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Thu 14 Jul 2022

  • LGBTQIA+ Kiwis who have survived a stroke sought for first-of-its-kind study
    Info about post-stroke care is "very heteronormative" and rainbow patients' experiences haven't been examined, researcher says...
    Links: Stuff
  • Tami Neilson’s Songbook
    Links: Express
  • Two Handsome Princes Lived Happily Ever After!
    Links: Express
  • UK At Risk Of “Sliding Back” On LGBTQ+ Rights Says Former...
    Links: Express

Wed 14 Jul 2021

  • Rally for transgender rights planned in Wellington tonight
    A rally for transgender rights will go ahead outside the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington tonight while controversial group Speak Up For Women holds an event there...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Settling the debate: Old-time politicians grasping at gender and race for relevance
    OPINION: Conservatives claim Māori rights, and transgender issues aren't being debated...
    Links: Stuff
  • The struggle to make choices about our own bodies
    Our lives, every experience good or bad, is written in every cell of our bodies...
    Links: RNZ
  • Weighing up the emotional side of transgender sporting debate
    World sport's first interntional transgender coach says more consideration needs to be given to mental and emotional aspects...
    Links: Stuff
  • Bear Drink Returns To Christchurch Tomorrow Night
    Links: Express
  • Boh Runga Pays Tribute to Icon Aretha Franklin
    Links: Express
  • Headquarters’ owner Leo Molloy Will Run For Auckland Mayor, Claims to...
    Links: Express

Tue 14 Jul 2020

  • Feminist writer Clementine Ford might have just killed your love of Friends
    Ross and Rachel's relationship was a "toxic mess" and the show contained problematic instances of homophobia, transphobia, and fat-shaming...
    Links: Stuff
  • Only 41% of Gay and Bisexual Men Have Had a Comprehensive...
    Links: Express
  • Poland’s Anti-LGBT President Andrzej Duda Narrowly Re-Elected
    Links: Express
  • Thailand Moves to Legalise Same-Sex Civil Unions  
    Links: Express

Sun 14 Jul 2019

  • Outrage as Israeli education minister backs gay 'conversion therapy'
    Israel's education minister voiced support today for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt has worried liberals at home and backers abroad...
    Links: RNZ
  • House of Representatives Approves Legislation to Restore Transgender Military Service in...
    Links: Express
  • Out and About: Family Bar And Club Friday Night
    Links: Express
  • Staircase Bar and Club | Saturday Night
    Links: Express
  • Toy Story 4 Becomes Latest Target For Homophobic Activists
    Links: Express

Sat 14 Jul 2018

  • Children's charity unwittingly linked to male strip show
    A children's charity that cares for vulnerable families has found itself unwittingly linked to a gay rugby club's strip show fundraiser...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Decoder Ring: The laugh track
    Decoder Ring's a new monthly podcast hosted by Slate's TV critic Willa Paskin that tries to crack all kinds of cultural mysteries...
    Links: RNZ
  • Heroes supporting Heroes via Dance Party Fundraiser
    Heroes supporting Heroes via Dance Party Fundraiser What: Show us your Hero! A drag and strip* show, dance party fundraiser When: 10th of August 2018 from 9:00 p...
    Links: Scoop
  • Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama after backlash
    Scarlett Johansson has pulled out of the film Rub and Tug after her plans to portray a transgender man prompted a backlash...
    Links: Stuff
  • Scarlett Johansson quits trans role after backlash
    US actor Scarlett Johansson has dropped out of a role in which she was going to play a transgender man following a backlash from the LGBT community...
    Links: RNZ
  • LGBTI Themed Children Books Censored in Hong Kong
    Links: Express
  • Warkworth Baker in Breach of Human Rights Act
    Links: Express

Thu 14 Jul 2016

  • Helen Clark Addresses GLBT Challenges in CSIS Forum
    Links: Express
  • The Realities of Gender Reassignment Surgery in New Zealand
    Links: Express
  • Behind the scenes of changemaking
    As the only openly transgender student at all-girls school Malborough College, 16-year-old Stefani Muollo-Gray was recently denied the right to use the female bathrooms...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • France reverses lifetime blood donation ban
    France is now allowing gay and bisexual men to donate blood, however only if they have not had sex in the past year...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Helen Clark has a "great passion" for LGBT rights
    The CSIS Pacific Partners Initiative has hosted a Statesmen’s Forum with Helen Clark in which the former Prime Minister and candidate in the running for the UN Secretary General position spoke of her great passion for LGBTI rights...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Webseries creator hopes to film more LGBTI content
    The second episode of Two Naked Gay Guys goes live tomorrow after over 105,000 views of episode one...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 14 Jul 2015

  • Boy Scouts of America Set to End Ban on Gay Adults
    Links: Express
  • Community Concerns Raised About Auckland Cruising Hotspot
    Links: Express
  • Action starts against clerk refusing licences
    Kim Davis is refusing to issue any marriage licences The first case is being heard against a group of homophobic US county clerks who are refusing to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples, based on their personal beliefs...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Community's had enough of park cruising
    An Auckland community group wants to end what it calls the “unwanted blight” of men having sex in a local reserve...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Exhibition to confront faith and sexuality
    Former Mr Gay World Chris Olwage is planning an exhibition which will explore the themes of sexuality and faith, with questions like "what if Christ was gay?" Best-known for his dancing, Olwage is also a visual artist, who says the project has been a few years in the making...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Watch: two men hold hands in Moscow
    A Russian web channel decided to run an experiment with two men holding hands in the streets of Moscow to see what type of public reaction they received...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Watch: two men hold hands in Moscow
    A Russian web channel decided to run an experiment with two men holding hands in the streets of Moscow to see what type of public reaction they received...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 14 Jul 2014

  • Book Preview – Feminine Lost Why Most Women Are Male
    Links: Express
  • Greens – John Key Must Clarify His Stance on Marriage Equality
    Links: Express
  • Ian Thorpe – ‘ I’m comfortable to say I’m a gay...
    Links: Express
  • Aussie: Fresh push for marriage equality
    David Leyonhjelm An Australian senator has announced he’s finalising a private member’s bill allowing same-sex couples to marry...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gender Identity: Rainbow Wellington's submission
    Since submissions won't be heard on the bid to have gender identity included specifically in the Human Rights Act, we're sharing them here...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • McVicar repeats "absurd" crime claim
    McVicar says he doesn't have anything against gay people, as his brother is "a gay"...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Out Takes audience faves announced
    A Canadian lesbian romance flick and a Dutch gay comedy have tied for Best Feature Film after a vote by audiences of the Out Takes Film Festival...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Oz superstar swimmer Thorpe comes out
    After years of denying rumours, Australian swimming superstar Ian Thorpe has now confirmed that he is gay...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Singapore to destroy gay-themed books
    Singapore's National Library Board has pulled two gay-themed books from the state's libraries and plans to destroy them...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sponsors urged to take stand for diversity
    ASB CEO Barbara Chapman says financial considerations should never be a factor for an athlete deciding whether to be open with their sexuality...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Watch: Ian Thorpe - "I'm not straight"
    Aussie Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe has spoken about being gay for the first time, telling Sir Michael Parkinson “I’ve thought about this for a long time...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 14 Jul 2013

  • Call for all youths to be vaccinated against HPV
    Dr...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Lesbian made abuse allegations against Glenn
    Marja Shaw The woman behind a claim of abusive behavior against kiwi millionaire and philanthropist Owen Glenn is a lesbian who lives with her partner in the USA...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Vaccine for NZ gay youths under consideration
    Gay youths as young as eleven years old may have free access to a vaccine offering protection against a range of cancers and genital warts...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 14 Jul 2012

  • Creator reveals QWU will return as a musical
    Smith, left, as one half of comedy compere duo Buffy   ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Fans emerge for alleged gay cannibal killer
    Magnotta In a bizarre turn of events, fans of accused gay cannibal killer Luka Magnotta have emerged on the internet, pledging their support for him...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Lips to be locked for marriage equality
    Cosmetics company Lush and marriage equality campaigners Legalise Love are today hooking up in a "kiss in" in the name of equality...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • QWU to bow out on a high note
    After nine years, the curtain will fall on the hilarious drag pageant Queen of the Whole Universe in just one week...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 14 Jul 2011

  • NY wedding up for grabs in radio contest
    Following on from the promotion that saw much-loved Wellingtonians Scotty and Mal celebrate their civil union in Hawaii, radio station ZM is now running a competition where the prize is a New York wedding...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • When the battle reached fever pitch
    It was the period from 1984 to victory in 1986 where the sharpest jabs where executed and the campaign for law reform became a full-frontal battle...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • When the battle reached fever pitch
    It was the period from 1984 to victory in 1986 where the sharpest jabs where executed and the campaign for law reform became a full-frontal battle...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 14 Jul 2010

  • Farewell to a much-loved friend
    Sue Dunlop Tributes are flowing for a woman who was known as much for her music, as her fierce friendship and beautiful laughter...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay adults more social online, study shows
    New research suggests gay and lesbian adults are much heavier users of blogs and social networking than heterosexuals...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Musician to be farewelled in Wellington
    Sue Dunlop Lesbian musician Sue Dunlop will be farewelled in Wellington tomorrow, after losing a short battle with cancer...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Tonga armed with new strategic plan
    A partnership with the New Zealand Aids Foundation has resulted in the creation of a plan to reduce discrimination and prevent HIV and STIs in Tonga's queer community...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 14 Jul 2009

  • Transgender singer, 16, targets pop career
    Her songs are already a hit on YouTube, but now 16-year-old singer Kim Petras has arrived in the UK to launch her pop career - and has revealed she was born a male...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wellington's at home with the Homophones
    "Our concert will chase away your mid-winter blues with merry music-making and complimentary mulled wine and fruit cake," says the convenor of The Homophones, Wellington's gay male chorus...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 14 Jul 2008

  • Big prizes for hotties at two K' Rd bars
    Two Auckland gay bars have just announced party nights which will award big prizes to their hottest guys and dancers...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sir Ian McKellen describes death threats
    Outspoken gay Lord of the Rings star Sir Ian McKellen says he has received death threats in the past because of his sexuality...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The Maxim Institute: Underneath the Radar?
    At this point in the declining existence of the New Zealand Christian Right, it is quite possible to ignore some of the antics of the more insignificant players, like the forthcoming documentary about the Bishop of Bling, Brian Tamaki...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 14 Jul 2007

  • Gloria Gaynor:
    Gloria Gaynor, the American singer whose hit ‘I Will Survive' is seen as a gay anthem, told BBC radio yesterday that gay people should embrace Christ – and that her status as a gay icon allows her to lead them to Him...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Mr. Gay Auckland 2007 named tomorrow
    Family bar's hostess Miss Ribena says she's got several spunky guys ready to take to the K' Road bar's stage tomorrow evening – but only one of them will be crowned Mr Gay Auckland 2007...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Who says romance is dead?
    Once again we've canvassed our readers for stories… and you didn't let us down...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 14 Jul 2006

  • Chauvel threatens to sue over slurs
    Labour's newest gay MP Charles Chauvel has threatened legal action against anyone making further allegations against him of excessive publicly-funded travel...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Family First parroting questionable US info
    The fundamentalist "Family First Lobby" is parroting questionable US Christian Right ideologues about the effects of same sex parenting...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Son defends anti-HLR MP Norm Jones
    The eldest son of anti-gay rights MP Norman Jones says his father's opposition to Homosexual Law Reform in 1986 has been “vindicated” by events within the past 20 years...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 14 Jul 2005

  • Capill: Child sex "consensual"
    Disgraced "moral guardian" Graham Capill will face sentence on all charges of rape and sexual assault today...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • East of Eden
    James Dean EAST OF EDEN Dir: Elia Kazan USA, 1955 35mm, 118 mins For those growing up a generation or more after the fact, it's something of a surprise to learn that despite the size of his legend, James Dean made only three films...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Return of the Glammies
    Nominations are now open for Wellington's resurrected Glammie Awards, which will kick off UniQ Victoria's Pride Week celebrations in September...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sexually corrupt Capill gets nine years
    2...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Silence over "liability" Choudhary
    The Prime Minister may have asked Muslim MP Ashraf Choudhary to clarify his comments about stoning gays, but she's not passing on any details to the public – and neither is gay MP Chris Carter, who also told media last week he'd be speaking with Choudhary...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Standing ovation for Wgtn's "Billie"
    The placard outside the BATS Theatre in Wellington reads: "Bouncing With Billie, must see theatre, standing ovation opening night”...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Teen 'killed gay lover in robbery'
    An 18-year old Otara youth has denied murdering gay Auckland man Robert Hunt last July...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 14 Jul 2004

  • Television news report: AIDS in India (New Zealand)
    TV3 news, ref F82004.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
  • Television news report: Asian and Pacific Island leaders warned about the growing issue of AIDS in the region (New Zealand)
    Interviewees include Eileen Kelly, Gill Greer and Maire Bopp Dupont. One news, ref F82003.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
  • Murder victim's car thief in court
    An 18-year-old appeared in court yesterday, accused of stealing a car belonging to murdered stamp collector Robert Hunt...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 14 Jul 1985

  • Artist Theo Schoon dies

Thu 14 Jul 1983

  • Television: Fund to support men charged with homosexual offences set up in Wellington (Wellington, New Zealand)
    ref: TZP19316.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

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