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Fri 24 May 2019

  • Win Tickets to See Reuben Kaye at the Auckland Live Cabaret...
    Links: Express

Wed 24 May 2017

  • Taiwan Court Rules in Favour of Same-Sex Marriage
    Links: Express

Tue 24 May 2016

  • HIV in 2015: Highest Number of New Infections for MSM Ever...
    Links: Express
  • Lack of Government Funding’s Role in 2015 HIV Infection Increase
    Links: Express
  • Murderers of Gillman-Harris Sentenced to Life in Prison
    Links: Express
  • Sam Neil Turned Down This Iconic Queer Role and Totally Regrets...
    Links: Express
  • SHAM: Exploring Female Relationships on the Stage
    Links: Express
  • Why Must Millennials Quantify Their Sexuality?
    Links: Express
  • Pakeha, Aucklanders still dominate HIV epidemic
    Of the confirmed 153 gay and bi men newly-diagnosed with HIV last year well over over a half, 56%, were living in Auckland and almost three quarters, 71%, were of European ethnicity...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 24 May 2015

  • Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Rules Out Same Sex Marriage Referendum
    Links: Express
  • Beats, Babes and Booze – An Exclusive Interview With Lick Creator...
    Links: Express
  • Updated: Ireland Says Yes to Marriage Equality
    Links: Express
  • Sweden wins Eurovision
    Sweden has won Eurovision, after an at times neck-and-neck and controversial battle with Russia...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 24 May 2014

  • Funked Up Fun – Family
    Links: Express
  • Marlborough’s Most Memorable Meals Part Two
    Links: Express
  • RY Charity Night Body Of Faith
    Links: Express
  • Shower Power – Legend Bar and Night Club
    Links: Express
  • Thane Pullan at the Raw Comedy Quest
    Here is comedy up-and-comer Thane Pullan's utterly irreverent and incredibly hilarious set from the recent Raw Comedy Quest...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 24 May 2013

  • Out Takes Review: Frauensee
    Set beside a picturesque lake and dripping with slow, serene shots, Frauensee packs an idyllic punch of lesbian drama...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 24 May 2012

  • WTF video gets thousands of hits overnight
    Annie Crummer is among those in the video Since its launch in Auckland last night, the celebrity-filled video for the joint Rainbow Youth and OUTLine campaign 'WTF' has already had more than 4,500 views on YouTube and is being furiously shared across social media networks...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 24 May 2011

  • Rainbow Labour intent on updating legislation
    Senior Labour MP Grant Robertson Rainbow Labour will continue its push for inequalities in current legislation to be highlighted and updated as part of its election campaign...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 24 May 2010

  • Nominations sought for NZAF honour
    The New Zealand AIDS Foundation Trust Board is seeking nominations for Honorary Life Membership...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 24 May 2009

  • Lambert touted as new Freddie Mercury
    Rumours are spreading through the global entertainment industry that the runner up from the American Idol talent quest may be the replacement for the late Freddie Mercury...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 24 May 2008

  • Labour MP Chris Carter: "It's about dignity"
    Labour's Chris Carter Imagine having to choose between your partner, your career, or even your country...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 24 May 2007

  • Survey shows most Britons support LGBT
    An in-depth survey of more than 2,000 people from all backgrounds, ages and religious beliefs across Britain has found that the vast majority of them are not homophobic, and that religious people are actually unlikely to be anti-gay...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 24 May 2006

  • Tamaki with Queen sends bad message
    Gay Maori leaders are concerned at the negative message sent to gay and lesbian Maori by the lingering presence of homophobic Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki beside the Maori Queen at the weekend's celebrations of her 40 years as Queen...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 24 May 2005

  • Labour/United Future coalition probed
    The largely pro-gay Labour party sounded out the right-wing Christian-based and generally anti-gay United Future party as a possible coalition partner in the run-up in the last election according to a just-released book...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 24 May 1985

  • A march in support of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill takes place
    (Wellington, New Zealand)
    People are asked to assemble in Bunny Street at 6.30pm
    Links: Te Papa
  • A rally in support of homosexual law reform is held in the Auckland Town Hall
    (Auckland, New Zealand)
    The event is emceed by a Topp Twin and features music, dance and speeches.
  • Dr David Cooper is interviewed about how homosexual law reform may impact the spread of AIDS
    (New Zealand)
    The interview is broadcast on Eyewitness News, TV1.
  • Private video: a recording of a public rally in support of homosexual law reform
    (Auckland, New Zealand)
    The rally took place in the Auckland Town Hall and was emceed by one of the Topp Twins, ref F55516
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
  • Television current affairs: Alison Webber comments on homosexual law reform
    (New Zealand)
    Fourth Estate, ref F57634.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
  • Television news report: Doctor David Cooper interviewed about AIDS
    (New Zealand)
    ref: TZP137344.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
  • Television news report: protest march in support of Homosexual Law Reform Bill in Wellington
    (Wellington, New Zealand)
    ref: TZP12496.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
  • Television news reports: public rallies on homosexual law reform and the effect of AIDS on law reform
    (New Zealand)
    Features an interview with Dr David Cooper. Eyewitness news, ref F81839.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland

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