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Thu 4 Jun 2020

  • “To The Second Mum I Never Knew I Needed”
    Links: Express
  • A Lockdown Spent In Style
    Links: Express
  • Dating: Pushing Him Away To Protect Yourself
    Links: Express
  • Medals Galore for Gay Auckland Swim Team
    Links: Express
  • New Zealand’s Queer History
    Links: Express
  • Playing Safe Post-Lockdown
    Links: Express

Tue 4 Jun 2019

  • Dateline Pacific for 4 June 2019
    The rejection of compensation claims again throws the spotlight on France's nuclear legacy; An economist says the Papua New Guinea government is continuing to rely on corrupted statistics; And, we speak to Phelysha Brown-Acton, who's received a Queen's Birthday Honour for her work with NZ's transgender community...
    Links: RNZ
  • Georgina Beyer declined invite to Destiny Church's apology party
    New Zealand's first transgender MP, Georgina Beyer, has revealed she declined an invite to Destiny Church's weekend apology party because she doesn't believe its founders are genuinely sorry for the hurt caused to the rainbow community, and believes that they wanted to use her profile to advance their agenda...
    Links: RNZ
  • Honours winner raises profile of NZ transgender communities
    Phelysha Brown-Acton's work to secure rights and support for minority groups has not only raised the profile of transgender communities in New Zealand...
    Links: RNZ
  • How does Brian Tamaki's apology to LGBT people measure up?
    A rainbow community activist Aych McArdle says well-meaning words don't matter, and they want to see action from Bishop Brian Tamaki backing up his apology to the LGBT community...
    Links: RNZ
  • Ice axe attack: Offender jailed for Timaru tattoo parlour wounding
    A woman who attacked a man with an ice axe after a soured relationship that included losing ownership of a tattoo parlour has been jailed...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he was once gay but now 'cured'
    Rodrigo Duterte is not a stranger to controversial comments, but his latest one has drawn the ire of human rights activists...
    Links: Stuff
  • Rocky Horror Drag Show returns to Wellington
    Show ''in line with current approaches to healthy sexuality'...
    Links: Stuff
  • Elton John Outraged As Russia Censors Rocketman Film
    Links: Express
  • First Openly Gay U.S Governor Bans Conversion Therapy In Colorado
    Links: Express
  • LGB Americans Found To Be Less Religious Than Heterosexual Counterparts
    Links: Express
  • Rearranging the Kiwi Classics
    Links: Express

Mon 4 Jun 2018

  • Jacquie Grant becomes an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) (West Coast region, New Zealand)
    Grant was awarded the honour for services to the community. She had earlier received the MNZM in 1997.
    Links: Stuff.co.nz
  • The Topp Twins are appointed Dame Companions of the New Zealand Order of Merit (New Zealand)
    The honours for Jools and Lynda Topp were announced in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
    Links: Stuff.co.nz
  • BANG! Season 2 Episode 2: Any Date With Me's A Blind Date
    Melody Thomas leads a frank and often-entertaining exploration into sex, sexuality and intimacy...
    Links: RNZ
  • Pocock and Folau put differences aside
    David Pocock and Israel Folau might disagree fundamentally on the issue of LGBT rights but the Wallabies are united in believing their diametrically opposed views will not have an impact on the Australia team...
    Links: RNZ
  • It’s Over and Out from Us! – Richard Todd to Leave...
    Links: Express
  • Modern Gay Slang Deciphered by “Older Gay Men”
    Links: Express

Sat 4 Jun 2016

  • Truvada and Pharmac
    In this second article, I'll be dealing with Truvada's progress through the New Zealand pharmaceutical regulatory system...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 4 Jun 2015

  • Auckland Named One of World’s Most Gay Friendly Cities
    Links: Express
  • Better Sex: What to do When Sex Becomes Boring
    Links: Express
  • Expert Says More Research on How to Control HIV Needed
    Links: Express
  • GABA June Mixer
    Links: Express
  • ISIS Continue Their Reign of Terror, Brutally Executing More Gay Men
    Links: Express
  • Mike Huckabee Says He Wished He Was Transgender So He Could...
    Links: Express
  • Number of Gay Men Infected with HIV in New Zealand Increases
    Links: Express
  • Trans people can change citizenship certificates
    After an article by Allyson Hamblett from TransAdvocates was published on GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 4 Jun 2014

  • Ask Lisa: Last Long Distance
    Links: Express
  • How to Throw the Perfect Party
    Links: Express
  • Personal Finances with Michael Coote
    Links: Express
  • Takei's take on Let It Go
    The actor who won the internet George Takei has released a lip-synced take on the Frozen track - and it's a message to Westboro Baptist Church...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 4 Jun 2013

  • Out Takes Review: With Every Heartbeat
    The simplest way to describe this Swedish flick is HOT...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 4 Jun 2012

  • Renowned pianist Michael Houstoun honoured
    Picture - Dean Zillwood Pianist Michael Houstoun has been made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 4 Jun 2011

  • UpRising - our handy guide
    Danice Dearborn is one of the organisers of the UpRising Party in Christchruch on Sunday night, where she will also DJ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 4 Jun 2010

  • Out Takes: Wellington guide
    Here is the daily film schedule for the first few days of Out Takes in Wellington (all films are showing at the Paramount in Courtenay Place)...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 4 Jun 2009

  • Harvard wants professor of LGBT studies
    One of the world's most respected universities is taking a significant step to throw off its stuffy image - creating America's first-ever professor of LGBT studies...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 4 Jun 2008

  • UK: DJ dead after gay bondage session
    Former BBC Radio 1 Breakfast DJ Kevin Greening died from a drugs overdose after taking part in a gay bondage session, an inquest has heard...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 4 Jun 2007

  • Latvia: Tight security at Gay Pride walk
    Around 1,200 people marched around a public garden as Latvia’s capital Riga staged, its Gay Pride yesterday – after two previous attempts...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 4 Jun 2006

  • Lover Other; The Hundredth Room; Who
    Lover Other: The Story Of Claude Cahun And Marcel Moore Dir: Barbara Hammer USA, 2006, Beta SP, 55 mins plus: The Hundredth Room Dir: Sarah Gibson Australia, 2004, Beta SP, 20 mins plus: Who's The Top? Dir: Jennie Livingstone USA, 2005, 35mm, 22 mins What an engaging and memorable threesome we enjoyed at this session! First up, a piece of visual poetry from Aussie...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 4 Jun 2005

  • The fundraising Black and White Ball is held (Wellington, New Zealand)
    The event takes place at Pipitea Marae in honour of the late Chrissy Witoko. Attendees include Frankie Stevens, Carmen, Mayor Kerry Prendergast, Hon Marian Hobbs, MPs Tim Barnett and Georgina Beyer.
    Links: Friends of Chrissy (1), Friends of Chrissy (2)
  • Gay dads father Antichrist in test tube
    Two gay dads fathered the Antichrist in a test-tube by splicing their DNA together – at least in the strange and twisted world of fundamentalist Christian fiction - and there's even a Kiwi connection...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 4 Jun 2004

  • Beyer to speak at Uni-Q Waikato
    Georgina Beyer will give the keynote address at Waikato University this Saturday at the national UniQ conference...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 4 Jun 2003

  • Eddie Izzard to perform in NZ
    British actor, comedian and self-proclaimed "executive transvestite" Eddie Izzard is coming to New Zealand for a five-city tour in August with his new stand-up show Sexie...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 4 Jun 1999

  • Television programme: Behind the Wheel - segment on a man planning on going in drag to the HERO parade (New Zealand)
    Behind the Wheel, ref F41334.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Sun 4 Jun 1989

  • Television current affairs: a positive approach to AIDS (New Zealand)
    Journalist Amanda Millar talks to Alistair who is living with AIDS and Micahel who is dying from AIDS related complications. Frontline, ref F96441.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision

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