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Mon 13 Sep 2021

  • “Close To Tears” – Bi Footballer Talks About Teammates’ Support After...
    Links: Express
  • Gay Dating: What Adam and Steve Taught Us About Temptation
    Links: Express
  • Kiwis in Level 4 Lockdown: Flavio Villani
    Links: Express
  • Record number of submissions for Conversion Therapy Bill
    Links: Express

Fri 13 Sep 2019

  • Scout Barbour-Evans takes second shot at Dunedin mayoralty
    A lot has changed for transgender person Scout Barbour-Evans since standing for the Dunedin mayoralty at the last election...
    Links: Stuff
  • Bird is the Word
    Links: Express
  • Drag: September to Remember
    Links: Express

Thu 13 Sep 2018

  • House race will mean state's first black or gay congressman
    DOVER, N...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Kyle MacDonald: Kiwi feminists discriminating against our transgender community
    There is little question biological sex is one of the bedrocks of our identity...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • An Ally for Life
    Links: Express
  • Hottie: Andrea Orani
    Links: Express
  • Hottie: Marcelo Lozardo
    Links: Express
  • Subdividing: Easier than you Think
    Links: Express

Wed 13 Sep 2017

  • Australian rugby star Israel Folau slammed over anti gay marriage tweet
    Wallabies superstar Israel Folau has sparked a Twitter backlash by revealing he will not support the push for same-sex marriage...
    Links: Stuff
  • Bang : post bang discussion
    Following the final of Melody Thomas' series on sex and sexuality - Bang, a discussion with Melody, Bryan and sex therapist, Mary Hodson...
    Links: RNZ
  • Edith Windsor, who helped end gay marriage ban, dies at 88
    Edith Windsor, a gay rights pioneer whose landmark Supreme Court case struck down parts of a federal anti-gay-marriage law and paved a path toward legalising same-sex nuptials nationwide, died...
    Links: Stuff
  • Circus and Classical Music Come Together for A Unique Experience!
    Links: Express
  • Greens Pledge $5 Million for LGBTI+ School Support
    Links: Express
  • Mika’s Mana Wahine Day in Response to Suicide Inaction
    Links: Express
  • Trans Model Munroe Bergdorf Hired for New Diversity Campaign
    Links: Express

Tue 13 Sep 2016

  • Kevin Hague profile (Wellington)
    On the eve of his departure from Parliament, MP Kevin Hague reflects on his time in politics as well as earlier activism around apartheid, racism, homosexual law reform, public health and HIV AIDS.
    Features: Kevin Hague
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Eat, Pray, Love your way to happiness
    Links: Express
  • No Pride for Prisons releases Abolitionist Demands manifesto
    Links: Express
  • Whoopi Goldberg explains why asking about a transperson’s junk is not...
    Links: Express
  • Hmltn gay venue owner lashes out at Pride organisers
    The owner of a Hamilton gay venue has heavily criticised Hamilton Pride organisers for ignoring his business and for playing it safe with this year’s programme...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Review: Brian Lewis Wolfenden's Witnesses
    Review: Brian Lewis: Wolfenden's Witnesses: Homosexuality in Postwar Britain: London: Palgrave Macmillan: 2016   Every ten years or so, since 1967, British LGBT communities commemorate the passage of the Sexual Offences Act 1967, which inaugurated the first, hesitant beginnings of decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 13 Sep 2015

  • Hamilton Pride Opening Party
    Links: Express

Sat 13 Sep 2014

  • Casual Encounters – Poof Bar
    Links: Express
  • Changes Afoot – Family Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • Seducing the Wrong Sex?
    Links: Express
  • Wind Down – Eagle Bar
    Links: Express
  • "Why is it so important to vote?"
    We asked a range of people a simple question, ‘why is it so important to vote?’ A week from Election Day, they share their thoughts on why your voice matters...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Comment: (Not Sweet At All) Charity
    As sometimes happens, the New Zealand Supreme Court has overturned a string of decisions at lower jurisdictions; in this case, related to Greenpeace and its exclusion from the Charities Act 2004, which governs access to registered charitable group status in New Zealand...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 13 Sep 2013

  • Gay men need HPV vaccine before first sex
    Peter Saxton Gay men should be vaccinated against a common sexually transmitted infection which can cause genital warts and precursor lesions for male cancers, including anal and penile cancer, before their first sexual encounter according to a sexual health researcher...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Pride change was behind Smith's withdrawal
    Jonathan Smith just prior to the start of last year's Pride Parade This year's Auckland Pride Parade coordinator Jonathan Smith withdrew his proposal to run next year's parade after the Pride Festival Trust advised him at the last minute of a structural change which would have seen him no longer reporting directly to the Trust Board...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Scenes from a wedding
    Amidst all the big white frocks and horse-drawn carriages and the breathless live reporting from sponsoring radio stations and celebrity-endorsed mile-high marriages which caught the headlines on August 19 it would have been easy to miss two lesbians who slipped in to the Auckland Registry office to become one of the first couples in the country to receive their marriage license...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Whitney and Mara are married at last
    Mara Milano and Whitney Keller exchange their vows before registrar Jessica Woodcock, In a simple registry office ceremony conducted this afternoon two trans-Tasman lesbians upgraded their relationship from a Civil Union to a marriage...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 13 Sep 2012

  • Beth - Q12 (Manawatū)
    Beth talks about being young and lesbian in 2012
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Danny - Q12 (Manawatū)
    Danny talks about being young and gay in 2012
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Emma - Q12 (Manawatū)
    Emma talks about being young and bisexual in 2012
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Auckland gay bar DNA announces closure
    Gay Auckland bar and nightclub DNA has been closed after a year, which its owners say is a “business decision”...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Aussie PM backs Convicts' hosting bid
    Members of the Sydney Convicts after they won the Bingham Cup Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is backing a bid for Sydney to host the 2014 edition of global gay rugby championship the Bingham Cup – but she is still opposed to gay couples being allowed to marry...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • St James to host celebration of "Nana's" life
    A celebration of the life of Geoffrey “Nana” Busch will be held at Wellington’s St James Theatre tomorrow afternoon...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Submissions open on marriage equality bill
    Submissions have opened on Louisa Wall’s bill which would allow same-sex couples to marry, and a number of initiatives have been set up to help the GLBTI community have its say...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 13 Sep 2011

  • FIFA to investigate homophobia in women's game
    The world’s governing football body FIFA has announced it will look into the issue of homophobia in the women’s game, starting with Nigerian coach Eucharia Uche...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Weekend: Beyond the one night stand
    Still by Quinnford and Scout At Auckland’s gay film night this month, Number 8 Films presents the award-winning UK film Weekend, about a one-night stand that becomes something more...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 13 Sep 2010

  • 50 Cent's Twitter rant riles GLAAD
    50 Cent's tweet The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has launched a campaign against 50 Cent over threatening and homophobic comments he tweeted to blogger Perez Hilton...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • A flaming tragedy
    On Wednesday evening, 8th October, Sara Schwartz, the ambassadress at Dot's Bar was set on fire as she stood sentinel outside the bar in Symonds St...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Family escapes damage from arson attack
    2...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Goulter to debate in drag and pageant crown
    Jevan Goulter It's been a number of days since Jevan Goulter made waves in Wanganui with his mayoral campaign, but that's likely to end tonight...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Key groups perching on the financial brink
    The financial state of affairs of a number important Auckland-based GLBT community groups is increasingly dire, with two in particular staring down the barrel of imminent fiscal crisis...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Suspicious fire in Family toilets investigated
    10...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 13 Sep 2009

  • Labour considers cut-price condoms
    Gay MP's at the Labour Party's annual conference this weekend have proposed subsidising shop-bought condoms to cut down on STI's and unplanned pregnancies, reports the Herald on Sunday...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Who will be Welly's new best Fag Hag?
    Wellington will again crown its best girl-who-hangs-around-gays-too-much in its 2nd annual Miss Fag Hag competition hosted by Club Ivy soon...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 13 Sep 2008

  • Banking on romance at work
    A bank manager is wondering if he should take things a little further with a young employee...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay greenie stands against gay MP
    A gay student is campaigning against gay Labour MP Chris Carter in Auckland's Te Atatu electorate, in what is believed to be the first time in New Zealand that two openly gay candidates have contested the same general election electorate...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Lennon was hot for McCartney, says book
    A new book by renowned biographer Philip Norman has claimed that John Lennon wanted to have a gay relationship with Beatle bandmate Paul McCartney...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 13 Sep 2007

  • Dance party 50th for AKL lesbian socialite
    One of Auckland's best-known lesbian socialites is turning 50 with a massive dance party at Galatos this Saturday night - featuring her favourite DJ's and several drag diva appearances...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Fading Blue?
    National party leader John Key Based on a comparative international analysis of centre-right oppositions and governments, I would have to ask whether our own National Opposition will neccessarily win the next New Zealand general election...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay internet dating fuels HIV in Hong Kong
    The number of HIV cases in Hong Kong has surged partly because of men finding sexual partners over the internet and spreading the virus, the territory's health director said this week...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gossip writer swipes at gay TV host
    Long-time entertainment gossip reporter David Hartnell has lashed out at TVOne's Good Morning co-host Steven Gray in his latest NZ Truth newspaper column, saying Gray's 'overblown ego' is not needed on the show...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Iranian lesbian wins asylum in UK
    An Iranian lesbian facing deportation from Britain has been freed from detention and will be allowed to continue her fight remain in the UK with a legal hearing at the Court of Appeal...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • John Spong: Christian Liberal Rationalist
    Bishop John Shelby Spong Retired US Episcopalian Bishop of Newark John Spong is about to pay one of his periodical visits to our shores...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sean Penn to play murdered gay politician
    Sean Penn has been lined up to play gay 1970s San Francisco politician Harvey Milk - the first prominent American political figure to be out of the closet - and Matt Damon will play his assassin...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 13 Sep 2006

  • "How Christian is hate?" asks NZAF
    The New Zealand AIDS Foundation says it is shocked by the anonymous hate campaign being carried out within the Presbyterian Church, which describes gays as “a cancer”...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Ahoy! Aussies plan all-gay cruise
    'Bingay' will replace bingo when Australia launches its first all-gay cruise ship charter next year...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay Hate stickers upset NZ church members
    Bumper stickers stating "gays are a cancer" in the Presbyterian Church have been sent to the Presbyterian Assembly's 500 members nationwide as they prepare to vote on a ruling banning homosexual ministers...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Tonga's new king an 'eccentric bachelor'
    Tonga's Crown Prince Tupouto'a, the poverty stricken nation's new king, is an eccentric bachelor who collects toy soldiers, studied at an exclusive British military academy and has a penchant for wearing self-awarded medals...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 13 Sep 2005

  • Propaganda could hijack a CU referendum
    Moves to initiate binding referenda to "solve" issues like civil unions are not the simple solution they might seem, says Labour's Napier MP Russell Fairbrother...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 13 Sep 2004

  • Banks: Auckland needs more gay cops
    Auckland's "most accessible mayor ever" says his city should have more gay police officers...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Editorial: HIV: "It's just a few pills a day"
    We're so lucky in the New Zealand gay community! We can bonk around without fear of getting HIV and dying the often miserable deaths that an earlier generation suffered...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Onan the Barbarian!
    The Christian Right is fond of using a device entitled the 'slippery slope' in debate...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Protesters disrupt Destiny service
    A group of three protesters made a nuisance of themselves outside a Destiny Church service in Christchurch last night, with reports of verbal abuse on both sides and a protester allegedly being hit by a car...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Snakes and ladders - LGBT tactical voting
    As the latest Colmar Brunton poll shows a dead-heat amongst both major parties, what should we do in terms of tactical voting? I am assuming a politically pluralist LGBT community here...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 13 Sep 2003

  • Classic Illiberals: The Social Conservative Invasion of ACT?
    Where has most of the opposition to the government's current queer-inclusive Care of Children Bill come? No, not United Future, despite Peter Dunne's repetitious sniping at the Civil Unions Bill, without providing any actual evidence that same-sex parenting harms children...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Stereotype show heads south
    An Australian version of the surprise American hit TV show of the year, Queer Eye For The Straight Guy, is to be made...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Tabloid teen in teacher video
    It has been revealed that one of the teenagers appearing on Auckland teacher David Arthur's videotape, parts of which feature scenes of students allegedly taking drugs, is tabloid website founder Jonathan Marshall...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Taking a risk to tell the truth
    William Taylor is one of New Zealand's most popular authors of books for children and young adults...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 13 Sep 1985

  • A march in support of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill takes place (Wellington, New Zealand)
    People assemble in Bunny Street at 6.30pm. They then walk along Lambton Quay. Some scuffles break out between marchers and anti-reform protesters.
    Links: Te Papa
  • Television news report: scuffles with pro-homosexual law reform marchers in Wellington (New Zealand)
    Eyewitness news, ref F86286.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland

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