express Online http://www.gayexpress.co.nz Gay Expression in New Zealand Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:00:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 GABA Grants Makes Pride Possible For Many http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/gaba-grants-makes-pride-possible-many/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/gaba-grants-makes-pride-possible-many/#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:00:33 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=44257 Parade and festival grants from the Gay Auckland Business Association (GABA) have meant as many community groups as possible are able to participate in this year’s Auckland Pride festival.  GABA have been busy these past few months ensuring as many community groups as possible are able to participate in this month’s pride parade and festival. [&hellip

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Banks Battle For Gay Dollar http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/banks-battle-gay-dollar/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/banks-battle-gay-dollar/#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:09:25 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=44253 New Zealand banks fight to appear more GLBT friendly. The fight for the coveted gay dollar is heating up in the banking sector. Express earlier this week reported on Westpac announcing the findings of the survey it commissioned into GLBT inclusivity in the workplace. The ‘Westpac Rainbow Acceptance Monitor’ found that while the majority of New [&hellip

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2015 Pride: Staircase Revival Cancelled http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/2015-pride-staircase-revival-cancelled/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/2015-pride-staircase-revival-cancelled/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:55:24 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=44232 The Staircase Revival event scheduled for this year’s Pride festival has been cancelled.  The Staircase reunion scheduled for the 6th of Friday has been cancelled due to a lack of suitable venue. Auckland pride festival director Ta’i Paitai told Express that a suitable venue was not found and the event was cancelled just days after the 2015 pride [&hellip

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Study: Acceptance of GLBT Community in NZ Doesn’t Extend to Workplace http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/study-kiwis-acceptance-glbt-community-not-extend-workplace/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/study-kiwis-acceptance-glbt-community-not-extend-workplace/#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:53:53 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=44225 The majority of New Zealanders say they are accepting of the GLBT community, but that does not extend to the workplace, according to a new survey by Westpac New Zealand. Westpac’s Rainbow Acceptance Monitor was conducted online with 1,025 Kiwis – 252 of those from the Rainbow Community. The survey found that 54% of all [&hellip

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2015 Auckland Pride Programme Now Online http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/2015-auckland-pride-programme-now-online/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/2015-auckland-pride-programme-now-online/#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:36:30 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=44221 The 2015 Auckland Pride programme has just been released online.  This year’s Auckland Pride Festival runs from  6 February – 1 March 2015, which is one week longer than the last two festivals. 2015’s festival begins with an official dawn ceremony opening at Okahu Bay on Waitangi Day, followed by the Pride Gala on Saturday [&hellip

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Girls Go Wild – Lick Auckland http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/girls-go-wild-lick-auckland/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/girls-go-wild-lick-auckland/#comments Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:08:43 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=44084 Check out the February issue of express magazine to get the low down on all the “goings on” at what is quickly becoming Auckland’s biggest Lesbian dance party. Check out Lick Auckland for more details. Photos | Suki Zhang Sat 24 Jan

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Sexy Little Liars – Family Bar & Club http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/sexy-little-liars-family-bar-club/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/sexy-little-liars-family-bar-club/#comments Sat, 24 Jan 2015 05:03:20 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=44022 Always a busy time at K’Rd’s favourite bar & club,  Miss Ribena was at the gates to heaven vetting the punters and keeping control while Anita Wigl’it & Phawn D’Nelle frolicked on stage. Photos | Evan Donnelly Fri 23 Jan

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Electric – Eagle Bar http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/electric-eagle-bar/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/electric-eagle-bar/#comments Sat, 24 Jan 2015 05:02:16 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=44023 Another busy start to the weekend at Eagle Bar, there was a mix of familiar faces & a few new hotties sprinkled in to keep things exciting. Photos | Evan Donnelly Fri 23 Jan &nbsp

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Ponsonby Opulence – Shanghai Lil’s http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/ponsonby-opulence-shanghai-lils/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/ponsonby-opulence-shanghai-lils/#comments Sat, 24 Jan 2015 05:01:04 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=44026 Boasting an awesome new outdoor area Shanghai Lil’s is better than ever, the place was oozing with charm and buzzing with people, good times ahead for Ponsonby’s newest hot spot! Photos | Evan Donnelly Fri 23 Jan

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Alabama’s Same Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/alabamas-sex-marriage-ban-struck/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/01/alabamas-sex-marriage-ban-struck/#comments Sat, 24 Jan 2015 01:31:45 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=43898 Alabama becomes the latest to join the growing list of states where bans on same sex marriage have been struck down by federal judges. A federal judge has just ruled that Alabama’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Judge Callie V.S. Granade, ruled that Alabama’s constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage, ‘violates the 14th Amendment’s due [&hellip

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