On This Day - 1st July
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. If you would like to see a full list of dates click here
Istanbul Pride organizers say they will march despite a ban
ISTANBUL — Turkey's lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex activists say they will go ahead with a pride march despite a ban...
Links: NZ Herald
Drag Wars @ Pheonix Cabaret
Mid-June at Family Bar and Club
National Accused of Homophobia and Transphobia
Hōngongoi / July 2017
Kia ora and welcome to our Hōngongoi update, this month with a topical cartoon from Helen Courtney...
Links: Lesbian News Aotearoa
Having the Chat: Mika
Helen Clark to Address Rainbow Gala via Skype
UN Makes History on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
UN establishes LGBTI Independent Expert
The United Nations has made history and the Human Rights Council have established an Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity...
Breaking News: Cross Party Marriage Equality Bill to be Introduced in...
Family’s Steamy Saturday Night
NZAF Marks 30 Years With The 30 Project
The Windows to the Soul
US Marriage Equality: After Delay, Southern States Begin to Fall Into...
Watch: The 30 Project episode 1
The New Zealand AIDS Foundation has released the first episode of the 30 Project as it prepares for its 30th anniversary celebration at Auckland Museum tonight...
Love Is Strange – NZ International Film Festival 2014 Top Picks
Mary named Ambassador for ‘Its not OK’ campaign
Mexico Fans Chant Anti-Gay Slurs at third World Cup Game.
Review: Any Day Now
Any Day Now: 2012, USA, 97 mins...
Putin signs hateful anti-gay bill into law
Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a ‘gay propaganda’ bill into law, making it illegal to say gay relationships are equal to straight ones...
Seamas Gormley - Queen of the Whole Universe
Seamas Gormley talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant.
Features: Seamas Gormley
The Topp Twins first ever museum exhibition opens at the Waikato Coalfields Museum in Huntly (New Zealand)
The exhibition, called Six Strings and Politics, opened with a concert featuring the Hamilton County Bluegrass Band and the Cultural Performance Group from Huntly College
Mr Gay World makes "It Gets Better" video
New Zealand’s Mr Gay World Andreas Derleth has made an official video for the It Gets Better Project, telling his own story of coming to terms to his sexuality...
July 1st 1986: Something wonderful is about to happen!
It's July 1st 1986...
Carmen pays tribute to lifelong friend
Carmen Carmen Rupe has paid tribute to a longtime friend who was found dead on a Hamilton street...
Psychiatrists offer differing views of Ambach
The Auckland High Court The Auckland High Court jury heard from two psychiatric experts today, and each offered differing views of possible reasons for Hungarian tourist Ferdinand Ambach's deadly attack, which followed an evening of drinking during which Ambach says gay Onehunga man Ron Brown made two sexual advances on him...
Out Loud radio (San Francisco)
Noah Miller talks about the creation of Out Loud radio in San Francisco.
Features: Noah Miller
WGN's Lesbian Trust will fund new projects
Wellington's Armstrong ...
Rain fails to dampen London
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of London yesterday to celebrate Pride, despite torrential downpours throughout the afternoon...
Editorial: Shattered lives
July 1,1976, your 30th birthday...
Aspin made Treaty issues a "standing item"
AIDS Foundation board claims that it has been discussing constitutional change to incorporate a 50% Maori quota for over a year are misleading, and perhaps even dishonest, says former chair Michael Stevens...
Ten bad "reasons" to oppose the CU Bill
The fundamentalist Maxim Institute, the main driving force behind opposition to Civil Unions, has listed "ten good reasons" to oppose the Civil Union Bill, and presumably also the Relationships (Statutory References) Bill...
A day-long seminar takes placed called Exceptional Lesbian and Gay Lives (Christchurch, New Zealand)
The seminar is advertised as a "one day affirming seminar" and features Robin Duff, Kathleen Quinlivan, Brent Skerten, Ross Palmer, Andrew Carstairs McCarthy, Linda James, Sue Lovelock Marshall, Jo Drayton and Jane Ferrier. It takes place in the Elizabeth Kelly Room above Annies Wine Bar in the City Arts Centre.
The second annual Stonewall Ball is held (New Plymouth, New Zealand)
The ball is to celebrate "gay, lesbian, bisexual and transpeople pride." It will be held at The Mill, 2 Powderham Street in New Plymouth.
Gay Pride Week activities are organised throughout the country (New Zealand)
Television news report: interview with musician Shona Laing (New Zealand)
Newsview, ref: TZP262717.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision