Author Archive: Duncan Hope

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Visual Arts

Visual Arts

by / 31/03/14 / No Comments

Warhol was not afraid of being gay.

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We Need to Talk

We Need to Talk

by / 31/03/14 / No Comments

In 2012, I, a queer youth, became manically depressed…

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Cinema & Painting – Review

Cinema & Painting – Review

by / 10/03/14 / No Comments

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Bent – Queer Terms

Bent – Queer Terms

by / 28/05/12 / No Comments

“Gay B C; is easy as one, two, three…” The Jackson 5 knew clearly knew their gay terminology when they wrote that classic amidst the free love era of the 1960′s. Basic as they may be, knowing a few key gay-related terms will allow you to slip them in (to conversation) and act like you [...]

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Bent – Stereotypes

Bent – Stereotypes

by / 07/05/12 / [ 4 Comments ]

Stereotypes: Who needs them? Seldom accurate or helpful, these socially constructed notions of identity are merely another tool utilised to ensure the hegemonic dominance of one social group over another. Put simply: they keep us repressed, gurl! Created for, and not by the groups they apply to, these constructs lampoon minority groups within society by creating [...]

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Kiwifruit! – Interviews with Some New Zealanders who just Happen to be Gay

Kiwifruit! – Interviews with Some New Zealanders who just Happen to be Gay

by / 15/08/11 / [ 7 Comments ]

Gay New Zealanders come in all shapes, sizes, ages and shades of fabulousness. Some are ‘straight acting’ with beer in hand and rugby on the telly; others are camper than Elton John in sequins at a glitter party, and some, like me, are a combination of both. But remember one thing: wherever you are on [...]

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