT organisations think globally too.


 What might a "Gay Brain" Mean?
Posted in: Comment  20th March 2009
"Watching TV3's 60 Minutes recently, I spotted a segment on advances in neurological imaging technology, which made me wonder..."


 Scandal and Politics in New Zealand
Posted in: Comment  12th March 2009
NZ scores highly on transparency and freedom from political corruption amongst our elected representatives and officials. But we still have our scandals, writes Craig Young.


 Genetic Discrimination: The Backdoor Route?
Posted in: Comment  5th March 2009
To many disability rights activists, genetic discrimination is classified as unfinished business for their communities. What about us?


 Is your pink dollar running out?
Posted in: Blogger Zone, Comment  28th February 2009
GayNZ.com blogger Craig Young wonders how the cash crisis is impacting on LGBT Kiwis... and our relationships.


 Sour Charity
Posted in: Comment  26th February 2009
The recession is hitting LGBT community groups hard. However, what about our political opponents, amidst the current global turmoil?


 Cool Britannia bans arch homophobe
Posted in: Blogger Zone, Comment  20th February 2009
In a delightful turn of events, the Home Office has banned US fundamentalist hate preacher Fred Phelps from entering the United Kingdom.


 Anita Bryant: The Downfall of a Hatemonger
Posted in: Comment  17th February 2009
In the film Milk, fundamentalist gospel singer Anita Bryant led a successful campaign against an antidiscrimination ordinance in Florida's Dade County. What happened to her afterward in real life?


 Harm? What "Harm?"
Posted in: Comment  12th February 2009
Lynn Wardle's new book about same-sex marriage suggests that children brought up by same-sex parents are somehow 'at risk'. Really?


 1978: Harvey Milk vs. the Briggs Initiative
Posted in: Comment  9th February 2009
In the film Milk, there's significant emphasis on the Briggs Initiative, a Californian antigay citizens referendum. Why was it defeated?


 US Christian Right: Divided and Dissonant?
Posted in: Comment  2nd February 2009
You might be forgiven for wondering where the US Christian Right is, amidst the celebrations that surround Barack Obama's inauguration...


 Heroin Addict Mum Condemns Gay Adoption
Posted in: Blogger Zone, Comment  30th January 2009
Gay co-parent Craig Young is incensed at Family First's distorted news item on a recent situation involving a heroin addicted mother.


 Blessed are the...Persecutors?
Posted in: Comment  24th January 2009
Gay US Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson was a speaker at Obama's inauguration last week. However, global Anglicanism is still a communion in crisis.


 Wired for sex: Your robotic relationship?
Posted in: Comment  17th January 2009
Sometime later this century, future LGBT communities will confront a moral dilemma, as computers, robots and other artificial intelligences acquire the ability to become self-aware.