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 Time to look after ourselves
Posted in: Blogger Zone, Living Well, Features  2nd June 2011
Maori, Pacific peoples, and women all had to fight for recognition within the system and form their own health organisations to ensure their needs are met. So where’s ours?


 For all the good girls and bois
Posted in: Living Well  4th February 2011
"If you are inhabitant of a woman's body but seeking a more masculine or bulky physical appearance there are some tricks of the trade that you can enlist to give you an added advantage in the gaining muscle department," writes fitness guru Julz Darroch.


 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."