Search Browse Media On This Day Map Quotations Timeline Research Free Datasets Remembered About Contact
☶ Go up a page

On This Day: 4th February

Previous Day   Next Day

Thu 4 Feb 2021

  • 'We have an obligation': Ardern wants gay conversion therapy ban bill before MPs this year
    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has put a rough timeline on her Government's promise to ban gay conversion therapy, saying she wants legislation before the house this year...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Rugby league: Former New Zealand Warrior James Maloney trolled Israel Folau with gay pornography
    Rugby league star Israel Folau was bombarded with gay pornography by notorious pest James Maloney when he signed with Super League club Catalans last year...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Israel Folau’s Bid to Return to Australia Fails Following Backlash
    Links: Express
  • Meet Your 2021 Mr Gay New Zealand Finalists
    Links: Express

Tue 4 Feb 2020

  • Home and Away accused of censorship after editing out lesbian kiss scenes
    The full scenes aired in New Zealand - but Australian fans saw a different version...
    Links: Stuff
  • Out and About @ OurGala 2020
    Links: Express

Mon 4 Feb 2019

  • 20th Anniversary of the Ending HIV Big Gay Out
    20th Anniversary of the Ending HIV Big Gay Out cause for celebration ...
    Links: Scoop
  • Fighting Stigma with Every Bite
    On Sunday the 10th of February a pop-up café will be set up at the Big Gay Out to fight HIV related stigma and discrimination...
    Links: Scoop
  • Prince Charles considered gay turn before marrying Diana
    Despite his status, Prince Charles's quest for a wife was in no way a fairy tale adventure...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Fired Up: Ellen Page Lashes Out About Anti-LGBTI Policies, Racism, and...
    Links: Express
  • Jussie Smollett Speaks About Violent Attack For First Time, While Police...
    Links: Express

Sun 4 Feb 2018

  • After opening up to boss, transgender cadet was out of work in three days
    Two former Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) cadets have alleged they were discriminated against for transitioning gender...
    Links: Stuff
  • Anti-LGBTQ Christian group buys shuttered gay bar building
    TOLEDO, Ohio — A Christian group that considers homosexuality to be immoral has bought a building that until late last year housed one of Ohio's oldest gay bars...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Ask Agony Uncle Eli
    Links: Express

Sat 4 Feb 2017

  • Auckland Arts Festival Highlights
    Links: Express
  • How Parson James Stole the Show
    Links: Express
  • Tegan and Sara Want to Love You to Death
    Links: Express
  • Chad Goes Backward
    Shortly before the Christmas break, Chad criminalised homosexuality, despite not having done so during its (French) colonial era...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The PrEP Underground, UK-style
    Given the unholy row about England's National Health Service previously maintaining barriers to PrEP access, British gay men nevertheless seem to be obtaining access to the HIV prevention drug - amidst a steep apparent decline in new HIV infection notifications in London...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 4 Feb 2016

  • Anniversary Fare at Eagle Bar
    Links: Express
  • Circus Fantastica in Six Inch Heels
    Links: Express
  • India to Review Outdated Law on Homosexuality
    Links: Express
  • KPMG Achieves Rainbow Tick
    Links: Express
  • Play School looks ‘Through the Windows’ at Diversity
    Links: Express
  • Summerama at Family Bar
    Links: Express
  • "Something for everyone" in Ak Pride Festival
    Kirsten Sibbit addresses the gathering The Auckland Pride Festival was hailed as having something for everyone at an invitation-only event held in the downtown corporate headquarters of the Westpac Bank this evening...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • HIV+ man denied entry to AUS
    A man wishing to visit Australia was allegedly denied entry because of his HIV positive status...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • HRC pleased "neomasculine" meetings canceled
    The Human Rights Commission is pleased to see that the three meetings of “neomasculine” pro-rape and anti-LGBTI group Return of Kings have been cancelled here in New Zealand...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 4 Feb 2015

  • Listen: Angel Haze's Candlxs
    Have you discovered Angel Haze yet? She’s a self-described androgynous, pansexual rapper whose new track Candlxs is a love song about her girlfriend Ireland Baldwin - model and daughter of Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Out in the Park's Shake It Off
    To warm you up for Out in the Park in Wellington this Valentine's Day, the Out in the Park team have conjured up a few famous friends in this fun teaser video...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Teens to face trial over gay man's death
    Beauen Wallace-Loretz and Leonard Nattrass-Berquist Two teenagers charged with murdering gay Auckland man Ihaia Gillman-Harris have entered not guilty pleas...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 4 Feb 2014

  • Auckland Pride: Mika's ready to roll
    The Auckland Pride Festival will burst into live with a Waitangi Day dawn ceremony and Aroha Mardi Gras on Thursday...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • BGO to share Love Your Condom message
    Picture: LYC There will be a strong ‘condom culture’ message amidst the summer fun of the LYC Big Gay Out...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Watch: Irish drag queen's stunning speech
    Irish drag queen Panti Bliss makes a powerful stand against those who demean gay people, questioning why we should be made to put up with "reasoned debates" about the rights we deserve...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 4 Feb 2013

  • Neville Creighton profile (Auckland)
    Neville Creighton talks about his background, becoming the first Director of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation, secondary school teaching, and managing the Gayline counseling service.
    Features: Neville Creighton
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • "Depraved" lesbian killer jailed for 17 years
    Murder victim Michelle Hoffman-Tamm A Rotorua lesbian has been jailed for a minimum of 17 years for the “ferocious” killing of her occasional lover after a night of drinking...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Lesbian murder vic's son breaks down in court
    Victim Michelle Hoffman-Tamm 2...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Rotorua woman jailed for 17 years for lover's murder
    3...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Rotorua woman to be sentenced for killing lover
    The victim: Michelle Hoffman-Tamm A Rotorua woman will today be sentenced for the murder of her casual lover, who she stabbed 32 times and whose throat she slit...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Youth and the older generation
    While reading an article on how Ireland’s president had called upon the youth of Ireland to outline their ideas on the future needs of their country...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 4 Feb 2012

  • Belinda Borell - Decolonise Your Minds hui (Ponsonby Community Centre)
    Features: Belinda Borell
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Elizabeth Kerekere - Decolonise Your Minds hui (Ponsonby Community Centre)
    Features: Elizabeth Kerekere
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Hui introduction - Decolonise Your Minds hui (Ponsonby Community Centre)
    Features: Giang Pham, Meng Zhu Fu, Wai Ho
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Adam Lambert reported to be new Queen frontman
    Adam Lambert Adam Lambert is reported to be the new singer for Queen, filling the shoes of his own idol, Freddie Mercury...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Men who hook up online more likely to have HIV
    Dr...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Mike Puru may be a "homophobic homo"
    Mike Puru Gay radio jock Mike Puru has revealed he may suffer from internalised homophobia, and explained why he invited Prime Minister John Key, who voted against civil unions, to his engagement party...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZ group attacks Starbucks for "supporting sodomy"
    Anti-abortion group Right to Life has launched a bizarrely backwards campaign against Starbucks because it's disappointed the coffee giant is "officially supporting sodomy and gay marriage"...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • On same-sex marriage
    Rainbow Wellington Chair Tony Simpson has been gathering his thoughts on same-sex marriage, and he now delves into history then looks to the future in a thought-provoking piece he's penned on the issue...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • On same-sex marriage
    Rainbow Wellington Chair Tony Simpson has been gathering his thoughts on same-sex marriage, and he now delves into history then looks to the future in a thought-provoking piece he's penned on the issue...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 4 Feb 2011

  • For all the good girls and bois
    Back in the straight world, I have spent half a career educating women that no matter how many weights they lift they won't get big ole muscles and end up looking like a man...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay lover inspired Mona Lisa face says historian
    The Mona Lisa An Italian art researcher and historian believes Leonardo da Vinci modeled the Mona Lisa on the face of his young male lover...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Teen speaks for his mothers' right to be wed
    Zach Wahls A stirring speech by the 19-year-old son of lesbian parents who tried to convince Iowa legislators not to revoke their right to be married has become an internet sensation...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 4 Feb 2010

  • Biopic plan for legendary anti-gay campaigner
    US television network HBO is developing a biopic telling the story of former beauty queen, singer, celebrity Christian spokeswoman and outspoken anti-gay rights campaigner Anita Bryant...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Free Saturday night parties close Welly's Proud fest
    S  ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Model search continues in Chch and Auckland
    The team at Kiwi all-male profile website Bro Online say they've found a real hottie in Wellington and are continuing their search for models in Christchurch and Auckland this weekend...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Theatre review: Psychopaths
    Psychopaths: "What do you want?" "I want your blood...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 4 Feb 2009

  • First lesbian PM "a real landmark" - Street
    Out lesbian Labour MP Maryan Street says she's written to congratuate Iceland's new Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir on her landmark appointment...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Stephen Fry stuck Twittering in lift
    Gay British actor, author, director and wit Stephen Fry got stuck in a lift for 45 minutes today - with his 108,833 followers on the website Twitter kept informed of his captivity and rescue...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • WGN: Weekend of celebrations at SandM bar
    Waitangi weekend will mark the first anniversary of Wellington gay hangout S evening from 9pm will be the true anniversary celebration, with hourly drink specials, prize giveaways and DJ Ricky mixing uplifting house...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 4 Feb 2008

  • Big Gay Out 2008 - from A to Z
    Peter Kaiser before you leave for the park, as any cancellation will be posted here first! And the Girl Love and Guy Love Weather Angels will film live 'Nipple-O-Meter' weather reports in front of their stall at 2:45pm...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Charity goes public with Wigs complaints
    Noon: The long-standing and "diabolical" relationship between the Cartier Bereavement Charitable Trust and the organiser of the Wigs on the Waterfront fundraiser has broken down amid accusations of mismanagement and lack of financial returns...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sydney's gay and lesbian beach lifesavers
    Gays and lesbians are joining beach lifesaving ranks in record numbers after last year's Sydney Mardi Gras, reports the Sydney Morning Herald...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Taking A Constitutional...
    Sir Geoffrey Palmer (photo: NZ Herald) Recently, New Zealand's constitutional future has been a subject of low-key debate...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • UK Same sex gay union rate tails off
    The annual number of formalised same sex unions in the UK has dropped by 55% during the past year, but the total since unions were legalised has still outstripped government forecasts...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 4 Feb 2007

  • Chameleon Christians?
    As usual, January 2007 saw the latest evangelical/fundamentalist youth music festival at Hamilton's Mystery Creek, Parachute...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The HERO Festival
    Auckland's HERO Festival is a time of celebration and community pride for all gay, lesbian, transgender, takataapui, and bisexual people and their families...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • USA: Teen girls charged for gay bashing
    Two 19-year-old girls from Des Moines, Iowa have been arrested in the beating and stabbing of a 16 year old gay teenager...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 4 Feb 2005

  • AKL firebomb may have been CU retaliation
    The recent firebombing of Flesh nightclub in Auckland is possibly an understandable reaction of a society unhappy with having civil unions legislation 'thrust' upon them, suggests the spokesman for a nationwide lobby group that believes there should have been a public referendum on the rights of same-sex couples...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Pim Fortuyn and the Limits of Gay Solidarity
    This comment piece is a follow-up to Craig Young's recent thoughts on the lessons we can learn from the Nazi's persecution, internment and extermination of unpopular minorities as exemplified by Auschwitz...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Those 'ol third term opposition blues?
    Don Brash has recently demoted Katherine Rich, one of the few palatable members of the current National parliamentary caucus...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wellington principal ignores Destiny protest
    Wellington High School's principal has ignored protests by students wanting the Destiny Church removed from their school...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 4 Feb 1995

  • The fourth Devotion dance party is held at Civic Square and the Wellington Town Hall (Wellington, New Zealand)
    (note there was no Devotion party held in 1994)
    Links: GayNZ.net

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