On This Day - 31st October
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
Whiringa-ā-rangi / November 2018
Kia ora and welcome to our Whiringa-ā-rangi update...
Links: Lesbian News Aotearoa
Court blocks Trump's transgender army ban
US federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from banning transgender people from serving in the military...
Federal judge blocks part of Donald Trump's transgender military ban
A federal judge in Washington has blocked the Trump administration's proposed transgender military ban, writing in a strongly worded opinion that the policy "does not appear to be supported by any facts...
Kevin Spacey accused of unwanted sexual advances
The fallout from Weistein scandal has taken a new twist with US actor Anthony Rapp accusing Kevin Spacey of making unwanted sexual advances in 1986...
Kevin Spacey's scandal
In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Hollywood has now been rocked by a new harassment claims...
The Panel with Lavina Good and James Nokise (Part 2)
It's that time of year again when gouls and ghots are celebrated while children beg for lollies...
The Sampler - 31 October 2017
This week in The Sampler Nick Bollinger discusses the ageing grace of Robert Plant; the conflicts of gay Christian singer-songwriter Julien Baker, and a look at the roots of Memphis pop legends Big Star...
Turn Out The Lights by Julien Baker
Nick Bollinger discusses the chords, choruses and conflicts of gay Christian singer-songwriter Julien Baker ...
US court bars Trump from changing military policy on service by transgender people
A federal court in Washington is barring President Donald Trump from changing the government's policy on military service by transgender people...
Links: NZ Herald
Amber Maya: One to Watch
Getting Spooky at Halloqueen
Rufus Wainwright Coming Back to New Zealand
Taiwan Pride More Important Than Ever Before
Smith returns to Ak Pride to create 2017 parade
Jonathan Smith working on the 2013 Ak Pride Parade In a 'Back to the Future' moment Auckland Pride has returned to its founding parade director to create next year's parade...
Iris Florence Peter Williams (Wellington)
Julie Glamuzina talks about her book Perfectly Natural: The audacious story of Iris Florence Peter Williams
Features: Julie Glamuzina
Julie Glamuzina - homosexual law reform (Wellington)
Julie Glamuzina talks about documenting lesbian political activity pre-homosexual law reform, her involvement in various movements in the 1970s and 1980s and the importance of taking direct action
Features: Julie Glamuzina
Jaguar XE 2.0 T R-Sport – I’m Sold!
Tickets to Ak W.A.D launch, Philomena available
Free tickets to tomorrow's Auckland launch of the World AIDS Day awareness campaign and a special screening of the acclaimed Judi Dench movie Philomena are still available...
A Room with a View
Anti-Gay Pastor Claims Starbucks Is ‘Ground Zero for Ebola’ Because of...
Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out: “I’m Proud to be Gay”
Calls to Wipe Historic Gay Sex Convictions in NZ
SkyTower to celebrate tick in rainbow style
The SkyTower has previously lit up for Auckland Pride Festival...
New US Ambassador nominated by Obama
Huebner (right) with husband Duane McWaine at the GABA auction (picture: Andrea) David Huebner’s departure from New Zealand is all but sealed, with US President Barack Obama nominating a former major league baseball player to replace him as the US Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa...
Mike Keegan - Older Gay Men (Auckland)
Mike talks about what its like to be an older gay man in 2012.
Features: Mike Keegan
US: Fundy blames gay rights for Hurricane Sandy
John McTernan A fundamentalist Christian American pastor is blaming the fight for gay rights for causing Hurricane Sandy, a destructive super-storm which has left more than 100 people dead from the Caribbean to Canada...
Facing a lifetime with HIV - pt1
What's it like to contract HIV when you're barely out of your teens and just coming to terms with life? Kris is now 25, and this is his story...
Mayor becomes Rainbow Wellington patron
Celia Wade-Brown New Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown has agreed to be Rainbow Wellington's patron, the third mayor in succession to do so...
Wellington's Out in the Square confirmed for January
Wellington's annual central city outdoor fair day will return in January, aiming to top 10,000 visitors, pack Civic Square with high-quality stalls, and entertain the crowd with more fabulous performers and games...
North Shore remembers Frank Sargeson
Auckland's North Shore Heritage Week will present a special literary event to celebrate the life, works and influence of gay writer Frank Sargeson this Sunday...
USA: A third of football players had gay sex
A study of former high-school American football players has found that more than a third said they had had sexual relations with other men...
Well, Family First launched its inaugural "Family Forum" during the weekend, and an old familiar face was present at the event...
In his new show at the Oedipus Rex gallery, Peter Wichman takes a somewhat misanthropic look at the theme of loyalty...
Ten seemingly simple questions
Sometimes it's hard to get a straight answer, or any answer, to a simple question...
The Invisible Population
Statistics New Zealand has decided against including a sexual orientation question in the 2006 Census, despite its own commissioned research discovering that the public generally are accepting of the idea...
GayNZ.com reports that the Newtown School Board will now allow the Gay and Lesbian Fair to take place at the school (Wellington, New Zealand)
The school had previously declined a request to hold the annual fair at the school (something which had occurred for the last 17 years).
Chair Anne Speir resigns from Hero trust
Hero Trust chair Anne speir has announced her intention to resign from the embattled Trust to leave the organisation free to regroup for the future...
HIV Awarenss month is held (Auckland, New Zealand)
Links: New Zealand AIDS Quilt
Peter Cuthbert dies (Wellington, New Zealand)
Cuthbert is remembered in the first panel of the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt.
Links: NZ AIDS Memorial Quilt
Darren Horn is born (New Zealand)
Horn was an early convener of the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt.
Links: New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt
Leonard Hollobon is sentenced to five years reformative detention after pleading guilty to three charges of indecent assault on males (Wellington, New Zealand)
Norris Davey had earlier testified against Hollobon.
Links: Papers Past