Written by NZ’s #1 art world bad girl The art world is a game. It is a game Have you trained? Are you ready to run the race? Do you own New Balances or Nike Frees? You have to be comfortable, because it’ll take decades to run the race and get to the top. […]
Author Archive: Anon
You meet up with a super cute guy. He’s exactly the perfect height for you and you spend the evening spinning great yarns and, later on… you happen to be naked in his bed lying on his chest after having some hot, kinda rough, sex. However it’s been a few days and you haven’t heard […]
Things seem to be heating up in our little ol’ city of Wellington, and I’m not just talking about the weather ;) Therefore, you all clearly need to be keeping up with this column where every fortnight I cover all things sex and casual dating. To start, I’ll give some really lame (but important) advice […]
Though initially stereotypical and unsympathetic, there have been queer characters in video games for at least thirty years—the first exemplar (from a then-major publisher) being Ultima VI: The False Prophet in 1990. However the first game to make being queer an integral part of the protagonist, rather than a choice in a single scene with […]
In this opinion piece, I would like to make a simple ethical argument. The argument is that those with privilege have a moral responsibility to undermine illegitimate authority. I do not mean those privileged in the business and state sector, who, I might be expected to argue, should try to undermine their own authority.
‘The only shame is not living a life.’
I don’t have the strength right now.
I was fifteen. In an emotional abusive relationship (probably my trigger). I was alone in a crowd and no one knew. I tried to talk to councilors, I tried talking to matrons (I was living in a boarding hostel at the time) but no one would listen. No one would take me seriously, except maybe one or two of my closest friends.
I don’t believe in mental illness.
Well apart from like Down syndrome and stuff. I mean those are legitimate disabilities, right? What I meant to say is that I don’t believe in like depression, anorexia or ADHD. You know those ‘mental illnesses’.
Seventeen years old, no knowledge of the Spanish language and having never left the country on my own, I thought it would be a great idea to move to Argentina for a year.