On This Day - 2nd July

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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 image40 UK schools ban skirts completely from uniforms
    At least 40 secondary schools in the UK have banned girls from wearing skirts in a bid to cater for transgender pupils, it has emerged...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Thumnail imageBANG! Season 2 Episode 6: Takatāpui
    Meet non-binary Auckland teenager Kahi, and hear what sex, sexuality and gender identity looked like in Te Ao Māori before Pākehā arrived...
    Links: RNZ
  • Thumnail imageFeminism and trans rights must go hand-in-hand
    In response to: www...
    Links: Scoop
  • Thumnail imageTakatāpui: Gender and sexuality in Te Ao Māori before colonisation
    Meet non-binary Auckland teenager Kahi, and hear what sex, sexuality and gender identity looked like in Te Ao Māori before Pākehā arrived...
    Links: RNZ
  • Thumnail imageRainbowYOUTH’s Annual Report Released
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageTamati Coffey Wants Minister for Rainbow Issues
    Links: Express

3 years ago in 2017

  • Thumnail imageFamily Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageJuly: Ask Agony Uncle Eli
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageShanghai Lil’s
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageSTYLEXPRESS: Jarrad Godman, Fashion Designer
    Links: Express

4 years ago in 2016

  • Thumnail imageMarriage equality issue hovers over Aus. elections
    The vexed issue of same-sex marriage hovers in the background as Australians go to the general election voting booths today, with current prime minister Malcolm Turnbull saying he will, if elected, put the issue to a national referendum...
    Links: GayNZ.com

5 years ago in 2015

  • Thumnail imageThe Beat Goes On at TAP
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageU.S Episcopal Church Approves Religious Same Sex Marriages
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageWinter Activities: Find Warmth in Art and Culture
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageWinter Activities: Hit The Slopes at Gay Ski Week
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageWinter Activities: Join Our Great Gay Rugby Team
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageWinter Activities: Relax in Rarotonga
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageUS: Episcopalians accept marriage equality
    The US wing of the Anglican Communion has voted to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples...
    Links: GayNZ.com

6 years ago in 2014

  • Thumnail imageThe Man with The Edge
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageThe Work of Art
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageWatch: don't mess with Mama Tits!
    “You have no power here, be gone before someone drops a house on you!” Seattle Pride Parade MC Mama Tits had sure had enough of extremist Christian protestors disrupting the start of the event! Things were getting heated at Seattle Pride this weekend as anti-gay protestors shouted Bible verses, while people attending the parade locked arms to make a ‘wall of love’ – with police lining up between the two groups...
    Links: GayNZ.com

7 years ago in 2013

  • Thumnail imagePreparations solid for NZ's historic day
    Jeff Montgomery The Department of Births, Deaths and Marriages says everything is on track for the first same-sex weddings in New Zealand on 19 August...
    Links: GayNZ.com

8 years ago in 2012

  • Thumnail imageAJ - Q12
    AJ talks about being young and bisexual in 2012
  • Thumnail imageJosh - Q12
    Josh talks about being young and gay in 2012
  • Thumnail imageUK: Gay peers' partners may get titles too
    David Furnish and Sir Elton John Britain may extend equality to its honours system, so partners of gay knights or lords, and the husbands or lesbian partners of dames, could receive a title too...
    Links: GayNZ.com

9 years ago in 2011

  • Thumnail imageJuly 2, 1986: Parliament on decision night
    Wednesday July 2, 1986...
    Links: GayNZ.com

10 years ago in 2010

  • Thumnail imageQueer students converge on Christchurch
    Queer students from across the country have converged on Christchurch for the annual UniQ Conference, where they will discuss everything from equal representation to BDSM...
    Links: GayNZ.com

11 years ago in 2009

  • Thumnail imageWellington guys quizzed on condoms
    "Did you know last year saw the highest number of new HIV diagnoses in New Zealand history? Always use condoms and lube - they're the best way to keep you and the people you care about safe...
    Links: GayNZ.com

12 years ago in 2008

  • Thumnail imageWork begins on capital's gay 'Club Ivy'
    The leaseholder of Wellington's former Imerst nightclub plans to open a new two-level gay club there next month...
    Links: GayNZ.com

13 years ago in 2007

  • Thumnail imageWebsite tribute to
    An exciting Team New Zealand victory in an America's Cup race last week saw our Kiwi yachting boss Grant Dalton make a comment he might now regret...
    Links: GayNZ.com

16 years ago in 2004

  • Thumnail imageDunne miffed over homophobe tag
    United Future leader Peter Dunne is not happy about being branded a homophobe over his stance on civil unions, and has told Associate Justice Minister David Benson-Pope to grow up...
    Links: GayNZ.com