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Thu 22 Aug 2019

  • Brutal Serial Killer Who Targeted Gay Men Set to be Executed
    Links: Express
  • Gay Guardian Journalist Assaulted in Targeted Attack by Far-Right Thugs
    Links: Express

Wed 22 Aug 2018

  • Urinal survey suggests homophobia and transphobia issues among Christchurch male pubgoers
    Hundreds of men have used their urine to signify they don't want their mates coming out as gay or trans...
    Links: Stuff
  • Crowd Funding Campaign Launched to Get Georgina Beyer to Oxford
    Links: Express
  • Germany Moves Forward With Third Gender Option On Government Forms
    Links: Express
  • Teen Fighting Russian Government Over ‘Gay Propaganda’ Conviction
    Links: Express

Tue 22 Aug 2017

  • Lets talk about hate speech
    (St Andrew's on the Terrace, Wellington)
    Representatives from a diverse range of political parties talk about hate speech
    Features: Damian Light, Gayaal Iddamalgoda, Logan Robertson, Nicola Willis, Philip Lynch, Stephen Berry
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Rainbow Election Forum 2017
    (St Andrew's on the Terrace, Wellington)
    Nine representatives from a diverse range of political parties talk and answer questions at this rainbow election forum held in Wellington in August 2017
    Features: Damian Light, Gayaal Iddamalgoda, Grant Robertson, Jan Logie, Lauren Wilkerson, Nicola Willis, Paddy Plunket, Pete Young, Philip Lynch, Richard Arnold, Stephen Berry
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Waiter told gay couple their sharing dessert 'doesn't go with the ambiance' at restaurant
    The Prime Rib's website boasts that it is one of the top five romantic restaurants in America...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Waiter wouldn't let gay couple share dessert
    The Prime Rib's website boasts that it is one of the top five romantic restaurants in America...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Student Life And Experiences: Victoria University
    Links: Express

Mon 22 Aug 2016

  • Huge Growth for Canterbury Queer Youth Support
    Links: Express
  • PrEP and Medicine Regulation
    In the United Kingdom and Australia, the vexed question of Truvada/PrEP access has become a fraught and complex issue...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 22 Aug 2015

  • Michael Stevens: Two years on
    We’re two years into marriage equality here in New Zealand, and as Green MP Kevin Hague noted, the world hasn’t come to an end yet...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 22 Aug 2014

  • Meet our GLBT parliamentary candidates: Maddy Drew
    Links: Express
  • Meet Our New Auckland Pride Board Members: Phylesha Brown-Acton.
    Links: Express
  • Redifining Gender
    Links: Express
  • The Gotham Knights are cocky!
    GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 22 Aug 2013

  • Jules Lovelock and Ness Simons
    (Wellington)
    Jules Lovelock and Ness Simons talk about film-making and what makes a queer film.
    Features: Jules Lovelock, Ness Simons
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Actor Wentworth Miller comes out in an open letter protesting Russia's anti-gay laws.
    (United States of America)
    Miller is best know for his role in the tv series Prison Break.
    Links: Stuff
  • Robertson in running to be next Labour leader
    Grant Robertson The gay deputy of the Labour party is one of only two names being seriously mentioned around Parliament as a successor to leader David Shearer who resigned this afternoon...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 22 Aug 2012

  • Topp Twins returning to TV with new series
    The Topp Twins are coming back to the small screen The Topp Twins are soon to be back on the small screen, with a new show described as a "feast of culinary entertainment"...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 22 Aug 2011

  • Police explain actions in Smith-Voorkamp case
    Acting Assistant Commissioner of Operations Dave Cliff Senior police are backing the actions of Christchurch officers in arresting Arie Smith-Voorkamp and his partner Michael Davis, and have explained why they pressed on with court proceedings for six months...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 22 Aug 2010

  • Gay artists and performers embrace body art
    Artist Magdalena O'Connor and her lotus creations A number of gay and lesbian artists and performers are among those who will compete for glory at the New Zealand Body Art Awards in October...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 22 Aug 2008

  • Obituary: Leo Abse (1917-2008): Hesitant Liberator?
    Leo Abse (1917-2008) Leo Abse figured prominently in recent accounts of the anniversary of the first hesitant steps toward full LGBT equality in the United Kingdom...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 22 Aug 2007

  • Sydney: Drag stars frock to Diva Awards
    The life of a professional drag queen is all about glamour, and in Sydney on Monday the best in the industry were given star treatment as they came together for the 2007 DIVA awards...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 22 Aug 2006

  • Crown Law: Trans covered by NZ HR law
    3PM: Attorney-General Michael Cullen has released today a Crown Law opinion, which says transgender people are, in fact, protected against discrimination under New Zealand's current human rights laws...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 22 Aug 2005

  • Vote for me! - LGBT candidates
    GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

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