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On This Day: 22nd August

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Mon 22 Aug 2022

  • House Of The Dragon’s Emma D’Arcy
    Links: Express
  • USA: Parents Told LGBTQ+ Students Not Welcome In Florida School
    Links: Express

Sun 22 Aug 2021

  • “Superman Is Gay” DC Comics Rumored To Announce
    Links: Express

Thu 22 Aug 2019

  • Brutal Serial Killer Who Targeted Gay Men Set to be Executed
    Links: Express
  • Gay Guardian Journalist Assaulted in Targeted Attack by Far-Right Thugs
    Links: Express

Wed 22 Aug 2018

  • Urinal survey suggests homophobia and transphobia issues among Christchurch male pubgoers
    Hundreds of men have used their urine to signify they don't want their mates coming out as gay or trans...
    Links: Stuff
  • Crowd Funding Campaign Launched to Get Georgina Beyer to Oxford
    Links: Express
  • Germany Moves Forward With Third Gender Option On Government Forms
    Links: Express
  • Teen Fighting Russian Government Over ‘Gay Propaganda’ Conviction
    Links: Express

Tue 22 Aug 2017

  • Lets talk about hate speech (St Andrew's on the Terrace)
    Representatives from a diverse range of political parties talk about hate speech
    Features: Damian Light, Gayaal Iddamalgoda, Logan Robertson, Nicola Willis, Philip Lynch, Stephen Berry
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Rainbow Election Forum 2017 (St Andrew's on the Terrace)
    Nine representatives from a diverse range of political parties talk and answer questions at this rainbow election forum held in Wellington in August 2017
    Features: Damian Light, Gayaal Iddamalgoda, Grant Robertson, Jan Logie, Lauren Wilkerson, Nicola Willis, Paddy Plunket, Pete Young, Philip Lynch, Richard Arnold, Stephen Berry
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Waiter told gay couple their sharing dessert 'doesn't go with the ambiance' at restaurant
    The Prime Rib's website boasts that it is one of the top five romantic restaurants in America...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Waiter wouldn't let gay couple share dessert
    The Prime Rib's website boasts that it is one of the top five romantic restaurants in America...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Student Life And Experiences: Victoria University
    Links: Express

Mon 22 Aug 2016

  • Huge Growth for Canterbury Queer Youth Support
    Links: Express
  • AKL Trans Ball postponed due to lack of funding
    The transgender ball that was to be held in Auckland this October has been postponed because the Charitable Trust organising the ball missed crucial funding rounds for 2016...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Glbti supporter Goff leads Ak mayoralty race
    Phil Goff In the first publicly released poll of Auckland City residents in the lead-up to the Local Body Elections glbti-friendly mayoralty candidate Phil Goff has a resounding lead over the rest of the field...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Hamilton Pride: The events
    Hamilton Pride kicks off on the 9th September with an all-inclusive and all-ages launch party at The Meteor full of fabulous entertainment including Hamilton’s very own Kellie Kelly and the Auckland drag queen who knows a thing or two about outrageous celebrations, Miss Ribena...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Hundred protest murder of Turkish trans activist
    Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Istanbul to peacefully protest the horrific murder of a prominent trans LGBTI activist in Istanbul who was found burnt to death earlier this month...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Michelle Webster to be farewelled today
    After a long battle with cancer, Aucklander Michelle Webster - known as Chelle - passed away on Wednesday August 17...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • PrEP and Medicine Regulation
    In the United Kingdom and Australia, the vexed question of Truvada/PrEP access has become a fraught and complex issue...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 22 Aug 2015

  • Michael Stevens: Two years on
    We’re two years into marriage equality here in New Zealand, and as Green MP Kevin Hague noted, the world hasn’t come to an end yet...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 22 Aug 2014

  • Meet our GLBT parliamentary candidates: Maddy Drew
    Links: Express
  • Meet Our New Auckland Pride Board Members: Phylesha Brown-Acton.
    Links: Express
  • Redifining Gender
    Links: Express
  • 'Excited' Mr Gay NZ off to compete in Rome
    Mr Gay New Zealand Troy Williams Mr Gay New Zealand, Troy Williams, flies out of the country today, excited and ready to challenge competitors from around the world for the Mr Gay World title...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Adam Love coming back for Propaganda
    Adam Love will be back on the decks Auckland gay dance party organisers Theta Project will mark their one year anniversary with a Propaganda party they say will be “bigger and better” than the first sell-out event...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Bingham Cup here we come!
    Bingham Cup festivities begin on Sunday with welcome drinks...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Greens seek trans community feedback
    Green MP Jan Logie Green MP Jan Logie will host the first of three consultation meetings with the trans community in Wellington tonight...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The Gotham Knights are cocky!
    GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 22 Aug 2013

  • Jules Lovelock and Ness Simons (Wellington)
    Jules Lovelock and Ness Simons talk about film-making and what makes a queer film.
    Features: Jules Lovelock, Ness Simons
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Actor Wentworth Miller comes out in an open letter protesting Russia's anti-gay laws. (United States of America)
    Miller is best know for his role in the tv series Prison Break.
    Links: Stuff
  • HIV positive men may lose Housing NZ homes
    Bruce Kilmister Gay men living with HIV may be tossed out of their Housing New Zealand homes under a change in government policy due to kick in next year, according to the country's largest HIV peer support and advocacy group...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Review: Ward as Crisp is spot on
    Resident Alien: Quentin Crisp explains it all By Tim Fountain Starring Roy Ward Basement Theatre Studio, AucklandAugust 20-24th Nearly all his life Quentin Crisp existed somewhere between reality and a dream...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Robertson in running to be next Labour leader
    Grant Robertson The gay deputy of the Labour party is one of only two names being seriously mentioned around Parliament as a successor to leader David Shearer who resigned this afternoon...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 22 Aug 2012

  • Aus research lifts the lid on lesbian/bi health
    File photo Researchers at an Australian university say lesbian and bisexual women they surveyed were more likely to use drugs and reluctant to get smears, while a significant number reported experiencing domestic violence...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Church leaders: respect dignity, freedom and love
    A group of more than fifty clergy and laity from a variety of Christian traditions have signed a public response to a pastoral letter which the Roman Catholic bishops have addressed to young New Zealanders...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • New HB queer youth group starts fundraising
    New Hawke’s Bay glbti youth support group GayOK! has launched a Pledge Me project, seeking crowd funding to get it up and running...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Nominations for GABA open ahead of AGM
    Nominations are open for Gay Auckland Business Association committee members ahead of its AGM next week...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NY man's will orders gay son to marry woman
    Dads Robert Mandelbaum and Jonathan O'Donnell A gay New York man is fighting a stipulation in his late father’s will that will prevent his own son inheriting any money unless he marries the toddler’s surrogate mother...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Topp Twins returning to TV with new series
    The Topp Twins are coming back to the small screen The Topp Twins are soon to be back on the small screen, with a new show described as a "feast of culinary entertainment"...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 22 Aug 2011

  • "Thanks for all the support"
    Arie and Michael telling their story to Sunday As he digests the news all charges against him and his partner Arie Smith-Voorkamp have been dropped, Michael Davis is expressing thanks to all their supporters...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • 'Legalise Love' campaign formally launched
    A movement pushing for gay marriage and a shake-up of adoption laws has been launched today...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Breaking news: Charges against Arie dropped
    10...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Couple to start anew after charges dropped
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    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Police explain actions in Smith-Voorkamp case
    Acting Assistant Commissioner of Operations Dave Cliff Senior police are backing the actions of Christchurch officers in arresting Arie Smith-Voorkamp and his partner Michael Davis, and have explained why they pressed on with court proceedings for six months...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 22 Aug 2010

  • BBC presenter lied about killing male lover
    Ray Gosling BBC presenter Ray Gosling will be prosecuted for wasting police time over his claim he killed a male lover...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay artists and performers embrace body art
    Artist Magdalena O'Connor and her lotus creations A number of gay and lesbian artists and performers are among those who will compete for glory at the New Zealand Body Art Awards in October...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 22 Aug 2008

  • 'Gaydar' is real, Boston study finds
    Not only does 'gaydar' exist, suggests a study from Boston's Tufts University, but it can work pretty fast...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Eydie Gorme: A tribute to a neglected gay icon
    Adored: Eydie Gorme Eydie Gorme (prononounced Gormay) turns 77 years old this month...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZ's first Expo day for Civil Union planning
    Next week's Civil Union Mini-Expo in Auckland's Parnell will be the first of it's kind in New Zealand, matching same-sex couples with the products and services they need for their dream big day...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Obituary: Leo Abse (1917-2008): Hesitant Liberator?
    Leo Abse (1917-2008) Leo Abse figured prominently in recent accounts of the anniversary of the first hesitant steps toward full LGBT equality in the United Kingdom...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 22 Aug 2007

  • Anger mounts over HIV dating ad costs
    The New Zealand AIDS Foundation's expenditure of $3,500 plus gst a week during campaigns which promote its safe sex messages on the NZ Dating website has offended a growing number of gay people who say the largely straight dating website is uncooperative and does nothing to support the gay community...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Editorial: How do we define "support?"
    Gay men supporting a recent NZAF safe sex campaign Over twenty years since it first emerged, HIV infection and the resultant dreadful scourge of AIDS still afflict New Zealand gay men...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Nigeria: Protest after cross-dressers bailed
    Police in northern Nigeria have clashed with Muslim youths angry at a Sharia court's decision to grant bail to 18 men accused of dressing as women...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Other NZAF funds not being raided for ads
    Concerns that the NZ AIDS Foundation is raiding budgets for other vital work, or even community donations, to fund the high cost of advertising safe sex on the NZ Dating website have been scotched by the Foundation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sydney: Drag stars frock to Diva Awards
    The life of a professional drag queen is all about glamour, and in Sydney on Monday the best in the industry were given star treatment as they came together for the 2007 DIVA awards...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 22 Aug 2006

  • Beyer welcomes news, will withdraw Bill
    4PM: The world's first transgender MP, Georgina Beyer, is welcoming the opinion from New Zealand's acting Solicitor-General, that transgendered people are protected from discrimination under the current human rights laws...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Crown Law: Trans covered by NZ HR law
    3PM: Attorney-General Michael Cullen has released today a Crown Law opinion, which says transgender people are, in fact, protected against discrimination under New Zealand's current human rights laws...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 22 Aug 2005

  • Tops are more selfish!
    Men who are only ever the insertive partner (tops) during anal sex with other men, are much more likely than their receptive partners (bottoms) to go without condoms, according to the latest analysis to come out of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation's 2004 Gay Auckland Periodic Sex Survey (GAPSS)...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Vote for me! - LGBT candidates
    GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

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