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Mon 26 Jul 2021

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020: First openly transgender Olympians are competing
    For Quinn, a midfielder for the Canadian women's football team, the opening match of the Tokyo Games carried more emotional weight than their previous Olympic appearances...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Tokyo Olympics 2020: First openly transgender Olympians are competing
    For Quinn, a midfielder for the Canadian women's football team, the opening match of the Tokyo Games carried more emotional weight than their previous Olympic appearances...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Tokyo Olympics: The transgender Olympians blazing a trail in Japan
    For Quinn, a midfielder for the Canadian women's football team, the opening match of the Games carried more emotional weight than their previous appearances...
    Links: Stuff
  • Bizarre Whitney Houston Hologram Takes New Las Vegas Residency
    Links: Express
  • Lil Nas X Breaks the Internet With Steamy “Industry Baby” Video
    Links: Express
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race Star Gottmik Auditioned for New Hellraiser Film
    Links: Express
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race Star Gottmilk Auditioned for New Hellraiser Film
    Links: Express

Sun 26 Jul 2020

  • Part 1 - LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum (Eva Beva)
    Audio from part 1 of the LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum held at Eva Beva, Wellington on 26 July 2020
    Features: Ayesha Verrall, Jan Logie, Jessica Hammond, Nicola Willis, Troy Mihaka, Vivian Lyngdoh
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Part 2 - LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum (Eva Beva)
    Audio from part 2 of the LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum held at Eva Beva, Wellington on 26 July 2020
    Features: Ayesha Verrall, Jan Logie, Jessica Hammond, Nicola Willis, Troy Mihaka, Vivian Lyngdoh
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • The web series Rūrangi has its world premiere (Auckland, New Zealand)
    The premiere takes place at the ASB Waterfront Theatre
    Links: Rūrangi
  • Urzila Carlson to Replace Lindsay Lohan on The Masked Singer Australia
    Links: Express
  • Watch: Tom Sainsbury Roasts Gerry Brownlee as Anti-Gay Comments From National’s...
    Links: Express

Fri 26 Jul 2019

  • Folau and the gay magazine
    The Star Observer's former editor reveals he had wanted David Pocock for the now-famous cover shot...
    Links: Stuff
  • Four teens charged with assaulting gay couple on London bus
    Suspects in alleged assault of women are aged between 15 and 17, British police say...
    Links: Stuff
  • Man kept HIV secret from his lover despite years of warnings from doctors
    A Sydney man who knowingly infected his partner with HIV has been jailed for five years after his girlfriend received a Valentine's Day bombshell she had caught the incurable disease...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • What is this 'Gold Star Gay' Status that Andy Cohen referred to?
    Andy Cohen wears his "gold star gay" status with pride...
    Links: Stuff
  • Writing's on the wall: No #endAIDS without #endTB
    TB and HIV both are preventable, but cutting the chain of transmission of HIV and TB is proving to be a daunting task...
    Links: Scoop

Thu 26 Jul 2018

  • Slump in fight against #AIDS can derail progress made so far
    Slump in fight against #AIDS can derail progress made so far! Shobha Shukla, CNS (Citizen News Service) “Tremendous progress against AIDS over the past 15 years has inspired a global commitment to end the epidemic by 2030...
    Links: Scoop

Wed 26 Jul 2017

  • Trans artist explains why periods are not just for women
    Artist Cass Clemmer, who is transgender and non binary, posted a powerful message on Instagram showing it's not just women who have periods...
    Links: NZ Herald

Tue 26 Jul 2016

  • Lesbian Webseries Gets TVNZ Treatment
    Links: Express
  • OUTLine Announce New Board
    Links: Express
  • Trans Campaigner to Address Democratic Convention in Historic First
    Links: Express
  • Anika Moa secures funding for weekly talk show
    Fans of Anika Moa will soon be treated to a weekly dose of laughs as the musician secures funding for a television show...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Call for LGBTI student safety and wellbeing assessment
    The Co-conveners of the Cross Party Rainbow Parliamentary Network are urging Education Minister Hekia Parata to consider LGBTI student safety and wellbeing as a National Evaluation Topic that schools are assessed on...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Meanwhile, in the Real World...
    The US Democratic Party is about to hold its own national party convention in Philadelphia...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Oz: Shadow minister of equality appointed
    Terri Butler MP Australia's Labor Party has appointed a shadow minister for equality who will have formal responsibility for glbti affairs...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Review: Michael Todd: Straight Jacket (2016)
    Matthew Todd: Straight Jacket: London: Penguin: 2016 UK Attitude magazine editor Matthew Todd has written an excellent, thought-provoking look at how gay men live their lives in the contemporary United Kingdom...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 26 Jul 2015

  • Australian Labor Set to Reach Compromise Requiring MPs to Bind on...
    Links: Express
  • Obama firm on gay rights in Kenyan visit
    US President Barack Obama has raised gay rights while in Kenya, and that nation’s President responded by claiming it’s a “non-issue”...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 26 Jul 2014

  • Drag Fun – Legend Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • Pop Princess – Poof Bar
    Links: Express
  • Shining Bright – Family Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • Same-sex sniff-dating party planned
    People looking for love will be asked to bring a t-shirt soaked in their scent to an upcoming gay and lesbian dating event with a difference...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Trans model has strong message for youth
    Supermodel Andreja Pejic has come out as transgender, with a powerful message for gender non-conforming youth...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Updated: Trans models around the world
    Transgender models are tearing up catwalks and photo shoots - and have been for decades...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 26 Jul 2013

  • Auckland couple wins Fab Gay Wedding
    Aucklanders Tash Vitali and Melissa Ray have won radio network ZM’s Fabulous Gay Wedding competition, and will be married on the morning marriage equality comes into effect in New Zealand...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Embraced by NZ: A gay Pakistani refugee's story
    A gay Pakistani man who spent more than half his life being bullied and berated for being different has been granted refugee status in New Zealand, by a Tribunal which says he has the right to be who he is, without discrimination...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gavin Gosnell appealing murder conviction
    Hayden Miles Gavin Gosnell has lodged an appeal against his conviction for the murder of gay Christchurch teenager Hayden Miles...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • New home found for Gay Ski Week closer
    One of the 2012 Gay Ski Week parties (Still Vision) Gay Ski Week’s organisers have found a new venue for their closing party, after World Bar was destroyed in a fire...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Oxford Dictionary to redefine marriage
    The prestigious Oxford English Dictionary is looking at changing the definition of marriage to include gay people, after the passage of marriage equality legislation in England and Wales...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 26 Jul 2012

  • Jack Perkins (Wellington)
    Jack Perkins talks about his forty years with the public radio programme Spectrum
    Features: Jack Perkins
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • "An incredibly significant day for equal rights"
      LegaliseLove has been campaiging for marriage equality The drawing of Louisa Wall’s marriage equality from Parliament’s Ballot is being described as “an incredibly significant day for equal rights in New Zealand”...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • BREAKING NEWS: marriage equality bill pulled
    12...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Delighted Hague to honour vows to Wall
    Kevin Hague is thrilled Green MP Kevin Hague is “thrilled” Labour counterpart Louisa Wall’s marriage equality Bill has been pulled from the ballot, and will honour a promise to campaign for the legislation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • It's "nothing against gays" says anti MP
    Richard Prosser MPs are being grilled about their stance on marriage equality at Parliament today, leading a New Zealand First MP to state that although he has “nothing against gays” he will be voting against the legislation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Mana's Harawira will support marriage equality
    Hone Harawira Mana leader Hone Harawira has revealed he will vote in favour of proposed marriage equality legislation, at least through its first reading...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Marriage Bill designed to "end discrimination"
    Labour MP Louisa Wall's Bill has been pulled 12...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Marriage bill: "We must all fight now for the choice"
    Hoani Jeremy Lambert The coming fight for marriage to be extended to same sex couples can be won if people in the gay communities immediately mobilise behind it, says a prominent marriage equality campaigner...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Marriage Equality: Starters Gate...
    New Zealand isn't the only country considering the eventual introduction of same-sex marriage proper...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Marriage to be conscience vote for Labour
    David Shearer Marriage equality will be a conscience vote for Labour MPs, while National is yet to decide how its MPs will vote...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • MP support looking positive for Wall's bill
    There are indications 57 MPs have already made it clear they will support Louisa Wall’s marriage equality Bill through at least its first reading, near the 61 required...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Scotland set to introduce marriage equality
    Scotland is set to become the first part of Britain to introduce full marriage equality...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The "Rainbow Gods" are smiling
    Louisa Wall “The Rainbow Gods have smiled at us,” is the verdict of Labour’s Rainbow Caucus Chair Louisa Wall, after her marriage equality Bill has defied the slim odds and been pulled from Parliament’s Ballot, just weeks after it went in...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 26 Jul 2011

  • Human rights law change "unnecessary"
    Justice Minister Simon Power The Government has taken the stance that a law change "is unnecessary at this time" in response a question about putting an explicit reference to gender identity in the Human Rights Act, to remove all doubt about transgender people being protected from discrimination...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Lesbian couple saves dozens in Norway
    Hege Dalen and Toril Hansen It has emerged a lesbian couple heroically rescued up to 40 young campers during last week's terrifying massacre by gunman Anders Behring Breivik on a Norwegian island...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The Government on trans issues
    Rainbow Wellington has enlisted the help of MP Jim Anderton to put forward a number of questions in Parliament on progress on the HRC's Transgender Inquiry...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 26 Jul 2010

  • Aussie lesbian senator ‘hypocritical’
    Penny Wong Australia's lesbian Climate Change Minister Penny Wong is being slammed after declaring her opposition to gay marriage...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • OUTLine CDO Susan Blick moves on
    Susan Blick OUTLine's Community Development Officer Susan Blick is leaving the Auckland-based phone support organisation, as she is moving on to full time employment...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Rainbow Wellington meets David Huebner
    David Huebner When it was first announced that New Zealand was to have a gay ambassador, Rainbow Wellington wrote to David Huebner to welcome him...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 26 Jul 2009

  • Seven men needed for Mates and Lovers play
    The Wellington-based theatre company which will bring Chris Brickell's best-selling Mates   ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 26 Jul 2008

  • Hate crimes against gays rise in LA
    Hate crimes against gays in Los Angeles County soared last year to their highest mark in five years even as overall crime dropped across the region, according to a report released last week...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Renowned queer theorist will visit AKL Uni
    Internationally renowned queer theorist Judith Halberstam will speak about gender conceptions shown in recent animated movies when she visits Auckland University next month...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Where's the strangest place you've had sex?
    Ten gay, lesbian and bi New Zealanders share their risqué stories of sex in unexpected places...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 26 Jul 2007

  • Covenant With Oblivion
    Garnet Milne In an effort to stave off winter chills, hyper-sectarian Garnet Milne has retreated back to the 1640s...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay greenie to stand for Chch Council
    Openly gay Matt Morris from Christchurch has announced he is standing for Christchurch City Council and his local community board in the Shirley-Papanui ward...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Hannes Eilers, Mr Gay Auckland 2007
    Hannes Eilers Congrats on becoming the new Mr...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Happy fifth birthday Gay Ski Week!
    Daniel and Sean Daniel and Sean from Newtown in Sydney were at the inaugural NZ Gay Ski Week in 2003 and came back again in 2005...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Ireland to legalise gay civil partnerships
    Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern announced yesterday his government will bring in legislation giving same-sex couples the same rights as married pairs...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZAF will purchase AKL office building
    A decision by the Trust Board of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation to purchase the Auckland property where its National Office is housed will benefit the community, says NZAF Board Chair Hoani Jeremy Lambert...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • USA: YouTube lesbians quiz Pres hopefuls
    A lesbian couple and a southern Baptist pastor questioned Democratic presidential candidates about their views on same-sex marriage in a landmark debate on Monday night...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 26 Jul 2006

  • Takataapui support NZAF hui initiative
    A hui to discuss HIV and AIDS issues with gay and bisexual Maori men was well supported by the takataapui community, enabling the New Zealand AIDS Foundation to move forward with future campaigns, says the Foundation...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 26 Jul 2005

  • And the Lavender Globe winners are...
    Former UniQ Otago co-ordinator Nathan Brown says he's honoured to have been named Queer of the Year at this year's Lavender Globe Awards, which recgonises those who have made special contibutions to the fabric of Dunedin's GLBT community...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Brash remarks about foreign policy?
    As a gay man, I'd much rather that central government spent my tax dollars on public health, especially protease inhibitors for PLWAs, than embroilment in a futile Middle Eastern war...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Drag pageant back in November
    Following the success last year of Queen of the Whole Pacific, the New Zealand AIDS Foundation have announced that it will be back this year on 26 November, as Queen of the Whole Universe...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZAF kaumatua: No brown quotas please
    The kaumatua of the AIDS Foundation has made an impassioned plea to the embattled board to abandon plans for "a quota of brown bums on seats"...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 26 Jul 2003

  • Ellis reward uncovers new evidence
    The questionable testimony of children connected to the Peter Ellis case will be made publicly available, thanks to publisher Barry Colman...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Several new leads in McNee case
    Police are investigating several new leads in the David McNee murder, including several sightings of his car and an assault on McNee eight months ago...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 26 Jul 1999

  • Gareth Watkins on Queer Radio Brisbane (Brisbane)
    Gareth Watkins is the founder of PrideNZ.com. Ten years before the website launched in 2009, Gareth was interviewed by John Frame on Queer Radio Brisbane about his rainbow audio productions
    Features: Gareth Watkins
    Links: PrideNZ.com

Thu 26 Jul 1877

  • William Yate dies
    Links: Te Ara

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