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Tue 11 Jan 2022

  • Are You The Next Mr Bear New Zealand?
    Links: Express
  • Eureka O’Hara Looks Expensive!
    Links: Express
  • Ladyhawke’s Life-Changing Lessons
    Links: Express
  • Trans Bodies Belong At The Beach!
    Links: Express

Mon 11 Jan 2021

  • Australian Singer Jack Vidgen Opens Up About His Fear Of Coming...
    Links: Express
  • Over 200 Events Confirmed For Auckland Pride Month 2021
    Links: Express

Sat 11 Jan 2020

  • ‘Poppers’ Proposed as Prescription Meds
    Links: Express

Thu 11 Jan 2018

  • 'In the shadows': LGBTI still to be invisible in next NZ census
    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people will still be invisible when it comes to the next New Zealand Census...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Pornhub's most popular porn searches of 2017 revealed
    Pornhub's 2017 Year In Review has revealed a staggering amount of data on the world's porn habits - including New Zealand...
    Links: NZ Herald

Wed 11 Jan 2017

  • California Takes a Strong Pro-LGBT+ Stance
    Links: Express
  • South Australia to Roll Out Education Policy on Trans Students
    Links: Express
  • "More Diversity" in this year's Ak Pride Festival
    Diversity is being well catered for in next month's Auckland Pride Festival according to the Festival organiser, Julian Cook...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 11 Jan 2016

  • Auckland Grammar Responds to Gay Students’ Concerns
    Links: Express
  • Chinese Court Accepts First Lawsuit Against Same Sex Marriage Ban
    Links: Express
  • Eagle Rocks
    Links: Express
  • Secret Garden Bar Shines!
    Links: Express
  • Hunger Games actress comes out in amazing video
    Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg has come out as bisexual, speaking of the importance of representation and the need for women in minority communities to have their voices heard...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Relationship worries a “major issue” during holidays
    Relationship concerns were a “major issue” for many in the GLBTI community over the holiday period, with OUTLine saying they received a number of calls from people asking for advice...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 11 Jan 2015

  • Broadhead to be farewelled on Tuesday
    Warwick Broadhead will be farewelled at Auckland’s St-Matthew-in-the-City on Tuesday...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Threats against Gillman-Harris judge
    Ihaia Gillman-Harris Police are reportedly investigating threats made against a High Court judge who refused bail to one of the two men charged with murdering Ihaia Gillman-Harris...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 11 Jan 2014

  • Auckland's 'Pink Link' bus hits the road
    The new ‘Pink Link’ which runs between gay Auckland bars Family and Poof has had a successful first night on the town...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • MFAT's advice for NZers going to Sochi
    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has released fresh travel advice for anyone heading to Sochi for the Winter Olympics or Paralympic Games over February and March...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • PandR: Floating Down the Nile?
    Fred Nile - Australia's most virulent homophobe How exactly have Christian Right political parties worked out overseas in practise, given the alleged ascendancy of the Conservative Party? Let's dispense with the Christian Heritage and Family Coalition Parties of Canada, Britain's Christian Peoples Alliance and France's Christian Democrats...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Spending on reassignment surgery revealed
    It’s been revealed $500,000 of public health funding has been spent on gender reassignment surgery for transgender New Zealanders over the past five years...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 11 Jan 2013

  • Defence Force to make history with Pride march
    File photo Openly-GLBT members of the Defence Force will march together, in service uniform, for the first time in New Zealand history at the Auckland Pride Parade in February...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Parade plans march on
    The Defence Force has been confirmed and the glitter and rainbow paint are being splashed around as a wide variety of groups plan their floats for Auckland Pride...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 11 Jan 2012

  • New category will mark life of former winner
    Eric Szczerba A special category has been added to the upcoming Mr Urge NZ Bear competition to mark the life of a former winner who died suddenly last year...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Official Trust aims to protect Carmen's legacy
    Close friends and family of the late Carmen Rupe are seeking feedback on their plans to create a trans-Tasman memorial trust, as concerns swirl in both nations about people with less sincere motives who may be trying to cash in on her name...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • On Carmen's legacy
    Carmen's longtime Sydney neighbour and former legal guardian Kelly Glanney weighs in on the importance of Carmen's legacy, as an official Trust is being set up to preserve it...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 11 Jan 2011

  • Criminal cases (Wellington)
    Dr Alison Laurie highlights some queer-related criminal cases in New Zealand
    Features: Alison Laurie
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Early lesbian and gay groups (Wellington)
    Dr Alison Laurie talks about early lesbian and gay groups in New Zealand
    Features: Alison Laurie
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Frances Hodgkins (Wellington)
    Dr Alison Laurie talks about the New Zealand painter Frances Hodgkins
    Features: Alison Laurie
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Gay Liberation (Wellington)
    Dr Alison Laurie talks about the Gay Liberation movement in New Zealand
    Features: Alison Laurie
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Hagley Park killing (Wellington)
    Dr Alison Laurie talks about the killing of Charles Aberhart in 1964
    Features: Alison Laurie
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Human rights and civil unions (Wellington)
    Dr Alison Laurie talks about human rights and civil unions in New Zealand
    Features: Alison Laurie
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Katherine Mansfield (Wellington)
    Dr Alison Laurie talks about writer Katherine Mansfield and her female lovers
    Features: Alison Laurie
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Labels (Wellington)
    Dr Alison Laurie talks about the various words and labels that have been used to describe queer communities in New Zealand
    Features: Alison Laurie
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Business group disappointed at site block
    The GABA website is an information resource and contains no adult content, nor links to any adult content The Gay Auckland Business Association (GABA) website is among those which have been blocked by the filters set up by the providers of McDonald's' free WiFi service, yet the sites of hate groups like the National Front and pictures of women being raped are freely available...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Check out Britney's new single!
    GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • McDonald's takes action over blocked sites
    McDonald's has asked its internet provider to remove blocks from a number of websites following concern about a lack of access through the free WiFi service it offers in the majority of its outlets in New Zealand...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • McPhobic with Fries Please!
    Wow – the proof as they say is in the pudding...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Nepal's Census to include third gender
    Sunil Babu Pant Nepal's national census will include a new category for transgender people when counting begins in May...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZers bite back over WiFi censorship story
    As McDonald's reviews its ban on access to some gay websites through its free WiFi service, the story is sparking wide-ranging responses, with many people agreeing that sites for community welfare groups such as Rainbow Youth should not be blocked, but others such as GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • World AIDS Day collection raised over $30,000
    The World AIDS Day collection to provide money for support services for HIV Positive people raised over $30,000...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 11 Jan 2010

  • New South Wales won't lift gay adoption ban
    The government of New South Wales - the Aussie state which is home to Sydney - has decided not to allow same-sex couples to adopt...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The Iris Robinson affair: Cougars for Christ?
    For a change, a female social conservative has been caught in a sex and financial scandal...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The Pink Generation Gap
    GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Transgender cop was dragged under stolen car
    A 22-year-old man is charged with injuring Christchurch police officer Sarah Lurajud - who made headlines as New Zealand's first transgender cop in 2007 - when she tried to stop him stealing a patrol car...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • TV presenter told "tone down your gayness"
    Steve Gray, the ex-presenter of TVOne's Good Morning show, says he's wondering whether concern over his sexual orientation led him to be axed from the programme...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 11 Jan 2009

  • Tintin was gay, claims Times columnist
    Adventuring comic book character Tintin, who hits his 80 year anniversary this week, was definitely gay, writes a Times newspaper columnist...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wellington's gay MP weds partner
    Wellington Central's Labour MP Grant Robertson exchanged vows with his long-term partner Alf Kaiwai at a church ceremony yesterday, reports the Dominion Post...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 11 Jan 2008

  • 7-figure budget for Georgina Beyer movie
    The Australian-based Kiwi couple making a feature film telling the story of transsexual former MP Georgina Beyer are sparing no expense when filming begins this year - their budget is in the millions of dollars, reports TV3 News...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Diversity liaison officer joins Brown team
    6...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • K' Road's Kiss bar adds another gay night
    Kiss bar's Fluffy Friday parties are a great success, so now the K' Road venue's owner says his bar will complete its transformation into a full-time gay destination by adding a regular Saturday night event...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Talent and games all set for Big Gay Out
    The ever-popular Big Gay Out is coming again to Coyle Park in Auckland's Pt Chevalier, and the line-up of performers on stage for the family fun day has now been announced...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • UK: 'Lesbian' jibes drove 14yo girl to suicide
    A 14-year-old girl from West Sussex committed suicide because she was taunted by bullies who called her a lesbian and laughed at her dress sense, reports Metro...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 11 Jan 2007

  • Boy George to DJ in Auckland
    Former ‘Culture Club' singer, DJ and popculture icon Boy George will appear in New Zealand next month, for the first time ever...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Chris Carter
    Happy New Year...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Comment: Pro-Family versus
    Recently, the Christian Right "Family First Lobby" released its list of top five so-called 'pro-family' policies...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Hero Festival fronts up on finances
    The team behind February's Hero Festival faced tough questioning over money this morning, live on Auckland's Planet FM radio...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Large turnout expected for HIV+ retreat
    On-site accommodation at the annual HIV+ men's retreat this Waitangi weekend is almost full to capacity, says the organiser...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 11 Jan 2006

  • Bears on the Net: A guide from one who knows
    Bears and cubs (and their chasers) can feel a bit hard done by here in Kiwiland; for all our supposed macho culture, the bear concept is not something that comes too easily in our neck of the woods...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Cricket kisses policy questioned
    Two women who were threatened with eviction from a public cricket ground after kissing each other may have grounds for a complaint under the Human Rights Act...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Hit gay play to open in Wellington
    Wellington theatre audiences will get their chance to see the classic gay play Boys In The Band from 27 January at the Downstage Theatre...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 11 Jan 2005

  • CU celebrant register underway
    Internal Affairs are in preparations to assemble a register of civil union celebrants before the Civil Union Act comes into effect on 26 April...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Destiny Church: Defending the Bigotry
    At the time of the first Destiny Church march against the Civil Union Bill, some regarded Brian's blackshirts as a Maori Pentecostal innovation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • UniQ's AJ Marsh
    AJ Marsh AJ Marsh fronts up to LGBT issues on campus and helped ensure the Destiny Blackshirt Rally did not go unchallenged...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 11 Jan 2004

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