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Sun 24 Jan 2021

  • Argentinian man living with HIV must leave NZ despite fears over access to meds
    Covid-19 has "ravaged" Argentina's health system, and he won't be able to access the drugs he needs – but he must leave NZ anyway, tribunal rules...
    Links: Stuff
  • Paul Diamond's best books of 2020
    Paul Diamond with his three top reads from 2020: He Pukapuka TÄtaku i NgÄ Mahi a Te Rauparaha Nui / A Record of the Life of the Great Te Rauparaha by Ross Calman (Auckland University Press, $59...
    Links: RNZ

Fri 24 Jan 2020

  • Jail for Rotorua 'HIV' hypodermic needle stabbing
    Woman was held hostage before being stabbed with a needle she was told was HIV infected...
    Links: Stuff
  • Kita and Anita Return With Second Season of House Of Drag!
    Links: Express
  • Woof – The Auckland Rainbow Dog Show will be fluffier, furrier...
    Links: Express

Thu 24 Jan 2019

  • For one AIDS patient, my simple gesture was his only comfort
    OPINION: I moved to Little Rock, Arkansas in 1980 as the first step in my OE...
    Links: Stuff
  • Building a Modern Family
    Links: Express
  • Chile Instructs NZ To Improve Intersex Human Rights
    Links: Express
  • Toronto Pride Votes Against Police Participation in Parade
    Links: Express
  • Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Gets Tick of Support From US Supreme...
    Links: Express

Wed 24 Jan 2018

  • Oscars make history with transgender nominees
    Oscar nods for women and minorities have drawn many of the headlines in today's nominations, but this year's Academy Awards also mark a breakthrough for transgender filmmakers...
    Links: Stuff
  • Oscars make history, quietly, with transgender nominees
    NEW YORK — Oscar nods for women and minorities drew many of the headlines in Tuesday's nominations, but this year's Academy Awards also mark a breakthrough for transgender filmmakers...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Trump's global gag rule goes far beyond abortion, groups say
    JOHANNESBURG — President Donald Trump's dramatic expansion of a ban on U...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Chechen President Denies Involvement In Pop Star’s Disappearance
    Links: Express
  • Fala Muncher
    Links: Express

Tue 24 Jan 2017

  • Major Indian Celebrity Comes Out. Kind Of.
    Links: Express
  • Proceeds From Trump’s Inauguration Cake Go to LGBT+ Charity
    Links: Express
  • Top Model Announces She’s Intersex
    Links: Express
  • Art exhibition to raise funds for queer and trans youth
    InsideOUT are hosting a fundraising art exhibition to help raise funds for upcoming projects this year...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay man first Latin American to run for Parliament
    An Auckland-based gay man has become the first Latin American to run for New Zealand Parliament after being selected as the Green Party candidate for the Mount Roskill electorate...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • High-profile model comes out as intersex
    Fashion model Hanne Gaby Odiele has come out publicly as intersex, making her one the first high-profile people to do so...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 24 Jan 2016

  • We are Family
    Links: Express
  • Identity, angst and unrequited love
    Check out local rapper LarzRanda's new groundbreaking video taking a close and personal look at gender identity...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Minister stands by decision on historic convictions
    A spokesperson for the Minister of Justice says Minister Amy Adams will not be considering a broad-brush wiping of historical homosexual convictions and will stand by her stance despite yet another Australian state expunging records...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Nintendo allows players to drug lesbian character
    Nintendo has confirmed it will be not removing a plot line from a Japanese version of a new game that allows the player to spike a lesbian character’s drink with a ‘magic potion’ drug...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 24 Jan 2015

  • Alabama’s Same Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down
    Links: Express
  • Electric – Eagle Bar
    Links: Express
  • Ponsonby Opulence – Shanghai Lil’s
    Links: Express
  • Sexy Little Liars – Family Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • "Get involved" urges Pride Fest Director
    The Director of next month's Auckland Pride Festival hopes people from across a wide range of cultures will get involved, and own it...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Applause as Loh's gender acknowledged
    A small round of supportive applause greeted a short address by a young trans woman during the funeral of Charlotte Loh this morning...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Pardon petition to be at Big Gay Out
    The organiser of a petition calling for New Zealand men to be pardoned of historical gay sex convictions will be at Auckland's Big Gay Out collecting signatures...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 24 Jan 2014

  • "I came very, very close," - Skjellerup
    Picture: YouTube Blake Skjellerup is staying upbeat and positive after heartbreakingly narrowly missing out on a spot at the Winter Olympics...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • From Blake, with love!
    Blake Skjellerup has posted a video to let his many fans around the world know he's missed out on competing at the Winter Olympics in Sochi...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay Aussies flocking to NZ for weddings
    Newcastle couple Trent Kandler and Paul McCarthy are among those to marry in NZ Australians made up a large chunk of the same-sex couples who married in New Zealand last year...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Hordes throw stones outside Nigerian court
    Thousands of protesters gathered outside a Nigerian Shariah court, throwing stones and demanding the quick convictions of seven men accused of belonging to gay groups...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Trans awareness is 'slowly' improving
    Duncan Matthews Rainbow Youth says some progress is being made, as a report has been released showing just how tough life can be for transgender teenagers in New Zealand...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 24 Jan 2013

  • Mr Gay NZ evokes pink triangle to Committee
    Andreas Derleth makes his submission By treating gay people differently the government is giving gay people a label such as the pink triangle gay men were forced to wear by the murderous Nazi regime, according to a pro-marriage equality submission made yesterday by Mr Gay New Zealand and Mr Gay World, Andreas Derleth...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Pride GlamStand profits to go to GABA Trust
    A colourful moment from the Hero parades The GABA Charitable Trust is to profit from a paid priority seating area to be erected giving a prime viewing location for the forthcoming Auckland Pride Parade...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wedding Belles: An ordinary Kiwi wedding
    It's taken a few days to fulfill a promise made to GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 24 Jan 2012

  • NZAF finds permanent new Christchurch home
    The New Zealand AIDS Foundation has a new location in Christchurch, which it's hoping will permanently become a hub for community members...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 24 Jan 2011

  • Carmen Rupe recovering after hip surgery
    Tranny goddess Carmen Rupe is recovering after surgery on a fractured hip, following a fall in her Sydney home...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Community rallying to help arson-hit couple
    The burnt-out Blooming Blubs shed The community is stepping up to help the Northland lesbian couple whose business was destroyed in what is believed to be an anti-gay arson attack...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • New NZAF boss foresees world without AIDS
    Shaun Robinson (l) with NZAF staffers Elton Raharaha and Simon Harger-Forde The new Executive Director of the NZ AIDS Foundation this morning stressed his commitment to the Foundation's goal of a world without HIV and AIDS and what he termed "the promise of a fresh new day, a new dawn...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 24 Jan 2010

  • Gym chain circulates 'soy makes boys gay' claim
    The evangelical-Christian owners of a national gym franchise are being taken to task for encouraging their members to read discredited material claiming that drinking soy milk makes men gay...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Postponed fair attracts crowd to Civic Square
    Wellington's stormy weather held off sufficiently today for the Out in the Square fair day to go off without a hitch, attracting a sizable crowd...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 24 Jan 2009

  • Recently out participant at KAHA 2009 Youth Hui (Tapu te Ranga Marae)
    Wai Ho talks to a KAHA Youth hui participant who has recently come out
    Features: unidentified voice(s)
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Waikato Queer Youth - KAHA Youth Hui 2009 (Tapu te Ranga Marae)
    Wai Ho learns about the Waikato Queer Youth support group
    Features: unidentified voice(s)
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Blessed are the...Persecutors?
    Gay US Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson Gay US Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson was a speaker at Obama's inauguration last week...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Editorial: Taking the NZAF to task
    After three years of structural change, which has included the departure of several high profile staff members and the appointment of new blood, particularly into the reorganised gay men’s health area, the NZAF remains the subject of a fair amount of cynicism and criticism...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • HIV rates likely to have increased
    Indications are emerging that HIV diagnosis rates amongst gay and bi men increased again in 2008 as the result of recently contracted infections...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Lily Allen wants to be a 'Fag Hag'
    It's been a gay few weeks for UK pop singer Lily Allen, who's on the cover of the latest Gay Times magazine chatting about "snogging lesbian twins" and has recorded a song about her desire to be a "fag hag...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 24 Jan 2008

  • "Schools must act to protect trans students"
    More work needs to be done to ensure schools are catering for the health and wellbeing of transgender students, says the Out There! Youth Development Project, following the release of the Human Rights Commission's report on its Transgender Inquiry...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay-hate church may picket Ledger funeral
    The notoriously homophobic Westboro Baptist Church has declared its intention to protest at the funeral of actor Heath Ledger...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • HRC plans dialogue with Intersex NZers
    Following the recent publication of the New Zealand's Human Rights Commission Transgender Inquiry, the commission believes Intersex people are another group in urgent need of their attention...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Jacob Diefenbach's songs from the other side of pride
    Jacob Diefenbach The brilliant thing about Ben the bartender at Kamo is that not only is he an ex-music university major who can make incredible cocktails, but also he works during the days at Marbecks and will often play the unique and eclectic selection of music he has amassed during the afternoons for your enjoyment whilst you sip on a chocolate martini...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Remembering Heath Ledger
    Brokeback Mountain Three years ago, a breakthrough role for young Perth-born actor Heath Ledger earned him a nomination for best actor at the Academy Awards...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • UK and Europe: Victories for gay parent rights
    The European Court of Human Rights has ruled refusing gay couples the right to adopt a child because of their sexual orientation is discriminatory and in breach of the European Convention of Human Rights, on the same day as legislation that will grant new rights to gay and lesbian parents has been approved by the Britain's House of Lords...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • US Election: Beastliness from Mike Huckabee
    Mike Huckabee...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 24 Jan 2007

  • HIV+ Kiwis will tell their stories
    Local researchers are encouraging all HIV-positive New Zealanders to play a lead role in telling their story...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Matheson's BGO 'research' claim refuted
    A claim by transgender radio host Lexie Matheson that the Big Gay Out concept should not legally belong to the Hero Charitable Trust as it predates the Trust by many years has been scotched by past chairs of Hero...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • UK: Gay helplines attacked by hoaxers
    The Gloucestershire gay helpline has been the victim of a text message scam that is reducing its ability to respond to genuine calls...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • UK: Human rights group told to back off
    Calls last week from gay rights group OutRage! to pile international pressure on the Nigerian government have been blasted as unhelpful and counterproductive by New York-based NGO Human Rights Watch...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • UK: Police warn of net dating dangers
    The Metropolitan Police have issued a warning to gay men to be more cautious when sending pictures online after a London man was humiliated by an internet sneak...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • What If New Zealand LGBT history had been different?
    GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 24 Jan 2006

  • Review: Twelfth Night - preposterous and poised
    Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare Pumphouse Outdoor Theatre, Takapuna 8 pm 26, 28, 31 Jan; 2, 4, 8, 10 Feb 2006 This was an honest and heart-felt performance of Shakespeare's famous comedy about (among other things) gender confusion...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 24 Jan 2005

  • Defanging the Lunacy? Destiny v Transit NZ
    Transit New Zealand has announced that it is too risky to allow Destiny Church's projected "Defending the Legacy" march on 3 March...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Drug firm donates $7,500 to NZAF
    The NZ AIDS Foundation has received a donation of $7,500 from Roche Productions New Zealand Ltd...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZAF backs Wgtn. Gorgeous festival
    The New Zealand AIDS Foundation is providing substantial support to an up-coming Wellington street festival celebrating gay, lesbian and transgender people...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 24 Jan 2004

  • The Census and the Fate of the Christian Right
    Wellington researcher and writer Craig Young casts an eye over census data and sees a less-than-rosy future for ultra-conservative Christian groups...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The Price of Life - Update
    While Australians are getting the latest HIV treatment drugs, New Zealanders are getting AIDS, says the New Zealand AIDS Foundation...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 24 Jan 2000

  • Snapshot 2000 - Gary (Melbourne)
    Gary talks about coming out and first sexual experience.
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Snapshot 2000 - Jay (Auckland)
    Jay talks about coming out and first sexual experience.
    Links: PrideNZ.com

Wed 24 Jan 1990

  • Expatriate New Zealander Richard Johnson is murdered by a gang of youths (Sydney, Australia)

Fri 24 Jan 1986

Mon 24 Jan 1966

  • Carmen Rupe appears in court charged with behaving in an offensive manner (Auckland, New Zealand)
    The charge relates to Rupe dressing in female clothing in public. Rupe challenges the charge.
    Links: WorldCat, Google Books

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