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Mon 16 Mar 2020

  • Keegan’s Drag Diary: March Madness
    Links: Express
  • Mr Gay World 2020 Postponed Due To Coronavirus
    Links: Express
  • New Law Proposed to Ban Conversion Therapy Across Canada
    Links: Express
  • New Zealand’s Queer History – March Milestones
    Links: Express
  • Putin Aiming to Amend Russian Constitution With Ban On Same-Sex Marriage
    Links: Express
  • Sipping With Pride!
    Links: Express

Sat 16 Mar 2019

  • Out in the Park and the Pride Hikoi are cancelled following the Christchurch mosque massacres (Wellington, New Zealand)
    The Wellington International Pride Parade is also postponed indefinitely.
    Links: NZ Herald

Fri 16 Mar 2018

  • Review: Cécile McLorin Salvant; Jazz Sensation
    Links: Express

Thu 16 Mar 2017

  • Human Rights with Richard Tankersley (St Andrew's on the Terrace, Wellington)
    Audio from a presentation by Human Rights Commissioner Richard Tankersley on human rights issues facing rainbow and gender diverse communities in Aotearoa New Zealand
    Features: Richard Tankersley
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Dunedin’s Sex Attacker Jailed
    Links: Express
  • RuPaul Announces That He’s Already Married
    Links: Express
  • Trans woman jailed for sexual violation
    A Dunedin transgender woman has been sentenced to a minimum of four years in prison following a violent and premeditated attack on a young man and the indecent assault of two of her former flatmates...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 16 Mar 2016

  • Carol Voted Best LGBT Movie of All Time
    Links: Express
  • NZAF Executive Director Shaun Robinson Resigns
    Links: Express
  • Xena comes out in new reboot show
    Xena: Warrior Princess will be openly gay in a reboot of the much loved television series...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 16 Mar 2015

  • Auckland Art’s Festival Triumph
    Links: Express
  • Dolce and Gabbana Launch Tirade Against Same Sex Couples Adopting Children
    Links: Express
  • Ikea Pulls Magazine From Russia Over Anti Gay Law
    Links: Express
  • NZAF Lobbying For PrEP Trial in New Zealand
    Links: Express
  • Pasifika Festival 2015
    Links: Express
  • WOMAD 2015
    Links: Express
  • Youth hui aims to 'Shift' dominant culture
    InsideOUT is hosting a national hui to once again bring young people of diverse sexes, sexualities and genders from all over the country together...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 16 Mar 2014

  • Pride Rainbow Carnival going ahead
    Christchurch Pride’s Rainbow Carnival will be indoors today, with organisers refusing to let the threat of bad weather spoil the fun...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 16 Mar 2013

  • Jan and Ruth profile
    In this podcast Jan and Ruth talk about their backgrounds, careers and ageing together.
    Features: Jan Wilson, Ruth Busch
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Second reading: Louisa Wall's full speech
    She corrected the scaremongers, honoured those who bravely made submissions and quoted Macklemore - Louisa Wall's full speech in transcript and video form is here: Kia ora, Mr Speaker...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 16 Mar 2012

  • Storm - Q12
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Melissa Etheridge: Your top 5
    We asked you to vote on your favourite Melissa Etheridge song, and now we present your top five for you to enjoy ahead of her concerts in Auckland and Wellington in July: 1...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 16 Mar 2011

  • Angela King
    Features: Angela King
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Arietta Tuitoga and co
    Features: Arietta Tuitoga
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Barry Taylor
    Features: Barry Taylor
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Bhakti Shah
    Features: Bhakti Shah
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Boris Dittrich
    Features: Boris Dittrich
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Brendan Goudswaard
    Features: Brendan Goudswaard
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Carole Hicks
    Features: Carole Hicks
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Cindy Lewis (1)
    Features: Cindy Lewis
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Cindy Lewis (2)
    Features: Cindy Lewis
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Conference opening - AsiaPacific Outgames (Ilott Theatre, Wellington Town Hall)
    Audio from the opening of the Human Rights Conference at the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
    Features: Arie van der Wiel, Barry Taylor, Grant Robertson, Rosslyn Noonan
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Danae Gibson and Greg Adkins
    Danae Gibson and Greg Adkins from Australia reflect on the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames.
    Features: Danae Gibson, Greg Adkins
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • David Hindley
    David Hindley, co-chair of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames reflects on the activities over the last week.
    Features: David Hindley
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Elizabeth Kerekere - AsiaPacific Outgames (Ilott Theatre, Wellington Town Hall)
    Elizabeth Kerekere delivers a keynote presentation at the Human Rights Conference of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
    Features: Elizabeth Kerekere, Kevin Hague
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Evin Wood
    Evin Wood from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference
    Features: Evin Wood
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann - AsiaPacific Outgames (Ilott Theatre, Wellington Town Hall)
    Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann delivers a keynote presentation at the Human Rights Conference of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
    Features: Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann, Kevin Hague
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Gabi Rosenstreich
    Features: Gabi Rosenstreich
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Gemma Demarco
    Features: Gemma Demarco
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Grace Poore - AsiaPacific Outgames
    Grace Poore delivers a keynote presentation at the Human Rights Conference of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
    Features: Grace Poore
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Grace Poore and Satya Rai Nagpaul
    Features: Grace Poore, Satya Rai Nagpaul
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Graeme Kane
    Features: Graeme Kane
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Grant Robertson
    Features: Grant Robertson
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Gurv Singh
    Features: Gurv Singh
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Hesti Armiwulan
    Features: Hesti Armiwulan
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Hiroyuki Taniguchi
    Features: Hiroyuki Taniguchi
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Huhana Hickey
    Features: Huhana Hickey
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Isikeli Vulavou and Sulivenusi Waqa
    Features: Isikeli Vulavou, Sulivenusi Waqa
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Jack Winter and co
    Features: Dan Morales, Jack Winter, Sam Clarke
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Jenny Rankine
    Features: Jenny Rankine
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • John Fisher - AsiaPacific Outgames
    John Fisher delivers a keynote presentation at the Human Rights Conference of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
    Features: John Fisher
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Ken Moala
    Ken Moala from Samoa talks about attending the human rights conference.
    Features: Ken Moala
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Kestin Stewart
    Kestin Stewart from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference.
    Features: Kestin Stewart
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Khartini Slamah (1)
    Khartini Slamah from Malaysia talks about attending the human rights conference.
    Features: Khartini Slamah
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Khartini Slamah (2)
    Khartini Slamah from Malaysia talks about attending the human rights conference.
    Features: Khartini Slamah
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Lex Davis
    Lex Davis from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference.
    Features: Lex Davis
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Lynne Hillier
    Lynne Hillier from Australia talks about attending the human rights conference
    Features: Lynne Hillier
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Mani Mitchell
    Mani Mitchell from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference
    Features: Mani Bruce Mitchell
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Marilyn Waring - AsiaPacific Outgames (Ilott Theatre, Wellington Town Hall)
    Marilyn Waring delivers a keynote presentation at the Human Rights Conference of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
    Features: Kevin Hague, Marilyn Waring
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Mary-Anne McAllum
    Mary-Anne McAllum from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference.
    Features: Mary-Anne Mcallum
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Mike Bryant and Eba Clemens (Wellington Town Hall)
    Mike Bryant and Eba Clemens from New Zealand talk about attending the AsiaPacific Outgames human rights conference (2011)
    Features: Eba Clemens, Mike Bryant
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Mitch Yusof
    Features: Mitch Yusof
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Moana Parsons
    Features: Moana Parsons
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Naeaulumanua Le Atioo and Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann
    Features: Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann, Naeaulumanua Le Atio'o
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Peter Sagar
    Features: Peter Sagar
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Philip Patston
    Features: Philip Patston
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Phylesha Brown-Acton
    Features: Phylesha Brown-Acton
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Ramon Vorkauf
    Features: Ramon Vorkauf
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Rani Ravudi
    Features: Rani Ravudi
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Ricardo de Menezes
    Features: Ricardo de Menezes
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Robert Collins
    Features: Robert Collins
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Roshan Mahato
    Features: Roshan Mahato
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson (1)
    Features: Jan Wilson, Ruth Busch
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson (2)
    Features: Jan Wilson, Ruth Busch
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Sam Orchard and co
    Sam Orchard, Joey MacDonald and Nick McMillan from New Zealand talk about attending the human rights conference
    Features: Joey Macdonald, Nick Mcmillan, Sam Orchard
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Session 1, Yogyakarta Principles Part 1
    Audio from the Yogyakarta Principles Part 1 session at the Human Rights Conference of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Session 2, Yogyakarta Principles Part 2
    Audio from the Yogyakarta Principles Part 2 session at the Human Rights Conference of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Session 3, Yogyakarta Principles forum
    Audio from the Yogyakarta Principles forum at the Human Rights Conference of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Shevon Matai
    Shevon Matai from American Samoa talks about attending the human rights conference.
    Features: Shevon Matai
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Stephen Donald
    Stephen Donald from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference.
    Features: Stephen Donald
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames Human Rights Conference is held in Wellington
  • Welfare Retrenchment: An LGBT Issue
    The National Party's "Welfare Working Group" has proposed a massive retrenchment of social welfare benefits that threatens to damage New Zealand's social fabric...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 16 Mar 2010

  • Your next shag's never far away on Grindr
    On 10 March 1876, Alexander Graham Bell made the first telephone call: "Come here Watson, I need you!" Fast forward 134 years, and more men are hooking up over the phone than ever before...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 16 Mar 2009

  • Westie lesbians meet to tackle hot topics
    A series of discussions at the West Auckland Women's Centre is an opportunity to get into hot topics of interest to women who love women...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 16 Mar 2008

  • Chch: New bishop hesitates over gay unions
    Christchurch's next Anglican bishop will be a controversial Canadian woman who has signalled her support for gay unions - but is reluctant to break with Church tradition on the matter...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 16 Mar 2007

  • Wellington gay show wins festival award
    A gay theatrical cabaret show in the Wellington 2007 Fringe Festival that featured some of Wellington's top drag queens who ranging in age from 20 to in the 70s recently won an Honourable mention in the Drama category at the Fringe Festival Awards...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 16 Mar 2006

  • The Commonwealth Games' parade of prejudice
    A flying tram at the Games' Opening Ceremony THE GAMES PEOPLE PLAY! How many gays and lesbians were charmed by the fireworks and spectacle of the opening of the Commonwealth games in Melbourne on Wednesday night? As country after country entered the stadium to riotous applause, watched by the Queen, the Australian Prime Minister John Howard, other dignitaries, and billions of viewers world-wide, they were contributing to promoting the allusion that we are all united by sport, the Commonwealth, and humanity...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 16 Mar 2005

  • Two-thirds majority for Relationships Bill
    The passage of the Relationships Bill, which removes discrimination against same-sex couples from the law books, has been welcomed by the MPs who shepherded it through with a roughly two-thirds majority...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 16 Mar 2004

  • Relative Problems: Same-sex parenting defended
    The Care of Children Bill is quietly chugging through its committee stages, with conservative Christian organisation Maxim working to exclude gays and lesbians from its provisions...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 16 Mar 2003

  • Sleeping While The Enemy...
    With the high-profile battles for law reform and human rights all but won, gay MP Tim Barnett is concerned our GLBT community in danger of dropping its guard, letting ultraconservative groups regroup and rename themselves as they seek to erode our achievements...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 16 Mar 1994

  • Maiden speech of MP Chris Carter (Parliament buildings, Wellington)
    Listen to the maiden speech of Chris Carter - New Zealands first openly gay sitting Member of Parliament
    Features: Chris Carter
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • MP Chris Carter (Te Atatu, Labour Party) gives his maiden speech in Parliament (New Zealand)
    Carter is the first openly gay Member of Parliament in New Zealand.
    Links: Wikipedia

Fri 16 Mar 1984

  • Television: Queen Street in Auckland is closed off for Mardi Gras as part of Fiesta '84 (Auckland, New Zealand)
    ref: TZP105792.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

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