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Sat 4 Jan 2020

  • United Methodist Church plans to split over LGBTQ issues
    The United Methodist Church argued for decades about gay clergy and the marriage of same-sex couples...
    Links: Stuff
  • 2020 OPENS WITH CONVERSION THERAPY BAN IN GERMANY
    Links: Express
  • AMAZING RACE WINNERS DONATE EARNINGS TO AUSSIE FIRE VICTIMS
    Links: Express
  • GAY JESUS FILM FIRE BOMBER IDENTIFIED
    Links: Express
  • Homophobic WWE Wrestler Allegedly A Former Gay Porn Star
    Links: Express
  • US SENATE CONFIRMS OPENLY GAY AMBASSADOR TO LITHUANIA
    Links: Express

Fri 4 Jan 2019

  • Editorial: It's high time for drug testing
    EDITORIAL: In 1987, confronted by the Aids crisis, the New Zealand Government allowed pharmacies and exchanges to supply needles and syringes to intravenous drug users...
    Links: Stuff
  • Blackmailed and Outed As Gay: Zimbabwe Football Referee Granted Asylum In...
    Links: Express
  • Former Auckland Pride Chair Lexie Matheson Nominated For Senior New Zealander...
    Links: Express

Thu 4 Jan 2018

  • Australian couple complain to Jetstar about homophobic slurs from passenger
    A recent Jetstar trip turned into the flight from hell for an Australian lesbian couple, who claim they were subject to a barrage of homophobic slurs and verbal abuse on their domestic flight...
    Links: Stuff
  • Trump Administration Fires Entire HIV Council
    Links: Express

Wed 4 Jan 2017

  • LGBT+ Activist Fran Wilde Becomes a Dame
    Links: Express

Mon 4 Jan 2016

  • Glbti lives: Helen Jacobi
    Next up in the summer series profiling LGBTI community advocates and change makers, we chat to ally of the LGBTI community; Rev Helen Jacobi, Vicar of St Matthew-in-the-City...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 4 Jan 2015

  • Short Film Sunday: Boy
    Teenager Emilie has always been a boy inside, something his mother can’t seem to accept...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 4 Jan 2014

  • Obituary: Tony Katavich, 1935-2013
    On a recent retirement cruise Ante (Tony) Mate Katavich was born in Auckland on April 11th, 1935 to George and Minetta Katavich...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 4 Jan 2013

  • NZ First tops conservative group's 2012 rankings
    NZ First leader Winston Peters Family First has made marriage equality one of the eight issues it has judged politicians on in 2012, with New Zealand First coming out on top in its rankings...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 4 Jan 2012

  • Tampon ad should have been clearer - Genderbridge
    11...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 4 Jan 2011

  • Queen crowned, Vinegar Hill campers depart
    Queen Lynette Hundreds of glbt campers are heading home from Vinegar Hill secure in the knowledge that a new reigning Queen will prepare the camping ground for next year...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 4 Jan 2010

  • Not Our Concern? LGBT Politics and Assisted Suicide
    Why have most LGBT communities ignored the growing debate about voluntary euthanasia and physician assisted suicide? When I said most, there have been some exceptions to this general rule...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 4 Jan 2009

  • NZ signs up to pro-glbt UN statement
    New Zealand has become a signatory to a United Nations statement condemning criminal penalties against people because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, however a bloc of Islamic nations and the United States have refused to sign up...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 4 Jan 2008

  • More middle-aged gay men coming out
    11...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 4 Jan 2007

  • Rapid HIV testing returns next week
    The New Zealand trial of a new rapid HIV test has lead to a big increase in Aucklanders going for testing...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 4 Jan 2006

  • The Family Stone
    Review: THE FAMILY STONE Dir: Thomas Bezucha US, 2005, 35mm, 102 mins Now showing at selected cinemas Gay director Thomas Bezucha has followed up his excellent Capra-esque festival hit Big Eden (seen here at Out Takes a few years ago) with this mainstream top 10 American box office hit – which features rather prominently an interracial gay couple who want to adopt a child, with the complete support of their extended family...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 4 Jan 2005

  • Bar price hike upsets Chch patrons
    UPDATED 6PM - A New Year's price hike on the entry fee at Cruz bar in Christchurch has left some gay patrons feeling exploited by their own community...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 4 Jan 2002

  • Buddy, Can You Spare a Vote?
    Doreen Agassiz-Suddens believes it's not to early to prepare ourselves for the General Elections towards the end of the year...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 4 Jan 1972

  • Television news report: Otago University Professor claims 4% of New Zealand men may be homosexual (New Zealand)
    NZBC news, ref TZP86606.
    Links: TVNZ

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