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Mon 9 Nov 2020

  • Joe Biden Thanks Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Americans as He Wins...
    Links: Express
  • Oxford Dictionary Updates Definition Of The Word “Woman” To Include LGBT+...
    Links: Express
  • Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras to go Ahead in 2021...
    Links: Express

Sat 9 Nov 2019

  • Beautiful On Stage And Off
    Links: Express
  • Fast and Furious | Wrangler Refined
    Links: Express
  • Longer, lower, and Stronger | BMW’s New X6
    Links: Express

Fri 9 Nov 2018

  • The Board of Auckland Pride confirm their position that the New Zealand Police will not be marching in uniform in the 2019 Auckland Pride Parade (Auckland, New Zealand)
    The Board said that community feedback "indicated that whilst there is goodwill towards the NZ Police, as an institution they do not currently meet the degree of safety and awareness of intersectionality required by our rainbow communities."
    Links: Auckland Pride
  • 'Historic moment': Scotland curriculum to include focus on LGBTI issues
    Scotland will immediately start work to have LGBTI-inclusive education added to its state curriculum...
    Links: RNZ
  • Therapist claiming to cure homosexuality caught using gay dating apps
    A Florida therapist who claimed he could cure homosexuals has secretly been soliciting sex with men on gay dating apps...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Transgender gubernatorial nominee reflects on campaign
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Kim Davis, Who Was Jailed in 2015 For Refusing To Issue...
    Links: Express

Thu 9 Nov 2017

  • Giovanni Melton allegedly shot and killed by his dad after revealing he was gay
    A father has been arrested after he allegedly shot dead his son because he found out he was gay, police have said...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Transgender lawmaker elected, ousting 'chief homophobe'
    Voters in Virginia have elected their first transgender state legislator, as Democrats swept governor's races in Virginia and New Jersey...
    Links: RNZ
  • Trump punished in US state elections
    Democratic candidates made big wins yesterday in the US off-year elections...
    Links: RNZ
  • US state of Virginia elects first openly transgender lawmaker Danica Roem
    Virginia's most socially conservative state lawmaker was ousted from office on Tuesday (Wednesday NZ Time) by Danica Roem, a Democrat who is poised to become the nation's first openly transgender state lawmaker and embodies much of what Delegate Robert Marshall fought against in Richmond...
    Links: Stuff
  • First Openly Trans US Elected Official Defeats Transphobic Candidate
    Links: Express
  • Pride Headscarf Sent to Anti-Marriage Equality PM Tony Abbott
    Links: Express

Wed 9 Nov 2016

  • Introducing Our New Queer History Columnist
    Links: Express
  • Review: Riding in Cars with (Mostly Straight) Boys
    Links: Express
  • Trump's VP has history of anti-glbti views
    US Vice President-elect Mike Pence Although US President-elect Donald Trump has had comparatively little to say for or against glbti equality his running mate has over the years been vociferously anti-glbti...

Mon 9 Nov 2015

  • 2016 Wallace Arts Trust Short Fiction Contest
    Links: Express
  • Record Crowds Turn Out For Hong Kong Pride
    Links: Express
  • Outline concerned by “drop the T” campaign
    Outline’s General Manager, Trevor Easton, says the national support organisation is concerned by the online international campaign to ‘drop the T’ from LGBTI...

Sun 9 Nov 2014

  • Hui Takataapui interviews (2014) (Te Papa-o-Rotu Marae, Whatawhata)
    Participants talk to Tabby Besley about attending Hui Takataapui 2014
  • Big Splash GABA Charity Luncheon – Hilton Auckland
    Links: Express
  • Flying High – Family Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • Sydney Erects Giant Pink Condom for HIV Awareness
    Links: Express
  • The Advocate Names Vladimir Putin as Person of the Year
    Links: Express
  • Cook Is. queen: criminalising gays 'unfair'
    Pa Ariki The' queen of the Cook Islands,' Takitumu paramount chief Marie Pa Ariki says it is unfair and unjust for gay people to be treated as criminals due to who they love and how they express that love...

Sat 9 Nov 2013

  • Sia gives Eminem collab proceeds to charity
    Bisexual Australian musician Sia has donated her proceeds from a collaboration with Eminem to a glbti charity, after criticism about the rapper’s homophobic lyrics in his new album...

Fri 9 Nov 2012

  • Trans woman killed in Central Otago chopper crash
    Julianne Kramer The victim of a helicopter crash in Central Otago overnight was a local transgender woman...

Wed 9 Nov 2011

  • Outspoken rapper Kanye West out of BDO
    Kanye West, who has taken a stand against homophobia and the use of the word 'fag' in hip hop, is no longer headlining the Auckland Big Day Out...

Tue 9 Nov 2010

  • In Richard O'Brien's dressing room
    Richard O'Brien feels like he's home...

Mon 9 Nov 2009

  • Trans student needs $14,000 for top surgery
    23-year-old transgender student Max Prendergast's breast removal operation next month will cost $14,000 - so he's doing his best to fundraise for the surgery he says will be "the end of an era and the beginning of something new and exciting"...

Sun 9 Nov 2008

  • New MP will work both sides of House
    One of the two new gay MPs heading for Parliament after yesterday's general election says he is looking forward to finding ways to work with MPs on both sides of the house to achieve goals important to glbt people...

Fri 9 Nov 2007

  • UK: "New law could make gay jokes illegal"
    The right to crack jokes or be rude about gay people could fall victim to new government laws to stamp out homophobic behaviour, Blackadder and Mr...

Thu 9 Nov 2006

  • Kiwi video spoofs US marriage law
    A short film shot in Auckland has poked fun at the American controversy over gay marriage...

Wed 9 Nov 2005

  • Logangated!
    Last Thursday, the Maxim Institute accepted Bruce Logan's resignation...

Tue 9 Nov 2004

  • Kaletra ads pulled in US
    Advertisements for HIV drug Kaletra have been pulled in the United States by the Federal Drug Administration amid accusations they are misleading...

Sun 9 Nov 2003

  • Shortland St's gay Dr Death killed off
    One of TV soap Shortland Street's most openly gay characters has been killed off, bludgeoned to death and thrown in the chiller of the local bar...

Sat 9 Nov 2002

  • Wet weather failed to deter Oscars crowd
    Christchurch's Labour Weekend Oscars event attracted its largest crowd since 1982 according to its organisers...

Fri 9 Nov 2001

  • Queer Community? Or Just Urban Guerrilla Warfare?
    For some reason, lately, we've been doing melt-down in Auckland's queer communities...

Sat 9 Nov 1991

  • Heather McPherson launches Other World Relations at Unity Books (Wellington, New Zealand)

Mon 9 Nov 1987

Tue 9 Nov 1982

Fri 9 Nov 1979

Tue 9 Nov 1976

  • Television: Minister of Police Mick Connelly questioned about Moyle Affair (New Zealand)
    ref: TZP3790.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Mon 9 Nov 1795

  • (James) Miranda Steuart Barry is born (Ireland)
    Links: Wikipedia

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