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Tue 25 Apr 2023

  • Japanese fete LGBTQ progress, demand marriage rights
    Cheering, flag-waving crowds gathered in Tokyo last weekend for the first full Pride parade in four years, celebrating advances in LGBTQ rights but demanding Japan join other advanced nations in legally recognising same-sex marriage...
    Links: RNZ
  • Hush-Hush Vegas Wedding: Lukas Gage and Chris Appleton Tie The Knot
    Links: Express

Mon 25 Apr 2022

  • Sex study aims to improve blood donation policy, HIV prevention
    Health researchers are hoping an ambitious new study will change what they say are unfair blood donation rules for gay and bisexual men...
    Links: RNZ

Sat 25 Apr 2020

  • Australian LGBT+ Community Morn Loss Of Constable In Victorian Truck Crash
    Links: Express
  • Nigerian Policeman Beaten Following Gay Allegations
    Links: Express
  • Puerto Rican Authorities Confirm Murder Of Two Transgender Women
    Links: Express

Sat 25 Apr 2015

  • "I am a woman" - Jenner speaks out
    Bruce Jenner has come out as transgender, telling Diane Sawyer in a just-aired interview in the US “I am a woman”...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • A gay medic’s war diary
    David Wildey, a young New Zealand medic stationed in the Pacific during the Second World War, kept a diary in which he wrote about a passionate romance with a combat soldier...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Fight to keep powerful Dublin mural
    More than 40,000 people have signed a petition against a Dublin City Council order that a massive mural showing a gay couple embracing must be removed...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Givealittle, for Suzi Fray
    One of our favourite front-women, Suzi Fray from The Johnnys, has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer which she’s been told is incurable...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 25 Apr 2014

  • A crack up: 2014 Comedy Gala
    Host Jason Byrne There seemed to be running themes of jokes about gays and bums at the Comedy Gala...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay Ski Week again raising cash for NZAF
    Gay Ski Week is hoping to boost the cash it raises for the New Zealand AIDS Foundation this year...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Man in bunny suit stabs ex's boyfriend
    Mark Pritchard A jealous British man has dressed up in a bunny costume and stabbed his ex’s new boyfriend...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Mary TV's getting a major makeover
    Interactive lifestyle site Mary TV is drawing to a close after seven years, with founder and presenter Mary Haddock-Staniland moving on with a new brand...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Meet: OverWatch members
    To mark ANZAC Day, we’re getting to know some of the members of OverWatch a little better...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 25 Apr 2013

  • After Marriage Equality: Changing times
    Barring any effective referendum campaign against marriage equality from its opponents, the marriage and adoption equality debates are now over...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • After Marriage Equality: Changing times
    Barring any effective referendum campaign against marriage equality from its opponents, the marriage and adoption equality debates are now over...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • ANZAC Day feature: Gay and in the Army, pt1 - Basic Training
    Earlier this year it was revealed that Corporal Dougie Hughes took his own life last year while serving with the NZ Army in Afghanistan...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Aus advocates unhappy about McCoskrie's visit
    Bob McCoskrie Australian equality campaigners are up in arms about Family First New Zealand’s Bob McCoskrie visiting Sydney next month for the seventh World Congress of Families...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • How to make fun of Colin Craig
    Seven Sharp's Jesse Mulligan's guide on how to take the piss out of the Conservative Party leader...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Marriage equality satire 'quotes' irk Craig
    Colin Craig Conservative Party leader Colin Craig claims he has a sense of humour despite threatening legal action over a marriage equality-themed satirical blog...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 25 Apr 2012

  • Thats So Gay (Wellington)
    Grizz talks to the cast and crew of Thats So Gay about how the production was devised and performed
    Features: Anny da Silva Freitas, Harlyn Wilkinson, Harriet Lane Tobin, Isla Findlay, Keith Labad, Toni Regan
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Kiwi stars come out for Pink Shirt Day vid
    Tamati Coffey Gay roving weather reporter Tamati Coffey, dancer and snowboarder Hayley Holt and ‘Nek Minnit man’ Levi Hawken are among the New Zealanders who share real stories of how bullying has impacted their lives in a powerful new Pink Shirt Day video...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wellington icon Johnny Croskery farewelled
    Wellington gay community stalwart Johnny Croskery has been farewelled, at the discrete ceremony which he requested...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Where's the power?
    Levi 'Nek Minnit' Hawken, Tamati Coffey, Roseanne Liang, Witi Ashby and Hayley Holt come together to talk about Pink Shirt Day and bullying...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Where's the power?
    Levi 'Nek Minnit' Hawken, Tamati Coffey, Roseanne Liang, Witi Ashby and Hayley Holt come together to talk about Pink Shirt Day and bullying...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 25 Apr 2011

  • "Fag hag" finds laughs in pageant madness
    Self-confessed "fag hag" Penny Ashton will poke fun at beauty pageants in her show for the New Zealand International Comedy Festival...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gaga confirmed as baby Zachary's godmother
    Elton John and David Furnish have chosen pop diva Lady Gaga as the godmother for their baby Zachary...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 25 Apr 2010

  • Red - Rainbow Touchstones (Auckland)
    Stephen talks about growing up and dealing with depression.
    Features: Stephen Denekamp
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • More straight women "barebacking" than gay men
    A survey has found that heterosexual women are less likely to use condoms for anal sex than gay men...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Outgames registrations to open with gala event
    The opening of registrations for the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames will be celebrated in style, at a gala event in Auckland in June...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wigorama red carpet
    GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 25 Apr 2009

  • "Be who you are" at transgender conference
    Kiwi transgender icon Carmen Rupe and TV2's Sensing Murder psychic medium Sue Nicholson are among the guests lined up for Agender's National Conference in Wellington during Queen's Birthday weekend...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • USA: Man beat transgender date to death
    A Colorado man who says he beat his date to death with a fire extinguisher after discovering she was biologically male has been convicted of first-degree murder and a hate crime...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 25 Apr 2008

  • Bahrain MPs plot to wipe out homosexuality
    MPs in Bahrain - a borderless island country in the Persian Gulf - are recommending stopping grants of residence permits to foreign homosexuals and deporting any that are already there, as soon as they are detected...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Chch Pride '08: Events and venues confirmed
    The full week's schedule for Christchurch's 2008 Pride Week has now been confirmed, with 26 events announced for 10-18 May...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Heath Jones - Mr. Urge NZ Bear 2008
    Urge bar's best bear 2008: Heath Jones Seven manly men entered Urge bar's pageant - but there could only be one winner...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • UK: Jail for terrorizing gays next door
    A British court has sentenced a woman to 150 days in prison and her daughter to two years of supervised probation for a terror campaign against the gay couple who lived next door...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 25 Apr 2007

  • Seattle Pride Parade may be canceled
    After 32 years, Seattle Pride Parade and Festival organisers say they may scrap the entire event...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Tamihere, boycotts and LGBT politics
    John Tamihere If John Tamihere wants to continue to spouting ignorant populist drivel on Radio Live, CanWest may find that bigotry costs money...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 25 Apr 2006

  • Television item (New Zealand)
    Kiwifruit, ref: TZP319955.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
  • Arabia - Miss Drag Wellington 2006
    Entering Wellington's long-running drag contest was a bit of fun for Arabia, who loves performing and enjoys a little escapism...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Nightmare on Dixon Street?
    Arabia becomes Miss Drag Wellington 2006 Eight glamorous contestants entertained a packed house at Wellington's Pound Nightclub last Saturday night, with 'Arabia' taking top honours in a close contest, where only only a few points separated the three top performers...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Resolution to Wanaka
    A Wanaka businessman has publicly apologised to the gay community for using the denigrating term 'poofter' on a sign he posted on his shop door to protest Easter trading laws...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 25 Apr 2004

  • Wgtn gay group criticises Bishop's CU stance
    GAY ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONALS PRESS RELEASE: CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONDEMN CIVIL UNION BILL BEFORE IT IS PUBLISHED A Wellington organisation representing gay and lesbian professionals has criticised the Catholic Bishops' Conference of New Zealand for condemning the Civil Union Bill before it has even seen it or know what is in it...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 25 Apr 2002

Tue 25 Apr 2000

Sat 25 Apr 1981

  • "Lesbian Liberation" is painted on a war memorial (Wellington, New Zealand)

Fri 25 Apr 1980

  • A group of lesbians attempt to augment an ANZAC Day service by carrying a coffin and laying a wreath in memory of women raped and killed in wartime (Wellington, New Zealand)

Wed 25 Apr 1979

  • Television news report: a film crew flies to China to make two documentaries on Rewi Alley (Auckland, New Zealand)
    Ref TZP27535.
    Links: TVNZ

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