On This Day - 25th 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
Launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019 (Wellington)
Audio from the launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019, held at the National Library of New Zealand on 24 August 2018.
Features: Andre du Plessis, Elizabeth Kerekere, Georgina Beyer, Helen Kennedy, Kevin Haunui, Tiwhanawhana, Tony Nightingale
Chelsea Manning - Traitor or hero?
Chelsea Manning is an activist, politician, and former US army solider...
Lizzie Marvelly - Growing up feminist in Aotearoa
Lizzie Marvelly is a musician and multi-media writer and producer...
Lesbian who invented 15 rapes, sexual assaults jailed for 10 years
By Victoria Ward A fantasist who invented rape and sexual assault allegations against 15 men to get attention from her girlfriend has been jailed for 10 years...
Links: NZ Herald
Concepts Matter: A Game of Two Halves in The Absurdity of...
Diversity a Key Theme at Gay Ski Week QT
Kiwi GLBT Leader in Germany Diagnosed with Cancer
WikiLeaks outs gay Saudi men, endangering safety
WikiLeaks has outed gay men in Saudi Arabia - a country in which homosexuality is punishable by death - by publishing government data online...
Exclusive: Fabulous, Famous and a Queen
Family Celebrates 10 Years! (Part 2)
United Nations Security Council Holds First Ever Meeting on GLBT Rights
Released letters show Turing's "turmoil"
Alan Turing A family member has allowed the publication of three letters Alan Turing wrote to a friend after he was sentenced to chemical castration...
Family Bars 9th Birthday Part One – Family Bar and Club
Family Bars 9th Birthday Part Two – Family Bar and Club
LYC Chargers Vying For Top Spot In Mixed Grade Touch Tournament.
Wall to launch Akl Uni's Pride Week
Louisa Wall with supporters at last night's birthday party for Family Bar Auckland University’s first-ever Pride Week will be launched this afternoon, with Labour MP Louisa Wall as a special guest...
Williams: Robertson's sexuality a problem
Grant Robertson Grant Robertson's homosexuality could work against him in his bid to become the next leader of the Labour party, according to a past president of the party...
Rufus Wainwright gets hitched in New York
Rufus Wainwright and Jorn Weisbrodt Musician Rufus Wainwright has married his long-time partner Jorn Weisbrodt in Long Island...
Mika's Aroha Mardi Gras set to entertain
A bit of gay culture will be thrown into the melting pot of entertainment that is on the boil for Mika's Aroha Mardi Gras...
Soldiers don’t want gay roommates
General James Conway The top US Marine General James Conway claims most soldiers would prefer not to share a room with a gay colleague...
Whangai: The Maori Stake in Adoption Reform
Why shouldn't any reform of the Adoption Act 1955 incorporate Maori values and family structures? We'll have to face this question when the reform takes place, so I thought I'd help shift the discussion forward now...
Same sex marriage in doubt says Barnett
The retiring MP who spearheaded the successful campaign to legally acknowledge same sex relationships in New Zealand, via the controversial Civil Unions legislation, has tonight thrown doubt on whether legal same-sex marriage will become available to glbt Kiwis any time soon, or ever...
Sir Ian McKellen's Shortland Street plan
Out and proud actor Sir Ian McKellen may have a cameo role on Shortland Street, if he doesn't decide to head to bed instead, reports the NZ Herald...
New Mika show hits primetime TV
A new television series hosted by Auckland performer Mika, hits New Zealand primetime television this Sunday evening at 8pm...
Living the gay life, Queenstown-style
When the idea of Gay Ski Week was first mooted in Queenstown, apparently the local police weren't too keen on the idea, or so goes a rumour I heard while I was there...
The Dominion Post publishes a Tom Scott cartoon mocking the Enough is Enough march (Wellington, New Zealand)
The text on the cartoon reads "I know this is not the right place or time, Kev, but you're really hot in those black pants".
Links: Alexander Turnbull Library
School hires hall to TV church
Students at Wellington High are sickened by their school prostituting itself to Destiny by hiring out its hall to the television church at weekends...
Rise and Shine - The Graeme Kennedy Story
At 24 years of age, Graeme Kennedy had just experienced the death of his partner after a long illness...
Singer Sue Dunlop performs at the North by Northwest cafe (Wellington, New Zealand)
Dunlop's performance includes Better than normal.