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Tue 6 Sep 2022

  • Interview: Behind the scenes of The Campervan
    The Campervan is a new play written by Kathryn Burnett, and directed by Simon Prast, with a cast of five renowned actors: Andrew Grainger and Lisa Chappell are joined by Milo Cawthorne, Greg Johnson, and Catriona Toop...
    Links: Andrew Whiteside

Mon 6 Sep 2021

  • Churches confused over Conversion Therapy prohibition Bill
    A bill banning conversion therapy is causing confusion among some churches...
    Links: RNZ
  • 1 x Bathorium Prize Pack
    Links: Express
  • 3 x Double Passes to APO’s The Radical
    Links: Express
  • 5 x Three-Month NEON Subscriptions
    Links: Express
  • Lil Nas X Returns To Taco Bell “Life Has Come Full...
    Links: Express
  • One Plan, Designed Uniquely For You
    Links: Express

Sun 6 Sep 2020

  • Covid 19 coronavirus: Transgender man gives birth to miracle baby after Covid diagnosis
    A transgender father who has just given birth to a baby has made medical history twice...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Auckland Pride 2021 Will be a Month-Long Festival 
    Links: Express
  • Historic Peter Ellis Case to go Before Supreme Court
    Links: Express
  • UK Government Under Pressure to remove ‘Homophobic’ Tony Abbott From Trade...
    Links: Express
  • UK’s Strictly Come Dancing to Feature First Same-Sex Couple
    Links: Express

Fri 6 Sep 2019

  • Song Crush: Lana Del Rey, Channel Tres, King Princess
    Lana Del Rey releases her strongest songs ever five albums in, Lizzo hits the top of the charts with a song released two years ago, King Princess is riding a big gay wave of queer pop - here's the latest crop of song crushes from the RNZ Music team...
    Links: RNZ
  • Out and About | School Of Rock Opening Night
    Links: Express

Thu 6 Sep 2018

  • India's Supeme Court decriminalises homosexual acts in a landmark ruling
    India's top court has struck down a colonial-era law that made homosexual acts punishable by up to 10 years in prison, a landmark victory for gay rights in the world's largest democracy...
    Links: Stuff

Wed 6 Sep 2017

  • RICHARD ORJIS salt felix
    New work by RICHARD ORJIS will explore the fundamental concept of connection, and how everything can be perceived as intrinsically linked...
    Links: Scoop
  • Chanel Clark Leaves express
    Links: Express
  • Drags to Bitches Hits Christchurch!
    Links: Express

Tue 6 Sep 2016

  • Kevin Hague on Historic Convictions (Wellington)
    MP Kevin Hague talks about how we may possibly deal with historic convictions for consensual homosexual activity in Aotearoa New Zealand.
    Features: Kevin Hague
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Drag Wars Duo Purchase Famous Auckland Cabaret
    Links: Express
  • First Gay Bar Since 2014 Teased for Hamilton
    Links: Express
  • Gay MP Steps Down from Parliament
    Links: Express
  • Sweeney Todd: At Last, The Arts are Complete Again!
    Links: Express
  • Tale of Wahine Toa
    Links: Express
  • Krd institution Caluzzi sold to new owners
    Krd institution Caluzzi has been sold and Campbell Orr will be moving on after 18 years with the business, 12 of which have been as the owner...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • LGBTI homelessness "should not be forgotten"
    One of the people who spoke out about the issues faced by LGBTI homeless people at yesterday’s Homelessness Inquiry hearing says as a community that is often invisible, our experiences regarding homelessness should not be forgotten...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Youth Service Submission to Homelessness Inquiry
    Kassie Hartendorp spoke on behalf of Evolve Youth Service at yesterday's Homelessness Inquiry in Wellington and highlighted the issues faced by LGBTI homeless youth...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 6 Sep 2015

  • Celebrating Our Multicultural Community: Tips on Importing a Partner
    Links: Express
  • Falcons Win Purchase Cup
    Links: Express
  • Gay Ski Week QT’s Caluzzi Queens Cabaret Night
    Links: Express

Sat 6 Sep 2014

  • After Work Play Time – Eagle Bar
    Links: Express
  • Family Bar and Nightclub Presents ‘B’ Word Hot Tub Party –...
    Links: Express
  • Family Bar Presents The ‘B’ Word Hot Tub Party – Gay...
    Links: Express
  • Glitter, Smoke and The Thin Blue Line – Family Bar and...
    Links: Express
  • SKYCITY Queenstown’s Karaoke – Gay Ski Week Queenstown 2014
    Links: Express
  • Spring Time Fun – Poof Bar
    Links: Express
  • Date confirmed for Dunedin Pride 2014
    Dunedin Pride will be held on Saturday 15 November...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay Ski Week to go out with a roar
    DJs Kate Monroe and Adam Love Gay Ski Week Queenstown will come to a close tonight with a massive circus themed bash, featuring Sydney DJs Adam Love and Kate Monroe...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 6 Sep 2013

  • Batwoman writers quit after marriage ban
    Several writers of the Batwoman comic series have walked off the job after their bosses forbid a storyline in which Batwoman would marry her female partner...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Fun, flurries and faceplants - Gay Ski Week, Aussie-style
    Lisa's first snow! The chance to experience snow for the first time was key to Sydney lesbian Lisa Blackmore entering and then winning a competition for a free trip to Gay Ski Week...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Ski Week events "huge, brilliant" says organiser
    A number of Queenstown businesses have gayed up their window displays for Gay Ski Week As Gay Ski Week in Queenstown starts to count down to the final party tomorrow night, co-organiser Sally Whitewoods is thrilled at how popular the events have been...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sth Ak MP: Robertson's sexuality not discussed
    Grant Robertson In the ping-pong to and fro-ing of opinion over whether Labour leadership hopeful Grant Robertson's sexuality will count against him a prominent Labour MP says it won't...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 6 Sep 2012

  • Pride Parade: “I’m ready for it!”
    Jonathan Smith Jonathan Smith is no stranger to the glbti community and no stranger to running events, two things which put him in the best stead for the mammoth task he has: to get a mind-blowing Auckland Pride Parade together by mid-February...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Queer Asians sharing "real" stories in new blog
    Wai Ho says it feels like there is a reluctance to acknowledge or address homophobic and transphobic prejudice within Asian communities A blog has been set up to probe the real lives of Queer Asians in New Zealand, as a response to what its creators term “a hugely negative showing from four of the five Asian MPs on the Marriage Equality Bill”...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Site's redirector accused of being a "squatter"
    The Family First URL redirects here The Wellington man who has redirected a Family First URL to a marriage equality site says he’s been accused by some of being a “thief” or a “squatter”, but he’s also had plenty of support for his bold action...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Smoking healthier than gay marriage: ACL
    Jim Wallace Australian marriage equality advocates are steaming after the head of the Australian Christian Lobby said smoking is healthier than same-sex relationships...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 6 Sep 2011

  • "We broke a glass ceiling" - Chris Carter
    Chris Carter delivering his valedictory speech After a long career which ended with a year of stinging controversy, New Zealand's first openly gay MP Chris Carter has farewelled Parliament with a comparatively low-key and placid valedictory speech where he proudly stated he and two of his colleagues broke a glass ceiling by being out and proud MPs...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Chris Carter to bow out with final speech
    Chris Carter is about to leave NZ Chris Carter will fire his parting shots at Parliament late this afternoon when he delivers his valedictory speech before leaving to take up his new anti-corruption post with the UN in Afghanistan...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay soldiers look to re-enlist in US forces
    As the end of ‘don't' ask, don't tell' approaches, many gay and lesbian people who have been discharged from the US military say they want to return...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Mr Gay Waikato: Ryan Jones
    Meet the new Mr Gay Waikato, the rather gorgeous 26-year-old Ryan Jones who has recently moved to Hamilton from Auckland and loves the big city with a tight-knit community feel Hamilton offers...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 6 Sep 2010

  • "Awesome" beginning for Gay Ski Week
    The welcome sign is up The poles are up at Gay Ski Week, with hundreds of snow and party enthusiasts from all over the world converging on Queenstown...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Charlotte Museum embraces local history
    The Charlotte Museum is this weekend holding its first event aimed at attracting the general public through its doors...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Ed Miliband the GLBT pick to replace Brown
    Ed Miliband GLBT Labour members are backing MP Ed Miliband in this month's Labour leadership election, which will decide the successor to Gordon Brown...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Music review: Scissor Sisters – Night Work
    Combining pop, disco, glam rock, and anything else they feel like at the time, Scissor Sisters have been at the forefront of camp since 2001...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Quake: Clubs repair but cordon still up (pics!)
    Christchurch's two largest gay venues say their premises should be ready to re-open by the middle of this week but doubt that the general public will be allowed to return to their street until next week at the earliest...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The Australian Christian Right Versus Adoption Reform: The "Research" (Sic)
    The New South Wales Parliament's Lower House passed its adoption reform bill, which still has to pass the upper house before it can become law...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 6 Sep 2009

  • 2 events mark Rainbow Youth's 20th b'day
    New Zealand's highest-profile LGBT youth advocacy service is holding two special nights at Auckland's Galatos venue to mark 20 years of service to the community - an Alternative Ball for ages 18 and under, and a Gala night for its older members and supporters...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 6 Sep 2008

  • "Out of the closet and into the House"
    In his own words, Tim Barnett’s political journey can be summed up as: "Out of the closet and into the house...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Pacific Islands 'must decriminalise gay sex'
    The Pan Pacific Gathering for HIV+ People has called on Pacific region governments to decriminalise sex between men and to outlaw discrimination against people with HIV...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Pan Pacific HIV conference 'eye-opening and inspirational'
    HIV positive people, educators and support workers from around the Pacific gathered in Auckland last week to discuss the realities of HIV in this part of the world...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wgtn service for Sister Paula this Friday
    A public memorial service to honour the memory of the late Sister Paula Brettkelly will be held in Wellington next Friday evening...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 6 Sep 2007

  • "Caution - This DVD depicts unsafe sex"
    "Lights, camera, condoms, action," has been the norm on the sets of gay porn films since the early days of the AIDS crisis - and the emergence of video tapes - in the mid-'80's...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • "New Trust Deed will revitalise NZAF"
    The New Zealand AIDS Foundation's revised Trust Deed, to be presented at this year's Annual General Meeting in November, will revitalise the organisation's focus on HIV-affected communities, says Board Chair Hoani Jeremy Lambert...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Abject Hypocrite: The Marcel Jouhandeau story
    Marcel Jouhandeau (1888-1979) Outside France, few will have heard of French homosexual anti-Semite and conservative Catholic, Marcel Jouhandeau...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Censor seeks opinions on bareback DVDs
    New Zealand's Chief Censor Bill Hastings says he's worried about the effects of freely-available condomless gay pornography, and invites feedback on the issue...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Jodie Foster: No comment on Out magazine
    The US edition of Out magazine essentially 'outed' Jodie Foster on a cover of a recent edition - and when Entertainment Weekly brought up the subject of the article in a recent interview with the Oscar winner, her response was a firm "no comment"...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Philanthropist who funded LGBT groups dies
    Sir Roy McKenzie, who through the charitable JR McKenzie Trust gave thousands of dollars regularly to local LGBT organisations, died of cancer this week aged 84...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sunny skies at Queenstown's Gay Ski Week
    A dumping of new snow, and not a cloud in the sky - the conditions couldn't be better as Queentown's Gay Ski Week continues...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The Spiked Closet?
    In writing my earlier piece on Marcel Jouhandeau, I noticed that ex-fundamentalist and former conservative Catholic lesbians and gay men have different ways of defumigating themselves from the destructive effects of conservative Christianities...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 6 Sep 2006

  • Auckland confirmed as NZ's gay capital
    It's official – Auckland, the 'Queen's City', has been confirmed as New Zealand's gay capital, according to new research just published in the Social Policy Journal of New Zealand, by researchers from the New Zealand AIDS Foundation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • B
    Transgender icon Carmen Rupe, widely credited with raising the visibility of the transgender and broader LGBT community both in New Zealand and Australia, is being honoured with a 70th Birthday bash and fundraiser in Wellington next month – and tickets are selling fast...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Facts about depression
    Have you lost interest in almost all your usual activities? Are You Feeling: Down? Unhappy? Sad? Has there been a change in your appetite and/or change in your weight, without planning? Are you constantly tired? Do you sleep a lot more, or a lot less than usual? Do you feel constantly worthless; useless; or guilty? Do you have difficulty concentrating? Are you tired of living, or feel that you have no future? If you have answered 'YES' to at least FOUR of the above questions...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 6 Sep 2005

  • Civil union numbers in proportion
    Despite widespread belief that same-sex civil union numbers since April have been low, analysis of the figures actually shows them to be in proportion with estimates of the gay/lesbian population...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Herne Bay House closes
    After a decade and a half of providing nursing and medical care specifically tailored to people with AIDS, Auckland's Herne Bay House is to close its doors, the Auckland City Mission has announced...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • New research project on youth issues
    Christchurch Youth Health Centre GP Dr Sue Bagshaw has set up a new venture, aimed at researching and tackling developmental and health-related issues of young people...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Who are the Exclusive Brethren?
    The Exclusive Brethren are a right-wing separatist group of authoritarian fundamentalists...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 6 Sep 2004

  • Brian and Kim...?
    On 3 September, Kim Hill interviewed Brian Tamaki on her TVNZ Face to Face programme...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Brian and Kim...?
    On 3 September, Kim Hill interviewed Brian Tamaki on her TVNZ Face to Face programme...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Chicken Little George's hypocrisy highlighted
    Frothy Herald columnist Garth George's diatribe last week against civil unions has been quaintly compared to Chicken Little's hysteria about the sky falling...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Editorial: Mum, the minister, Mary and Ripeka
    It is exactly two weeks since the Destiny Church blackshirt rally on Parliament, yet those angry brown faces remain etched on my mind...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Getting Moody about relationship equality
    Given the diarrhoetic flood of US Christian Right volumes opposed to civil unions, same-sex marriages and same-sex parenting, it is with profound regret that I am forced to draw our NZ glbt community's attention to this tome...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Govt should have gone for gay marriage
    The government should have gone for gay marriage instead of civil unions, suggests a heterosexual Herald commentator with a record of social conservatism on gay issues...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Te reo takataapui: The new vocab
    Maori TV's Takataapui programme has had to create a few new Maori terms to cover some aspects of contemporary of gay, lesbian and transgendered life...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Te reo takataapui: The new vocab
    Maori TV's Takataapui programme has had to create a few new Maori terms to cover some aspects of contemporary of gay, lesbian and transgendered life...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 6 Sep 2003

  • McDonald sentenced on drugs charges
    Former TV3 newsreader Darren McDonald has been sentenced to eight months jail on charges of supplying drugs, however he has been granted bail for up to two months while the Parole Board considers an application for home detention...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Not enough HIV testing
    Researchers at Otago University are saying that there is not enough HIV testing being performed for high risk groups, after the release of a study that shows nearly 70% of people diagnosed with AIDS in the last 18 months had only recently found out they were HIV+...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The Weak "Case" Against Same-Sex Parenting
    Last week, the fundamentalist Maxim Institute tepidly stepped into ongoing debates over lesbian, gay and trans representation in spousal and parental equality legislation...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 6 Sep 2002

  • 'Toolbox' safe sex campaign launched
    A new national safe sex campaign, called Toolbox, directed at the gay community and further afield has been launched by the NZ AIDS Foundation...
    Links: GayNZ.com

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