The Outlook

Queer news, views and culture

A show for and about the gay community in New Zealand. Hosted by Dan Lake and a revolving cast of guest hosts, we'll be talking to fresh talent, finding out what's going on in the community, and discussing what it means to be gay in Aotearoa.

Aucklander Aych McArdle has been invited to represent New Zealand’s non-binary community at the United Nations. McArdle has had a very short period of time to fundraise, so The Outlook gave them a little surprise.

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Global superstar Eddie Izzard is in NZ and in The Outlook studio talking gender mobility, action transvestism and how to fix every toilet queue everywhere - plus his upcoming run for office.

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Popular radio newsreader Michael Kooge has opened up about his battle with religion and his sexuality, for the first time. Plus a current and former Mr Gay New Zealand share their stories, sometimes in a bit too much detail!

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A politician and a sports star caught on tape being less than supportive of the LGBTI community? Plus Big Gay Out news, and Kermath talks about the pop culture play, Karaoke Boyz.

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Dan Lake is joined by MP Nikki Kaye, Sarah Templeton, Steven Oates and special guest Amanda Aarons from Holding our Own, an organisation that works with parents of teenagers and children who are about to, in the process of or have just come out.

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