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Fri 14 Aug 2020

  • Christchurch Bears: As Friendly As They Are Furry
    Links: Express
  • Drag: Ones To Watch
    Links: Express
  • Foodie Bites
    Links: Express
  • Kamala Harris is Biden’s Number Two – What Does it Mean...
    Links: Express
  • Out and About @ Family Bar This August!
    Links: Express
  • Out and About @ G.A.Y Pre-Level 3
    Links: Express
  • Trilogy Bar Early August 2020 | Out and About
    Links: Express

Wed 14 Aug 2019

  • Breaking Gender’s Boundaries
    Links: Express
  • Inspector Tracy Phillips Departs New Zealand Police
    Links: Express
  • Party On The Mainland … Recover in Hawaii
    Links: Express
  • Your Rugby Club Needs You!
    Links: Express

Tue 14 Aug 2018

  • Gay Man Sentenced To Death For Fear That He Would “Enjoy”...
    Links: Express
  • New Zealand’s First Gay Anglican Priest
    Links: Express
  • Uniformed Lesbians Have Never Been Funnier
    Links: Express

Mon 14 Aug 2017

  • 'Mum tried to cure me from being bisexual'
    GAY conversion therapy goes under the radar, but it still happens in Australia...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Aus High Court to Hear Challenge to Marriage Survey
    Links: Express

Sun 14 Aug 2016

  • August Lick Party at Neck of the Woods!
    Links: Express

Fri 14 Aug 2015

  • Outgames Lead Organiser Slams Outgoing Board “They Have Acted Quite Immaturely”
    Links: Express
  • Syphilis on The Rise in Christchurch
    Links: Express
  • Board's wind up order leaves Outgames shaky
    The departed Auckland Asia Pacific Outgames Board has left the event hanging by a thread with its requirement the organisation set up to deliver it be disbanded and any new contract with GLISA Asia-Pacific be signed by a new organisation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Board's wind up order leaves Outgames shaky
    The departed Auckland Asia Pacific Outgames Board has left the event hanging by a thread with its requirement the organisation set up to deliver it be disbanded and any new contract with GLISA Asia-Pacific be signed by a new organisation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Syphilis cases on the rise in Christchurch
    There’s been an increase in syphilis cases among gay and bisexual men in the Christchurch region, following similar trends in Auckland and Hamilton...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Volunteer: Outgames board 'incredibly immature'
    Craig Watson A member of the group working towards getting the Auckland Outgames 2016 back on track believes the Outgames Board, which resigned en masse a month ago, has been uncommunicative and “incredibly immature”...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Volunteer: Outgames board 'incredibly immature'
    Craig Watson A member of the group working towards getting the Auckland Outgames 2016 back on track believes the Outgames Board, which resigned en masse a month ago, has been uncommunicative and “incredibly immature”...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wall and Whaitiri lead NZ to Diggeress Cup
    Rainbow Labour MPs Louisa Wall and Meka Whaitiri have led New Zealand's Parliamentary Netball Team to victory against Australia's Federal Parliament in Sydney...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 14 Aug 2014

  • Auckland Parody of Iggy’s Fancy – ‘In Pon-son-by’
    Links: Express
  • Meet our GLBT parliamentary candidates: Rachael Goldsmith
    Links: Express
  • Meet our GLBT parliamentary candidates: Tamati Coffey.
    Links: Express
  • Capital crew excited about Akl Outgames
    The team behind the successful 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames in Wellington in 2011 is thrilled the event will return to New Zealand in 2016, and is urging people to get involved...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Museveni appears to have softened stance
    Yoweri Museveni Uganda’s President appears to have had a change of heart on gay rights, telling legislators any re-enacted anti-gay law should respect the rights of two consenting adults who engage in same-sex relationships...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Topps announce rollicking national tour
    The Topp Twins are taking the show on the road once again, announcing a 13-stop national tour...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • US: Gay hater's wife left him for a woman
    It’s emerged an anti-gay Texan’s wife left him for another woman just months before he took over the helm of a homophobic organisation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wall suspects anti-gay electorate campaign
    Louisa Wall at last night's ALBA forum Louisa Wall believes National is trying to use her sexuality and championing of marriage equality against her in her South Auckland electorate, something she says is “pathetic”, but hasn’t intimidated her...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wedding competition is 'foolish' - Wall
    Louisa Wall led the charge for same-sex marriage in New Zealand...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 14 Aug 2013

  • Ask our expert: Wedding advice?
    It’s just a few days until history will be made in New Zealand, with the first gay couples getting married...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Conning Auckland
    Regardless of Colin Craig's poor showing in the last Auckland mayoral race back in 2010, his Conservative Party wants to contest the next Auckland Council elections in October...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Do you care Russia?
    Gay New Zealand musician Edward Ewbank has turned to music to express his feelings about the situation in Russia...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • IOC muzzles athletes on gay issues
    The International Olympic Committee has joined the Russian Government in threatening to punish any Sochi Winter Olympics athlete who publicly supports gay equality...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Oz politician denigrates gay marriage
    Australia's Opposition leader, Tony Abbott, has denigrated same-sex marriage as "the fashion of the moment...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Russian politician lashes out at Stephen Fry
    Vitali Milonov A Russian politician has taken a below the belt swing at actor and author Stephen Fry following his highly-publicised criticism of Russia's mounting anti-gay law...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • YouthLaw can help with school ball issues
    File Photo High school students who feel like their school is discriminating against their wish to take a same-sex partner to the ball have an advice-ready advocate ready to help out...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 14 Aug 2012

  • Colourful Hamilton Pride events revealed
    The programme has been revealed for next month’s Hamilton Pride, and is packed with everything from a rainbow Zumba and line dancing display in Garden Place to a Louisa Wall-led discussion on marriage equality...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay dads of 12 among fathers of the year
    The Ham Family Two gay Arizona men who have legally adopted the 12 children they’d been fostering have been honoured among Esquire magazine’s fathers of the year...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Peters wants two-question referendum
    Winston Peters Winston Peters is calling for a two-question referendum on marriage equality because he believes it’s the only way to gauge what the country wants...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Same-Sex Marriage Bans: Pathological Traces
    Which nation-states have prohibited same-sex marriage, and why have they done so? None of these nations are shining paragons of liberal democracy, human rights and civil liberties, and many have long histories of religious intolerance, misogyny, ethnic turmoil, military coups, endemic urban criminality, political and judicial corruption and authoritarian leadership...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 14 Aug 2011

  • Reeves remembered as a community friend
    Sir Paul Reeves The gay and HIV communities are acknowledging the close support they received from ex-Governor General Sir Paul Reeves who died this morning due to cancer...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Topps to help show 'real' NZ to Cup visitors
    New Zealand's favourite crossdressing lesbian twin entertainers will take a starring role in a promotion designed to entertain Rugby World Cup visitors a sample of traditional rural New Zealand...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 14 Aug 2010

  • Dancing past limitations
    Triple Bill One of the nation's most celebrated choreographers Jeremy Nelson has made a brief trip home, to put together a dance piece for Touch Compass, New Zealand's first integrated dance company with disabled and non-disabled performers...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Dancing past limitations
    Triple Bill One of the nation's most celebrated choreographers Jeremy Nelson has made a brief trip home, to put together a dance piece for Touch Compass, New Zealand's first integrated dance company with disabled and non-disabled performers...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Festival to defy ban on gay zombie film
    The organiser of Melbourne Underground Film Festival is planning to screen a film which was banned by the Australian Censor...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Organisers pleased with Hamilton Pride
    Stitch and Butch at Hamilton Pride Organisers of Hamilton Pride believe they nailed it this year, providing a diverse mix of community-run events which atttracted solid crowds...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 14 Aug 2009

  • A Matter of Urgency?
    It's fairly rare that Parliament could ever be accused of being a virtuous circle - but provocation defence abolition seems to be one exception...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Anti 'gay panic' bill 1st reading just days away
    The much anticipated Bill to have 'gay panic defence' struck from the nation's law books is believed likely to have its first reading in Parliament this coming week and all indications are that it will have a smooth ride through the house...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Brazil: Guns and Greenery
    Often touted as a forthcoming global superpower, Brazil is a land of deep paradoxes...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Relationship Equality: Australian Intransigence
    Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has said no once again to repeal of discriminatory federal legislation against same sex marriage proper in his country...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 14 Aug 2008

  • Alleged sexuality comment heads to court
    A Rotorua-based Work and Income case manager and his employer are being taken to court by a beneficiary because the case manager swore at her, allegedly after she called him a derogatory name questioning his sexuality...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • AUS: Myths cut in circumcision study
    Gay men considering adult circumcision to reduce the risk of HIV infection could end up being bottoms, suffer sexual dysfunction, and gain no benefit at all, new Australian research suggests...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Family First's smear tactics "sad" says MP
    Family First's attempt to label the Labour Party as supportive of polygamy is "just sad", says Labour MP Charles Chauvel...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Fannytastic Fridays for new K' Rd gal group
    Wellington has The Glamazons, but now Auckland has its own glam drag troupe called the EuroChix, who have big plans for Friday nights on K' Road...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Party speakers confirm for LGBT Forum
    Despite recent doubt as to whether Rainbow Wellington’s regular pre-general election Candidate's Forum in Parliament House would go ahead this year, the organisers have announced it will take place next Thursday 21 August...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Reviews: White Trash Omnibus
    Ari Boyland as Kevin in White Trash Omnibus Cheryl starts to cry...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Transgender contestant for Next Top Model
    One of the 14 girls who will compete on the new season of reality TV hit America's Next Top Model is transgender, reports US Weekly...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 14 Aug 2007

  • Aussies march against gay marriage ban
    Thousands of people marched in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney on Sunday as part of the National Day of Action, which marked the three year anniversary of gay marriage being outlawed...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Marked Men, dark lives
    Marked Men, by David Lyndon Brown Titus Books It was perhaps appropriate that this book came our way through the good graces of one of inner-city Auckland's more over the top creatures of the night, Miss K...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 14 Aug 2006

  • Beyond "MacMovements"
    Fortunately, non-Wellingtonians probably won't be familiar with the tiresome whingeing conservative Catholic zealot Karl du Fresne, who whined about the iniquity of LGBT-inclusive modern New Zealand society in a recent INL/Fairfax newspaper column...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZ schools
    New Zealand schools are better off than others around the world in providing a safe environment for LGBTI teachers and students, although more work is needed, says Jo Belgrave, PPTA Regional Chair for Waikato...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZAF: Adapting to the second wave of HIV
    As the number of HIV infections amongst men who have sex with men continues to soar, some might take comfort in the fact that we are no worse off than other, affluent, western nations with a primarily gay epidemic, such as Australia, Canada, the USA and the UK...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 14 Aug 2005

  • Gay hate crimes unreported in Sthland
    Hate crimes against GLBT people are occurring in the Invercargill region but are not necessarily being reported, says Invercargill's police diversity liaision officer Constable Eru Loach...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • More kids know what "gay" means
    An increase in gay characters on mainstream television programmes and all the publicity around civil unions is seeing tricky questions about same-sex relationships being asked in classrooms around New Zealand...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 14 Aug 2004

  • Victim
    VICTIM UK, 1961, 1hr 40mins Dir: Basil Dearden Starring Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Sims I think it's a testament to the complacent era of gay rights we're living in that the audience at the recent screening of Victim I attended seemed to find it funny...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 14 Aug 2003

  • Marshall website censured by lawyers
    Less than 24 hours after its launch, the operators of the Being Jonathan Marshall website have received a cease and desist order from his lawyers...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 14 Aug 2002

  • No cocks in frocks in class!
    In 1993 the Justice and Law Reform Select Committee was considering the Human Rights Bill which was subsequently passed conferring equal protection in law on all people regardless of, amongst other things, gender, sexuality, health status and disability...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 14 Aug 1985

Fri 14 Aug 1981

Thu 14 Aug 1980

  • Television: interview with sexologist Dr John Money (New Zealand)
    The report also looks at attitudes towards sex in New Zealand, ref: TZP43928.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

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