Liam van Eeden

Love language: 3 couples on how they show their love

"She has taken care of me more than anyone else outside of my family."

I almost died on a walk! Here’s where I went wrong

Please, for the love of God, learn from my mistake.

What it's like being a queer Chinese international student in NZ

"My imagination of NZ was just a fantasy."

‘Assimilation meant acceptance’: growing up queer and African in NZ

Artist Tommie Love shares his story in his debut book Carry Me Home.

How I learnt to wear traditional cultural clothing in a gender-affirming way

"I don’t see why the two have to be separate."

Nearly 1,000 people died from Covid in 2023

Let’s put that into perspective…

Being queer in a small town doesn’t have to be shit

“If I hadn't moved to small town New Zealand, my life would be a lot smaller.”

What my chosen whānau means to me

"For some people, chosen family is all they have."

What the coalition agreement means for rainbow communities

Rainbow communities could be worse off under the new government, according to an LGBTTQIA+ advocate.

4 reasons queer people are better at sexual health than straight people

“Queer people are good at sexual health because for a lot of us, we were forced to in the ’80s.”

We made a series about the good parts of being queer

For the past 12 months we’ve been working. Working hard so we can please you ???

  • 16 Nov 23

It's not too late to vote in local elections: here's what you need to know

Here’s everything you need to know about voting in this year’s local elections.

'It's cunt, it's extra, it's unique': 3 gender diverse people talk clothes

When navigating your gender identity, clothing can play a crucial role in expressing your true self.

  • 04 Oct 22

Daylight saving is causing depression and car accidents

Experts say it’s fucking with our body clocks and “causing havoc” for teenagers.

The Queen’s Jewels: India and South Africa want their diamonds back

One of the diamonds is known to be the most expensive in the world.

Marama Davidson calls out royal family during Queen’s tribute at Parliament

Other politicians chose to admire the Queen in their speeches.

Only 25% of Māori spoke te reo in 1960. Now Māori fluency is growing

Almost 8% of New Zealanders can speak te reo at least fairly well, which is up from 6.1% in 2018.

Bracing for fentanyl: NZ experts push for safe drug-using space

“An overdose prevention centre would offer a more compassionate, health-based approach."

3 gender diverse people share their favourite clothing items

"As soon as I put it on, I realised I am trans."

  • 22 Aug 22

Monkeypox is causing stigma for gay and bisexual men

As of today, there have been over 20,000 confirmed monkeypox cases worldwide.

Gen Z are way less likely to be straight

"There is a sexual revolution happening and Gen Z are at the heart of it."

  • 18 Jun 22

HIV prevention pill PrEP might be easier to access in NZ soon

A proposal has been put forward to remove many of the barriers in place for people wanting PrEP.

Ashley Bloomfield tests positive for Covid-19

There are 6,862 new cases of Covid-19 today and 25 deaths.

Covid update: 92 new cases in the community

Friday December 3

There are 92 new cases in the community today (back to double digits – woo!). 80 in Auckland, two in Waikato, one in Northland,…

LGBTQIA+ competency questions now included in medical school interviews

The questions will assess knowledge of health issues for LGBTQIA+ communities.

Covid update: 222 new cases in the community, 1 death

Today's 222 cases is a record high. The person who died was in their 70s and in hospital.

Covid update: 139 new cases in the community

136 in Auckland, 2 in Waikato, 1 in Northland.