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Lee Suckling

Lee Suckling is a Lifestyle columnist for the NZ Herald.

  • 7 Oct, 2015 7:00am
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OPINION: Almost one year into his marriage to somebody of the same sex, Lee Suckling is reminded that marriage connotes inescapable heteronormative conventions.
  • 30 Sep, 2015 11:57am
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Dubbed "bros' gold", find out why the new rose gold iPhone has Lee Suckling asking if the colour pink is becoming manly?

Lee Suckling: Ten services the modern generation doesn't need

  • 9 Sep, 2015 1:26pm
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These are the products and services the modern generation sees as redundant - things we've never used and will happily see go extinct, writes Lee Suckling.
  • 11 Aug, 2015 1:44pm
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The Smalley debate brings up the importance for diversity in media. But empathy for minorities is just as important, writes Lee Suckling.
  • 23 Jul, 2015 12:32pm
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Lee Suckling tells us how to feel richer than you really are, and enjoy big city life without a big city budget.
  • 10 Jun, 2015 1:10pm
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The common conception of chivalry involves antiquated notions of pulling out chairs and opening car doors for women, right? If we look at it that way, yes, chivalry is probably dead.
  • 3 Jun, 2015 2:10pm
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A GP is a person with whom you should have a healthy relationship, so you can enjoy a healthy life. Make sure you get the right one for your individual needs.
  • 27 May, 2015 12:25pm
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Once you get past parental frustration, it's possible for a friendship of sorts to emerge, writes Lee Suckling. However, it takes effort on your part as the adult child.
  • 20 May, 2015 4:10pm
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HIV stigma is a plague that continues to follow the gay community, more than 30 years after the AIDS crisis emerged, writes Lee Suckling.

What we can learn from Bruce Jenner

  • 3 May, 2015 3:00pm
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Traditional gender roles are a set of ideas about how men and women are supposed to act. However, one's gender should be irrelevant in 2015, writes Lee Suckling.
  • 22 Apr, 2015 3:40pm
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If, for the last few years, we've all succumbed to the pressures of Fear of Missing Out, this year we must enable the Joy of Missing Out. Forget FOMO. Let's talk about JOMO.
  • 15 Apr, 2015 12:15pm
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I have a man-crush. I know what you're thinking. I'm gay, so it's just a regular crush. Not so. My man-crush is just the same as any straight man's crush on another man.
  • 1 Apr, 2015 11:00am
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Why does age matter so much in our society? Why it is used as the litmus test for one's presumed capabilities, skills, and proficiency?
  • 25 Mar, 2015 8:00am
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In the coming weeks, 143 husbands, wives, boyfriends, and girlfriends are going to farewell their loved ones without knowing when they'll see them again.

Lee Suckling: GAYTM attack 'like a punch the face'

  • 20 Feb, 2015 9:55am
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My heart sinks seeking the GayTM like this. Not just because it’s the day before the Auckland Pride Parade, but because it wakes me up, writes Lee Suckling.

Lee Suckling: We need to look at Waitangi Day differently

  • 6 Feb, 2015 10:30am
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It's 2015. We should be proud of the only national day we have, because this is the only nation we have, writes Lee Suckling.
  • 21 Jan, 2015 12:15pm
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The gay community isn't a physical community. It has nothing to do with geography. And though many who choose to think it, the gay community isn't something that happens on K Road at 1am on a Saturday.

Lee Suckling: Five resolutions that should be on your new year list

  • 31 Dec, 2014 9:30am
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A new year beckons, as does the pressure to improve your life. Rather than embarking on a new year's resolution list that you're destined to fail try some of these sustainable, tangible resolutions...
  • 26 Nov, 2014 11:25am
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I jumped the gun and got married in early November. It was a simple affair, and while we didn't set out with this specific goal in mind, the total wedding cost came in at just under $1000.