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Saturday 10 October 2009




 Why isn’t life more like porn?
Posted in: Features, Blogger Zone  3rd July 2009
Living life as if you're in a porn movie might seem ideal but could get annoying pretty quickly, ponders Michael Stevens.


 Parliament defeats Medicinal Cannabis Derivative Bill
Posted in: Blogger Zone  2nd July 2009
Parliament has rejected a law change that would allow cannabis use for specific medicinal purposes, including pain relief for people with HIV/AIDS.


 Ireland gets Civil Partnerships
Posted in: Blogger Zone  27th June 2009
Ireland has passed its civil partnerships law, stopping short of same-sex civil marriage, but otherwise equalising rights and obligations related to same-sex couples.


 Gay? Call the Exorcist!
Posted in: Blogger Zone  26th June 2009
A hapless 16-year-old boy in Connecticut has had 'gay demons' casted out of him. Yikes! What's going on there?


 Eye candy - "I like what I see!"
Posted in: Blogger Zone  25th June 2009
Michael Stevens blogs: "Straight guys often make me stop and think. And not just because I'm looking admiringly at them."


 China's internet nannies block Garfield
Posted in: Blogger Zone  17th June 2009
While Garfield's skintone sees him blocked by net censorship programmes, Chinese LGBT groups have circulated online petitions for fear of homophobic blocking.


 Worthgate: Notes on a Scandal
Posted in: Blogger Zone  8th June 2009
In light of last week's scandal around Richard Worth, it's worth noting how morally-upright our local LGBT MP's are, writes Craig Young.


 Review: Classified - The History of the Classified Column
Posted in: Blogger Zone  26th May 2009
Printed classified ads were one of the ancestors of today's gay online hookups, but queries for possible lesbian or gay partners had to be 'coded'!


 Rest in peace, OUT! Magazine
Posted in: Blogger Zone  22nd May 2009
"When I first encountered Out, I was about sixteen, and had hesitantly ventured into a sex shop for the first time."


 Is Scientology anti-gay?
Posted in: Blogger Zone  14th May 2009
Recently in DNA magazine, Andrew Potts had some questions about whether or not the Church of Scientology is homophobic. Is it?


 Who's new at the Families Commission
Posted in: Blogger Zone  12th May 2009
There have been a couple of potentially controversial appointments to NZ's Families Commission today, writes Craig Young.


 Uganda: Situation Intolerable
Posted in: Blogger Zone  8th May 2009
"I've commented on Uganda's rabid homophobia, corrupt government and history of political instability before. Now it's getting even worse there."


 You've got to have friends
Posted in: Blogger Zone  8th May 2009
Gay men have a talent for friendships, seeking out allies and forming networks which support and sustain us, writes Michael Stevens.


 A History of Violence
Posted in: Blogger Zone  10th April 2009
"For me, violence in a relationship would equal the automatic end of it. It's over. Locks changed. Police called. It's just not acceptable."


 My Love is Alien: Sex in the 22nd-23rd Century?
Posted in: Blogger Zone  6th April 2009
If humanity gets into interstellar flight and contact with sentient aliens, our descendants may have to fight a whole new set of sexual taboos.