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Saturday 11 April 2015


 Orange is the New Black season three trailer
Posted in: Television  10th April 2015
The women of Litchfield will be back in June! Here is a sneak peek at what's coming in season three of the hit show.


 Rediscovering James Courage
Posted in: Books  9th April 2015
A new collection has been published to honour the memory and raise awareness about a man who could be considered New Zealand’s own Oscar Wilde, James Courage, our very own gay, but sidelined, literary icon.


 HIV antibody trial has a breakthrough
Posted in: International News, HIV  9th April 2015
A new HIV treatment using a synthetic antibody has led to a 300-fold reduction in patients’ viral loads in trials.


 The FAFSWAG Pre-ball is coming!
Posted in: Events  8th April 2015
The awesome FAFSWAG team have announced a vogue battle will be held this Saturday night. They’ve put together a video to tell you all about it.


 Watch: George Takei’s new reality series
Posted in: Entertainment  8th April 2015
The gay king of social media George Takei has launched a new YouTube reality series with his husband Brad Takei, “It Takeis Two”. Check out the first episode here.


 Ballot Boxing
Posted in: Comment  8th April 2015
Nigeria, Northland and New South Wales went to the polls recently. How were LGBT interests dealt with in each jurisdiction?


 Meet: Mr Gay Wellington 2015 Bernard Lee
Posted in: Hall of Fame  8th April 2015
New Mr Gay Wellington Bernard Lee is a 28-year-old who grew up in Borneo. He tells about coming out to his mum, and what winning the title means to someone who is generally a bit of an introvert.


 Trailer: Bessie
Posted in: Movies  7th April 2015
Queen Latifah stars in an upcoming HBO biopic about jazz singer Bessie Smith, who proudly loved both women and men. Its director says the film won't shy away from her sexuality.


 Short Film: Quiet
Posted in: Movies  5th April 2015
Inspired by a true story, Quiet is the story of a woman named Ali who is denied the right to make medical decisions for her partner, Sam, after a car accident renders Sam unconscious.


 "Your name wasn't approved"
Posted in: True Stories  4th April 2015
Bearded lady Laquisha Redfern has her Facebook account back after being locked out! She wrote about why her drag name is so important.


 Pride protest and learning from the past
Posted in: Politics and Religion  4th April 2015
Time to get real about the past and move forward, many will say we are doing that already, but do we understand our history enough to do that?


 Louisa Wall at #BeingLGBTI in Asia
Posted in: Features  3rd April 2015
Labour MP Louisa Wall at the #BeingLGBTI in Asia Regional Dialogue with the message that “all LGBTI people are human beings, so LGBTI rights are human rights.”


 Easter weekend guide
Posted in: Events  2nd April 2015
With Easter Trading Hours, there are limits on when some of our venues can open this weekend. However there is enough happening, in Auckland, Wellington and new hotspot Rotorua anyway, if you want to work off some of that chocolate on a dancefloor.


 New music video: Spectrum
Posted in: Music  2nd April 2015
Queer artist Ryan Amador's new song Spectrum asks “where do you fall on the spectrum of sexuality?” The video features a wide range of diverse couples.


 UK: Heisenberg's Election?
Posted in: Comment  2nd April 2015
In the United Kingdom, the next general election will be held in a month's time. Who will win? Good question. And what will the consequences be for Great Britain's LGBT population?