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Thu 3 Jun 2021

  • Tokyo Olympics: Kiwi medallist Lorraine Moller says inclusion of transgender athletes at Games derails women's sport
    Former New Zealand Olympic medallist Lorraine Moller has questioned the fairness behind allowing transgender athletes to compete in the women's categories at the Games...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Tokyo Olympics: Kiwi medallist Lorraine Moller says inclusion of transgender athletes at Games derails women's sport
    Former New Zealand Olympic medallist Lorraine Moller has questioned the fairness behind allowing transgender athletes to compete in the women's categories at the Games...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Tokyo Olympics: Kiwi medallist Lorraine Moller says inclusion of transgender athletes at Games derails women's sport
    Former New Zealand Olympic medallist Lorraine Moller has questioned the fairness behind allowing transgender athletes to compete in the women's categories at the Games...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • China Deletes LGBT+ References and Entire Lady Gaga Scene from Friends...
    Links: Express
  • Kylie Minogue Is On Holiday In The South Island
    Links: Express

Wed 3 Jun 2020

  • Lili Reinhart comes out as bisexual while supporting LGBTQ+ Black Lives Matter movement
    Lili Reinhart declared herself as a proud bisexual woman while showing her support for LGBTQ+ Black Lives Matter protest in California on Instagram...
    Links: Stuff
  • Grindr to Remove Ethnicity Filter in Support of The Black Lives...
    Links: Express
  • Rainbow Auckland Discusses Getting Back for Business In The New Normal
    Links: Express

Mon 3 Jun 2019

  • Opinion: Brian Tamaki’s Political Ploy Destined For Disaster
    Links: Express

Sun 3 Jun 2018

  • Free speech v hate speech: Whose rights do we stand up for?
    Rugby star Israel Folau made it clear on Twitter he believes all gay people will go to hell if they don't repent...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Levi's War - Julie Thomas
    Julie Thomas has brought out the final book in her popular series about the Horowitzes, Levi's War (Harper Collins)...
    Links: RNZ

Fri 3 Jun 2016

  • LGBTI youth changemakers: Bella Simpson
    Bella Simpson is one of the amazing young LGBTI change-makers recently recognised at the Youth Week Awards...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Philly police pull out of pride following petition
    Philadelphian LGBTI police officers will no longer be leading the pride parade in the city after a petition was launched arguing that it was insulating to have them included...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The sights and sounds in the fight for HLR
    To mark the 30th anniversary of Parliament’s final vote on the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision has created a programme that will take you back to the heated meetings, street rallies and debates that began almost immediately after the bill was introduced into Parliament...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 3 Jun 2015

  • Better Sex: Get Yourself Into The Right Frame of Mind
    Links: Express
  • Better Sex: The Non-Latex Condom
    Links: Express
  • Better Sex: Using Sex Toys to Spice up Your Sex Life
    Links: Express
  • GLBT Groups Boycott Pride Event in Protest of Iggy Azalea
    Links: Express
  • UN Report Reveals GLBT People Suffer Widespread Violent Abuse and Discrimination
    Links: Express
  • Auckland included in new Guide to Pride
    The Auckland Pride Parade Auckland has been included in Lonely Planet’s new free Guide to Pride handbook...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Watch: about the Day of Silence
    In this video young people discuss the reasons for the Day of Silence, which is coming to New Zealand on 12 June...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 3 Jun 2014

  • Ask Lisa: To Reunion or Not To Reunion?
    Links: Express
  • Celebrating in Style – Part One
    Links: Express
  • Taking On Life’s Challenges
    Links: Express
  • 'Tickle King' documentary hits funding target
    Accused of a 'homosexual jihad': David Farrier A documentary journalist David Farrier is making about the bizarre world of competitive tickling he uncovered has nabbed enough community support to go ahead...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Appeal by Hayden Miles' killer dismissed
    Gavin Gosnell has been jailed for 18 years Gavin Gosnell’s appeal of his conviction and sentence for the murder of gay Christchurch teenager Hayden Miles has been thrown out...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Drag win "validates" refugee's entire life
    Medulla Oblongata A gay man granted refugee status in New Zealand after a tough life in the Maldives has won the Miss Capital Drag pageant...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Pressure mounts for funded cancer vaccine
    Dr Peter Saxton (r) and colleague Adrian Ludlam Health researchers are ramping up pressure on the country's treatment funders to make a much-needed vaccine against anal and penile cancer and genital warts freely available for gay youth, pointing out that the same vaccine is already funded for the less-common cervical cancer in women...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • QandA: Le Gateau Chocolat
    One of the most intriguing artists at this week’s Auckland International Cabaret Season is Le Gateau Chocolat, an opera singing diva with a velvety baritone voice, who answers our quickfire questions: How would you describe your persona, and your performance style? Disarmingly honest, quasi operatic complete unashamed lashings of assholism, lycra and sequins...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Submissions on protection bid close soon
    Louisa Wall is leading the charge Submissions close this Friday on a push to have discrimination on the basis of gender identity to be specifically included in the Human Rights Act...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The Injury of Transphobic Discrimination (Part Four)
    In the final pre-closure piece on the injury of transphobic discrimination, I will be focusing on several recent Australian law journal reports on the passage of state trans-inclusive antidiscrimination laws...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Watch: Happy birthday Rush Bar!
    Wellington's Rush Bar has celebrated its first birthday, with a night that featured some show-stopping drag...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 3 Jun 2013

  • 2013 NZ Queen of Queens: Chrissy Witoko
    The late Chrissy Witoko Each Queen's Birthday GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NBA player apologises for 'no homo' retort
    Roy Hibbert NBA player Roy Hibbert has apologised for a ‘no homo’ quip in an interview, saying it wasn’t a reflection of his personal views...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Queenstown picked among wedding spots
    A travel advisory site has listed Queenstown among its top ten “up and coming ‘gay wedding’ destinations”...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 3 Jun 2012

  • Gerry Masters - Queen of the Whole Universe (Auckland)
    Gerry Masters talks about being one of the boys in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant
    Features: Gerry Masters
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • 'Gay' claim is not defamatory says New York court
    A New York state appeals court has ruled that incorrectly describing a person as gay is not defamatory or subjecting the target to disgrace in the eyes of the public...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The art of determination
    A shoestring budget, a bit of Kiwi ingenuity and Weta Workshop memorabilia are helping a pair of Auckland lesbians in their quest to get to an international competition for a unique and hybrid art showcase...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The art of determination
    A shoestring budget, a bit of Kiwi ingenuity and Weta Workshop memorabilia are helping a pair of Auckland lesbians in their quest to get to an international competition for a unique and hybrid art showcase...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 3 Jun 2011

  • A right royal weekend
    Queen's Birthday Weekend will be as camp as ever, as we celebrate what some people affectionately see as a queer national holiday weekend of sorts...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Stephen Fry opens up about bipolar disorder
    Stephen Fry Gay writer, comedian and actor Stephen Fry has frankly stated his struggle with bipolar disorder may lead to him committing suicide...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 3 Jun 2010

  • A weekend fit for any queen
    Not sure what to do over the next few days? Never fear! Here's GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Brian Brooks speaks to Rainbow Wellington
    Brian Brooks On 27 May, Brian Brooks spoke to a gathering of about 20 members of Rainbow Wellington...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Elation at quick QWU ticket sales
    Queen of the Whole Universe organisers are ecstatic at the speedy uptake of tickets for the November show in Auckland, which they say has reduced the financial risk...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Glee star Jane Lynch ties the knot
    Jane Lynch and Lara Embry Jane Lynch, who plays the hilarious Sue Sylvester on Glee, has married her girlfriend Lara Embry...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZAF opens arms to GenderBridge
    Trans support group GenderBridge is joining OUTLine in temporary offices at the New Zealand Aids Foundation, after both were displaced from their downtown Auckland premises...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 3 Jun 2009

  • Agender's transformational transgender conference
    Transgender delegates from around New Zealand met in Wellington at the weekend to share stories, network and help build the transgender community...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay 'Flightless Bird' starts radio show
    Gay Aucklander Jonathan Milne - also known as the Kiwi 'Flightless Bird' on YouTube - has started hosting his own show on North Shore Community Radio...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Now it's Christchurch's turn for Out Takes
    Out Takes has been a welcome escape from the wintery weather in Auckland and Wellington, and now it's Christchurch's turn to experience this year's LGBT Film Festival at the Regent Cinema on Worcester Street from tomorrow evening...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZ's gay history book up for two awards
    2009's Montana New Zealand Book Awards nominees have been announced, with Chris Brickell's Mates   ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Obama says June '09 is LGBT Pride Month
    "I, Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim June 2009 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The 'HIV predator' case: Is it a first?
    Last week a 40-year-old HIV-positive man appeared in court charged with wilfully infecting three other men with HIV and attempting to infect a fourth...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The 'HIV predator' case: Is it a first?
    Last week a 40-year-old HIV-positive man appeared in court charged with wilfully infecting three other men with HIV and attempting to infect a fourth...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 3 Jun 2008

  • "New policy will make schools safer" - MP
    Openly-gay Labour MP and Minister of Education Chris Carter yesterday revealed that the Government will soon announce a major new initiative to combat bullying against LGBT people in schools...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • AUS: HIV cases soar in Victoria
    The number of men who have sex with men diagnosed with HIV in the Australian state of Victoria has risen nearly 131% in six years, new figures show...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Backwards thinking in Eastern Europe
    Why are the Baltic states of the former Soviet Union so homophobic? Latvia is a particularly ghastly example, having banned same-sex marriage (2006) and Pride marches in Riga, its capital...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Fuchsia Fucada wins Miss Drag Waikato
    Hamilton drag mainstay Fuchsia Fucada has taken the title Miss Drag Waikato 2008, thanks to her crowd of supporters, some well-sprinkled glitter, and Britney Spears...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 3 Jun 2007

  • Anglican Civil War - A Minor Skirmish?
    Bishop Richard Randerson In this month's Metro, Simon Wilson interviews Bishop Richard Randerson, a leading New Zealand Anglican...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Ellie Kat crowned
    Drag personality ‘Ellie Kat’ triumphed over seven other glamorous contestants to be crowned the capital’s ‘Queen of all Queens’ – Miss Drag Wellington – last night at Imerst nightclub...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Iwi money linked to AKL gay sex club
    The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is investigating allegations that funds intended for Maori social services were invested in a South Auckland gay sex venue...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • To Russia, With Loathing
    At a time when Brian Tamaki is ruminating about 'religious treason' and Christianity as somehow being an 'established religion' here, the Moscow Pride violence has taught us the dark implications of the latter...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • USA: Gay prisoners allowed conjugal visits
    California has decided to sanction gay sex within prison walls for the first time by allowing inmates to have conjugal visits with registered same-sex domestic partners...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 3 Jun 2006

  • Nic Tomlinson, Ms Christchurch Pride 2006
    A little help and encouragement from her friends (and some bottled Dutch courage) Nic entered, then won, the Ms Chch Pride contest! Who are you and what's your background? Nic Tomlinson, I'm a proud Cantabrian...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 3 Jun 2005

  • 50 Ways of Saying Fabulous
    50 WAYS OF SAYING FABULOUS Dir: Stewart Main New Zealand, 2004 35mm, 90 mins There are moments of a gay childhood that ring so true in 50 Ways of Saying Fabulous it hurts...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Maori NZAF quota concerns
    It's insulting to suggest that a proposal by the board of the AIDS Foundation to introduce a 50% quota for Maori board members could lead to problems in recruiting enough skilled applicants for the positions in the future, says NZAF deputy chairman Simon Robb...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 3 Jun 2004

  • Anti-Civil Unions book coming to NZ
    According to the US Focus on the Family website, its President, James Dobson, is about to publish a book entitled Marriage Under Fire, which attacks same-sex spousal and parenting equality...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Anti-Civil Unions book coming to NZ
    According to the US Focus on the Family website, its President, James Dobson, is about to publish a book entitled Marriage Under Fire, which attacks same-sex spousal and parenting equality...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • No Secret Anymore: The times of Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon
    NO SECRET ANYMORE: THE TIMES OF DEL MARTIN AND PHYLLIS LYON Dir: JEB (Joan E Biren), USA, 2003, Beta SP, 57 mins No Secret Anymore is the sort of inspiring documentary that makes you want to get off your arse and make a difference...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 3 Jun 1954

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