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Tue 14 Jun 2022

  • Lawn bowls: Gary Lawson out of contention from Commonwealth Games after suspension for homophobia
    New Zealand lawn bowler Gary Lawson has been suspended for using homophobic language and will be out of contention for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Birmingham...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • New Zealand lawn bowler Gary Lawson suspended for 16 weeks, Commonwealth Games campaign over
    Blackjack Gary Lawson received a 16-week suspension for homophobia, ruling him out of Commonwealth Games selection...
    Links: Stuff
  • New Zealand lawn bowler Gary Lawson suspended for 16 weeks, Commonwealth Games campaign over
    Blackjack Gary Lawson received a 16-week suspension for homophobia, ruling him out of Commonwealth Games selection...
    Links: Stuff
  • Queer and Here: Episode 5 - Protection for rainbow community
    Queer and Here is a six-part video series showing the many faces of Aotearoa's rainbow community, supported by NZ On Air...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Takatāpui at Pride: 'A slow cultural burn towards change'
    Analysis - Pride has long been criticised for not speaking to or serving Māori and BIPOC LGBTQI+ communities...
    Links: RNZ
  • German Football Director Slams FIFA For Allowing Homophobic Qatar To Host...
    Links: Express
  • USA: Pennsylvania To Remove Homosexuality From Crimes Code
    Links: Express
  • Yungblud: “expression of your individuality is the only thing you’ve got.”
    Links: Express

Mon 14 Jun 2021

  • Biden Announces Plans For Pulse Nightclub National Memorial
    Links: Express
  • School Of Rock’s ‘Gay Kid’ Opens Up About Internalised Homophobia
    Links: Express
  • TransAction – Repurposing Rage
    Links: Express

Sun 14 Jun 2020

  • ‘It’s unsafe out here for us’: Trans communities in solidarity with BLM
    As the murders of Black trans people in the US continue to lack widespread media attention, trans communities in New Zealand march in solidarity with Black Lives Matter, despite the safety risk to themselves...
    Links: RNZ

Fri 14 Jun 2019

  • Ecuador’s High Court Approves Same-Sex Marriage
    Links: Express

Thu 14 Jun 2018

  • Human rights complaint laid after teacher sacked following HIV disclosure
    A West Coast teacher fired four weeks after revealing her HIV positive status had laid a complaint with the Human Rights Commission...
    Links: Stuff

Tue 14 Jun 2016

  • New Zealand Parliament acknowledges the Orlando mass shooting (Parliament buildings)
    Audio from a parliamentary motion put by the Prime Minister to acknowledge the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, USA on 13 June 2016 (NZT)
    Features: Andrew Little, David Seymour, John Key, Kevin Hague, Peter Dunne, Te Ururoa Flavell, Winston Peters
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Dunedin Joins Countless Cities to Honour Orlando Victims in Candle Light...
    Links: Express
  • Love and Literature: Love Wins
    Links: Express
  • New Appointment to Unitec Equity and Diversity Manager
    Links: Express
  • NZ Prime Minister not Convinced that Orlando Massacre was a Hate...
    Links: Express
  • Orlando Shooter a Pulse Regular
    Links: Express
  • "I am Muslim and gay"
    I woke up on the morning of 13th June at 4:30 am...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • #TwoMenKissing takes off on Twitter
    Twitter users are using the hashtag #TwoMenKissing in response to the comments made by Orlando mass shooting gunman Omar Mateen’s father, who says that his son was angry when he saw two men kissing in public...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • 10pm: Crawling over friends' bodies, a surgeons shoes
    If you want to check back through our coverage as the tragedy in Orlando has unfolded click here...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • 10pm: Crawling over friends' bodies, a surgeons shoes
    If you want to check back through our coverage as the tragedy in Orlando has unfolded click here...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Brief kiss cut from Les Miserables in Singapore
    A light-hearted moment when two men briefly kiss each other has been cut from the Singapore run of the blockbuster musical Les Miserables after it ran foul of the city state's puritanical homosexuality laws...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Chch to stand with Orlando through dance
    Tonight in Christchurch there is an opportunity for members of the community to come together following the horrific mass shooting in Orlando...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay actor carried bullying scars into adulthood
    Todd Emmerson The actor who portrayed gay 1970s TV cook and entertainer Peter Hudson in the smash hit play Hudson and Halls Live says he was bullied at school for being gay...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Orlando massacre shooter may have been gay
    Reports are emerging that the gunman who shot dead 49 patrons of an Orlando gay nightclub and wounded 53 others was himself gay and had been known to regularly frequent the venue over an extended period...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • PM not sure that shooting attack was homophobic
    Prime Minister is not convinced the Orlando massacre was a homophobic attack, a position the leader of the oppositions is at odds with...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sexuality question prompts museum to ditch form
    Auckland War Memorial Museum has withdrawn a job application form which asked prospective staff members to indicate their sexuality...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 14 Jun 2015

  • Hillary Clinton Vows to Fight For GLBT Rights in Opening Rally
    Links: Express
  • Mika Prepares to Perform at LA Pride!
    Links: Express

Sat 14 Jun 2014

  • Kamp Fabulousity – Family Bar
    Links: Express
  • Party Town – POP on Ponsonby
    Links: Express
  • Trinity K Bonet – Legend Bar and Nightclub
    Links: Express
  • Trinity K Bonet Bonus Feature – Legend Bar and Nightclub
    Links: Express
  • Kapiti feminist and writer Pat Rosier dies
    Pat Rosier Kapiti Coast writer, feminist and lesbian Pat Rosier is being deeply mourned after dying suddenly at home from a heart attack on Thursday...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 14 Jun 2013

  • Bookworm picks: lesbian/bi memoirs
    Looking for some real life stories to sink your teeth into this winter? With the help of our readers, we at GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Rainbow Youth may welcome straight members
    Rainbow Youth members Rainbow Youth is proposing opening up membership to straight youth, a move designed to boost community unity as it follows a Queer-Straight Alliance styled approach...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Taylor to be honoured with 'this is your life'
    Peter Taylor, eternal optimist...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Trans-woman flees town after 'witch' taunts
    A transgender woman has fled her home in Scotland after she was branded a ‘witch’ and mercilessly abused and harassed by transphobic locals...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • US: Gay dads get White House invite
    Barack Obama has invited a pair of gay dads to the White House to mark Father's Day in the US...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 14 Jun 2012

  • Cake Boss episode pulled after trans prank
    Valastro (left) and Carrera (right) An American TV network has pulled an episode of reality show Cake Boss after a transgender woman was used as the butt of a nasty transphobic joke...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Councillor knocks Auckland Pride sponsorship
    Orakei Councillor Cameron Brewer An outspoken Auckland Councillor is questioning why ratepayers need to be involved in the funding of the Auckland Pride Festival, asking why "stretched suburban ratepayers" need to be involved at all...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Four words and a poisoned apple
    Chaz Harris has written a play all about being gay and love and all that entails...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Second Missy Higgins show announced
    A second Auckland Missy Higgins show has been announced, after tickets to the first concert sold out...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 14 Jun 2011

  • Boreham to help decide Wellywood alternatives
    The gay Wellingtonian who led the charge against the Wellywood sign will be on the panel which decides on alternatives to replace the divisive proposal...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Boys fight capital Catholic school's ball ban
    Two young Wellington men are quickly gathering support on Facebook after they were told they could not attend a Catholic school's ball unless they took a girl...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • David Cameron's Big Society: LGBT Concerns
    Given the Cameron/Key axis, it's likely that the Key administration will try to adopt some of David Cameron's 'Big Society' rhetoric in our own context...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay writers' retreat postponed until 2012
    A retreat for gay male writers has been postponed until next year due to a low number of submissions...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Health: Risk, Choice and Young Lesbians
    Women's Health Update has published a useful story on young lesbian health, which I'll summarise here...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Health: Risk, Choice and Young Lesbians
    Women's Health Update has published a useful story on young lesbian health, which I'll summarise here...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Lady Gaga: Your top 5
    We asked you to pick which Lady Gaga track rules them all and the answers flooded in...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Lady Judas
    Check out this Wax Audio piece we nicked from Urge Bar's Facebook page (thanks guys!) which mixes Lady Gaga's Judas with a Judas Priest mash-up...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Times still tight but OutlineNZ surviving
    The national glbt counselling and welfare organisation OutlineNZ is still facing tight financial times, though it currently has enough funds to continue operating for six months...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 14 Jun 2010

  • Brazil declares day against homophobia
    President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has signed a decree creating a National Day Against Homophobia...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Carter stripped of portfolios, demoted
    Chris Carter Gay Labour MP Chris Carter has been stripped of his Foreign Affairs portfolio and his front bench seat...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Chris Carter accepts demotion
    Chris Carter Labour MP Chris Carter has accepted the decision of party leader Phil Goff to strip him of his Foreign Affairs portfolio and remove him from the front bench...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • It's all about the missing bits
    Kestin Stweart Kestin Stewart can't even remember when he first started drawing, but he can remember having a callus on his finger from his fascination with 'creating something on a flat piece of paper' when he was aged just seven...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Review: Stepping Out
    Stepping Out By Richard Harris Dir: Colin McColl Starring Suzanne Paul, Sandra Rasmussen Auckland Theatre Company at Sky City Theatre and Bruce Mason Centre Until July 10 A handful of mismatched suburban misfits gather once a week to learn how to tap dance...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Topp Twins doco scoops prize in New York
    The Topp Twins have charmed New York, with the documentary telling their distinctive story winning a jury prize at NewFest 2010...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 14 Jun 2009

  • 'Predator' identity may be revealed Tuesday
    A scheduled court hearing at which the identity of the man accused of knowingly infecting four young gay men with HIV may be revealed has been brought forward to this Tuesday morning...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Chastity Bono is gender-transitioning
    Chastity Bono - civil rights advocate, journalist, author, musician and daughter of pop superstar Cher - is now going through a gender transition to become 'Chaz', a male...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 14 Jun 2008

  • Dublin: Gay Rugby World Cup kicks off
    Hundreds of sports enthusiasts from around the world are in Dublin this weekend for the gay rugby world cup - billed as "the biggest, gayest rugby tournament ever...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sydney's DJ Ruby plays in Auckland
    Sydney's iconic gay DJ Ruby will play a one-off event on K' Road tonight...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 14 Jun 2007

  • 'The Outlook' producer Glenn Sims
    Glenn Sims He's kept a low-profile until now, but it was time we lured him out from behind his camera! We probed Glenn Sims on his life, loves, favourite things and upcoming LGBT telly show...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Backgrounder: Murder and manslaughter
    For the benefit of non-lawyer readers, I thought I'd provide a general guide to criminal law on murder and manslaughter...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Barrymore arrested over pool death
    Three men, including Michael Barrymore according to media reports, have been arrested on suspicion of murdering Stuart Lubbock, found dead in the openly-gay TV presenter's swimming pool in 2001...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Big fight this Saturday for AKL gay bar boss
    Co-owner of Auckland’s Urge bar Alan Granville has spent the last twelve weeks preparing for the “toughest physical test of his life” – three two-minute rounds in a boxing ring in front of at least 700 people...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Chch court: Man took pics of men at urinal
    Taking covert pictures of men using urinals at a Christchurch shopping mall has landed a travel consultant in court charged with a relatively new offence...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Colourful and creative clubbing: Meet Miss Candy Phloss!
    “The Club Kids are coming… slowly infiltrating our club scene,” enthuses Miss Candy Phloss...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Comment: Silence on the fundie front! Why?
    All is quiet on the fundie front once more...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • No Future, Old Copeland?
    Gordon Copeland According to today's news, Future New Zealand MP Gordon Copeland now says he'll vote with National on matters except confidence and supply...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Reggae music stars renounce homophobia
    Three of the world's top reggae/dancehall singers have renounced homophobia and condemned violence against lesbians and gay men...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Waikato Pride Week planned for Spring
    Waikato should have its own Pride Week – that’s the consensus of a gay men’s community meeting in Hamilton...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Web game
    The internet-based virtual world of ‘Second Life’, is holding its first ‘Gay Pride’ month, with events including a carnival, a date auction, gay prom and two massive parades that sync with the real-life Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco events...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Young homos can fight bigotry, says nun
    New Zealand's young homosexuals must be given the opportunity and responsibility of picking up the fight against continuing secular and religious homophobia, says the newly-honoured Sister Paula Brettkelly...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 14 Jun 2006

  • Massey Uni to host nat. queer conference
    Palmerston North will host this year's national queer students' conference, to coincide with the 20th anniversary of homosexual law reform...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Space to be ourselves, in Taupo
    It can be tough being gay in small town New Zealand, but one straight woman in Taupo is doing her best to change that, and make life a little more enjoyable, particularly for local LGBT youth...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 14 Jun 2005

  • Life begins at 40... when you're 'Cocksure'
    Just because you're gay and over 40 doesn't mean you're sexually unattractive or "over the hill" says a new innovative health campaign by the New Zealand AIDS Foundation's Gay Men's Health programme...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 14 Jun 2004

  • "Gay slur" victim told to leave school
    A "gay slur" is part of a bullying problem at a prestigious Christchurch private boys' school which has asked the victim to leave the school...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Backtracking Vercoe claims misquote
    Archbishop Vercoe says he did not dream of a world without gays, nor did he use the word “abomination” to describe gay people...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Civil unions divide Labour
    The Civil Union bill has divided Labour's caucus, and United Future leader Peter Dunne is crowing that up to 20 of its MPs may vote against it on its first reading...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Herald: Vercoe was accurately reported
    The NZ Herald newspaper is standing by the accuracy of its "World Without Gays" articles quoting new Anglican Archbishop Whakahuihui Vercoe as saying that homosexuality is an abomination and that he invisages a coming world in which gays will not be tolerated...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Randerson takes Peron to task
    Anglican Bishop Richard Randerson counters issues raised by commentator Jim Peron's column on GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 14 Jun 2003

  • Beyer doco to screen on American television
    Annie Goldson and Peter Wells' acclaimed documentary about the life of Georgina Beyer, is to screen on American television next week...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Straights welcome at Dunedin Out Takes
    Straight viewers as well as gays and lesbians are welcome at Dunedin's Out Takes film festival, which will play at the Dundas St Academy cinema this weekend...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 14 Jun 1991

Tue 14 Jun 1983

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