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Tue 2 Jun 2020

  • “Know Us By Our Deeds” Jacinda Ardern’s Message To The Rainbow...
    Links: Express
  • 5 x 12-Month Acorn TV Subscription
    Links: Express
  • 5 x Lady Gaga Chromatica Vinyls
    Links: Express
  • Georgina Beyer Receives Queens Honours Recognition
    Links: Express
  • Unity Books’ Top Queer Reads Bundle
    Links: Express

Sun 2 Jun 2019

  • 'PR stunt': Kiwis slam Brian Tamaki's apology to rainbow community
    OPINION by Vera Alves Kiwis remember it well when self-apppointed bishop Brian Tamaki blamed the Christchurch earthquake on gay people and New Zealand's passing of the marriage equality bill...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Bishop Brian Tamaki's next move? From date with Destiny to the Big Gay Out
    He led marches against the Civil Union Bill, blamed same-sex relationships for the Christchurch earthquakes and claimed "gay power" was taking over the world but, following his apology to the rainbow community last night, Brian Tamaki...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Destiny Church's Brian Tamaki says 'sorry' to gay community, but still doesn't agree with homosexuality
    Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki is saying "sorry" for comments about the gay community, but faces scepticism over his statement and its timing...
    Links: RNZ
  • Elton John criticises Russian decision to cut gay sex scenes from biopic
    Sir Elton John has criticised a Russian film company's decision to cut gay sex scenes from his new biopic Rocketman...
    Links: RNZ
  • Elton John criticises Russian decision to cut gay sex scenes from biopic
    Sir Elton John has criticised a Russian film company's decision to cut gay sex scenes from his new biopic Rocketman...
    Links: RNZ
  • Former police diversity officer quits Pride after supporting Tamaki
    A member of the gay community, who publicly supported Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki at an event in Auckland last night, has resigned from Rainbow Pride Auckland...
    Links: RNZ
  • Brian Tamaki Makes No Promises For Future Comments After ‘Apology’ To...
    Links: Express
  • Destiny Church Koha Donation Turned Down By RainbowYOUTH
    Links: Express
  • Jacquie Grant’s and James Laverty’s Full Speech From Destiny Church Event
    Links: Express
  • James Laverty Resigns from Rainbow Pride Auckland
    Links: Express

Sat 2 Jun 2018

  • Marama Mullen - HIV support and advocacy
    Marama Mullen (Ngatiawa ki Kapiti) contracted HIV from Peter Mwai in 1993...
    Links: RNZ

Fri 2 Jun 2017

  • Dr David Lim is found guilty of stupefying and indecently assaulting patients (Hastings, New Zealand)
    Links: Stuff
  • Getting The Low Down On VICELAND’s Newest Series Twiz and Tuck
    Links: Express
  • Getting Voices Heard
    Links: Express
  • Hooking Up, Having Fun, Asking For And Giving Consent
    Links: Express
  • Record High HIV Numbers In New Zealand
    Links: Express
  • The V Word
    Links: Express
  • Trans* Intimacy: Do’s and Don’ts
    Links: Express

Thu 2 Jun 2016

  • Comedy Queen Expecting Baby Number Two
    Links: Express
  • Denmark to Declassify Being Trans as a Mental Illness
    Links: Express
  • God Save the Queens!
    Links: Express
  • Intimacy and Change
    Links: Express
  • Is NZ Sport Finally Breaking Away From Homophobia?
    Links: Express
  • June: Ask Agony Uncle Eli
    Links: Express
  • June: Foodie Bites
    Links: Express
  • Sex in the City
    Links: Express
  • Ward suspended from Safe Schools role at La Trobe
    Since resigning from her role within a Victorian Government task force because of her comments made on Facebook calling the Australian flag “racist”, Roz Ward has been suspended from her Safe Schools role at La Trobe University...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 2 Jun 2015

  • Better Sex: Try Massage Therapy
    Links: Express
  • Caitlyn Jenner Debuts and Breaks Twitter Record
    Links: Express
  • Editorial – Annual Sex Issue
    Links: Express
  • Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Confirms At Least $90K Loss
    Links: Express
  • Tony Abbott Stalls Marriage Equality Effort in Australia
    Links: Express
  • US TV Station Refuses to Air “Controversial” Ad Calling For Marriage...
    Links: Express
  • Winter Skin
    Links: Express
  • Students signing up for Day of Silence
    Students in nearly 20 schools around the country have so far pledged to take part in next week’s Day of Silence...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 2 Jun 2014

  • From The Editor
    Links: Express
  • Medulla Takes The Miss Capital Drag 2014 Crown.
    Links: Express
  • Watch: The gay-friendly Burgess brothers
    English NRL stars Sam and Tom Burgess take a stand for ending homophobia in sport...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 2 Jun 2013

  • Session 4 - C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013
    Audio from the session: Body Politics - food, health, fat, disability, class and moral virtue. Part of C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013.
    Features: Ali Nissenbaum, Cat Pause, Esther Woodbury, Grace Millar, Robyn Kenealy
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Session 5 - C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013
    Audio from the session: Class panel - social stigma, mental health and institutionalisation. Part of C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013.
    Features: Hana Plant, Ruth Amato
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Session 6 - C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013
    Audio from the session: Desire as social currency and how desire is constructed around stigmatised and non-normative bodies. Part of C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013.
    Features: Dee Dewitt, Wai Ho
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • “I am still in a state of shock" - bashing victim
    Benjamin’s nose is swollen, he has a split lip and his front tooth is chipped in half...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 2 Jun 2012

  • Hague hoping to double chances of change
    Kevin Hague Green MP Kevin Hague says he hopes a marriage equality Bill he is working on will be able to go into the ballot alongside Labour MP Louisa Wall's, to increase the chances of one being drawn...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 2 Jun 2011

  • Woman's attack conviction quashed
    The Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a woman who had been found guilty of being a party to a sex attack on another woman...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 2 Jun 2010

  • OUTLine finds a temporary home
    The Anzac Ave premises OUTLine will temporarily set up its phone counselling service at the Auckland offices of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation, after being forced to leave its current premises at very short notice...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 2 Jun 2009

  • Television feature: interview with Marama Pala from INA (New Zealand)
    Warrant of Fitness, ref F115058.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
  • Review: Patrik Age 1.5
    Patrik Age 1...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 2 Jun 2008

  • Welcome to my gay utopia
    Imagining paradise: Mark Farnworth Some time ago I was asked to write about my ideal bar...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 2 Jun 2007

  • Wellington lesbian radio now 'on demand'
    The Wellington Lesbian Community programme is now available as an on demand ‘podcast' from the Access Radio 783AM website...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 2 Jun 2006

  • NZAF seeks community input on HIV rise
    The New Zealand AIDS Foundation is hosting a series of forums around the country later this month to seek community input on new strategies to deal with the HIV epidemic, which saw a record 89 gay and bisexual men newly diagnosed as HIV positive last year...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 2 Jun 2004

  • Late Wedding, Foxhole and Click
    LATE WEDDING Dir: Jehoshua Rozenman, The Netherlands, 2003, DVD, 57 mins (in Dutch with English subtitles) preceded by: CLICK Dir: Ilo Orleans, USA, 2002, DVD 7 mins FOXHOLE Dir: Franko Galoso, USA, 2002, Beta SP, 12 mins After nearly 50 years together, Dutch couple Ale and Oscar saw no real emotional need to get married – in fact it was their lawyer's idea, who suggested that either man could be left in the lurch in the event of the other's death – but both found it a moving experience, saying it has solidified their memories of their life together...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 2 Jun 2003

  • Jonathan Smith
    Meet Jonathan Smith, multitasking performer, tutor, event organiser and HIV+ man...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 2 Jun 2002

  • Entrapment and Homophobia?
    Comment on the Mark Richards articles in the Sunday Star-Times 02 June 2002...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 2 Jun 1990

  • A lesbian gathering and conference is held (Christchurch, New Zealand)

Fri 2 Jun 1989

  • Singer Judy Small performs at St Patricks Hall (Wellington, New Zealand)

Tue 2 Jun 1987

  • Television news report: the third International Conference on AIDS is held (New Zealand)
    Eyewitness news, ref F92793.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Sun 2 Jun 1985

  • Television news report: Bruce Burnett's death is reported and the YWCA comes in support of homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
    6.30 news, ref F57639.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
  • Television news report: the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) decide on the Homosexual Law Reform Bill (New Zealand)
    ref: TZP123647.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

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