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Fri 11 Sep 2020

  • Court in Australia approves treatment for transgender teen amid parental dispute
    A 16-year-old transgender girl whose mother opposed her transition will be able to access hormone treatment following a Family Court ruling in Australia...
    Links: Stuff
  • Ellen’s End?
    Links: Express
  • First Non-Binary and Trans Characters Unveiled In Star Trek
    Links: Express
  • Homophobic Social Media Posts Overshadow Wellington’s Scots College Pride Week
    Links: Express
  • Philippines President Pardons U.S. Marine Convicted Of Killing A Trans Woman
    Links: Express
  • Russian Legislation Declares War on Trans People
    Links: Express
  • Warnings of Dangerous Blackmarket For Poppers as Law Remains Unclear
    Links: Express

Wed 11 Sep 2019

  • New Video Celebrating Freddie Mercury and His Foundation Released
    Links: Express

Tue 11 Sep 2018

  • Transgender Aussie Rules Player Pulls Out of Competition Saying the League...
    Links: Express

Mon 11 Sep 2017

  • BANG! Episode 7: Lust for Life
    Melody Thomas leads a frank and often-entertaining exploration into sex, sexuality and intimacy...
    Links: RNZ
  • Olly’s Column
    Links: Express

Sun 11 Sep 2016

  • Linda Evans - LGRRC and LAGANZ (Wellington)
    On the 30th anniversary of the arson attack (11 September 1986) on the Lesbian and Gay Rights Resource Centre in Wellington, LAGANZ curator Linda Evans reflects on what it meant for archiving of rainbow taonga in Aotearoa New Zealand
    Features: Linda Evans
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Wild Times at Wigarama 2016
    Links: Express
  • Dogs and owners socialise for Hamilton Pride
    Millie, aka Lady Millicent, and Scott Around a dozen dogs and their doting owners gathered at the Hamilton Lake Domain this morning in one of the more informal events which make up Hamilton Pride Week...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZAF takes on internet giants over condom emoji
    The NZ AIDS Foundation is starting to fight back after its efforts to promote safe sex were knocked back by internet giants Facebook and Google and an emoji approval organisation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Streisand lampoons Trump at glbti fundsraiser
    Broadway and movie diva Barbra Streisand has lampooned US presidential candidate Donald Trump at a glbti fundraiser for Hillary Clinton...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Study: Trans youth just as likely to get pregnant
    Dr Jaimie Veale Sexually active transgender youth are just as likely to get pregnant as their non-trans peers, according to information released by a team led by a University of Waikato researcher...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Three vacancies open up on NZAF Trust Board
    Three vacancies have appeared on the board of the NZ AIDS Foundation after three members stood down at the end of their current terms...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Vaccine improves protection from gonorrhoea
    Dr Peter Saxton Gay men's health researchers have reacted with "excitement" to news released yesterday that a vaccine against meningococcal disease confers heightened protection against gonorrhoea, which is more prevalent amongst gay and bisexual men that in the general population...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 11 Sep 2015

  • Barnett stepping down from Labour role
    Tim Barnett is stepping down as the General Secretary of the Labour Party, after just over three years in the role...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Hamilton Pride to kick off with launch party
    Hamilton Pride begins tonight with a launch party – and all are welcome...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Priscilla stage show to roll back to Auckland
    Priscilla Queen of the Desert the musical is coming back to New Zealand for a return run...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Show and tell event to celebrate our history
    A show and tell style queer history event will be held at the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand (LAGANZ) in Wellington this Saturday...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Spanish police officers marry in uniform
    Two gay policemen have married in Spain, in full uniform...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 11 Sep 2014

  • Channing Tatum says Hi with a “Dick Graze”
    Links: Express
  • Dunedin Pride: Calls for Queer* Art and Artists
    Links: Express
  • Neil Patrick Harris Weds Partner David Burtka
    Links: Express
  • Gilbert and Perry are having a baby
    Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry Former actress Sara Gilbert has revealed she and musician wife Linda Perry are expecting a baby...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Kaitaia case: 20 tourists contact police
    The Mainstreet Lodge Police investigating allegations a Kaitaia lodge owner drugged and indecently assaulted guests have been contacted by around 20 tourists overnight...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sleaze, bullying and smears at Mr Gay World
    Mr Gay Australia, Christopher Glebatsas Mr Gay New Zealand wasn't the only contestant who rapidly became disillusioned with the recent Mr Gay World 2014 contest and left before the event was over...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 11 Sep 2013

  • A gay PM: Style, substance and LGBTI politics
    Grant Robertson If Grant Robertson wins the current Labour leadership race, what would it concretely mean for LGBT politics? Let's put any such victory in perspective...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Daniel Fielding's photos - Can you help?
    df-0323 When Wellington gay and HIV rights activist - and party boy par excellence - Daniel Fielding died in 2005 he left behind a treasure trove of photos taken at private and public events...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Daniel Fielding's photos - Can you help?
    df-0323 When Wellington gay and HIV rights activist - and party boy par excellence - Daniel Fielding died in 2005 he left behind a treasure trove of photos taken at private and public events...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Dates set, plans underway, for next Gay Ski Week
    Sally and Mandy Whitewoods Gay Ski Week will return next year, with the dates set and planning already underway...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Peter Taylor "weak, fluctuating, but doing ok"
    Peter Taylor at the This Is Your Life function Peter Taylor's health and energy levels are fluctuating, he is weak but "doing ok," according to close friend Karen Ritchie...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 11 Sep 2012

  • Steve - Q12 (Manawatu)
    Steve talks about being young and gay in 2012
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Auckland's Proud Mary to bow out with a bang
    Philippa will be one of the guest DJs After two and a half years of entertaining Auckland’s more alternative women, Proud Mary will host its final ever night on Friday 21 September...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Conservatives both up, and down, in polls
    Conservative Party leader Colin Craig A new poll indicates the Conservative Party has increased its support, from ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Nastiness continues in Aus marriage debate
    Peter Jensen Australian marriage equality advocates have called on Sydney's Anglican Archbishop, Peter Jensen, to apologise for "cruel" comments he has made...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Reshuffle on Auckland Pride Trust Board
    The Auckland Pride Festival Trust has a new member, with Linda Heavey replacing Timothy McMichael, who has resigned due to personal circumstances...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The flawed Regnerus study
    File photo At the University of Texas, sociologist Mark Regnerus conducted a seriously flawed 'comparative' study on parenting outcomes that appears to have aroused undeserved hope amongst Family First and other same-sex parenting opponents...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 11 Sep 2011

  • DNA video teaser!
    Check out a teaser for DNA, the brand spanking new gay bar that's opening on Auckland's K' Road on September 23! GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 11 Sep 2010

  • Gay Ski Week: Magic Moments
    They're saying it's the best Gay Ski Week ever...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Minister trainee claims inhuman treatment by Presbyterian
    A long-standing row over gays in the Presbyterian Church has flared again with a gay student minister saying members have treated her as sub-human...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Submissions open on Aus blood ban review
    Michael Cain A campaigner is welcoming the opening of submissions in an independent review of the Australian Red Cross' blanket ban on all sexually-active gay men giving blood...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Tegan and Sara are coming!
    Tegan and Sara have finally announced they will come back to New Zealand - they will support Jack Johnson in New Plymouth, Christchurch and Auckland...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Tegan and Sara finally announce NZ return
    Tegan and Sara have announced they will make a long-awaited return to New Zealand, to support Jack Johnson in three shows...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 11 Sep 2009

  • "Sth African athlete is hermaphrodite" claim
    The South African Olympic runner who won gold in the 2009 World Championships before being publicly quizzed about her gender is actually a hermaphrodite, claims an Australian newspaper...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • AKL: 'Lips' new women's night starts tonight
    Auckland's new regular bar night for women will feature prizes, hip-hop shows, pool tables and hot girls, says promoter Kelvery Longopoa...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Jamaica: NZ'er killed, gay hate note found
    Jamaican police are reportedly investigating whether the violent murder of a New Zealander in Jamaica was an anti-gay hate crime...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Pacific leaders to meet at Love Life 3 Fono
    The third biannual summit of leaders from the Pacific's sexual minority communities will bring together participants from some of the most marginalised groups from within Aotearoa and the Pacific nations to Auckland over 29 October – 1 November 2009...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 11 Sep 2008

  • GayNZ.com Video: Family's Third Birthday
    What could be more camp than Auckland's gayest venue Family bar turning 3? Celebrate! Family's Cindy and Ribena With free pizza and two hours of free drinks at the bar, the night was certainly popular with the punters...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Nelson's 4th OUTrageous party announced
    Following three well-attended annual dance parties, Nelson's premier event for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community and friends will return this October...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Topp Twins honoured at Music Awards
    Camp Mother and Camp Leader were inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame at last night's APRA Silver Scroll Awards in Auckland...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Where the Wild Things Are author
    The author of classic children's book Where the Wild Things Are has publicly revealed he is gay...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 11 Sep 2007

  • Alex Kim - Fashion Week's bright young thing
    Alex Kim "Alex Kim would go down a storm at London Fashion Week where he would immediately be hailed as the next big thing," enthuses influential local fashion website Runway Reporter...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Barrymore - No charges over pool death
    UK gay entertainer Michael Barrymore will not face charges over the death of Stuart Lubbock at a party in 2001...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay Ski Week lit Queenstown pink
    "It was the best ski week so far," says the organiser of last week's 42BELOW Gay Ski Week...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Labour MP Maryan Street: On sticking up for diversity
    Labour MP Maryan Street Just recently I was part of a panel of MPs participating in a Diversity Forum at the Museum in Auckland, run by the Human Rights Commission...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Labour MP Maryan Street: On sticking up for diversity
    Labour MP Maryan Street Just recently I was part of a panel of MPs participating in a Diversity Forum at the Museum in Auckland, run by the Human Rights Commission...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The frightening images of Skin Lane
    In 1967, Mr Freeman lives a solitary life as a furrier on one of the now-vanished City of London backstreet shops where he skins furs for later processing in his tiny world...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 11 Sep 2006

  • Polly says farewell in style
    Pollyfilla Wellington's iconic drag diva Pollyfilla saved her final show for her local devotees, who turned out in force on Saturday night, 2nd September, to celebrate her ten-year stint as the city's resident queen...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 11 Sep 2005

  • Dirty Tactics: Conflicting Polls
    With conflicting polls released today in the Herald and Sunday Star Times, the Exclusive Brethren Church has now been accused of further bolstering support for the National Party by conducting "push polling" in some electorates...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 11 Sep 2004

  • Participants sought for AKL gay men's health study
    Sorry - Text yet to be Transfered GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 11 Sep 2003

  • P is For Poison
    When Darren MacDonald was recently convicted of P possession, it may have only been the tip of an "ice" berg within the gay community...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 11 Sep 2002

  • Newtown Primary School withdraws support for next years Wellington Gay and Lesbian Fair. (Wellington, New Zealand)
    The school declines a request for the school hall to be used for what would have been the 18th fair at the site.
    Links: Gay NZ
  • Capital's annual gay fair loses school venue
    Wellington's annual Gay and Lesbian Fair has hit trouble with the withdrawal of Newton primary School's hall by the school's headmaster...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 11 Sep 1995

  • The Auckland University Pride Week takes place (Auckland, New Zealand)
    The week is organised by a combined group from Unigays, Women loving Women, Dykes on Campus and Uni Goblet. It runs from 11 - 16 September.
    Links: NZ.com

Thu 11 Sep 1986

  • The Lesbian and Gay Rights Resource Centre is damaged by arson (Wellington, New Zealand)
    Links: LAGANZ (1), LAGANZ (2)

Wed 11 Sep 1985

  • A picket in support of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill takes place (Wellington, New Zealand)
    The picket takes place at the Queen Victoria statue on Cambridge Terrace.

Mon 11 Sep 1944

  • Chrissy Witoko is born (Hastings, New Zealand)
    Witoko would later own (among other businesses) the Evergreen Coffee Lounge in Wellington.
    Links: Friends of Chrissy, Te Papa

Wed 11 Sep 1935

This list of events is generated from a number of different sources: media items on PrideNZ.com, archived pages from GayNZ.com, our rainbow timeline and links to rainbow-related stories on other media sites. There may be some inaccuracies - please let us know if you find anything that needs changing. If you would like to see a full list of dates click here