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Queer the Night – Wellington 9 June

On Thursday 9th June a march will be held through Wellington city to stop homophobia and transphobia on our streets. Queer the Night was inspired by the Reclaim the Night philosophy and initiated in response to a couple of recent incidents where members of the queer community were assaulted in central Wellington. To many, these […]

Out Takes Film Festival Opens tonight

This week reaches the pinnacle of months worth of planning – the opening of Out Takes 2011: A Reel Queer Film Festival. What a year it’s been! With natural disasters and nuclear meltdown providing the icing on top of the recession cake, we could sure all do with a break from it all. And what […]

Fabulous opportunity for gay male writers

  Men who love men and want to write about it are being presented with a unique oppportunity to develop their skills at a writers retreat near Takaka in July. Fabulous Arts Aotearoa New Zealand (FAANZ) is seeking applications for a limited number of places for New Zealand’s first MSM (Men Scribbling Men) seven-day writing […]

Amazing Outgames Facts – Behind the scenes

Amazing Outgames Facts – Behind the scenes

Events such as the Asia Pacific Games don’t happen by magic but involve a lot of volunteers, money and time and energy. Here is some interesting facts about the March 2011 games. Businesses owned by GLBT people have donated NZ$347,420 worth of goods and services to the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames. That’s just one of the […]

No late fees for Outgames

No late fees for Outgames

Good news for people yet to register for the sports competition or human rights conference at the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames – the organisers have decided not to add any late fee to registrations. “Registrations have been running ahead of forecast for the last four months,” Co-chair David Hindley says, “and that has left our budget […]

Auckland Central MP wants an Auckland Mardi Gras

Big Gay Out has become a great day out, not just for the LGBT community but for Aucklanders from different communities. The stalls, great food, music and general entertainment provided at the fair makes it a truly fabulous day out for everyone who attends. It is a tribute to the New Zealand Aids Foundation and […]

John Key Regrets Cat Walk

John Key regrets walking down the catwalk at the Rugby World Cup uniform launch. He told TV One Breakfast “I responded to the crowd last week, I was having a bit of fun, but I shouldn’t have done that in my view, that was probably a bit stupid.” “But unfortunately I get put in a […]

Christchurch Pride seeking events

Christchurch Pride Week 2011 have announced they are seeking events for the 2011 May festival. Organisers are looking for events for this year’s celebration, and are asking for submissions. The 2011 event runs from 9-15 May. The deadline is Monday 7 March check the Christchurch Pride site or their facebook group for more details.

Twins on the way for Anika Moa

The Herald on Sunday has reported that Anika Moa and her Australian wife Angela Fyfe are “thrilled because Fyfe is pregnant with twins.” Read the full Herald story here. Anika Moa is part of the line up at the Big Gay Out on 13th February in Auckland.

John Key prancing

If you are going to the Big Gay Out on the 13th February maybe you can ask the New Zealand Prime Minister about his prancing catwalk episode. Funny or not? What do you think? Here is what some think over on the Standard