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Fri 10 Jun 2022

Thu 10 Jun 2021

  • Nick Smith departs Parliament with gay marriage apology
    Veteran National MP Nick Smith apologised for voting against gay marriage, and cited his work in conservation as a career highlight, in his valedictory speech in Parliament...
    Links: RNZ
  • Nick Smith departs Parliament with gay marriage apology
    Veteran National MP Nick Smith apologised for voting against gay marriage, and cited his work in conservation as a career highlight, in his valedictory speech in Parliament...
    Links: RNZ
  • Petition targeting trans women in women's sport accepted by National MPs
    Green Party says petition pushes scaremongering narrative about trans people being dangerous...
    Links: Stuff
  • Retiring MP Nick Smith apologises for voting against same-sex marriage
    Nick Smith has honoured a commitment to his gay son by using his valedictory speech to apologise for having voted against same-sex marriage...
    Links: Stuff
  • Retiring MP Nick Smith apologises for voting against same-sex marriage
    Nick Smith has honoured a commitment to his gay son by using his valedictory speech to apologise for having voted against same-sex marriage...
    Links: Stuff
  • Retiring National MP Nick Smith apologises for voting against gay marriage in 2013
    Retiring veteran National MP Dr Nick Smith has apologised for voting against gay marriage in 2013, saying the error was "all the more personal" with his 20-year-old son being gay...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Sports commentator Dana Johannsen
    Sport NZ's draft principles for transgender athletes are causing some disquiet in the sporting community, with 40 former Olympic and elite athletes writing to the minister for sport and recreation this week seeking an extension to the consultation period over its guiding principles...
    Links: RNZ
  • Belgian Weightlifter Says Laurel Hubbard’s Olympic Games Inclusion “Feels Like a...
    Links: Express
  • Former All Black and NZ Olympian Call For Rethink On Transgender...
    Links: Express

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

  • Gender equality vital to tackle homophobia in sport
    Former Silver Fern and Black Fern, Louisa Wall says that gender equality in sport is a necessary component of eliminating homophobia, particularly in rugby...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • LGBTI UN Special Procedure “has significant merit”
    There are calls for the establishment of a Special Procedure on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity at the UN Human Rights Council and while the NZ Human Rights Commission have only recently become aware of this - and are yet to formal consider a position - Commissioner Richard Tankersley says such a proposal “has significant merit”...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • LYC keep men informed at 'Arse Class'
    Love Your Condom is keeping gay and bisexual men informed about “the region every gay or bi guy needs to be informed about” at Arse Class...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • 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...
    Links: GayNZ.com

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
  • Arrest made over bashing of trans woman
    A 23-year-old man has been arrested and charged over the bashing of a transgender woman at a venue in the Sydney suburb of Newtown...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • DHBs looking to improve trans services
    A group of District Health Boards in northern New Zealand are welcoming feedback and involvement as they work on a proposal to develop a better health service for people in the region’s transgender communities...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • It's nearly back: OITNB featurette
    Anyone else holding out for Friday? Orange is the New Black is back on Netflix, with Ruby Rose in Lichfield to shake things up as new character Stella in season 3...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Murder-accused teens face November trial
    Ihaiah Gillman-Harris The teenagers accused of murdering gay Auckland man Ihaia Gillman-Harris will face a four week trial in November...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • 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...
    Links: GayNZ.com

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
  • Baptist working group: how to have your say
    Both current and former Baptists are being urged to make submissions to a working party to look at the Church’s stance on same-sex marriages...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Kiwi singers joining global choirs in Dublin
    GALS members getting ready for the Dublin trip Singers from Auckland and Wellington are among the 2,500 from all over the world converging on Dublin for the Various Voices glbti choral festival...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Masses march for civil unions in Rome
    Picture / Roma Pride A huge march has been held in Rome, calling for same-sex Italian couples to be able to have civil unions...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • 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...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 10 Jun 2013

  • France: five charged following teen's death
    Clement Meric Five people have been charged over the fatal bashing of an 18-year old gay activist in Paris...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Harry's heroics: Prince prevents hate attack
    Prince Harry A gay soldier has revealed Prince Harry stepped in to prevent him from being bashed in a homophobic attack by soldiers from another regiment...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Southland support group needs volunteers
    File Photo Due to heavy demand from local organisations, Southland Gay and Lesbian Support is working towards being officially re-established and is looking for volunteers...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Tui billboard breaches law? Yeah right
    The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled Tui’s “Dad’s new husband seems nice … Yeah Right” billboard was not offensive enough to breach the law...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • 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...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 10 Jun 2012

  • Steve Farrow - Queen of the Whole Universe (Auckland)
    Steve Farrow talks about being one of the stage managers for the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant.
    Features: Steve Farrow
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Craig would back marriage equality referendum
    Colin Craig He professes to be against marriage equality; however Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has conceded he would support a referendum to allow same-sex couples to marry if New Zealanders decide they "are ready for a change"...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Portrait of late diva Carmen up for auction
    A Hamilton community radio station is auctioning a portrait of Carmen, donated by Melbourne-based but Hamilton-raised street artist ‘Ha Ha’, real name Regan Tamanui...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • 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...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 10 Jun 2011

  • David Hindley images (Wellington)
    David Hindley talks about his photography during the period of homosexual law reform (1985/86)
    Features: David Hindley
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Marchers queer the Wellington night
    Hundreds of people have marched against homophobia and transphobia in central Wellington, taking a stand against physical and verbal abuse handed out on the streets...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Meet Mr Gay Wellington 2011
    First of all I just want to say, I feel so honoured to be 2011's Mr Gay Wellington and plan for this year to be one of learning, participating and understanding more not only about other people but myself as well...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Meet Mr Gay Wellington 2011
    First of all I just want to say, I feel so honoured to be 2011's Mr Gay Wellington and plan for this year to be one of learning, participating and understanding more not only about other people but myself as well...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Melbourne's Sircuit allowed to ban women
    A Melbourne gay bar has won the right to ban women, on the grounds that it will ensure its patrons are not subjected to attempts by predatory females to turn them straight...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • 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...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 10 Jun 2010

  • Gay men are thinner, lesbians weigh more
    An American study has found gay men are thinner than straight men, while lesbians are likely to weigh more than their heterosexual counterparts...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay men are thinner, lesbians weigh more
    An American study has found gay men are thinner than straight men, while lesbians are likely to weigh more than their heterosexual counterparts...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Janelle Monae: Music meets art
    The first time I saw a Janelle Monae video, I was cast into a dilemma between wanting to sit back on the couch and wondrously take it all in - and wanting to jump up and murderously mimic her moves...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • 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...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 10 Jun 2009

  • American Idol's Adam Lambert comes out
    American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert says "I feel like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders," as he comes out as gay in a Rolling Stone cover story...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • 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...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 10 Jun 2008

  • Bambi memorial delays Taboo screening
    This Sunday evening's charity screening of Boy George's film Taboo in Auckland has been rescheduled, as its original date clashes with tribute events for drag entertainer Bambi Slut, who died last month...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Brokeback Mountain - The Opera in 2013
    The New York City Opera has commissioned Charles Wuorinen to compose an opera based on Brokeback Mountain...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Cindy wins Stars In Eyes heat (+VIDEO)
    "I can't believe it," smiled Family bar's fa'afafine karaoke host 'Cindy of Samoa' as she won tonight's episode of TV talent show Stars in Their Eyes as her idol Tina Turner...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Giant penis promotes sex health to students
    Auckland University's gay student president says he doesn't mind making a dick of himself to promote better sexual health...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • New HIV drug may lead to liver damage
    A new HIV drug of last resort currently prescribed in New Zealand is being watched closely amidst reports that it can cause liver damage, and may have contributed to two deaths overseas, when used in combination with commonly used existing HIV medications...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Out Takes 2008: East Side Story
    2008's 'Out Takes-lite' features only two movies - a gay male one and a lesbian one...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Silver Masquerade Lesbian Ball this August
    It's been a highlight annual event on the Auckland lesbian calendar for twenty-five years now, and to celebrate, its organisers have announced that the silver anniversary Ball this August will be Masquerade-themed...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • 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...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 10 Jun 2007

  • Moscow gay pride organiser convicted
    A Moscow court yesterday convicted Nikolay Alexeyev, the organiser of a gay pride march, of holding an illegal demonstration and resisting police...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • 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...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 10 Jun 2005

  • Call for more LGBT safety in schools
    A gay support organisation working with young glbt people says many schools should be doing more to ensure the safety and well-being of gay students and teachers...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Capill faces more child abuse charges
    Convicted child molester and disgraced former Christian Heritage leader Graham Capill is facing six new charges of sexually abusing young girls...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay Republicans
    GAY REPUBLICANS Dir: Wash Westmoreland USA, 2004 Beta SP, 63 mins Gay right-wingers...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 10 Jun 2004

  • "Two mummies" highlights PC hypocrisy
    Daryl Williams MP (OZ) Australia's public broadcasting company aired a TV show that has some politicians in an uproar...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Bishop: Archbishop at odds with church on gays
    Missing from the Weekend Herald report of Archbishop Whakahuihui Vercoe's vision of a world without homosexuality was the clear statement on the subject agreed to only a month ago when the Anglican General Synod sat in Rotorua...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Garth George: "Vercoe is an idealist"
    Archbishop Vercoe is an idealist, proclaims the NZ Herald's letters editor, Garth George, but if he's dreaming of a world without gays, then he might as well be dreaming of a world without fornicators, adulterers, and cancer...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Govt "weak-kneed bastards" says 'misinterpreted' Brownlee
    Gerry Brownlee National's deputy leader Gerry Brownlee has broken his gay media silence, claiming he has been misinterpreted in his stance on civil unions...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • New-style QN episodes plug 10 week gap
    Tonight's episode of gay TV series Queer Nation is the first of ten fill-in episodes specially funded by NZ On Air to plug the gap between the end of the last series and its successor...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • No gay media for Missy in NZ
    The AIDS Foundation is $35,000 richer, thanks to a donation presented by visiting rap star Missy Elliott in an event the gay media were denied access to...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Randerson's defense of Vercoe is ill-informed
    Bishop Richard Randerson is attempting to walk a fine line...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Reagan was pro-gay and HIV-aware
    There are times that the dominant Left in the gay community really irritate me...
    Links: GayNZ.com

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...
    Links: GayNZ.com

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...
    Links: GayNZ.com

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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