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Thu 16 Jul 2020

  • Exclusive: Auckland DBH Denies Claims of New Barriers to Accessing PrEP
    Links: Express
  • LGBT+ Refugees Prioritised By Norwegian Government
    Links: Express
  • Naya Rivera’s Death Ruled Accidental Drowning as Actress Who Played Glee...
    Links: Express

Tue 16 Jul 2019

  • Alan Turing revealed as the new face of England's £50 note
    The pioneering British computer scientist and WWII codebreaker, who was taken to court for being gay, wins public vote...
    Links: Stuff
  • Transgender and gender diverse support services get funding boost
    Transgender and gender diverse people in the Northland and Auckland regions will soon be able to access DHB funded peer-support services provided by two of the country's longest running rainbow organisations...
    Links: RNZ
  • Woman left legally blind after late HIV diagnosis wants better awareness among doctors, women
    An HIV diagnosis came out of the blue for this "middle-aged, married, mother-of-two"...
    Links: Stuff
  • Best In Class: Hybrid Vehicles of 2019
    Links: Express
  • LGBTI Rights Watchdog Mandate Renewed After United Nations Vote
    Links: Express
  • Oh, I Wanna Dance with Somebody | express Chats with Laura...
    Links: Express
  • RainbowYOUTH and OUTLine Partner to Widen Support for Gender Diverse People
    Links: Express
  • Saturday Night @ Family Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • South Korean Military Urged to Remove Consensual Same-Sex Sexual Activity Ban
    Links: Express

Mon 16 Jul 2018

  • Children’s Charity Refuse Funds Raised from Gay Rugby Team Strip Show
    Links: Express
  • London Pride Apologises for Anti-Trans Protesters
    Links: Express
  • The Reality of Reality TV Stardom
    Links: Express

Sun 16 Jul 2017

  • Labour pledges to fund anti-HIV meds
    The Labour Party is accusing the government of dragging its heels on funding a drug which could prevent a large percentage of HIV transmissions...
    Links: RNZ

Sat 16 Jul 2016

  • Peter Wall on Homosexual Law Reform
    First of all, I would like to acknowledge the Tangata Whenua, the people of the land...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 16 Jul 2015

  • Danny - Beyond Rainbows (Auckland)
    Danny talks about stereotypes, aspirations and gay asian representation.
    Features: unidentified voice(s)
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • K Road Strip Will Showcase Auckland’s Best at Edinburgh Fringe
    Links: Express
  • Kenyan Boys School Sends Students Home For Alleged Homosexuality
    Links: Express
  • Protesters March in Taiwan’s Capital to Demand Marriage Equality
    Links: Express
  • Watch: Caitlyn Jenner’s Emotional ESPYs Acceptance Speech
    Links: Express
  • Trans views sought by Family Planning
    Family Planning is looking for transgender New Zealanders to take part in a study on their experiences of sexual health services and sexuality education...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 16 Jul 2014

  • ‘Poof’ and it’s Back!
    Links: Express
  • Foodie Bites: The Littlest Restaurant in Auckland
    Links: Express
  • Watch: Paquin talks True Blood, bisexuality
    Kiwi actress Anna Paquin discusses the end of True Blood, and talks about being a “happily married bisexual mother”...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 16 Jul 2013

  • New OUTLine General Manager appointed
    OUTLine has appointed Trevor Easton as the new manager of its phone support and counselling services...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 16 Jul 2012

  • [name withheld 7] - Q12 (Waikato)
    [name withheld] talks about being young and gay in 2012
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Dylan - Q12 (Waikato)
    Dylan talks about being young and gay in 2012
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • What’s with the straight hate?
    Chaz Harris "Straight acting" is for losers who have a problem with embracing who they really are...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 16 Jul 2011

  • Review: Circumstance
    Director: Maryam Keshavarz Year: 2011 Country: France, Iran, Lebanon, USA Running time: 105 mins Censor Rating: R16 - violence, offensive language, drug use, sex scenes Director/Screenplay: Maryam Keshavarz In Farsi with English subtitles Audience Award (Dramatic), Sundance Film Festival 2011 Being a woman and falling in love with another woman in Iran is never going to be a recipe for an easy life...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 16 Jul 2010

  • Silence on campus?
    Many of the sharpest weapons in the nation's GLBT rights battles have been forged on the university campus, but the future of the groups where queer students have always found solidarity, support and debate is now under threat...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 16 Jul 2009

  • WGN: It's undies and drag kings this Saturday
    Two unique parties in Wellington this Saturday will feature gender-bending fun, DJs and prizes...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 16 Jul 2008

  • New ice cream flavour tribute to Sir Elton
    American ice cream makers Ben   ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 16 Jul 2007

  • Opera review: Lucia di Lammermoor
    Review: Lucia di Lammermoor Opera in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti Libretto by Cammarano after Sir Walter Scott NBR New Zealand Opera Conductor Andrea Licata Chapman Tripp Opera Chorus, chorus master John Rosser Elvira Fatykhova, Jason Howard, Yvan Momirov, Carmel Carroll Aotea Centre, Auckland, Thursday 12 July Opening night jitters seemed to plague this production of the most popular of Donizetti's operas about ill-fated women...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 16 Jul 2006

  • Buffy and Bimbo: Learning to walk a fine line
    After a year in Europe, Buffy and Bimbo, aka Jonathan Smith and Kevin Baker, are back, a little sooner than anticipated, and have produced another in their series of comedy drag shows, this time called Buffy and Bimbo's Canceled World Tour...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 16 Jul 2005

  • Writer and commentator David Herkt
    David Herkt (Photo: Fryderyck Kublikowski/JACK Magazine) Writer, poet, editor and commentator David Herkt is the creative force behind High Times, a TV3 documentary series on NZ drug culture starting Thursday 21st July at 8:30pm...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 16 Jul 2004

  • No answers from Maxim
    Discrimination against same-sex couples does not exist, according to a public statement from the Maxim Institute, but they're not prepared to discuss the matter in depth...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 16 Jul 2003

  • New faces at Queer Nation
    Livingstone Productions today officially announced two new members for the Queer Nation production team...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 16 Jul 1985

  • Television news report: Former MP Marilyn Waring presents a seminar Women, Politics and Power (Dunedin, New Zealand)
    ref: TZP125107.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
  • Television news report: new AIDS blood screening programme delayed (New Zealand)
    ref: TZP125111.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Sun 16 Jul 1972

  • The group Gay Liberation Wellington is formed (Wellington, New Zealand)

Thu 16 Jul 1925

  • A report into Mental Defectives and Sexual Offenders is tabled in Parliament (New Zealand)
    Links: Hansard, Report

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