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 Divergent views
Posted in: Blogger Zone  28th November 2012
"Lest it be thought that Mr Bakshi’s views are somehow representative of Sikhism, I’ve decided to cite a more balanced account ..."

 Dinner with the US Ambassador
Posted in: Blogger Zone, Hall of Fame  16th November 2012
Our blogger Craig Hoyle had dinner with the US Ambassador and his partner at their official residence, Camperdown!

 NZ's First Gay Prime Minister
Posted in: Blogger Zone, Features  6th November 2012
"Ladies and gentlemen, today we have a bit of an exclusive here on Bipolar Bear: the Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, has come out. To me."

 Catch Up?
Posted in: Blogger Zone, Features  2nd November 2012
Michael Stevens has been busy! What has he been up to? What are his latest insights? And what are his thoughts on some of the issues impacting gay Aucklanders right now?

 Withdrawn From
Posted in: Blogger Zone, Features  31st October 2012
Three years ago today Craig Hoyle's phone rang. It was a conversation which has changed his life.

 Flawed Regnerus Study: Author Acknowledges Defective Design
Posted in: Blogger Zone, Features  31st October 2012
The author of a notorious hatchet job against same sex parenting, Mark Regnerus, has admitted that the tactics used to analyse his “research” data were flawed.

 “Curing” the gay
Posted in: Blogger Zone, True Stories  21st September 2012
After five years, Exclusive Brethren escapee Craig Hoyle finally has justice - with the Australian doctor who prescribed him a "gay cure" struck off. He shares his frightening story.

 One big family?
Posted in: Blogger Zone, Our Communities, Features  15th September 2012
Will Auckland Pride really represent us, or will it shut out the bits of queerdom that don't fit with the image its backers want to project? And what's with the afternoon parade, asks Michael Stevens.

 Watching History
Posted in: Features, Blogger Zone  29th August 2012
Michael Stevens is the last person you can probably expect to get 'gay married', but gosh darn it he is excited about what's gone down in Parliament!

 John Banks Believes in Talking Devil Tree-Snake !
Posted in: Politics and Religion, Blogger Zone, Features  21st August 2012
Michael Stevens doesn't know whether to laugh or cry at news John Banks believes in creationism. He's leaning towards tears.

Posted in: Blogger Zone, Features  15th August 2012
"Apparently the Buddha once said that if humanity had one more drive as strong as sex there would be no hope for us ever to achieve enlightenment because we’d all be too distracted."

 The secret life of Patty Haag
Posted in: Blogger Zone, Entertainment  14th August 2012
"When I saw Patty pictured alongside the sensitive, thoughtful and passionate restraint in the real-life portrait of Patrick, John Waters sprung immediately to mind."

 “Protect” Marriage?
Posted in: Blogger Zone, Comment  30th July 2012's politics and religion specialist Craig Young has investigated the anti-SSM website, "Protect Marriage." He takes issue with the relevance and accuracy of the anti-SSM 'research' within. Read more...

 An Inconvenient Truth
Posted in: Politics and Religion, Features, Blogger Zone  29th July 2012
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last week, you’ll know that Labour MP Louisa Wall’s Bill for re-defining marriage has been drawn from the ballot, and has a reasonable chance of succeeding.

 Men Like Us
Posted in: Blogger Zone, Movies  25th July 2012
"Opening up to other gay men about my experience of bipolar disorder had released the floodgates."