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 How I Lost my Virginity (For the Second Time)
Posted in: Blogger Zone, Living Well  19th January 2011
"Sometimes I hear newly diagnosed HIV+ guys say they’ll never have sex again. They feel dirty. They fear passing the virus on to another, which is all pretty understandable."


 A letter from the Mental Health Foundation
Posted in: Living Well, Features  21st September 2010
Mental Health Foundation Chief Executive Judi Clements has written a letter in response to concerns about gay men's mental health raised in Michael Stevens' hard-hitting blog Can We Talk?


 Walkies
Posted in: Living Well, Features  19th September 2010
"Are you one of those people who think that if we were supposed to run they’d serve cocktails in sipper bottles? (mmm, not a bad idea actually) but really would like to start increasing your fitness or decreasing your fatness?"


 Abs: the hard truth
Posted in: Living Well, Features  20th July 2010
Forget the infomercials, our favourite fitness guru Julz Darroch is back with the real secrets to getting a sexy set of abs - and yes, it involves discipline and hard work.


 Gay men are at risk of anal cancer, studies say
Posted in: Living Well  14th March 2010
HPV is a highly infectious sexually communicable disease, for which a vaccine is now available to NZ women... but not yet for Kiwi gay men, who are also particularly at risk.


 Gay men and the big 'C'
Posted in: Living Well  4th March 2010
Sometimes, it seems as if gay men have tunnel vision beyond HIV/AIDS. Cancer is also a gay male problem. What are we going to do about it?


 How to look good exercising
Posted in: Living Well, Features  1st March 2010
"It's a bit about the outfit, a bit of how you look in the outfit and a bit more about how you feel in the outfit."


 How's our drinking?
Posted in: Living Well  23rd February 2010
Is there a specific culture of heavy drinking amongst some lesbians and bisexual women? Yes and no...


 Faster, stronger, better, OLDER?
Posted in: Living Well, Features  4th January 2010
Another year's gone by, and so quickly! Never mind. Ageing can have its advantages, reveals GayNZ.com's fitness guru Julz Darroch.


 The reality of gay-related mental health problems
Posted in: Living Well, Features  9th December 2009
Being gay in a straight world can lead to mental health problems such as depression. But help is available.


 Who needs the gym anyway?
Posted in: Features, Living Well  26th August 2009
GayNZ.com's fitness guru realises that not everyone likes sweating at the gym, so she's thought up some creative exercising alternatives...


 The '80's! I had the time of my life...
Posted in: Features, Living Well  6th June 2009
Get those leg warmers out and switch on the ghetto blaster! GayNZ.com's fitness guru Julz Darroch is a big fan of working out '80's style.


 "I can't exercise, I'm too sick!"
Posted in: Features, Living Well  6th April 2009
"It's my personal favourite reason to avoid exercise, with 'I just can't be bothered' following a close second."


 Young gay men and eating disorders
Posted in: Living Well  12th March 2009
Are young straight women the only ones at risk from eating disorders like anorexia, bulimia and related conditions? No.


 Extinguishing LGBT Smoking
Posted in: Community, Living Well  8th March 2009
"Smoking is a potentially fatal long-term addiction. Why should we let nicotine poisoning continue to eat away at lesbian and gay bodies?"