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Wednesday 14 April 2010


 Bullying boss "made me feel sick about who I was"
Posted in: True Stories  20th March 2010
The restaurant worker who was awarded almost $15,000 after his bosses' continual abusive anti-gay remarks left him feeling "subhuman" tells GayNZ.com his story.


 Acting my age
Posted in: True Stories, Blogger Zone  10th March 2010
"I was out dancing the other weekend and 'Forever Young' came on. I'm 48 and often go out dancing. But do I want to be forever young? Should I have taken myself off the dancefloor in shame?"


 This one goes out to all the romantics
Posted in: True Stories, Blogger Zone  15th February 2010
"I broke up with my first love. The girl of my dreams, who swooped perfectly into my life just months after I came out. The one I built a life and plans for the future with."


 Coming out to Granny
Posted in: True Stories  13th February 2010
She asked: "Stephen, did you tell us that you are gay?" Without hesitation I replied: "Yes, Granny, I am."


 Stalked!
Posted in: True Stories  1st February 2010
"I used to hate coming home in case she was there. She weirded me out. I didn't want her near me."


 Mike Puru: "I didn't want to pretend anymore"
Posted in: True Stories  28th January 2010
Radio host Mike Puru's coming out video has now had a whopping 80,000 views on The Edge FM's website. He chats to GayNZ.com about the nation's reaction.


 Desire
Posted in: Blogger Zone, True Stories  18th January 2010
"I remember when men would tell me I was hot, I was desirable, and I turned them on. And I thought 'Well, that's gone, that part of my life anyhow.'"


 Get well soon with Nurse Neil
Posted in: True Stories  14th January 2010
"Being a nurse, you can go from a steady day with routine tasks, then 15 minutes later you can be dealing with a life threatening crisis."


 'Kosmo Krator' - A Stolen Identity
Posted in: True Stories  8th January 2010
For over 8 years, a 44yo Christchurch man made online friends by passing himself off as an attractive 20-something. Then he started taking their cash.


 My big gay Sims family
Posted in: True Stories  6th January 2010
20-year-old Bryce Parker has an addiction - he can't stop playing Sims 3. "Sometimes I get so involved, I forget what day it is," he says.


 New Caledonia couple seeks baby joy in NZ
Posted in: True Stories  10th December 2009
New Caledonians Geneviève and Joane had to visit NZ to help complete their family.


 "How Glenn Mills gave me HIV"
Posted in: True Stories, HIV  2nd December 2009
The first man to lay a formal complaint against Glenn Mills for infecting him with HIV tells his story which led to the first of 28 charges being laid.


 After the Exclusive Brethren: Craig looks ahead
Posted in: True Stories  29th November 2009
Since Craig Hoyle left the Exclusive Brethren a few weeks ago, his life's been busy - and his brave story has made waves.


 Escaping the Exclusive Brethren
Posted in: True Stories  26th November 2009
"I asked to say goodbye to my little sister. Eventually they brought her out. We were both crying. I asked if I could give her a hug, but dad said no."


 My life in the Exclusive Brethren
Posted in: True Stories  24th November 2009
"I talked to the world leader - what he says goes. I said I was gay. He told me to 'never accept myself for who I was, and to always fight against myself'."