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Wed 10 Jun 2020

  • Daniel Radcliffe reacts to J.K. Rowling controversy: 'Transgender women are women'
    This weekend, author J...
    Links: Stuff
  • Karamo Brown encourages the LGBTQ+ community to remember pride month's black, trans roots
    Queer Eye star Karamo Brown calls out racism within the LGBTQ+ community amid Pride Month...
    Links: Stuff
  • Daniel Radcliffe Takes Aim At JK Rowling For Anti-Trans Comments
    Links: Express
  • New Trump Appointee Believes USA Is Under Attack From A “Tyrannical...
    Links: Express

Mon 10 Jun 2019

  • Lovingly, a family raises an intersex child - again
    When doctors said her youngest child would be a girl, Amie Schofield chose the name Victoria...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Victoria, Victor, Victory - a US family lovingly raise their second intersex child
    Victory's parents want her to be accepted for who she is; instead of changing her, they hope to change the world...
    Links: Stuff
  • Auckland Live Cabaret Season’s MC Reuben Kaye
    Links: Express
  • Madonna to Perform at World Pride As Sydney Mardi Gras Pushes...
    Links: Express
  • Review: Raunchy Fun with a Bawdy Barber
    Links: Express

Sun 10 Jun 2018

  • Book review: X and Why - The rules of Attraction: Why Gender Still Matters, by Tom Whipple
    "It matters that women get pregnant and men don't… It matters that women can hide paternity...
    Links: Stuff
  • Helen Clark, Guest Speaker for Rainbow Charitable Trust Fundraiser
    Links: Express

Fri 10 Jun 2016

  • My Life Before Law Reform: Michael Stevens
    I was a very active criminal in this country up until the age of 25, when Homosexual Law Reform passed...

Wed 10 Jun 2015

  • Chinese Same Sex Couples Hold Hollywood Group Wedding
    Links: Express
  • Miley Cyrus: I Told My Mum I Loved Women When I...
    Links: Express
  • United States GLBT Murder Rate Increases 11%
    Links: Express
  • New site offers 'Just the Facts' on STIs
    A new website has been set up to provide simple and up-to-date information on sexual health, particularly for youth, which is also designed to reach out to young lgbti people...

Tue 10 Jun 2014

  • Book Review: Words Don’t Come Easy
    Links: Express
  • FOODIE BITES: Market stall of the month
    Links: Express
  • Gay Rights Not Recognised in Zambia
    Links: Express
  • Victims hit with bleach in London hate crime
    The man wanted over the attack London police are investigation a homophobic hate crime outside a nightclub, where three men were sprayed with ammonia in an attack which may leave one of the victims blind...

Mon 10 Jun 2013

  • Watch: Jason Collins marches in Boston Pride
    NBA player Jason Collins has marched in Boston Pride, just a few weeks after becoming the first active male professional athlete in one of the major North American codes to come out...

Sun 10 Jun 2012

  • Steve Farrow - Queen of the Whole Universe
    Steve Farrow talks about being one of the stage managers for the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant.
    Features: Steve Farrow
  • Smooth sailing for Croatian gay pride
    File photo Hundreds of people have marched through the Croatian town of Split, carrying flags and banners reading "Gay is OK" and "We are all equal...

Fri 10 Jun 2011

  • David Hindley images
    David Hindley talks about his photography during the period of homosexual law reform (1985/86)
    Features: David Hindley
  • NZ makes successful push at UN meeting
    The UN High Level Meeting Gay and bisexual men are likely to be prioritised as a group most affected by HIV for the first time, after a successful push from the New Zealand representative at a UN meeting in New York...

Thu 10 Jun 2010

  • Out Takes calls for votes in Audience Awards
    Out Takes: A Reel Queer Film Festival has wrapped up for 2010, so now it's time for film fans to have their say by voting in the audience awards...

Wed 10 Jun 2009

  • Long Yang Club welcomes new members
    The president of Auckland's long-running Long Yang Club social group is keen to attract more members and "provide a safe place where gay man from different cultures can socialize and learn from each other...

Tue 10 Jun 2008

  • Takataapui TV: Sylvia's story
    The next episode of Maori Television's LGBT documentary programme Takataapui will be broadcast at 9:30pm on Monday 16 June: Aotearoa in 1950's was a difficult time for takataapui women...

Sun 10 Jun 2007

  • Riot police action at Romania
    Romanian riot police detained dozens of militant protesters yesterday as hundreds tried to violently break up a gay rights march in the capital, Bucharest...

Fri 10 Jun 2005

  • Gay Republicans
    GAY REPUBLICANS Dir: Wash Westmoreland USA, 2004 Beta SP, 63 mins Gay right-wingers...

Thu 10 Jun 2004

  • Reagan was pro-gay and HIV-aware
    There are times that the dominant Left in the gay community really irritate me...

Tue 10 Jun 2003

  • Goff requires "fresh evidence" for Ellis pardon
    Justice Minister Phil Goff has not been swayed by growing calls for a top-level inquiry into the Peter Ellis convictions, stating yesterday that "fresh evidence" is required to prove a miscarriage of justice...

Mon 10 Jun 2002

  • Homosexuals and Homogenous?
    With the general election announced for 27 July openly gay, lesbian and transgender candidates are now standing for several parties...

Mon 10 Jun 1985

  • A public meeting is held to discuss homosexual law reform (Auckland, New Zealand)
    Labour MP Fran Wilde goes head-to-head with opponents of the Bill.
  • Television news report: 800 people fill an Auckland hall to listen to debate about Homosexual Law Reform (Auckland, New Zealand)
    ref: TZP139255.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
  • Television news report: three more cases of AIDS in New Zealand and the Department of Health are anxious to provide information for at-risk groups (New Zealand)
    ref: TZP13242.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
  • Television news report: three more people are diagnosed with AIDS and MP Fran Wilde meets opponents of homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
    Eyewitness news, ref F82823.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
  • Television: The Department of Health wants to educate at risk groups about AIDS (New Zealand)
    ref: TZP13293.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
  • Three more people are diagnosed with AIDS in New Zealand promoting health warnings (New Zealand)

Wed 10 Jun 1981

Fri 10 Jun 1938

  • Eugenia Falleni dies following injuries sustained in an accident (Sydney, Australia)
    The previous day Falleni had stepped off the pavement in front of a motorcar.
    Links: Wikipedia

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