On This Day - 14th October

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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. If you would like to see a full list of dates click here


  • Thumnail imageOut and About with express @ Eagle Bar
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageOut and About With express @ Shanghai Lils
    Links: Express


  • Thumnail imageAzerbaijan: reports of persecution
    Azerbaijan: UN rights experts alarmed by reports of persecution of people perceived to be gay or trans ...
    Links: Scoop
  • Thumnail imageUK transgender woman granted New Zealand residency after years of abuse
    A transgender woman who used to have to do her grocery shopping between midnight and 3am to avoid abuse from the public has been granted residency in New Zealand on exceptional humanitarian grounds...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Thumnail imageWilliam Yang - The Story Only I Can Tell
    William Yang was born in North Queensland, his grandparents having migrated from China in the 1880s...
    Links: RNZ


  • Thumnail imageBilly Elliot Leaps Into Our Hearts
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageVisit an Art Supermarket this Weekend!
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageThe Last (of) Trump?
    Watching the train wreck that is Donald Trump's presidential campaign is weird but compulsive viewing...
    Links: GayNZ.com


  • Thumnail imageKay Jones - homosexual law reform (Wellington)
    Kay Jones talks about homosexual law reform activities in Auckland and Wellington, challenging inequality and bisexual erasure.
    Features: Kay Jones
  • Thumnail imageCasting Call Made For Local GLBT Musical Set in Ponsonby
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageMelbourne Couple Threatened With Legal Action Over Gay Pride Flag
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageMika Haka – We Want Chris Brown
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageRY launch resource at Parliament
    RainbowYOUTH  launched their latest resource InsideOut in Wellington, with an event held at Parliament last night...
    Links: GayNZ.com


  • Thumnail imageAre Maori and Pacific Islanders homophobic?
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageScientists Successfully Produce Bio-Penis In Lab
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageTurkey gets its first umbrella LGBTI organization to fight homophobia
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageYoung gun in bid for P. North mayoralty
    Abi Symes A 20-year-old lesbian and student DJ has announced a bold bid to become the youngest mayor in New Zealand history...
    Links: GayNZ.com


  • Thumnail imageCrystal and Harriet - South
    Crystal and Harriet talk about identity and relationships.
  • Thumnail imagePassenger's luggage stickered "I Am Gay"
    Pic: Twitter A man’s had his luggage covered with stickers to read “I Am Gay” while it was in transit with Jetstar...
    Links: GayNZ.com


  • Thumnail imageMedia report that MP Kevin Hague has drafted a bill to enable gay adoption (New Zealand)
    Links: Stuff
  • Thumnail imageTonight’s Gaba Deluxe auction a sell out
    Tickets to tonight’s Gay Auckland Business Association’s charity auction have completely sold out, ensuring there will be plenty of competition for the array of items going under the hammer...
    Links: GayNZ.com


  • Thumnail image“I ain't bloody gay, fuck that shit” - murder accused
    Links: GayNZ.com


  • Thumnail imageRevealing Rufus
    Rufus Wainwright has had a tough year and there is no doubt you will get a full musical rendition of his sorrows and joys if you see him play in Christchurch, Wellington or Auckland later this month...
    Links: GayNZ.com


  • Thumnail imageGay man's killer Ambach to appeal sentence
    Hungarian tourist Ferdinand Ambach, who beat elderly gay Onehunga man Ronald Brown to death and left him with a broken banjo neck stuffed in his mouth is appealing his manslaughter sentence of at least eight years' jail, reports the New Zealand Herald...
    Links: GayNZ.com


  • Thumnail imageThe NZAF's website: Due for an Extreme Makeover
    Due for an extreme makeover: The NZAF website "Great news, the New Zealand AIDS Foundation is undertaking a major redevelopment of its website," reveals the front page of nzaf...
    Links: GayNZ.com


  • Thumnail imageThousands march in Taiwan's biggest Pride
    Thousands of gays, lesbians and transsexuals marched through the streets of Taipei Saturday in the Taiwan capital's biggest pride celebration to date...
    Links: GayNZ.com


  • Thumnail imageHistory: Ireland
    Roger Casement Executed in 1916 for trying to foment an armed uprising against British occupation, Sir Roger Casement's ‘Black Diaries’ reveal he enjoyed regular sex with men...
    Links: GayNZ.com


  • Thumnail imageThe book that never was, Part II
    Remember Garnet Milne and World Net Daily's beatup job over a 'book' that Haworth Press actually never published? According to gay classicist David Halperin, paedophilia was never part of Ancient Greek same-sex relationships...
    Links: GayNZ.com


  • Thumnail imageUnsafe sex rampant in new survey
    The AIDS Foundation is concerned over results from a new survey that show over half of Kiwis are having unsafe sex without knowing their partner's sexual history...
    Links: GayNZ.com


  • Thumnail imageHomophobic history revealed in new NZ book
    Historian Michael King has revealed in the new Penguin History of New Zealand that homophobia in government may have cost a senior civil servant the top administrative job in the Commonwealth...
    Links: GayNZ.com


  • Thumnail imageA Small Voice from the Centre of a Storm
    Reverend Dr Margaret Mayman, whose proposed move to Wellington's St Andrew's On The Terrace Presbyterian church created a flurry of media speculation two weeks ago, reflects on what happened when one unhappy Wellington parishioner rushed to the media...
    Links: GayNZ.com


  • Thumnail imageArtist Rodney Kennedy dies



  • Thumnail imageTelevision: Marilyn Waring introduces bill to repeal the Contraception, Sterilisation and Abortion Act (New Zealand)
    ref: TZP107484.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision


  • Thumnail imageTelevision current affairs: Patricia Bartlett campaigns to stop booksellers displaying restricted books (New Zealand)
    Gallery, ref TZP49833.
    Links: TVNZ


  • Thumnail imageWriter Katherine Mansfield (nee Beauchamp) is born (Wellington, New Zealand)
    Links: Te Ara, PrideNZ