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On This Day: 3rd February

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Mon 3 Feb 2020

  • Ending HIV Big Gay Out is back
    Now, more than ever, it is time for the government to show real support for our rainbow communities...
    Links: Scoop
  • Abbey Gamit’s Unreal Real
    Links: Express
  • Art In The Age Of Fragility and Fear
    Links: Express
  • express Cover-Girl Kim Chi Makes Super Bowl History With First Drag...
    Links: Express
  • Karangahape Road is “Rolling Out The Rainbow!”
    Links: Express
  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
    Links: Express
  • Six Reasons Why
    Links: Express
  • Stop Legalised Torture in New Zealand
    Links: Express

Sun 3 Feb 2019

  • 'I was scared of anyone finding out about the problem': Coming out as transgender at 82 years old
    "Dad had problems with varicose veins and every now again he would wear a pair of heeled boots," said John Young...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • AIDS Foundation funding re-instated a week before the Big Gay Out
    The Health Ministry's slashing of $200,000 from the AIDS Foundation's budget has been overturned - a week out from Auckland's Big Gay Out festival...
    Links: RNZ
  • Five times more transgender Kiwis lining up for surgery
    Genital gender confirmation surgery referrals have jumped five-fold since a cap was lifted in October last year, but a pathway to cutting down waiting times remains unclear...
    Links: Stuff
  • Five times more transgender Kiwis lining up for surgery
    Genital gender confirmation surgery referrals have jumped five-fold since a cap was lifted in October last year, but a pathway to cutting down waiting times remains unclear...
    Links: Stuff
  • Health Minister David Clark stops cut to Aids Foundation budget ahead of 2019 Ending HIV Big Gay Out
    A move to slash spending on HIV prevention was stopped after it threatened to embarrass the Government ahead of next weekend's Ending HIV Big Gay Out...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • What travel has taught me: James Malcolm
    Holidays can teach us many things — about a destination, about other people and about ourselves...
    Links: NZ Herald

Sat 3 Feb 2018

  • Gay marriage ruling boosts evangelical in Costa Rica vote
    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — An international court ruling saying Costa Rica should allow same-sex marriage has upended the Central American nation's presidential race, turning an evangelical candidate who opposes it from an also-ran...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Having The Chat: Brendan O’Carroll (Mrs Brown)
    Links: Express

Fri 3 Feb 2017

  • Antique Furnishings Opens It Doors
    Links: Express
  • Chelsea Handler Vows to Keep Fighting for LGBT+
    Links: Express
  • Sapporo to Recognise LGBT+ Couples
    Links: Express
  • Trans Woman Stars in for First Time in Pakistani Music Video
    Links: Express
  • Victoria’s Health Watchdog to Ban Anyone Practising ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’
    Links: Express
  • Transgender Prisoners: The United Kingdom Acts
    In the United Kingdom, the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman has just published a damning report on (the lack of) transgender prisoner safety in the United Kingdom...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 3 Feb 2016

  • Oh La La, Mardi Gras!
    Links: Express
  • Swimwear for 2016!
    Links: Express
  • The US Christian Right's New Tactics
    In the United States, the National Centre for Transgender Equality has alerted its catchment to the US Christian Right's latest target...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 3 Feb 2015

  • UK pardon campaign gaining traction
    Gay codebreaker Alan Turing received a special pardon...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 3 Feb 2014

  • Straight-only flatmate ads "perfectly legal"
    The Human Rights Commission says it’s “perfectly legal” for people to advertise that they want ‘straight only’ flatmates...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 3 Feb 2013

  • Julian Cook - Auckland Pride Festival 2013
    Pride Festival Co-ordinator Julian Cook talks about some of the sixty events happening during the Auckland Pride Festival 2013
    Features: Julian Cook
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • French Parliament approves gay marriage
    The French National Assembly has approved the most important article of a bill to legalise same-sex marriage...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 3 Feb 2012

  • Yandall sister remembered as friend to community
    One of the members of The Yandall Sisters, a group with mainstream success which often performed in gay venues, has been farewelled in Auckland...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 3 Feb 2011

  • Teen staffer joins Q-Youth team
    Tabby Besley All systems are go at Nelson's Q-Youth, where the hiring of a new staff member means the group's drop-in centre will be open during business hours all week...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 3 Feb 2010

  • Westlife's gay star confirms engagement
    Westlife singer Mark Feehily says he's now engaged to the man he's been seeing since 2005...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 3 Feb 2009

  • Prime Minister confirmed for Big Gay Out
    Prime Minister John Key is confirmed to be appearing at this Sunday's Big Gay Out family picnic day at Auckland's Coyle Park in Point Chevalier...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 3 Feb 2008

  • Gay youth quizzed on drugs and side-effects
    A major survey on drug use by Australian LGBT youth website GenQ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 3 Feb 2007

  • Police watch for Uretiti Beach next NYE
    Whangarei police say they'll have an increased police presence at popular LGBT campground Uretiti Beach next New Year's Eve, after hundreds of drunken teenagers raided the area on New Year's Day 2007...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 3 Feb 2006

  • Wellington's Monkey Bar turning gay
    Wellington's Monkey Bar is to become the city's second gay and lesbian venue, as the established nightclub changes focus and turns a gentle shade of pink...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 3 Feb 2005

  • Wgtn's GayBC programme closing down
    Wellington will lose its long-running gay radio programme Gay BC after its 20th anniversary session this Saturday morning...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 3 Feb 2003

  • Gay donor denied involvement in child's life
    A gay Australian man who helped a NZ lesbian couple become parents has lost his legal attempt to be involved in the child's life, despite a written contract he had with the women...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 3 Feb 1944

  • Sister Paula Brettkelly is born (United Kingdom)

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