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Mr Gay World Voting Begins

Public Voting Opens For Mr Gay World – Get Behind Charlie...

Live public voting has opened in the lead-up to the Mr. Gay World Competition that commences in Spain in three weeks. New Zealand’s representative Charlie...
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...
Caleb Norman & Paula Bennett

The Mr. Gay New Zealand 2017 Final in Pictures

It's been just over two weeks since Charlie Tredway, a 33-year-old HIV activist from Auckland was crowned as Mr. Gay New Zealand 2017 at...

US Customs Deny Entry To Gay Man After Looking At His...

A Canadian man has been denied entry to the United States after Custom and Border officers suspected the man was a sex worker after...
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner

Ivanka Trump and Husband Jared Kushner Credited with Saving LGBTI Protections

President Donald Trump's recent decision, to not move forward with an Executive Order essentially reversing Obama-era LGBTI protections has been credited to Ivanka Trump and her...
James Bennett

Now, More Than Ever, We Need To Unite Our Communities

I’m so proud of how far we’ve come as communities. But - make no mistake – we’ve still got a long way to go. I...
Adrian Isaac Renor

Over-Sexualisation Of Our Community Is Something We Can Stop

The over-sexualisation of our community is something that needs to be addressed. As a transgender person, I notice that often, when we are represented in...
Charlie Tredway

Living My Life With HIV Through Transparency and Dignity

My Introduction to HIV and AIDS began as a very young child living in America during the late 80s and early 1990s, in what...
Cody Jarvie

Teen Homelessness Is a Trend That Isn’t Trendy

The world we live in today is so fixed on personal appearance and social acceptance instead of good old fashioned morals. Don't get me wrong...
Coming Out Caleb Norman

Coming Out and Accepting Myself

Today, it is becoming more and more common for people to speak freely about themselves in terms of their sexuality and gender. Although not every...