Gay Express http://www.gayexpress.co.nz Your Gay Voice Tue, 05 May 2015 03:34:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Untitled-1-54e3b3fev1_site_icon-32x32.png Gay Express http://www.gayexpress.co.nz 32 32 Magazine Uses Ink Infused With HIV Positive Blood to ‘Break Taboo’ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/magazine-uses-ink-infused-with-hiv-positive-blood-to-break-taboo/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/magazine-uses-ink-infused-with-hiv-positive-blood-to-break-taboo/#comments Tue, 05 May 2015 03:34:08 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=50303 Vangardist, a leading German men’s monthly has printed its May issue using ink infused with HIV positive blood. Three people living with the HIV virus donated blood for the 3000 copies of the May issue of the German monthly Vangardist. The magazine says the use of HIV positive blood was to “break the taboo” and stigma [&hellip

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Qantas CEO Speaks Out on Marriage Equality http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/qantas-ceo-speaks-out-on-marriage-equality/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/qantas-ceo-speaks-out-on-marriage-equality/#comments Tue, 05 May 2015 01:50:13 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=50300 Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has spoken out in favour of making marriage equality a reality in Australia.  Speaking to the Sydney Morning Herald, Joyce who is openly gay says “As I’ve gone and talked about my sexuality, and talked about diversity in general, I’ve had people coming up to me in the business community and saying that [&hellip

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UK Election: Nigel Farage Claims UKIP is Not Anti Gay http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/uk-election-nigel-farage-claims-ukip-is-not-anti-gay/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/uk-election-nigel-farage-claims-ukip-is-not-anti-gay/#comments Mon, 04 May 2015 22:31:33 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=50298 Nigel Farage has denied his party is anti gay after releasing it’s ‘Christian manifesto.’ In the manifesto, titled ‘Valuing Our Christian Heritage’, the party reveals that it will offer legal protection to those who oppose same-sex marriage on religious grounds in the workplace, if it wins the 2015 general election. However, Farage denies that the [&hellip

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Gay Activists Allowed To March Publicly in Russian May Day March http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/gay-activists-allowed-to-march-publicly-in-russian-may-day-march/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/gay-activists-allowed-to-march-publicly-in-russian-may-day-march/#comments Mon, 04 May 2015 22:17:54 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=50294 GLBT Russians were allowed to march in the May Day march in St Petersburg this year.  May 1 is a public holiday in Russia which is usually marked by state-sanctioned political demonstrations. However, a GLBT group was part of this larger rally on Friday, which saw almost 100,000 people take to the streets, in an [&hellip

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Wigarama http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/wigarama-2/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/wigarama-2/#comments Mon, 04 May 2015 03:49:01 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=50289 Photos | Suki Zhang

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Tasmanian Couple’s Last Wish To Marry in New Zealand http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/tasmanian-couples-last-wish-to-marry-in-new-zealand/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/tasmanian-couples-last-wish-to-marry-in-new-zealand/#comments Mon, 04 May 2015 00:50:50 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=50233 A Tasmanian couple will have to marry in New Zealand in order to fulfil the dying wish of a woman who has only weeks to live. Sandra Yates and Lee Bransden first met about 30 years ago, when Sandra volunteered to pick apples in an orchard Lee managed. But Sandra was married with children at the [&hellip

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Lick Auckland http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/lick-auckland-3/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/lick-auckland-3/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 23:33:42 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=50228 Photos | Suki Zhang

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Editorial: Be Warned http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/editorial-be-warned/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/editorial-be-warned/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 11:06:22 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=50181 This month I was lucky enough to spend some time in our cool little capital. Wellington hasn’t developed as dramatically as Auckland has over the past decade, but it’s bustling creative atmosphere is still as prevalent as ever. What better way of getting to know the real city than talking to the people who live and love [&hellip

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German Milk Technician Wins Mr Gay World http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/german-milk-technician-wins-mr-gay-world/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/german-milk-technician-wins-mr-gay-world/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 03:07:54 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=50177 22 year old Mr Gay Germany Klaus Burkart has beaten 20 other men to take home the Mr Gay World title. The 1.83m tall milk technician from Wangen im Allgäu was presented with the Mr Gay World sash and trophy by 2014 winner Stuart Hatton in Cape Town, South Africa on Saturday night. Burkart says [&hellip

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The Rain Dancer http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/the-rain-dancer/ http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2015/05/the-rain-dancer/#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 04:14:33 +0000 http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/?p=50173 Top South African Musical performer Grant Almirall plays the lead role of Don Lockwood in the massive internationally touring production of Singing In The Rain, which has wowed audiences in Wellington and debuts on Auckland’s Civic Stage tomorrow. Oliver Hall caught up with the star.   How does playing Don Lockwood compare to playing Frankie [&hellip

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