Paul Knobel is a poet and gay researcher who was born in Australia. He is the author of An Encyclopedia of Male Homosexual Poetry (2002) which covered the world and came to 1 million words. He is also the author of An Encyclopedia of Male Homosexual Art (2005). Both works were published in databases and the poetry encyclopedia is now on the internet. He is also the author of 3 volumes of poems and is widely published in journals.
A gay history of New Zealand is a chapter in my A gay history of the world/ Human male homosexuality: a world history also available for sale on the internet. The text is slightly amended from that published in the longer history.
A gay history of the world/ Human male homosexuality: a world history is the first gay male history of the world. The work is organized by country and each of the 193 countries has a section. The text is arranged alphabetically by country starting with Afghanistan. The longest country, Great Britain, is 67,000 words and the shortest country Djibouti is 307 words. The work comes to 740,000 words.