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From groundbreaking interviews and exclusive revelations to political insights and personal triumphs, YOUR EX has delved into a diverse array of topics that resonate deeply within our community. In this feature, we revisit the top 10 stories that captured our readers’ attention and sparked conversations.

Join us as we delve into the top 10 stories of 2023!

YOUR EX’S TOP 10 STORIES OF 2023

ISN’T IT TIME DRAG RACE DOWN UNDER WAS FILMED IN AUSTRALIA?

As casting for Drag Race Down Under Season 4 begins, an anonymous Auckland Drag Queen says the show is doing our drag a disservice.

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Chris & Chris

RESULTS: YOUR EX ELECTION POLL OF 5000 LGBTQ+ VOTERS – EVEN GAYS WANT WINSTON BACK IN PARLIAMENT!?

As Aotearoa gears up for its 2023 General Election, the political landscape appears to be more competitive than ever. A recent YOUR EX online poll has revealed intriguing statistics, showcasing a closely contested race for the beehive, with Labour, National, and the Greens all scooping up large portions of the LGBTQ+ vote.

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EXCLUSIVE DAVID SEYMOUR: “BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE”

In our exclusive interview, the ACT leader talks free speech, judging people on race, and why he’s “more of a Mahatma Gandhi guy!”

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DRAG RACE STARS: ANITA WIGL’IT ANNOUNCES SPLIT FROM IVANA DRINK

“I’m heartbroken and feeling defeated at the end of our marriage,” Ivana Drink tells YOUR EX.

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EXCLUSIVE: OUR FIRST GAY ALL BLACK CAMPBELL JOHNSTONE

On Monday, 30 January, Campbell Johnstone, who played for our national rugby team in 2005, became the first ever All Black to publicly come out as gay, making headlines around the world. A week later, he caught up with Oliver Hall to discuss the impact of his announcement and where rugby goes from here.

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EXCLUSIVE: RAINBOW TICK WHISTLEBLOWERS SAY THE ORGANISATION IS ‘BROKEN’

Rainbow Tick clients say they are left waiting months to get replies from the organisation. “They probably realise they can treat us poorly because it’s such a bad look for us to leave,” a corporation paying RT thousands tells us.

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Palmy Drag Fest

PUTTING PALMERSTON NORTH ON THE DRAG MAP

Henrique Beirao, aka Rhubarb Rouge, is changing both the New Zealand drag scene and his hometown of Palmerston North. In October, Henrique will produce and perform in Aotearoa’s first three-day drag festival, Palmy Drag Fest, an ambitious event he is producing independently. Express caught up with the drag entrepreneur to discover his inspiration and long-term goals.

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ROBBIE MANSON: FROM THE OLYMPICS TO ONLYFANS

New Zealand’s prominent gay Olympic rower and thirst trap, Robbie Manson, opens up to YOUR EX about his decision to join the subscription site OnlyFans to secure his financial future.

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Anita Wigl’it wears a custom-designed Karen Walker dress, photographed by Mikhail Gherman.

EXCLUSIVE: ANITA WIGL’IT SURVIVING SEXUAL ASSAULT

Brave Drag Race Canada Vs The World star Anita Wigl’it talks to Oliver Hall about how surviving sexual assault changed her life, standing up for herself and taking her attacker to court.

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CONVICTION REVEALED: JAMES WALLACE CONVICTED OF ASSAULTING MEN AND ATTEMPTING TO OBSTRUCT JUSTICE

James Wallace, a prominent figure in New Zealand’s arts and film scene, can now be identified as the former rich-lister who has been found guilty of indecently assaulting three men and attempting to pervert the course of justice.

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