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KAWA

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This is an old fashioned coming-out story in which a 40 year old married man and father of two finally accepts his sexuality but by trying so hard to please everyone, no-one ends up happy at all.  Based on an autobiographical novel by acclaimed New Zealand novelist Witi Ihumaera (‘The Whale Rider’) that the author held back from … Continue reading



Italy, Love It Or Leave It

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In 2009 I remembered being totally enamored with an irrepressible young Italian gay couple that documented the struggle of acceptance of gay rights in their Country and being totally horrified about the vitriol and power of the Far Right Political Parties that seem to make the American Evangelistic Conservatives seem like real sweethearts by comparison. … Continue reading



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