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Tue 7 Jun 2022

  • HIV and the road to zero new infections
    The number of people diagnosed with HIV in New Zealand is at its lowest since the 1990s...
    Links: RNZ
  • HIV and the road to zero new infections
    The number of people diagnosed with HIV in New Zealand is at its lowest since the 1990s - but what more need to happen to reach the goal of zero new infections by 2025? ...
    Links: RNZ
  • HIV and the road to zero new infections
    The Detail - The number of people diagnosed with HIV in New Zealand is at its lowest since the 1990s...
    Links: RNZ
  • Ministry of Health Announces Funding Boost For Rainbow Health
    Links: Express
  • Monkeypox Being Used By Taliban To Target LGBTQ+ Community
    Links: Express
  • UFC Star Hits Back At Homophobic Comments After Wearing Pride Month...
    Links: Express

Mon 7 Jun 2021

  • Former Olympians challenge Government guidelines on transgender people in sport
    A group of former Olympians and elite New Zealand athletes are challenging Government guidelines on transgender people playing in sport and calling for wider consultation...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Sporting Champions Ask Government To Intervene In Closed Consultation On Inclusion Of Transgenders In Sport
    Former Olympic champions and New Zealand representative athletes are calling on the Government to extend and widen Sport New Zealand’s consultation on the participation of transgender athletes in sport...
    Links: Scoop
  • Out and About: Urge Takes Over Christchurch
    Links: Express

Sun 7 Jun 2020

  • Violet walk tour - Wellington, New Zealand (Wellington)
    Join the team from Walk Tours NZ for the Violet walk tour in Wellington, New Zealand
    Features: Gareth Watkins, Roger Smith
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Model slams L'Oréal's 'hypocritical' Black Lives Matter post: 'This is not okay'
    Activist and model Munroe Bergdorf has spoken out after L'Oréal Paris made a "hypocritical" statement about the Black Lives Matter movement...
    Links: NZ Herald

Fri 7 Jun 2019

  • The Week In Review for week ending Fri May 31 2019
    A review of the week's news including...
    Links: RNZ
  • Biden Says Equality Act Number One Priority Should He Become President
    Links: Express
  • Nick Francis: A Pacific Change Maker
    Links: Express
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Make History Becoming First British Royals...
    Links: Express

Thu 7 Jun 2018

  • Viewers slam homophobic couple who are 'embarrassed' of their son
    Bride and Prejudice viewers have described the moment a gay groom-to-be's parents told him they only feel comfortable at "normal" weddings as "unbearable" to watch...
    Links: NZ Herald

Wed 7 Jun 2017

  • PPTA calls for gender-neutral uniforms and toilets be introduced into schools (New Zealand)
    The Taranaki Daily News reports that in its latest voluntary guidelines, the Post Primary Teachers' Association (PPTA) calls for gender-neutral uniforms and toilets be introduced into schools.
    Links: Stuff.co.nz
  • 1 x Male and 1 x Female Sex Toy
    Links: Express
  • 2 x double passes to APO’s ‘Manon Lescaut’
    Links: Express
  • 2 x double passes to New Zealand Dance Company’s ‘Kiss The...
    Links: Express
  • Lacey Baker’s Powerful onePULSE Print
    Links: Express
  • Pacific Dance Festival 2017
    Links: Express
  • Putting Asexuality in the Rainbow
    Links: Express

Tue 7 Jun 2016

  • Kiwi Icons Get Camp with Dragons: Cold Snap!
    Links: Express
  • Kelly Ellis: Trans rights are going backwards
    A prominent transgender advocate and lawyer says she believes while Lexie Matheson’s much-deserved recognition is to be congratulated, the New Zealand Government should be ashamed of its stance on gender identity in the Human Rights Act...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • LGBTI youth changemakers: Alex Bramwell
    Alex Bramwell was recently recognised for her work with Waikato Queer Youth and recieved a Youth Week Changemaker Award...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • May the Best Woman Win...
    While Donald Trump is now the heir presumptive to the Republican presidential nomination, senior Republican figures like Paul Ryan and Jeb Bush loathe him...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Rock 'amazed' at honour for 'old, lesbian westie'
    Lesbian community events organiser and activist Cissy Rock, who yesterday was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen's Birthday Honours, says she is amazed "a National party-led government" saw fit to honour "an old lesbian from west Auckland...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Rock's honour first to be openly glbti-exclusive
    The MNZM badge The Queen's Birthday honour given to West Aucklander Cissy Rock appears to be the first New Zealand national honour specifically and exclusively worded as being earned "for services to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Roz Ward returns to La Trobe Uni
    Roz Ward of Safe Schools Australia has returned to work, fist clenched in the air as she walked through a guard of honour...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 7 Jun 2015

  • Foodie Bites: Cook The Books
    Links: Express
  • Foodie Bites: Greek Mammas
    Links: Express
  • Lights, Camera, Action at Family Bar
    Links: Express
  • NZAF Responds to Criticism It isn’t Doing Enough to Combat HIV
    Links: Express
  • Pride Parade in Kiev Ends in Violence as Protestors Attack Ukraine’s...
    Links: Express
  • Increasing HIV+ numbers strain services
    Mark Fisher The increase in numbers of gay and bi men diagnosed with HIV is placing a strain on the community organisation set up to provide peer support for men living with the virus...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Miss Capital Drag 2015: Mama DeZiyah
    Mama DeZiyah is the winner of Wellington’s Miss Capital Drag 2015...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Station urged to can 'trans for a day' stunt
    Agender is urging radio station The Edge not to go ahead with a “tacky” plan to make host Dom Harvey a “woman for a day Harvey is the same host who walked in the Auckland Pride Parade in underwear as a “Queen for a Day” when he lost a bet...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 7 Jun 2014

  • Foodie Bites: Blue Breeze Pride
    Links: Express
  • She Chose Purple!
    Links: Express
  • Auckland to bid for 2016 AsiaPac Outgames
    Auckland swimmers at the Darwin games Moves are underway to put together a bid for Auckland to host the 4th Asia Pacific Outgames in 2016...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Carmen's unveiling in pictures
    Carmen's headstone has been unveiled at Sydney's Rookwood cemetery, in the presence of friends and family...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Don't rely on lowered HIV load says expert
    Nigel Dickson A leading epidemiologist at Otago University's Medical School has joined in urging gay and bi men not to rely on the possibly reduced level of HIV in their sex partner's system as an escuse to engage in unprotected anal sex...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gossiping 'friends' anger Mathura-Jeffree
    Mathura-Jeffree at his recent Bond-themed birthday bash Colin Mathura-Jeffree has hit out at ‘friends’ who have run to the media with details about the love in his life...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Lawless to guest edit the NZ Herald
    The woman who stole lesbian hearts the world over when she played Xena will guest edit the New Zealand Herald next Friday...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Trans 'sisters' unveil Carmen's headstone
    Two and half years after the death of Carmen Rupe, her headstone has been unveiled at Sydney's Rookwood Cemetery...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 7 Jun 2013

  • Gay rights activist, 18, dies after Paris attack
    Clément Méric An 18-year-old gay rights activist has died after being attacked by a group of skinheads in Paris...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • GenderBridge's future to be discussed
    Auckland trans support and advocacy organisation GenderBridge is next week holding a Special General Meeting to discuss its future...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Rainbow hub/rainbow tick among hui notions
    Proposals to bring services and support for Auckland's GLBTI community under one roof and a 'rainbow tick' of certification for organisations and businesses are two ideas which emerged from a hui in the nation's biggest city today...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sexuality+spirituality to intersect at OUTLine
    OUTLine is holding the first of regular spirituality and sexuality talks in Auckland tomorrow...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Watch: What R U Having?
    "Couples are used to preparing their world so their children have all the opportunities they had...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 7 Jun 2012

  • "Every gay or bisexual man needs to get tested"
    A World Health Organisation announcement that gonorrhoea is becoming drug resistant comes as a cluster of organisations are issuing warnings about an outbreak of gonorrhoea that is infecting Auckland’s gay and bisexual men...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Auckland exhibition explores queer narratives
    Rebecca Swan "Personal Taste" Photographer Rebecca Swan has curated an exhibition exploring queer narratives, which is now showing as part of the Auckland Festival of Photography...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Educational problems
    How will the government's current educational policy problems affect the welfare of LGBT students? Antigay and transphobic bullying are core issues that affect younger members of our communities...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • John Victor Kiddie: 1947-2012
    Family members and old friends have farewelled John Kiddie, a man whose name will remain forged in New Zealand’s gay history, but who will also be remembered as an incredibly kind and giving man, and most of all a gentleman...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Marriage and adoption equality campaign mobilising
    The call is going out for anyone who wants to be part of a community campaign for marriage and adoption equality to come forward, with some of those involved in the civil unions movement stepping up to once again lead the charge...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Mates and Lovers coming to Hamilton stage
    Mates and Lovers will return to the stage for three shows at Hamilton’s Fuel Festival later this month...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • QWU newsflash!
    QWU rehearsals are in full swing under the instruction of choreographer Sarah Boocock The producers of the upcoming Queen of the Whole Universe pageant have confirmed all its contestants are residents of their respective nations, in the wake of the controversy which has struck Miss Universe New Zealand...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Trust Board members sought for Auckland Pride
    The Gay Auckland Business Association-led Auckland Pride Festival Steering Committee is calling for people to stand for the new Auckland Pride Festival Trust...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Young women most likely to back marriage equality
    File photo A new poll shows women aged between 18 and 34, who are not religious and vote for the Green Party, are most likely to back marriage equality...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 7 Jun 2011

  • Miss Drag Waikato: Summer Salt
    The fabulous Summer Salt has won the title of Miss Drag Waikato...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 7 Jun 2010

  • Disgraced American pastor tries again
    US Pastor Ted Haggard Claiming that being sexually molested as a child gave him gay urges, a disgraced evangelist is having another crack at bringing his brand of religion to the American faithful...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Kylie makes a Splash in New York
    Kylie previewing Aphrodite at Splash in New York...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • LGBT Labour booted out of London pub
    The LGBT wing of the UK Labour Party is demanding an apology after its members were evicted from a London pub...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Nikita wins Miss Drag Wellington
    Nikita van der Kamp A former Aucklander has stolen the show at Wellington's Next Top Drag Queen...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 7 Jun 2009

  • AUS: Transgender footy player joins team
    Australia's first openly transgender professional football player says "I'm just an ordinary guy who wants to play football, just with slightly different circumstances of how I came to be a guy...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay 'wife swap' for TV home makeover
    Would you trade your spouse for a better house? One Auckland gay couple leapt at the chance...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 7 Jun 2008

  • Beth Ditto to launch plus-sized fashion range
    Openly-lesbian rocker Beth Ditto has signed a NZ$512,000 deal with a fashion retailer to design a clothing range for fuller-figured women...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • California will not delay gay marriage
    Gay couples in California rushed to set wedding dates this week after the California Supreme Court's unusually quick rejection of challenges to its historic decision permitting same-sex couples to wed...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Stats NZ: No gay question in 2011 Census
    Statistics New Zealand has announced that no new topics will be introduced into New Zealand's next Census in 2011, so the possibility of gaining more quantitative information on the country's LGBT communities a slim one...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 7 Jun 2007

  • Auckland to host annual UniQ conference
    Queer student groups ‘UniQ Auckland’ and ‘Out @ AUT’ are hosting this year's UniQ National Conference, where LGBT student leaders from around New Zealand will meet to discuss the question: 'What are we doing in our communities?' UniQ is a support network for non-heterosexual students and operates at many tertiary institutions throughout New Zealand...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Dunne's Faustian dilemma
    Peter Dunne Given the recent exchanges between United Future leader Peter Dunne and the apostate Gordon Copeland and Larry Baldock of Future New Zealand, some might be feeling confused...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Europe: Anti-gay violence on the rise
    A new survey of hate crimes in Europe by a leading human rights organisation finds a rising level of crimes committed against individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • GABA Trust distributes $15,500 fund
    Six LGBT groups left yesterday evening's Gay Auckland Business Association Fruits in Suits meeting with cheques for much-needed funds, as the GABA Trust dispensed its money for worthy local projects...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Negative feedback for Hero Parade 2009
    Hero Festival chairperson Michael Bancroft revealed last night that the feedback he’s received about plans for the Hero Parade to return to Auckland in 2009 has been ‘overwhelmingly negative’...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Out Takes WGN: Intersex films to re-screen
    By popular demand, a second screening is planned for a selection of intersex-related short films at Wellington's Out Takes Film Festival – this Saturday evening...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 7 Jun 2006

  • NZ Trans to protest at Portuguese Consul
    The brutal torture and murder of a transgender sex-worker by 14 boys in Portugal, and the failure of the Portuguese government to bring the perpetrators to justice has outraged transgender communities around the world, and New Zealand's trans community is calling on sympathetic New Zealanders to join with them in protest outside the Portuguese Consulate in Wellington tomorrow...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Rainbow Labour launches Fiji petitions
    Rainbow Labour, the LGBT branch of the New Zealand Labour Party, has waded into the controversy surrounding the Out Takes Reel Queer Film Festival prize offer of a trip to Fiji – a country that still retains anti-gay legislation on its books...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 7 Jun 2005

  • Chch Pride success despite lack of coverage
    The first annual Christchurch Pride Week has been declared a huge success, with more than a thousand people attending the week's events, despite it being completely ignored by the mainstream media...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Newspaper columnist mocks lesbian parents
    Columnist Rosemary McLeod has delivered a stinging backhander to same-sex parenting couples and politically-minded lesbians...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 7 Jun 2004

  • "Archbishop should resign" - Ihimaera
    Respected gay author Witi Ihimaera has called for the resignation of new Anglican Church head Archbishop Vercoe following statements released at the weekend that revealed he dreamed of a future backlash against gays...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Beyer: Vercoe Nazi-like, demented, uneducated
    A plainly angry Georgina Beyer MP has hit out at comments by newly-appointed Anglican Archbishop Vercoe that he envisioned a world without gays, describing his stance as Nazi-like, "demented" and "uneducated...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Standing ovations for Beyer at Stilettoes
    In a night of glamour, muscle and laughter the cream of Auckland's Drag divas were honoured at the annual Golden Stilettoes awards last night...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 7 Jun 2003

  • Charlotte Yates returns with "direct" album
    Wellington singer/songwriter Charlotte Yates has just released her fourth album, Plainsong, which some critics are calling her most lyrically direct album to date, due to its frank portrayals of girl/girl relationships...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 7 Jun 1985

  • Television news report: a women against pornography vigil is held at Parliament (Wellington, New Zealand)
    ref: TZP14596.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Mon 7 Jun 1954

  • Computer scientist and mathematician Alan Turing dies (United Kingdom)
    An inquest determined Turing had committed suicide. However Turing's mother believed that the cyanide poisoning was accidental, resulting from her son's careless storage of laboratory chemicals.

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