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Monday 09 April 2012


 Jan Logie's maiden speech
Posted in: Features  15th February 2012
Lesbian Green MP Jan Logie has given her maiden speech to Parliament and been met with applause and cheers. You can read the text of her speech here - or just watch the video!


 Adoption law reform overlooked - Yet again
Posted in: Features  15th February 2012
Lobby group Adoption Action is frustrated at the lack of progress in updating our outdated adoption laws.


 Five minutes with John Key
Posted in: Features, Features  13th February 2012
It’s an interesting sight watching John Key arrive at the Big Gay Out. People mob him like he’s a celebrity ... but we managed to get five minutes with him for a one-on-one chat.


 On same-sex marriage
Posted in: Features, Community  4th February 2012
Rainbow Wellington Chair Tony Simpson has been gathering his thoughts on same-sex marriage. Here's a thought-provoking piece he's penned on the issue.


 Backgrounder: The (unattractive) Iron Lady
Posted in: Movies, Features  5th January 2012
Meryl Streep's performance in this movie is flawless, but the subject herself is unattractive. For those too young to remember Margaret Thatcher, here's a brief backgrounder.


 Meet "your" gay and lesbian MPs
Posted in: People, Features  28th November 2011
The general election has seen seven gay candidates elected to Parliament. Five are familiar faces, one is slightly less familiar in the house and one is totally new.


 So ... what now?
Posted in: Features, Features  27th November 2011
National took the lead right from the starting gun and showed no signs of slowing, and now we are set for three years only the best euphemist could describe as "interesting".


 Why should we vote for you?
Posted in: Features  25th November 2011
Pretty simple question really, and one which we gave all the out candidates a chance to answer ahead of tomorrow's election.


 Candidate Q&A: Guy McCallum
Posted in: Features  25th November 2011
Now for something a little different: Dunedin's Guy McCallum is out and proud and a candidate for the Act Party. He tells us why he leans to the right.


 Candidate Q&A: Kelly Buchanan
Posted in: Features  20th November 2011
Meet Alliance's Wellington Central candidate Kelly Buchanan.


 Candidate Q&A: Grant Seton
Posted in: Features  19th November 2011
There are plenty of out candidates running in the General Election this month. Here is Rangitikei independent candidate Grant Seton.


 Candidate Q&A: Damian Light
Posted in: Features  13th November 2011
There are plenty of out candidates running in the General Election this month. We put our questions to UnitedFuture's Damian Light, who is 12th on the list and running on the North Shore.


 Candidate Q&A: Rachael Goldsmith
Posted in: Features  12th November 2011
There are plenty of out candidates running in the General Election. We put our questions to the Green Party's Clutha-Southland candidate Rachael Goldsmith, who is bi.


 Candidate Q&A: Jordan Carter
Posted in: Features  10th November 2011
There are plenty of out candidates running in the General Election so we are profiling some for you to get to know them a little better. Here's Jordan Carter, who is ranked 40th on Labour's list.


 Candidate Q&A: Jan Logie
Posted in: Features  4th November 2011
There are plenty of out candidates running in the General Election this month - we profile the Green Party's Mana candidate Jan Logie, who is in 9th place on the party's list.