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Sun 4 Nov 2018

  • 2 x Tickets to Lily Allen Live
    Links: Express
  • 2 x Tickets To SO POP – The Ultimate Pop Concert
    Links: Express
  • 2 x Tickets to The Catherine Tate Show Live
    Links: Express
  • Labour MP Introduces Bill to Ban Gay Conversion Therapy in New...
    Links: Express

Sat 4 Nov 2017

  • Sydney Mardi Gras’ 40th Anniversary Program Released
    Links: Express

Fri 4 Nov 2016

  • Less is More in Montevideo
    Links: Express
  • Update on Boy George Dates
    Links: Express
  • What will Airbnb's new policy mean for LGBTI users?
    Airbnb have announced a new anti-discrimination policy that all users must sign if they wish to use the website, but is a policy such as this one legally binding in New Zealand? The “community commitment” aims to “fight bias and discrimination in the Airbnb community” and asks users to commit to treating everyone without judgement or bias, regardless of “sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability or age...

Wed 4 Nov 2015

  • Body Positive SGM Date Revealed
    Links: Express
  • Houston Election a Battleground for GLBT Rights in America
    Links: Express
  • Melbourne Cup Day
    Links: Express
  • Registrations For Outgames Replacement ‘Proud to Play’ Open
    Links: Express
  • Uganda: Alarming rise in transphobic attacks
    Ugandan activists have issued a warning to all LGBT people in the country after eight transphobic attacks were reported in less than a week...

Tue 4 Nov 2014

  • Get set for GABA’s BIG SPLASH Charity Auction!
    Links: Express
  • Hottie: Isobel Mackinnon
    Links: Express
  • Legacy Project Returns for Pride 2015
    Links: Express
  • Positive Women in Parliament Tomorrow, Calling for Female Condom Subsidese
    Links: Express
  • Video Pushes for Zero Tolerance to HIV Stigma
    Links: Express
  • Calling all actors!
    Calling all actors! We’ve been busy developing some great new LGBT stories and now Legacy Project is looking for actors to help bring those stories to life...

Mon 4 Nov 2013

  • Mr Bear Canterbury needs another contestant
    Paul Newby was Mr Bear Canterbury in 2012 One more contestant is being sought for Mr Bear Canterbury, where entrants can be “old or young, fat or thin, hairy or smooth”...

Sun 4 Nov 2012

  • Virtual World AIDS Day collection launched
    World AIDS Day organisers are embracing technology in launching a virtual collector website gettingtozero...

Fri 4 Nov 2011

  • Odd Future to play solo show in Auckland
    Odd Future are set to perform a solo show in Auckland instead of performing at the Auckland Big Day Out...

Thu 4 Nov 2010

  • Two more much-needed HIV drugs now funded
    After intense and ongoing pressure from physicians and HIV support organisations the government's drug buying agency has finally agreed to fund access to two much-needed new HIV drugs...

Wed 4 Nov 2009

  • Ruby ring on TradeMe 'will turn your fiancée gay'
    A 'cursed ruby ring' which 'will turn your fiancée gay' has been listed on TradeMe, with the warning: 'beware its magical powers'...

Tue 4 Nov 2008

  • UK: Straight man sues over gay taunts
    A heterosexual man in the UK is taking legal action after he was relentless gay taunts spanning several years from his co-workers...

Sun 4 Nov 2007

  • Rainbow Labour recommits to LGBT issues
    A continuing commitment to human rights, the needs of LGBT people and issues facing young gays and lesbians have emerged from this weekend's Rainbow Sector Council, held in conjunction with the Labour Party's annual conference...

Sat 4 Nov 2006

  • Dunedin: Gay deacon ordained tonight
    All are welcome to attend the ordination ceremony of openly gay Dunedin man Juan Kinnear tonight at Dunedin's St...

Fri 4 Nov 2005

  • Sax and Virulence
    In this month's Metro, Gilbert Wong has written an excellent article about Aucklander John Sax' shadowy For the Sake of Our Children Trust...

Thu 4 Nov 2004

  • Pill Diary: Week 6
    Week 6 of the edited diary entries of a HIV positive man going onto a standard 'combination therapy' pill regime to boost the immune system and repress the virus...

Tue 4 Nov 2003

  • NZ reaction to gay bishop
    The reaction of the Anglican Church in New Zealand to the appointment of openly gay bishop Gene Robinson in the US has been mixed, despite some media reports that suggest widespread dissent...

Mon 4 Nov 2002

  • Love! Sex! Infidelity! - French Toast
    A gay relationship in crisis is the basis for an award-winning play which premiered early this year in Wellington and now starting a two week season in Auckland...

Mon 4 Nov 1996

  • Bryan James Gardner murders David Shore in a hotel room
    (Christchurch, New Zealand)
    Gardener is sentenced to life imprisonment in May 1997.
    Links: Sensible Sentencing Trust

Thu 4 Nov 1976

  • National Prime Minister Robert Muldoon accuses Colin Moyle of having been picked up for homosexual activity
    (New Zealand)
    Links: Hansard
  • Television: Interview with Colin Moyle and Robert Muldoon
    (New Zealand)
    ref: TZP3793.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

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