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Monday 08 November 2010


 Chris Carter: Your views
Posted in: Comment, Features  1st August 2010
GayNZ.com polled people out and about in Auckland on Saturday night about what they think of Chris Carter's actions and what they believe he should do now.


 Opinion: Road to Nowhere
Posted in: Comment  30th July 2010
"Chris Carter was unjustified in his recent attack on Phil Goff's leadership. He deserved to be expelled from the Labour caucus."


 "Political Correctness" or Populist Cant?
Posted in: Comment  28th July 2010
Craig Young looks at the conservative love of blasting everything as "politically correct" when it comes to social change.


 African Anschluss?
Posted in: Comment  19th July 2010
In a recent Economist, further concern has been expressed about the implications of the spread of militant Pentecostal fundamentalist Christianity in Africa. LGBT solidarity may be having an effect, however.


 Red Swathe of the Rainbow?
Posted in: Comment  12th July 2010
Craig Young questions why any LGBT voters would support a centre-right Government which has made it clear adoption reform is 'off the schedule'.


 Slacklash?
Posted in: Comment  5th July 2010
Craig Young questions why conservatives are so against mainstream science - and looks at why that is relevant to our communities.


 Let the courts decide?
Posted in: Comment  29th June 2010
On both sides of the Tasman, the issue of LGBT-inclusive adoption reform has suddenly flared back into the spotlight.


 No Benefit: Transphobia and welfare cutbacks
Posted in: Comment  21st June 2010
Craig Young looks at the specific risks of welfare privatisation to vulnerable members of our LGBT communities, particularly transgender workers.


 Welfare privatisation: A threat to LGBT communities?
Posted in: Comment  17th June 2010
Craig Young looks at the impact social welfare privatisation could have on New Zealand's LGBT communities.


 Other people's closets?
Posted in: Comment  9th June 2010
We tend to think of 'closets' and attendant secrecy and disclosure as distinctive elements of lesbian and gay life. Well, not any more...


 Inertial conservatism?
Posted in: Comment, Features  24th May 2010
"Welcome to the age of inertial conservatism," writes Craig Young, as he investigates a NZ Government primarily focused on fiscal issues.


 The Tasman Gulf?
Posted in: Comment  10th May 2010
Craig Young takes a look at why Australia is the only advanced western society to legally block same-sex marriage, finding the answer may lie in Queensland.


 Backgrounder: Britain's Liberal Democrats
Posted in: Comment  3rd May 2010
Britain holds general elections this week - and the Liberal Democrats are emerging as a key player. Craig Young looks at their stance on LGBT issues.


 China: "Neither Promote or Persecute?"
Posted in: Comment  27th April 2010
In the emergent multipolar world of the twenty first century, China looks set to become a pre-eminent rising global power. What are the implications for its LGBT communities?


 Gay Wrongs?
Posted in: Comment  21st April 2010
"There are certain gay individuals who cause us to avert our gaze in shame. How do we explain "gay" villainy and tyranny?", writes Craig Young.