On This Day - 30th June

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This list of events is generated from a number of different sources: media items on PrideNZ.com, archived pages from GayNZ.com, our rainbow timeline and links to rainbow-related stories on other media sites. There may be some inaccuracies - please let us know if you find anything that needs changing

2 years ago in 2018

  • Thumnail imageFirst LGBT+ Civil Rights Group Created in Angola
    Links: Express

3 years ago in 2017

  • Thumnail imageGermany's Bundestag votes to legalize same-sex marriage
    The Bill is passed 393-226, with 4 abstentions and 7 absentees.
    Links: Wikipedia
  • Thumnail image‘Kiss The Sky’ Comes to Life
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageHottie: Theia
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageNZ One Step Closer To Wiping Historic Homosexual Convictions
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageRobbie Manson Smashes Rowing World Record
    Links: Express

4 years ago in 2016

  • Thumnail image49 Celebrities Honour the 49 Victims of the Orlando Massacre
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageAn Evening with the Nederlands Dans Theater
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageGovernment Rejects Funding Plea of NZ Suicide Prevention Hotline
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageJuly Hottie of the Month: Jordan Bruno!
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageJuly: Ask Agony Uncle Eli
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageRainbow on Screen: Queer Picks from NZIFF 2016
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageSpotlight on HLR30
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageTransgender Hairdresser Wins Case Against Former Employer
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageTransgender Victories!
    Congratulations is in order for two heroines of the New Zealand transgender rights movement...
    Links: GayNZ.com

5 years ago in 2015

  • Thumnail imageEmma Kelly and Gareth Watkins - POPCAANZ presentation (Wellington)
    Emma Kelly and Gareth Watkins present at the POPCAANZ conference (Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand)
    Features: Emma Kelly, Gareth Watkins
  • Thumnail image26 Million Rainbow Profile Pics and Counting..
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageAuckland Pride Announces 2016 Dates and New Board Members
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageAuckland Transgender Woman Allegedly Called “Half Man, Half Woman” at Botany...
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageExclusive: Mika in Talks With Alternative GLBT Pride Festival
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageIstanbul Pride Marchers Bravely Continue Parade Down Side Streets to Avoid...
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageNever Ever Getting Back Together? Mika Returns From Taylor Swift in...
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageRenewed Calls For Sexual Orientation Question to be Included in 2018...
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageSyphilis, Gonorrhoea and HIV all on The Rise in Auckland
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageWatch: US Supreme Court Rules in Favour of Marriage Equality #LoveWins
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageTransphobic report dismissed as 'nonsense'
    Kelly Ellis says the type of nonsense in the report won't fly in NZ A transgender advocate says a new report Family First has commissioned from an American author on gender identity is a brand of hate which is not welcome in New Zealand...
    Links: GayNZ.com

6 years ago in 2014

  • Thumnail imageApple CEO marches in San Francisco Pride Parade 2014
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageJune Was Officially Pride Month in the US
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageKings and Queens – Legend Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageSchool stabbing: lesbian sister speaks out
    The lesbian sister of an 11-year-old Auckland boy alleged to have stabbed a classmate with scissors says when she approached the school about concerns he was being bullied, her own relationship was criticised...
    Links: GayNZ.com

7 years ago in 2013

  • Thumnail imageRudd's poll strength attributed to marriage stance
    Kevin Rudd Australian marriage equality campaigners believe Kevin Rudd’s support for their cause has helped his form in the polls...
    Links: GayNZ.com

8 years ago in 2012

  • Thumnail imageSexual orientation "should present no barrier"
    The ruling body of the Anglican Church will next week vote on proposals covering the blessing of same-sex civil unions and ordination of gay priests...
    Links: GayNZ.com

9 years ago in 2011

  • Thumnail imageSchools diversity tour judged "amazing"
    Blake and Seb on the road A tour of 18 schools across New Zealand by two gay men who are passionate about the plight of glbt youth has resulted in six schools taking steps to form queer-straight alliances...
    Links: GayNZ.com

10 years ago in 2010

  • Thumnail imageUrge hunts its next Mr Leather
    Urge is looking for contestants to represent New Zealand at the annual Mr Australia/New Zealand Leatherman contest in Melbourne in October...
    Links: GayNZ.com

11 years ago in 2009

  • Thumnail imageMeet Toni Reid, Rainbow Youth's new Chairperson
    Rainbow Youth's Chairperson Toni Reid Aucklander Toni Reid was 16 when Rainbow Youth brought their health workshops to her school...
    Links: GayNZ.com

12 years ago in 2008

  • Thumnail imageRene Capone profile (San Francisco)
    Rene Capone talks about growing up and working as an artist in San Francisco
    Features: Rene Capone
  • Thumnail imageWGN: Experts discuss language of sexuality
    Language researchers from around the world will present their work and share ideas in the fields of gender and sexuality at a conference in Wellington this week...
    Links: GayNZ.com

13 years ago in 2007

  • Thumnail imageThe colourful language of
    Review: “Decadence” by Steven Berkoff Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Michael Lawrence Directed by Paul Gittens Musgrove Studio, Maidment Theatre Steven Berkoff, for those who haven't heard of him, was seen as the anarchist of British theatre in the seventies and eighties...
    Links: GayNZ.com

14 years ago in 2006

  • Thumnail imageOut Takes clams up over controversy
    Out Takes, the organisers of this year's Reel Queer Film Festival have failed to respond to allegations made by their Gold Tiara sponsor, the New Zealand AIDS Foundation, that they banned the presence of safe-sex health promoters at certain festival screenings...
    Links: GayNZ.com

15 years ago in 2005

  • Thumnail imageEditorial: Unlamented farewells
    It's been a good month for New Zealand's gays and lesbians with three farewells of note making our country a freer, safer and more caring place...
    Links: GayNZ.com

16 years ago in 2004

  • Thumnail imageRelationships Bill passes first vote
    The Relationships Bill has passed its first reading by 76 votes to 42, a far more comfortable majority than last week's Civil Union bill vote...
    Links: GayNZ.com

17 years ago in 2003

  • Thumnail imageTransgender photo exhibition rejected in NZ
    A photographic exhibition celebrating New Zealand's tranvestite and transgender history, which has been highly acclaimed in Sydney, has been rejected for display by galleries in New Zealand, including our national museum in Wellington...
    Links: GayNZ.com