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LGBT Short Film 'Jamie' (Youtube)

A Global Audience For LGBT Short Films in London

A short film about two boxers falling in love, and blind online dating are two of the topics explored in the world’s widest-reaching LGBT...
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Germany to Pardon Thousands of Men With Historic Gay Convictions

Angela Merkel's German Government is poised to rescind archaic laws that go back as far as the 1870's by pardoning more than 50,000 homosexual...
LGBT Short Film 'Jamie' (Youtube)

A Global Audience For LGBT Short Films in London

A short film about two boxers falling in love, and blind online dating are two of the topics explored in the world’s widest-reaching LGBT...
O Bar and Dining - View of the harbour at night (Supplied)

Healthy Food Combining The Perfect Views Makes for a Great Sydney...

Anyone that has been to Sydney acknowledges the Sydney Harbour is one of the most beautiful sights in the world and many of our...
Jade Kevin Foster

Jade Kevin Foster Headlines Fashion Fundraising Event

Social media influencer and Sydney Mardi Gras ambassador Jade Kevin Foster is one of the headline models that will take to the catwalk for...

Kilt Up

I’m an avid kilt wearer and I am going to explain why you should be too! First of all, it doesn’t matter what country you...

X Factor Winner Isaiah Firebrace is Australia’s 2017 Eurovision Representative

Isaiah Firebrace has been announced as Australia's representative for the 2017 Eurovision Competition. In what was a botched announcement by host Australian Broadcaster SBS,...
Justin Timberlake accepts his Song of the Year award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards (Youtube)

Justin Timberlake Slams Prejudice with Inclusive Award Acceptance Speech

Justin Timberlake has used his speech at the iHeartRadio Music Awards to speak about inclusion and the reasons why his song "Can't Stop the...
LGBT Short Film 'Jamie' (Youtube)

A Global Audience For LGBT Short Films in London

A short film about two boxers falling in love, and blind online dating are two of the topics explored in the world’s widest-reaching LGBT...
O Bar and Dining - View of the harbour at night (Supplied)

Healthy Food Combining The Perfect Views Makes for a Great Sydney...

Anyone that has been to Sydney acknowledges the Sydney Harbour is one of the most beautiful sights in the world and many of our...
LGBT Short Film 'Jamie' (Youtube)

A Global Audience For LGBT Short Films in London

A short film about two boxers falling in love, and blind online dating are two of the topics explored in the world’s widest-reaching LGBT...
angela merkel german pardon gay convictions

Germany to Pardon Thousands of Men With Historic Gay Convictions

Angela Merkel's German Government is poised to rescind archaic laws that go back as far as the 1870's by pardoning more than 50,000 homosexual...
Corrections Trans-Community

The Ongoing Battle: Corrections Department Vs Our Transgender Community

Over the past few years, I have seen a fraction occur in our LGBT community over the issue of Pride Parades and the inclusion...
Rainbow Pages Launch

Rainbow Pages Launch at Auckland Pride

The launch of Rainbow Pages at Ponsonby’s Long Room on Saturday night was a huge success. Timed to coincide with Auckland’s Pride, Rainbow Pages...

Mr Gay Pride Australia’s Search For A Husband Begins

The search is on to find Australia's Mr. Gay World Representative a husband as part of his dedication to making marriage equality a reality...
Mr Gay Pride Australia 2017 - David Francis (Photo: Lukeography)

An Open Letter From Mr Gay Pride Australia David Francis

Since being awarded the opportunity to represent Australia at the Mr. Gay World competition in Spain this year, I wanted to take the time...
LGBT Short Film 'Jamie' (Youtube)

A Global Audience For LGBT Short Films in London

A short film about two boxers falling in love, and blind online dating are two of the topics explored in the world’s widest-reaching LGBT...
angela merkel german pardon gay convictions

Germany to Pardon Thousands of Men With Historic Gay Convictions

Angela Merkel's German Government is poised to rescind archaic laws that go back as far as the 1870's by pardoning more than 50,000 homosexual...

Eikōn Youtube of the Week: The Big Deal - #EqualLove

angela merkel german pardon gay convictions

Germany to Pardon Thousands of Men With Historic Gay Convictions

Angela Merkel's German Government is poised to rescind archaic laws that go back as far as the 1870's by pardoning more than 50,000 homosexual...
LGBT Taiwan

Marriage Equality Reaches Taiwan’s Top Court

 A special hearing to decide if Taiwan’s constitution should be amended therefore allowing marriage equality has been held at the nation's Constitutional Court. The panel of fourteen...
angela merkel german pardon gay convictions

Germany to Pardon Thousands of Men With Historic Gay Convictions

Angela Merkel's German Government is poised to rescind archaic laws that go back as far as the 1870's by pardoning more than 50,000 homosexual...
LGBT Taiwan

Marriage Equality Reaches Taiwan’s Top Court

 A special hearing to decide if Taiwan’s constitution should be amended therefore allowing marriage equality has been held at the nation's Constitutional Court. The panel of fourteen...
Germany

German Politician Demanding HIV Watchlist

Right Wing German politician, Ralph Weber has demanded the creation of a HIV positive national watchlist, to combat the nation's rising HIV contraction rates. The...
MGNZ 2017 Final

Mr. Gay New Zealand Finalists Raise Vital Funds for Charity

Over $1,500 has been raised for the New Zealand AIDS Foundation as a part of the 2017 Mr. Gay New Zealand competition. The 2017 Mr....
Dunlop volleys grassroots campaign

Dunlop Volleys Double Fault as Christian Lobby Take Offence at Campaign

An iconic Australian footwear brand is at the centre of sexism row with the Australian Christian Lobby, all over some semi-naked shots of guys...
Eikon's 12 Gays of Christmas: Gay 6 - Trey Pearson (Instagram)

Eikon’s 12 Gays of Christmas: Gay 6 – Trey Pearson

Christmas is the time of year to celebrate and indulge in food, fun and a little bit of extra Christmas cheer. As is the...
Apple iPhone RED

RED iPhone Raising Money and Awareness For World AIDS Day

In an Apple first, the tech giant had released a RED version of their latest iPhone to raise money and awareness of HIV and...
Anthony Bowens

Pro-Wrestler ComesOut and Introduces Boyfriend

Professional wrestler and model, Anthony Bowens from Nutley, New Jersey, USA  has come-out as bisexual after fellow wrestlers and fans stumbled across a youtube...
Bath Blogger James Deg warming up his body after a session at Gravity Cryo (Supplied)

Warming Up After Being Exposed To Cryotherapy

I’ve never understood how (or why) professional athletes can put themselves through the experience of an ice bath. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all...
gay ski week qt

Gay Ski Week QT Launches 2017 Extravaganza

As most of New Zealand and Australia suffer through some of the warmest weather of summer, it's time to think of the depths of...
Anthony Bowens

Pro-Wrestler ComesOut and Introduces Boyfriend

Professional wrestler and model, Anthony Bowens from Nutley, New Jersey, USA  has come-out as bisexual after fellow wrestlers and fans stumbled across a youtube...
Keegan Hirst

More Sportsman Waiting to Come-Out: British League Star Keegan Hirst

Rugby League Star Keegan Hirst, who made history by becoming the first openly gay professional British Rugby League player has revealed that he knows...
Apple iPhone RED

RED iPhone Raising Money and Awareness For World AIDS Day

In an Apple first, the tech giant had released a RED version of their latest iPhone to raise money and awareness of HIV and...
Rainbow Pages Launch

Rainbow Pages Launch at Auckland Pride

The launch of Rainbow Pages at Ponsonby’s Long Room on Saturday night was a huge success. Timed to coincide with Auckland’s Pride, Rainbow Pages...
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Carry on Camping -Naked – Or at Least Clothing Optional

Here in Europe, there are only three campsites that are clothing optional, catering exclusively to men and ALL of them reside in the wonderfully...
Mr. Gay World 2017

Spain to Host Mr. Gay World 2017

Spain has been announced as the host of the next Mr. Gay World competition, coinciding with WorldPride 2017. The 9th Edition of the International Mr. Gay...
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EIKON LISTS

2017 short hair trends

Top 5 Short Hair Trends For 2017

Work is back and Christmas is a distant memory, but it's now time to get that first haircut of 2017 as the one you...

Your 2017 Mr. Gay New Zealand Finalists

After dozens of registrations from all over New Zealand, the hunt for New Zealand's next Mr. Gay New Zealand is one step closer with...
Eikon's 12 Gays of Christmas: Gay 12 - Sam Smith

Eikon’s 12 Gays of Christmas: Gay 12 – Sam Smith

Christmas is the time of year to celebrate and indulge in food, fun and a little bit of extra Christmas cheer. As is the...
Eikon's 12 Gays of Christmas: Gay 11 - Dustin Lance Black

Eikon’s 12 Gays of Christmas: Gay 11 – Dustin Lance Black

Christmas is the time of year to celebrate and indulge in food, fun and a little bit of extra Christmas cheer. As is the...
Eikon's 12 Gays of Christmas: Gay 10 - Roger Gosalbez (Instagram)

Eikon’s 12 Gays of Christmas: Gay 10 – Roger Gosalbez

Christmas is the time of year to celebrate and indulge in food, fun and a little bit of extra Christmas cheer. As is the...

Mr Gay New Zealand

Mr Gay New Zealand 2017 Charlie Tredway with 2015 winner Matt Fistonich (Left) and last years winner Bernard Lee (Right).

MGNZ Producer: Community Backs Tredway

Firstly I believe it is important to note that Mr. Gay New Zealand as a...
MGNZ 2017 Final

Mr. Gay New Zealand Finalists Raise Vital Funds for Charity

Over $1,500 has been raised for the New Zealand AIDS Foundation as a part of...
Bernard Lee

Signing Off – As Mr. Gay New Zealand 2016 – Bernard Lee

Last year, aside from turning 30 and celebrating it by getting myself a kirituhi or a...

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