On This Day - 5th August
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
Conversion Therapy - NZ Association of Counsellors (Wellington)
Christine Macfarlane, President of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors, talks about the associations new (2020) policy on conversion therapy
Features: Christine Macfarlane
New research analyses what it's like to 'come out' later in life
Alan Thomson's sons were teenagers when he told them he was gay...
Nicholas Sheppard's novel about rugby and sexual identity
Wearing an All Black jersey is still the dream of many a Kiwi boy but in Nicholas Sheppard's new novel Broken Play, a talented young player's sexuality might derail his career...
Apology from Alaska Airlines After Separating Gay Couple in Favour of...
Auckland Pride Board Chair Resigns
Journalist who worked on Chechnya story faces deportation
Conversion Therapy Banned in Seattle: Yes, it Still Exists!
Mufti Gets Progressive, Pope Goes Back in Time
Uganda Pride raided by Police
Police have raided Uganda Pride and arrested LGBTI activists, including prominent activist Frank Mugisha...
Adam Lambert to Return to New Zealand in January
Home and Living: The Legal Considerations of Buying Property
Jamaica Holds First Ever Gay Pride Festival
UK Labour Leadership Frontrunner Threatens Economic Consequences For Anti Gay Countries
Suicide reporting rules set to be relaxed
MPs are backing more open rules for New Zealand media reporting on suicides...
An Unmissable Week of Sun, Snow and Slopes
Home, Living and Interior Design
Jordan Mooney, Eli Matthewson, Oscar Wilson
Same-sex civil unions in stark decline
File Photo There were 202 same-sex marriages in the June quarter, 39 of which were transfers from civil unions...
Sad and excited Mayman heading to Sydney
Margaret Mayman St Andrews on the Terrace’s much–loved trailblazing senior minister Reverend Margaret Mayman is moving to Sydney to be minister of the Pitt St Uniting Church...
Review: I Love You Bro
Being a teenager is hard at the best of times, but somehow Silo Theatre/Second Cousin Production's I Love You, Bro makes surviving life as a teenager seem like a near impossible feat...
Proposition 8 Overturned: California
Given Argentina's recent approval of same-sex marriage proper, California now seems to be back in the Western Hemisphere progressive mainstream, after a US federal judge overturned Proposition 8, a statewide same-sex marriage ban, today...
Disgraced Field was against Civil Unions
Disgraced ex-MP Taito Philip Field, found guilty yesterday of accepting bribes and acting corruptly whilst in Parliament, was amongst those MPs who voted against the introduction of Civil Unions...
WGN: Drag queens kicked out of new club
Three drag queens out enjoying Wellington's nightlife at the weekend say they were aggressively manhandled and thrown out of a nightclub for no reason – but the club's General Manager insists his bouncer was attacked and is considering pressing charges...
Rupert Everett: 'Lewd' comment on BBC
Out Hollywood actor Rupert Everett has found himself in hot water after making 'inappropriate' comments of a sexual nature on a live BBC broadcast...
Out Games: yet more medals for Kiwis
Kiwi athletes at the World Out Games in Montreal have added four medals to their tally, in squash and race walking, bringing New Zealand's medal count to 31...
Half-full house for Rainbow Youth
Despite lower-than-expected numbers, GLBT youth charity Rainbow Youth say its benefit concert held last week in Auckland was still a success in both raising funds and awareness...
Sexual arrangements of McNee murder accused
David McNee's alleged murderer says he prayed for forgiveness after bashing the interior designer to death in McNee's bedroom...
Lindah E first in fashion
Singer/songwriter and fashion designer Lindah E is a winner in the Innovation category in the semi-finals of this year's Modus Operandi Fashion Awards, securing her a place in New Zealand Fashion Week later this year...
Bea Arthur dies (Wellington region, New Zealand)
Links: Billion Graves
Nutrition and Diet Tips for People With HIV
The nutrition that goes into your mouth, from both food and nutrient supplements, can have a powerful impact for those wishing to live long and well with HIV...
STI's: Gonorrhoea (the clap)
Gonorrhoea is caused by an infection which can affect the urethra, cervix, anus or mouth...
Hamilton District Court rules a lesbian is liable for maintenance of a child born to her ex-partner during their relationship (Hamilton, New Zealand)
There are no corresponding custody rights
Former Prime Minister Robert Muldoon dies (Auckland, New Zealand)
In 1976 Muldoon revealed in Parliament that prominent Labour MP Colin Moyle had been questioned by the police in regard to possible homosexual soliciting. Moyle subsequently resigned from Parliament in 1977.
Links: Te Ara
The Evening Post reports that the National government will not reform the law relating to homosexuality (New Zealand)
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
Eric Mareo's death sentence is commuted to life in prison (New Zealand)
Mareo was earlier found guilty and sentenced to death for the murder of his wife Thelma Mareo.
Links: Papers Past