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Fri 18 Jan 2019

  • Auckland Pride Officially Remove Parade from Programme and Announce a “Pride...
    Links: Express
  • Mother of the Nation: express Talks to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
    Links: Express
  • The Weeknd Facing Criticism For Lyrics Clamming He Can F**k A...
    Links: Express

Wed 18 Jan 2017

  • Chelsea Manning to be Freed
    Links: Express
  • Dance Your Butt Off for Mike Pence
    Links: Express
  • express Publishes Without 2017 Pride Festival Guide
    Links: Express
  • Maybelline Front Man’s Father Hits Back at Haters
    Links: Express
  • LGBTI student storytelling network launches
    The co-creator’s of GrammarPride, a platform for LGBTI past and present pupils of Auckland Grammar School, are now taking their concept nationwide...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 18 Jan 2016

  • “The backbone of our organization” – Why LYC Big Gay Out...
    Links: Express
  • Gay Lynn Revealed
    Links: Express
  • West of Eden release date pushed back to May
    A release date has been set for a New Zealand film with a lot of heart; West of Eden...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 18 Jan 2015

  • All Styled Up – Eagle Bar
    Links: Express
  • Diamonds and Cocktails – Shanghai Lil’s
    Links: Express
  • Editorial A Wild Heart
    Links: Express
  • Expressing Everything!
    Links: Express
  • Fabulousity – Family Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • Horrifying Images Emerge of ISIS Throwing Gay Man to His Death
    Links: Express
  • Lets Get Loud – Family Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • Steamy Nights – Eagle Bar
    Links: Express
  • Stephen Fry Marries Partner
    Links: Express
  • Stephen Fry marries Elliott Spencer
    Actor Stephen Fry is has married his partner, comedian Elliott Spencer...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 18 Jan 2014

  • Great Pride debate to renew MPs' rivalry
    Green MP Jan Logie's wedding number was one of the many memorable moments from the 2013 Debate Auckland MPs Nikki Kaye and Jacinda Ardern will once again lead teams in a head-to-head battle at The Great Auckland Pride Debate, with the moot “Gays Do It Better”...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 18 Jan 2013

  • Wedding Belles: Final preening
    Oh the lesbian jokes that run through your head when you’re in a nail salon...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 18 Jan 2011

  • Noms close soon for Making a Difference
    Nominations are closing in just a few days for the Making a Difference project, which aims to celebrate positive role models in the GLBT community in Auckland...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 18 Jan 2010

  • Whose Republic?
    Why is it that LGBT Australians and New Zealanders show solittle interest in the perennial debate over the respective merits of a republic or constitutional monarchy? Perhaps it may be due to the narrow framing of the debate, which goes something like this...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 18 Jan 2009

  • Obama will open US military to gays
    US President-elect Barack Obama plans to overturn the controversial "don't ask, don’t tell" policy, thus allowing openly glbt people to serve in the US military...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 18 Jan 2008

  • Transgender report demands law change
    The Human Rights Commission is calling for a simple amendment to the Births, Deaths and Marriages Act that would allow trans people to obtain birth certificates and passports that reflect their gender identity and sex...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 18 Jan 2007

  • Syphilis: It's spreading in Wellington, its nasty, its curable
    THE LOCAL OUTBREAK "An outbreak of syphilis has hit Wellington, according the region's top sexual health practitioner, who has issued a broad call to gay and bisexual men to get tested now...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 18 Jan 2006

  • Cricket kisses: Westpac apologises
    Westpac Bank has apologised for any offence caused over remarks made by Westpac Stadium Trust chief executive David Gray about same-sex kissing...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 18 Jan 2005

  • Tsunami Relief and LGBT Rights
    In Canada's gay press, some interesting questions have been asked about the nature of tsunami relief organisations that assist Sri Lankan, Thai and Indonesian victims of that vast calamity...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 18 Jan 2004

  • The Price of Life
    How much is your life worth? An increasing number of HIV patients in New Zealand are being faced with just that question, while the gay community at large faces a potential return to the dark days of weekly funerals...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 18 Jan 2000

  • Snapshot 2000 - Simon
    Simon talks about coming out and first sexual experience.
    Links: PrideNZ.com

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