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Monday 08 November 2010

 "It Gets Better" - Kevin Hague
Posted in: Features  31st October 2010
Gay Green MP Kevin Hague has thrown his support behind the global "It's Get Better" campaign, making a video to tell GLBT youth that although things may be tough now, life gets better.

 Half an hour with the man of power
Posted in: Features  28th October 2010 visited incoming mayor Len Brown in Manukau for a chat about some of the issues weighing on the minds of GLBT Aucklanders.

 Obituary: Rev Don Mence
Posted in: Community, Features  22nd October 2010
Don McMorland pays tribute to his late longtime friend Rev Don Mence, who was a well known member of the clergy who was both gay and served the gay community.

 Local Body Elections: GLBT candidates
Posted in: Features  9th October 2010
Here's a quick guide to the GLBT candidates standing for councils and local boards in the election. will have full results from across the country throughout the afternoon.

 Local body elections 101: mayoral battles
Posted in: Features  9th October 2010
In case you missed it the firts time, here is's brief guide to some of this year's key battlegrounds and places of interest for the local body elections.

 Make your vote count: the right side
Posted in: Features  8th October 2010
Lesbian TV producer Claudette Hauiti is standing for an Auckland local board on the C&R ticket. She explains her passion for politics and why she backs the centre-right.

 Carter's "hideous year"
Posted in: Features  7th October 2010
In announcing his decision to withdraw his candidacy in Te Atatu, a disappointed Chris Carter has given an upfront interview on what he describes as a "hideous year".

 "Exgay" movement in decline?
Posted in: Features  30th August 2010
It seems that the so-called 'exgay' movement is in global decline. One case in point is the Charities Commission and its decision to rescind the charitable status of "Exodus Ministries".

 A victory, of sorts, for same-sex marriage?
Posted in: Features  23rd August 2010
Australian marriage equality advocates are hopeful that the hung election will move the nation "a huge step closer" to allowing same-sex marriages.

 Proposition 8: the reactions
Posted in: Features  6th August 2010
"This just in, equality won!" from Ellen DeGeneres and Adam Lambert's "We're gonna throw glitter on this barn tonight!!!" are just some of many responses to the 'strike-down' of Proposition 8.

 Proposition 8 Overturned: California
Posted in: Comment, Features  5th August 2010
"California now seems to be back in the Western Hemisphere progressive mainstream, after a US federal judge overturned Proposition 8, a statewide same-sex marriage ban.

 Candidate watch: Simon Prast
Posted in: Features  28th July 2010
Man of the arts Simon Prast has been one of the most talked about additions to the race to run Auckland's Super City. He speaks with

 Rainbow Wellington meets David Huebner
Posted in: Features  26th July 2010
Our openly-gay US Ambassador David Huebner has met with Rainbow Wellington, discussing his ‘non-traditional’ strategy in the role and desire to meet Kiwis from all walks of life.

 Helen's twin?
Posted in: Features  24th June 2010
Australia now has its first female Prime Minister in Julia Gillard. What might this mean for LGBT issues across the Tasman?

 This rising star is well grounded
Posted in: People, Features  19th June 2010
Grant Robertson has been described as a 'rising star' of the Labour Party. While he certainly has a bright future, the gay MP has his feet firmly on the ground.