Author — Matthew Codd

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September 10, 2012

Are you a straight supporter of queer rights (a ‘straight ally’) who wants to help push for queer rights and a safer campus community, but feel intimidated or unwelcome in the queer community?

August 13, 2012

The Queerest Video Games Diversity is not something that video games are typically good at. Queer characters in particular are rare, and where they do exist, tokenism and stereotyping are often a problem—there are too many games that ignorantly include an excessively flamboyant queen or a problematic “trap” trans character for comic effect. It’s not all bad [...]

May 28, 2012

From the opening track ‘Dedicated To (Intro)’, when rapper Tom Scott dedicates the album to “the fuck ups and crack fiends, the drop outs and drag queens” and many other social outcasts, you know that Home Brew is going to hold a unique and important place in New Zealand’s hip hop legacy. The first half of the [...]