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Mon 25 Jul 2022

  • In today's sports news: What you need to know
    In today's sports news - Backlash to Manly gay pride jersey, Vos takes Tour de France lead and pitch invaders to be banned by clubs...
    Links: RNZ
  • In today's sports news: What you need to know
    In today's sports news - Backlash to Manly gay pride jersey, Vos takes Tour de France lead and pitch invaders to be banned by clubs...
    Links: RNZ
  • In today's sports news: What you need to know
    In today's sports news - Phoenix make up bulk of under 20 World Cup side, backlash to Manly gay pride jersey and Cameron to play for Hurricanes...
    Links: RNZ
  • NRL fans respond by buying all Manly Sea Eagles pride jerseys
    The NRL fans have spoken...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • NRL: Seven Manly Sea Eagles players may stand down over club's pride jersey
    The Manly Sea Eagles have been thrown into turmoil ahead of their Thursday night contest against the Sydney Roosters, because of their pride jersey...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • NRL: Seven Manly Sea Eagles players to stand down over club's pride jersey
    The Manly Sea Eagles have been thrown into turmoil ahead of their Thursday night contest against the Sydney Roosters, after a player revolt over their pride jersey...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Rugby league: Three Sea Eagles players reportedly backflip on pride jersey boycott
    A trio of Manly Sea Eagles footballers have reportedly backflipped on their decision to boycott the club's pride jersey for this week's NRL match against the Sydney Roosters...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Being Called ‘A Fa**ot’ In Public
    Links: Express
  • Meet The Down Under Queens: Beverly Kills
    Links: Express
  • Meet The Down Under Queens: Kween Kong
    Links: Express
  • Meet The Down Under Queens: Molly Poppinz
    Links: Express
  • Meet The Drag Race Down Under Queens: Spankie Jackzon
    Links: Express
  • Once Upon A Time, Two Handsome Princes Kissed Happily Ever After!
    Links: Express

Thu 25 Jul 2019

  • Rugby: Editor reveals how Israel Folau became a gay pin-up boy
    Elias Jahshan, who edited the Star Observer from 2013 to 2016, has revealed how Israel Folau ended up on the cover of the gay magazine...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • The Pioneering Pose
    Links: Express

Wed 25 Jul 2018

  • Prince Harry and Elton John continue Diana's legacy
    Prince Harry praised the work of his close friend Sir Elton John as he introduced the singer at an AIDS conference in Amsterdam on Tuesday...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Could Batwoman Become the World’s First Lesbian Lead Superhero TV show?
    Links: Express
  • It’s Time for NZ Gay Adoption Law to Change
    Links: Express

Tue 25 Jul 2017

  • Monthly shot could be the 'next revolution' in HIV therapy, replacing daily pills
    HIV/AIDS is no longer the death sentence it once was, but maintaining the strict regimen required to keep the virus at bay - one or more pills daily - still poses a major challenge to many people who are infected...
    Links: Stuff
  • Transgender man shares images of incredible transformation
    A transgender man is sharing stunning before and after images of himself to show that not all trans people exhibit outward signs of identifying with the opposite gender before their transitions...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • UNAIDS report says HIV infections in PNG up
    A new UNAIDS report on the global HIV epidemic finds new infections in Papua New Guinea increased by 4 per cent between 2014 and 2016...
    Links: RNZ
  • Decorating Trends for 2018 and Beyond
    Links: Express
  • God’s Own Country Makes New Zealand Debut
    Links: Express
  • Ladyhawke and Madeleine Sami Are Expecting
    Links: Express
  • Longevity in Interior Design
    Links: Express
  • Serbian PM’s Sexuality Has Never Been a Problem
    Links: Express
  • Theatre’s Legendary Love Affair
    Links: Express

Mon 25 Jul 2016

  • Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
    Links: Express
  • Trump Mentions GLBT in Convention Speech
    Links: Express
  • Tuivaiki Inquest Inconclusive
    Links: Express
  • Turning it up at Eagle
    Links: Express
  • Denmark prepares to deport Ugandan lesbians
    Denmark is deporting three lesbian Ugandan women after denying their requests for asylum...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • ELASTIC HEART
    Standing in front of his massive artwork in the centre of the new exhibition in the Auckland Art Gallery depicting a black and white image of a Guaraní warrior with a bright red heart installation above it, Joaquín Sánchez comments that the image will fade well before the heart made from native Paraguayan plants would deteriorate...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Lesbian webseries hits the mainstream
    New Zealand’s first lesbian webseries, Pot Luck, has been released on TVNZ on demand and all six episodes of series one are now available to view...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Less Than This
    The New Zealand Christian Right appears to be going through one of its practically inaudible phases, so what's happening on the unfashionable side of politics at present? Not very much...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wellington events raise over $1k for Orlando victims
    Two fundraising events held over the weekend in Wellington have raised over $1000 for the victims of Orlando mass shooting...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 25 Jul 2015

  • NZAF cautious on HIV prevention meds use
    An announcement that the taking of HIV treatment medications by people who have not contracted the virus is now a proven way of warding off infection has been greeted with caution by the NZ AIDS Foundation, which is hoping to run a demonstration project in this country towards the end of the year...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Pressure mounts for early HIV treatment
    More pressure is likely to be placed on government drug funder Pharmac to pay for early prescribing of anti-HIV medications after the results of a major HIV treatment study were released at the just-concluded HIV conference in Vancouver...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Review: Tangerine
    Is Tangerine the “ballsiest” trans movie yet? I highly recommend you go and find out for yourselves...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 25 Jul 2014

  • Book review: Unspeakable Things
    Links: Express
  • Dwayne Johnson
    Links: Express
  • EquAsian: New social group for LGBTIQ Asians in Auckland
    Links: Express
  • AIDS 2014: Closing with pride, pessimism
    Pride, pessimism and two firsts have marked this evening's closing ceremonies of the World AIDS Conference in Melbourne...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Review: Mrs Brown's fruitcake overdose
    I have just watched Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Watch: Oxford Boys take on Shakira
    Could Shakira be any more fabulous? Oxford University's all male a capella group Out of the Blue certainly seem to make her so! (Hint: their hips don't lie)...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 25 Jul 2013

  • Inspiring family 'humbled' by wide support
    Amanda, Gemma, Lola and Ziggy A couple whose lives were turned upside down by a freak surfing accident are being embraced by people from all sectors of society, who are pitching in to help them concentrate on rehabilitation, rather than finances...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Review: When the killer becomes the victim
    Valentine Road Director: Marta Cunningham Year: 2013 Country: USA Running time: 88 mins Censor Rating: R13- violence, offensive language, content that may disturb Valentine Road is to put it very simply a documentary about a teenage boy being killed in a classroom by another boy, who he’d hit on...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Students' school ball rights to be spelt out
    File Photo YouthLaw and Rainbow Youth are tonight holding a hui to discuss the rights of high school students to attend school balls with the partner of their choice...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 25 Jul 2012

  • Adoption remit "a victory" for Young Nats
    The Young Nationals say the passage of a remit for the 1955 Adoption Act to be extended to include civil union partners shows the youth wing is a real force in the party...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Trans campaigner zeroes in on citizenship certs
    Allyson Hamblett is determined to get the issue sorted once and for all A tireless trans rights campaigner is determined to ensure the issue of citizenship certificates remains on the political radar...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 25 Jul 2011

  • Bill Logan Pt2: The change in NZ culture
    In 1985 as the battle for Homosexual Law Reform gained momentum alliances had to be built outside of, as well as within, the glbt communities...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Bill Logan Pt2: The change in NZ culture
    In 1985 as the battle for Homosexual Law Reform gained momentum alliances had to be built outside of, as well as within, the glbt communities...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 25 Jul 2010

  • 'Roast with David Fane' auctioned for gaba
    David Fane The comedian who apologised for the offence he caused HIV/AIDS sufferers when he said they deserved to be roasted, is turning the tables on himself for charity...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Queer women event aims to bridge the gap
    Women who identify as queer, in any sense of the word, are gathering at Auckland's Charlotte Museum this afternoon, for a discussion aimed at crossing the boundaries of age and difference...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Review: Sia's We Are Born
    You most likely won't recognise her johnhancock, but Ms Furler, more commonly known by her first name...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 25 Jul 2009

  • A smack's OK with GayNZ.com readers
    As New Zealand gets set to decide whether parents should be legally allowed to smack their children, most GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Jeff's story: Being gay in prison
    Jeff (not his real name) was in his early 20's when he was jailed for a year on assault charges...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Triangle TV's Sunday Nights Out
    A Sunday evening festival TV season of iconic NZ-made gay and lesbian films and documentaries starts this weekend - here's the schedule...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 25 Jul 2008

  • AUS: Lesbian couple lose IVF lawsuit
    An Australian lesbian couple have lost a bid to sue their doctor after one of them gave birth to twins rather than one baby following fertility treatment...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Death near Lateshift "not suspicious"
    4...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Male escort to face trial for blackmail
    An Auckland male escort accused of using a knife to threaten another man to pay him $500 for his services will stand trial in the High Court, reports the Nelson Mail...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Teachers speak: "Our fears for gay students"
    "A 14-year-old came to see me the other day, saying 'guys always say that I'm gay...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • UK: Libel win over 'gay' Facebook profile
    A London businessman has won a test libel case in the High Court after a former friend created a false Facebook profile that implied he was gay...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 25 Jul 2007

  • Alarming rise in global HIV - conference
    Discrimination and a lack of HIV services in developing countries has been highlighted as reasons for an alarming rise in the rate of new HIV infections among men who have sex with men at the International AIDS Conference taking place in Sydney this week...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Alarming rise in global HIV - conference
    Discrimination and a lack of HIV services in developing countries has been highlighted as reasons for an alarming rise in the rate of new HIV infections among men who have sex with men at the International AIDS Conference taking place in Sydney this week...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • History: Heliogabalus, the Sun Queen of Rome
    Heliogabalus by Simeon Solomon Heliogabalus (204-218 CE) only reigned for four years as Roman Emperor, lived fast and died young...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Obituary: Tammy Faye Messner (1942-2007)
    Tammy Faye Messner When I heard that Tammy Faye Messner had died after a long battle against colon and lung cancer, I was saddened...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Phone book 'gay gym' mistake prints again
    A bogus listing describing Ray Parker's Papakura fitness centre as a 'homosexual gym' has been accidentally printed again in a new Auckland phone directory...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sir Ian McKellen's nerves at King Lear role
    Just weeks before his New Zealand stage visit, out actor Sir Ian McKellen has admitted playing William Shakespeare's King Lear is more nerve-racking than his recent Hollywood film roles...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Transatlantic travellers sex lives revealed
    The European Commission quietly approved an agreement this week which gives the US Department of Homeland Security unprecedented access to the personal information of anyone on a transatlantic flight, including details of their sex lives and orientation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • USA: Model sues mag over 'porn star' pic
    A New York City judge has refused to dismiss a case by a part-time model and dancer who alleges the city's biggest LGBT club guide defamed him by identifying him as a porn star in an ad for gay club Splash...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 25 Jul 2006

  • Cook Is. introduces anti-gay marriage bill
    Gay marriage will be outlawed and transgender Cook Islanders denied the possibility of legally changing their gender, once the Marriage Amendment Bill, which is expected to pass, is voted on later this week in the Cook Islands Parliament...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • History: The Original "Bad Girls?"
    In a recent book on US feminist history, Estelle Freedman wrote two intriguing chapters about the herstory of debate about lesbians within US womens prisons...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZers invited to Queer Producers Conf.
    Submissions by New Zealanders are being sought for a conference on Queer Cultural Production, to be held in Adelaide this November...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 25 Jul 2005

  • A Tale of Four Tories
    Why is Don Brash so intent on a centre-right electoral strategy that failed in Britain and Canada? At the moment, the New Zealand National Party is intent on attacking New Zealand's cultural diversity and political pluralism through the vapid catchphrase "political correctness...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Carter criticised as "raging homosexual"
    New Zealand Muslin leaders have distanced themselves from an email that criticised gay Ethnic Affairs Minister Chris Carter's visit to an Auckland mosque because he is "a raging homosexual...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Ellis: Full Commission of Inquiry needed
    The lawyer for controversially convicted 'child sex offender' Peter Ellis, a gay man, says any inquiry into the Civic Creche case must take the form of a full Commission of Inquiry...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Muslims slam anti-gay comments
    The National Islamic Organisation in New Zealand has spoken out against comments by a Canterbury Muslim who criticised MP Chris Carter's visit to an Auckland Mosque, calling him a "raging homosexual"...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • My Summer of Love
    MY SUMMER OF LOVE Dir: Pawel Pawlikowski UK, 2004 87 Minutes Another award-winning film from the BBC, My Summer of Love is typically lush, beautifully crafted and a little quirky...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZAF BOARD: Please! No quota of brown bums on seats
    4...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Policeman alleges homophobic bullying
    Police bosses are investigating bullying claims after a gay British officer quit his job at the Avondale station in Auckland, saying was the target of homophobic taunts from colleagues...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 25 Jul 2004

  • Destiny rallies its troops
    Destiny Church pastor Brian Tamaki says more than 20,000 people are expected outside Parliament for his anti-civil union rally in August...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 25 Jul 2003

  • Anti-gay Methodist faction lose church
    A row between two factions of Tongan Methodists over who has the right to use their South Auckland church has been settled – the anti-gay faction have been left out in the cold...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Car sightings help pinpoint McNee killer
    Police investigating the murder of celebrity designer David McNee are asking the public to report any sightings of his car, a black Audi TT convertible which was taken from McNee's home...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Style Pasifika entry deadline extended
    Some entries for the Westfield Style Pasifika fashion awards have been extended to mid-August, after requests from internationally based New Zealand designers could not make the initial July 25 deadline for preliminary entries...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 25 Jul 1865

  • James Miranda Steuart Barry dies (London, United Kingdom)
    Links: Wikipedia

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