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Mon 10 Aug 2020

  • 2020’s Rainbow Celebration GALA
    Links: Express
  • Dating: Download, Uninstall, Repeat!
    Links: Express
  • Director Confirms ‘The Matrix’ Trilogy Had A Hidden Transgender Story
    Links: Express
  • Prison Sentence for Homosexuality Upheld In Tunisia
    Links: Express

Sat 10 Aug 2019

  • Gay penguins at Berlin Zoo wait to be dads
    Two gay emperor penguins at Berlin Zoo prepare for the patter of tiny feet after staff gave them an egg to adopt...
    Links: Stuff
  • Scourge of homelessness adds to hardships for LGBT youth
    GENEVA (9 August 2019) – On the occasion of International Youth Day, the UN’s Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Victor Madrigal-Borloz, and the Special Rapporteur ...
    Links: Scoop
  • Friday Night @ G.A.Y and Family Bar
    Links: Express

Fri 10 Aug 2018

  • Birth Certificate changes welcomed
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today’s announced changes to the process for amending gender markers on birth certifciates are welcomed by takatāpui, trans and non-binary people...
    Links: Scoop
  • Fracas triggered by homophobic abuse: Stokes
    England cricketer Ben Stokes has told a jury he joined a fracas after hearing two revellers shout homophobic abuse at two gay men in Bristol...
    Links: RNZ
  • Thousands Attend Jerusalem Pride Despite Security Threats
    Links: Express

Thu 10 Aug 2017

  • Lawsuit opposes Trump's ban on transgender military service
    NEW YORK " Two LGBT-rights organizations filed a lawsuit in federal court Wednesday challenging President Donald Trump's tweets declaring he wants a ban on transgender people serving in the military...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Tell me about your thesis
    Dr Nicola Surtees of Canterbury University tells us about her thesis Narrating connections and boundaries: Constructing relatedness in lesbian known donor familial configurations...
    Links: RNZ
  • Tonga Leitis Association working to reform current laws
    The president of the Tonga Leitis' Association wants the criminal offences act of 1988 to be looked at, to avoid it being used against the LGBT community...
    Links: RNZ
  • Tonga Leitis Association working to reform current laws
    The president of the Tonga Leitis' Association wants the criminal offences act of 1988 to be looked at, to avoid it being used against the LGBT community...
    Links: RNZ
  • US transgender military members sue Donald Trump over their looming ban
    Five members of the US armed forces are suing President Donald Trump and top military brass, seeking to stop them from banning transgender people from serving "in any capacity"...
    Links: Stuff
  • UK Man Stalked Murder Victims on Gay Hook-up Apps
    Links: Express

Wed 10 Aug 2016

  • Trans activist runs for Dunedin mayoralty
    Transgender activist Scout Barbour-Evans has confirmed their Dunedin mayoralty bid...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 10 Aug 2015

  • Canberra Airport Lights up to Support Marriage Equality
    Links: Express
  • Carl Van Den Berg, Mr Gay World 2010, Dead Aged 33
    Links: Express
  • Finalists Announced For Wallace Art Awards
    Links: Express
  • Help fund Two Steps Behind
    Two film students are trying to raise the $600 they need to carry out their final project – a short film about a young man with a gay older brother, who has to make a choice between conforming, or having his brother’s back...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 10 Aug 2014

  • Dance Antics – Family Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • Legend’s First Birthday Bash – Legend Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • Lick Auckland – Libertine
    Links: Express
  • Support sessions available for HIV+ men
    Gay and bi men with HIV who have little contact with others infected by the debilitating virus are being encouraged to take part in an eight-week peer support group being held in Auckland...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 10 Aug 2013

  • Trans Tasmin: Rally needed to hit target
    Robert Gilbert will get the play off the ground, no matter what...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 10 Aug 2012

  • Ethan - Q12
    Ethan talks about being young and gay in 2012
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Royale - Q12
    Royale talks about being young, bisexual and panromantic in 2012
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Shaun - Q12
    Shaun talks about being gay in 2012
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Support dents conservative claims, group says
    Bill Logan is a long-time GLBT rights campaigner The Queer Avengers say popular support for marriage equality undermines the claims of its opponents, and is urging the issue to be treated as a matter of principle...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 10 Aug 2011

  • Pink Ball to return to Tongariro in 2012
    After a successful inaugural outing, the Central North Island's Bayview Chateau Tongariro is set to turn pink once again next year...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 10 Aug 2010

  • Mika promotes 'health gain' with new series
    Mika is bringing a longtime dream into fruition with his new TV show kā life, which looks at health and fitness from a holistic perspective...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 10 Aug 2009

  • Coffey live from Rainbow Youth Tues AM
    Televison weatherman and patron saint of Rainbow Youth, Tamati Coffey, will take his TV crew to the youth groups' headquarters tomorrow morning to present the TV One weather live and announce how much cash his Dancing With The Stars win raised to assist glbt youth...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 10 Aug 2008

  • UK: Police website's gay porn link gaff
    Police in South East England have accidentally encouraged residents to visit a website offering links to hardcore gay pornography and police strippers...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 10 Aug 2007

  • WLG Proud: Camp karaoke and short shorts
    Two of the most popular mid-week events on Wellington's Proud Week 2007 took place last night – a collection of queer short films showing at The Film Archive, and ‘Queer Idol ‘07' at Imerst...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 10 Aug 2006

  • Monkey Bar to close in Wellington
    12noon: Monkey Bar – Wellington's last gay bar – is set to close its doors just one week after the scene's mainstay club, Pound, hosted its Bon Voyage Party...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 10 Aug 2005

  • The kiwi who helped Egale fly
    John Fisher For those gays and lesbians who dream of full equality in the eyes of the law, the last decade has been an exciting time to be Canadian...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 10 Aug 2004

  • Takataapui: Dental dams, luscious lesbians and tongue-twisters
    The birth of New Zealand's first television programme for the Maori queer community has not been an easy one, with opposition to the very idea of the programme coming from all corners...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 10 Aug 2003

  • Marshall and Herkt launch tabloid
    Sacked Queer Nation staffers Jonathan Marshall and David Herkt have launched what they are calling a celebrity tabloid news website, which includes excerpts from a personal email between Mike Hosking and his estranged wife discussing care of their children...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 10 Aug 2001

  • Would I really have wanted to grow up like Peter Sinclair?
    So, Peter Sinclair is dead...
    Links: GayNZ.com

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