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NZ motorsports driver Liam Lawson answers your questions

You guys asked a lot of Lightning McQueen questions…

Queer Academy | Trailer

Our new series hosted by James Mustapic out November 14 ??

Is the ‘truancy crisis’ really a crisis? We ask students

Only 60% of students went to school regularly in Term 1 of this year.

Behind the closed doors of NZ’s male sex workers | Red Light Boys Episode 1

“There’s nothing quite like having someone pay you money to spend time with them.”

Bondage and getting lunch: The diversity of sex work | Red Light Boys

Watch the second episode of Red Light Boys here.

Why women need sex workers too | Red Light Boys

What are women looking for when they seek the services of a male sex worker?

‘Everyone needs intimacy’: The philosophy of sex work | Red Light Boys

Sex workers strip back the stereotypes surrounding their chosen lifestyle.

Turning sex work into a career | Red Light Boys

“No money is worth your health. Particularly in this job. Your body is your business.”

A Tongan father and son talk about bisexuality and being a good dad

"For me, the biggest thing is just to have you as a dad, there all the time."

I’m learning to speak up during sex and it's hot

“Looking back, I definitely don't think I enjoyed the majority of the sex that I was having..."

A Vietnamese mother on finding home in her twin daughters

Hương fell pregnant at 20, but she didn’t know it was twins until it was time to push.

The joy and pain Ōtautahi has brought a Pakistani family

“I started wearing the hijab because I felt proud showing that I was Muslim after 15th of March."

We have to stop ignoring youth homelessness

“I hope that our people in power can actually recognise and identify that this is a problem."

Growing up Black and Brazilian in Gisborne

Watch the third episode of Conversations With My Immigrant Parents Season 3 now.

A Palestinian whānau on land, sovereignty and Shortland Street.

"We are loud and we are proud to be Palestinian.”

Fleeing Iran as a teenager was easier than parenting

Watch the first episode from the new season of Conversations With My Immigrant Parents.

People tell us why they showed up to the Posie Parker protest

“It didn’t turn out as a peaceful protest but that usually always happens when two groups collide."

Posie Parker gets sauced and shut down before she can speak

Thousands of counter-protesters showed up and shouted “go home Posie” on Saturday.

How this East Coast kapa survived Cyclone Gabrielle to get to Te Matatini

“We are alive and in time we will rise again.”

Grace returns to her Chinese roots after a breakup | Dating While Asian

Watch the first episode of Dating While Asian now ❤️‍?

Shaneel Lal wants to get sluttier | Dating While Asian

Experiencing love (or a fun hoe phase) shouldn’t feel like a privilege.

How to just say no to mediocre hookups | Dating While Asian

No more hookups with guys who don’t have bed frames.

The software engineer on a dating bender | Dating While Asian

How much does wanting external validation factor into who you choose to date?

How to realise you’re not actually attracted to men | Dating While Asian

Watch the fifth episode of Dating While Asian now.

I left my job to sell second hand clothes online | Show Us Your Money

“I’ve never gone into an op shop and seen a shortage of clothing."

My Christian fundamentalist upbringing in Auckland

“The whole concept of the purity ring negated consent; we never learned what consent was.”

Disabled, unable to work and on the benefit | Show Us Your Money

“We don't go on these benefits because we want to. … We literally don't have any other choice.”

We fell in love in a VR chatroom

"In VR we can be whoever we want or whatever we want."

Asking people how much their outfit costs

"We love a thrifty queen."