Putting On the Shirt Again: A Personal Account of the March for Trans Rights
For the Auckland Pride March for Trans Rights Sophie Jackson fishes through their drawers — there has to be a a shirt for the occasion. With ten years of protest at their back there are too many to choose from. For how many years will they have to keep pulling out shirts and taking to the streets?
Show Ponies — A Review
In an absolute marathon of reviewing, Tate Fountain tackles Auckland Pride x samesame but different’s premiere of Show Ponies in Tāmaki Makaurau. Glitz, glamour and poems galore. The energy is very correct.
The Teaches of Peaches Anniversary Tour — A Review
Back in Aotearoa with a lesson she teaches, damn right, it’s Peaches. Review Tate Fountain gets walked all over at the The Teaches of Peaches Anniversary Tour at Auckland’s Powerstation.
Assigned Judge at Auckland Pride Slam? A Rookie’s Review
Thrust into the limelight as an unexpected judge, rookie reviewer Maia Hall embraced her role as a judge at Auckland Pride Slam and came away as part of a little queer cult.
Little Gay In — An Unintentionally Harsh Reaction
Jade Winterburn is a big fan of a little ‘oomphs oomphs’ at the gig and supporting local queer talent, but at Little Gay In the noise got to be a bit harsh.
Man Lessons — A Review
A room of possibility with a sense of uncertainty pervading the air. ‘Man Lessons’ had our reviewer Mik Breitenbach weighing up reality and finding lessons in skewing linearity.
Queer Bogan Love (At the Wintergardens)
Two mates trekking it from Featherston to Tāmaki Makaurau with nothing but a dream, some stubbies and a Swandri. Reviewer Sophie Jackson went along for the bogan ride that is ‘Jez & Jace: Lads on Tour’.
She’s Crowning: Rebirth — A Review
Starting the night eating mini Oreos and ending it with ‘eating the rich’, Peter Burman and Murdoch Keane give reviewer Tate Fountain a taste of royalty in ‘She’s Crowning: Rebirth’.