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Fri 13 Mar 2020

  • Fringe Turns 30!
    Links: Express
  • Little Miss Cinnamon’s Guide to Christchurch Pride
    Links: Express
  • Mark Fisher Slams Sudden ‘Ban’ on Poppers in NZ
    Links: Express
  • Small Show, Big Message
    Links: Express

Wed 13 Mar 2019

  • Trump Admin: Transgender Military Ban Beginning April 12
    In a tragic reversal of a historic step forward for the United States, the Trump administration today instructed the Armed Serves to begin discharging transgender service members effective April 12...
    Links: Scoop
  • Fast and Furious: Launching in 2019
    Links: Express
  • Fast and Furious: Not a Prickly Character – Citroen’s C4 Cactus...
    Links: Express

Tue 13 Mar 2018

  • GOP candidate calls Parkland student 'skinhead lesbian'
    LEWISTON, Maine — A Republican Maine House candidate has used Twitter to attack two students who survived a shooting at a Florida high school, calling one of them a "skinhead lesbian" and the other a "bald-faced liar...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • This 83-year-old starred in a gay porn movie and says 'it was splendid'
    If you think it's too late to take up new hobbies, let Norm Self prove you wrong...
    Links: NZ Herald

Mon 13 Mar 2017

  • Intersex Activists Issue Darlington Statement
    Links: Express
  • Kristen Stewart: Latest LGBT+ Icon
    Links: Express
  • Transgender Community Gets A Swipe To The Right
    Links: Express
  • Boat party so popular crowds turn up for after-party
    Saturday night’s Christchurch Pride ’Gays Away’ boat and bus party has been deemed a huge success...

Sun 13 Mar 2016

  • Young gay comedian nominated for Billy T Award
    James Malcolm has been nominated for the Billy T Award, New Zealand’s most prestigious comedy award...

Fri 13 Mar 2015

  • Faye - Beyond Rainbows (Wellington)
    Faye talks about identifying as genderqueer demisexual pansexual.
    Features: unidentified voice
  • Comedy Festival Profile: Urzila Carlson
    Links: Express
  • Western Australian Politician: Anti-Bullying Program ‘Gay and Lesbian Promotion’
    Links: Express
  • Raising cash for top surgery: every dollar helps
    Rather than wait around and hope for surgery under the public system, a trans Aucklander is taking the initiative by working tirelessly to save as much as he can, and appealing to others to chip and help him out...

Thu 13 Mar 2014

  • Zimbabwe police arrest gay leaders
    Zimbabwe police have raided a hotel conference and arrested two gay community leaders...

Wed 13 Mar 2013

  • Parliament: second reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill (Parliament buildings, Wellington)
    Audio from the second reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill
    Features: Chester Borrows, Chris Auchinvole, Eric Roy, Jan Logie, Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, Kevin Hague, Lianne Dalziel, Louisa Wall, Ross Robertson, Ruth Dyson, Tau Henare, Tim Macindoe, Trevor Mallard, Winston Peters
  • The second reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill takes place in Parliament (New Zealand)
  • We’re “a step closer” says jubilant Louisa Wall
    Louisa Wall Marriage equality Bill author Louisa Wall says an important message that “you can be who you are,” has been sent to the GLBT community with the passage of the second reading of the legislation...

Tue 13 Mar 2012

  • Julie Glamuzina - Creating Our Stories
    Julie Glamuzina talks about researching queer-related subjects
    Features: Julie Glamuzina
  • Transgender rights: Why are we still behind Australia?
    It is high time that lesbians, gay men and bisexuals focused our attention on the primary issue that affects transgender New Zealanders- their continued exclusion from New Zealand’s antidiscrimination laws...

Sun 13 Mar 2011

  • Wellingtonians take most mountain bike golds
    Competitors at the mountain biking today say it was a perfect day for the competition, with a dry track, clear sunny conditions and a light cooling breeze along the Mount Victoria track being enjoyed by the large field which saw Wellington Cyclists to the fore...

Sat 13 Mar 2010

  • Mexican gays hitched as marriage law takes effect
    Five gay and lesbian couples married in a large mass ceremony in Mexico City this week as the city's new same-sex marriage law came into effect...

Fri 13 Mar 2009

  • Wellington's Proud '09 ends on a high
    Proud '09, Wellington's gay and lesbian pride week, closed on Saturday night with huge finale party at The Garden Club, and organisers are now looking forward to next year's Proud week...

Thu 13 Mar 2008

  • Poster Boys slammed for skipping WGN fair
    Outspoken gays in the capital are disappointed that their condom-crusading Poster Boys did not turn up to Wellington's biggest outdoor LGBT event earlier this month - and some are demanding answers from the NZ AIDS Foundation as to why the prime opportunity to promote their safe sex message to a wide local audience was missed...

Tue 13 Mar 2007

  • Scotland: Ban on anti-gay football chants
    Scotland Police have issued new guidelines which say that people who make anti-gay comments at football matches should be subject to criminal charges...

Mon 13 Mar 2006

  • Dunedin theatre to host civil union
    Dunedin's Fortune Theatre is hoping to play host to a civil union, and are looking for a happy same-sex couple to help them out...

Sun 13 Mar 2005

  • The kindness of strangers: Jim Peron writes
    There is no way that someone can adequately express the horror that is inflicted on a person when the worst allegations possible are levelled on the floor of parliament...

Sat 13 Mar 2004

  • The 19th Gay and Lesbian Fair takes place at Newtown School (Wellington, New Zealand)
    This year the fair is organised by the Gay Association of Professionals (GAP).
  • The Talented Mr Ripley
    Patricia Highsmith, the lesbian novelist whose novel The Talented Mr Ripley has spawned two film adaptations as well as this Auckland Theatre Company production, was a very interesting lady...

Thu 13 Mar 2003

  • Hide "understands" coming out fears
    MP Rodney Hide says he can now understand why gay people fear coming out of the closet...

Wed 13 Mar 2002

  • Let the record show...
    Auckland's immediate past mayor (and already-announced candidate for the next mayoral election) Christine Fletcher takes issue with political columnist Trevor Barnard's evaluation of her commitment to the gay community and gay issues...

Mon 13 Mar 1989

  • Lesbian and gay visibility week takes place (Wellington, New Zealand)

Wed 13 Mar 1985

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