Melody Thomas

Melody Thomas is the creator of sex and sexuality podcast BANG!, sometime-presenter and producer for Music 101, and writer for various print and online media.

Television
Jan 16, 2019

Queering the air: The highs and lows of LGBTQ characters on TV

In only a few decades, the depiction of LGBTQ characters on television has gone from chaste ambiguity to frank explorations of queer identities of all kinds. But how far have we come, really?

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Music
Jul 29, 2018

Don't kill my vibe: How to use your phone at a show

These are the definitive rules for using your phone at a concert.

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Ātea
Jul 14, 2018

Part of the whānau: Takatāpui and sexual diversity in Māori society

As part of RNZ’s sexuality podcast, Bang!, Melody Thomas looks at Māori sexuality and gender expression prior to colonisation.

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Music
Apr 2, 2018

Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s new album is definitely not about the apocalypse

Unknown Mortal Orchestra's new album Sex & Food is prompting RNZ's Melody Thomas to think about the apocalypse.

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