To Be Queer in the Aotearoa Summer
“Rather than rural spaces being intrinsically homophobic, I think that there are inaccurate assumptions of queer folk present”. Inspired by the lived experience of queer people, Mik writes about how looking queer impacts experience of place in regional New Zealand.
The Tale of Two Christmases
Christmas Day can be a hell of an ordeal, and some of us have to go through it twice. In this essay, Kiran warps through his tumultuous memories of Christmas from childhood to adulthood, recounting the tight-rope walk between civility and chaos in celebrating the day with two very different families.
Divorced Adult Gay Seeks Date for Christmas
In the first of our Summer Series, Grace Shelley reflects on Christmases past, unpacks critical hits to the psyche made from across the breakfast table and ponders the future.