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Tue 28 Sep 2021

  • Fiji reports first death of HIV patient with Covid-19
    Fiji has reported its first death of a person living with HIV and diagnosed with Covid-19...
    Links: RNZ
  • Graham Norton To Host An All-New “Drag Eurovision”
    Links: Express
  • History Made As Germany Elects First Trans Members Of Parliament
    Links: Express
  • Queer Kiwis in Level 3 Lockdown: Elena Kim
    Links: Express

Mon 28 Sep 2020

  • Trainee Nurse Suffered 12 Years of Electroshock Therapy for Being LGBT+
    Links: Express

Fri 28 Sep 2018

  • Celebration as past convictions for homosexuality wiped
    Two people have had their historical convictions for homosexual offences wiped...
    Links: RNZ
  • Man with sought-after blood type barred from donating due to sexuality
    Supplies of O-Negative blood are "down to the last few drops", but Warren Dempsey-Coy's blood still isn't welcome...
    Links: Stuff
  • Tamati Coffey will MC First NZ LGBTI Awards in Auckland
    Tamati Coffey will be the MC of the First New Zealand LGBTI Awards in Auckland on November 29 ...
    Links: Scoop
  • First Two Expungements for Historic Gay Convictions in New Zealand
    Links: Express

Thu 28 Sep 2017

  • Officials: Transgender teen's grisly death not a hate crime
    Some of Ally Lee Steinfeld's burned remains were found in a bag in a rural southern Missouri chicken coop...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Whiringa-ā-nuku / October 2017
    Kia ora and welcome to our Whiringa-ā-nuku update, where we have started our review of the elections...
    Links: Lesbian News Aotearoa
  • AUT All-Gender Bathrooms Create Issues for Disabled Students
    Links: Express
  • Fashion Week Welcomes a New Era for Kiwi Fashion
    Links: Express

Wed 28 Sep 2016

  • LGBT+ Festival in Haiti Cancelled
    Links: Express
  • Say Hi to Our Newest Contributor
    Links: Express
  • 'HIV-related domestic violence must be addressed'
    Two HIV-support organisations say they are noticing issues of abuse and domestic violence in couples where one or other partner is infected by HIV...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Leading from the head and the heart
    Three months ago Jason Myers was appointed as the sixth Executive Director of the NZ AIDS Foundation - though the actual title wasn't always that - in the organisation's thirty year history...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Leading from the head and the heart
    Three months ago Jason Myers was appointed as the sixth Executive Director of the NZ AIDS Foundation - though the actual title wasn't always that - in the organisation's thirty year history...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 28 Sep 2015

  • 2 x Double Passes to Legend
    Links: Express
  • Best in Class: Audi Q7 – Above and Beyond
    Links: Express
  • Best in Class: BMW M4 – Desire
    Links: Express
  • Best in Class: HONDA HR- V SPORT – Right Up There!
    Links: Express
  • Best in Class: Range Rover Evoque TD4
    Links: Express
  • Best in Class: Skoda Fabia – COTY!
    Links: Express
  • Ellen Page Calls For More GLBT Stories in Cinema
    Links: Express
  • Hudson and Halls Live!
    Links: Express
  • WIN! 2 x Copies of Gay Book Binge
    Links: Express
  • WIN! Double Passes to Robbie Williams
    Links: Express
  • Audition call for musical in memory of Taylor
    Calling all singers and actors, auditions for the musical People Like Us are being held in October...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • BP Wgtn closure regretted at farewell
    Ron Irvine Regret at the closure of Body Positive Wellington's office was expressed by a number of speakers at a function to farewell departing manager Ron Irvine...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Smithers to finally officially come out
    Mr Smithers will finally come out to Mr Burns, after long years of unrequited love for his boss on hit cartoon The Simpsons...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Unprovoked K’ Rd attack leaves nose broken
    Photographer and prominent community member, Tux Hika, was attacked in the early hours of Sunday morning following a night out on Auckland’s K' Rd...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 28 Sep 2014

  • Activist Porleen Simmonds dies (New Zealand)
    Links: LILAC
  • Hit British Gay Flick Pride Lands in NZ
    Links: Express
  • Neil Patrick Harris Talks Marriage with Rosie O’Donnell
    Links: Express
  • New Trans Web Series Gains Critical Acclaim
    Links: Express
  • Ak Council - glbti liaison group mooted
    A suggestion by the mayor of Auckland that a liaison group be formed bridging between the city's councillors and the glbti communities has taken a step towards reality with a formal submission being received by a council sub-committee...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Four free Kylie tracks
    Kylie Minogue has released four free songs for her fans to download free, to celebrate her Kiss Me Once World Tour...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Robertson believes he can unite Labour
    Grant Robertson believes he can unify Labour, as he prepares to take on David Cunliffe for the role of Labour leader...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 28 Sep 2013

  • A tour of Archives New Zealand is held as part of the inaugural Queer Heritage Month. (Wellington, New Zealand)
    Links: Gay Express
  • NZ AIDS Foundation kaumatua Aunty Wai Mason dies (Auckland, New Zealand)
    Links: Gay NZ, NZ AIDS Foundation, PrideNZ.com
  • Findlay showed "utmost integrity" on youth board
    Paul Findlay Christchurch-based glbti youth group Q-topia says its embattled ex-board member Paul Findlay acted with "utmost integrity" whilst on the board...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Transgender prisoner policy start date unknown
    It's too early yet to say when a new policy of housing transgender prisoners according to the gender they identify with will come into effect, according to the Corrections Department...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 28 Sep 2012

  • Australia continues to "lag behind" Wall says
    Louisa Wall With marriage equality failing to get traction with the majority of Australia’s politicians, New Zealand’s marriage equality bill author Louisa Wall says while she feels for our rainbow whanau across the Tasman, the nation is not an example to follow on human rights issues...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Tasmania's upper house votes down marriage bill
    File photo The frustration continues for Australian marriage equality advocates, with a bill to legalise same-sex marriage voted down in Tasmania’s upper house...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 28 Sep 2011

  • "That's Dr Topp to you"
    GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • "You can't whisper hate" - Leisha Hailey
    Camila Grey and Leisha Hailey "No matter how quietly homophobia is whispered, it doesn’t make it any less loud...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • LegaliseLove taking campaign to the street
    New glbt rights lobby group LegaliseLove will this Saturday ask Wellingtonians to mark their opposition to homophobia...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 28 Sep 2010

  • Gay Brits: Dr Peter Saxton's response
    Dr Peter Saxton Dr Peter Saxton is the New Zealand AIDS Foundation's Senior Researcher...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Government seems to "have it in for students"
    A queer student who fought against an ACT-sponsored bill which will make student union membership voluntary is expressing disgust at a select committee's closed ears...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Help Out in October!
    October has been declared "Gay Crisis Month" and we're all being asked to get our thinking caps on, to help hardworking community groups who are struggling to survive...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • New lesbian drama on the way for UK
    A BBC lesbian drama is causing a stir in the UK before it has even aired...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sarah McLachlan-led show cancelled
    Sarah McLachlan The Auckland show in the A Taste of Lilith tour has been cancelled, because one of the acts the Court Yard Hounds had to postpone all their scheduled appearances...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 28 Sep 2009

  • $2K gift for OUTLine as manager farewelled
    The Cartier Bereavement Charitable Trust has gifted $2,000 to OUTLine NZ as the embattled phone support service prepares to farewell its General Manager this Wednesday...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Friends remember Leah Morrison
    21-year-old Aucklander Leah Morrison died suddenly yesterday, and her friends will gather at K' Road's Kamo café and Palmerston North's Club Q tonight (Monday) to remember her...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Nicole is Wellington's Miss Fag Hag '09
    The crowd went wild at Club Ivy on Saturday night as 21-year-old Nicole Johnston was crowned Miss Fag Hag Wellington 2009...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 28 Sep 2008

  • Screen legend Paul Newman dies aged 83
    Blue-eyed Hollywood star Paul Newman, who broke hearts all around the world as a leading man in the '50's and '60's – and in later life was known for his philanthropy – has lost a long battle with cancer, aged 83...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • UK: New website for newly HIV+ gay men
    A new website from the UK aims to reduce the isolation, fear and myths gay men deal with when there are first diagnosed with HIV...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • WGN Presbyterians stand against exclusion
    St Andrew's on the Terrace Presbyterian Church in Wellington is taking a stand against previous Presbyterian General Assembly decisions to exclude gay and lesbian people from leadership positions in the Presbyterian Church...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 28 Sep 2007

  • "Cyber attacks disgusting" - Outline NZ
    The manager of a prominent LGBT support service has strongly condemned the use of homophobic and racist remarks in cyberspace - and says parents have a moral responsibility to teach their children that "all religions, races and sexual orientations deserve respect”...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Hamilton nightclub to get 'Shine' makeover
    The nightclub formerly known as Venom on Hamilton's Victoria Street is now being completely re-fitted and will reopen next month with new management and a new name...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Keepin' it real at 2007's Doco Film Fest
    Along with a spotlight on Iraq, a sporting story collection, a 'heroes and villains' showcase and several new local productions, 2007's DocoNZ festival presents several far-reaching and surprising LGBT stories...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • US Senate passes gay hate crime bill
    In an historic step in equality for gay and bisexual Americans, the US Senate voted yesterday to pass an act which updates and expands hate crimes laws to include violence based on a victim's sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, and disability...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Web profile abuse was "particularly nasty"
    "A particularly nasty example of the prejudice still faced by young people with diverse sexualities and genders" is how a leading youth development project describes the homophobic tirades left on public view on the internet for three weeks after political heavyweight Bill English was alerted that they were apparently the work of his teenage son...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 28 Sep 2006

  • NZOA research: Kiwifruit responds
    Amanda Rees, researcher and presenter on TVNZ's LGBT programme Kiwifruit, has responded to critical research conducted by NZ On Air...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 28 Sep 2005

  • And the Glammie goes to....!
    Photos: Andy Boreham - UP The idea of presenting an award has long been a deep-set fear of mine...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Concern over wild AIDS theory
    The AIDS Foundation is concerned that the Waikato Times has given credence to a wild discredited conspiracy theory that HIV does not exist, and that AIDS is not a sexually transmitted disease...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Pacific "third sex" conference in Auckland
    A national conference aimed at transgender people of Pacific origin organised next month by the AIDS Foundation hopes to raise awareness, build support and address health issues...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 28 Sep 2004

  • "Gay ministers could turn flocks gay"
    The Fijian Methodist Church has rejected a request from its New Zealand counterpart to allow the ordinations of gays and lesbians as preachers, saying that homosexual ministers could turn their congregations gay...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • 0900 polls poor example of public feeling
    The One News Insight poll on whether gay families are real families shows us little about what New Zealanders really think on the issue, and a lot more about how well organized lobby groups are, according to an Auckland University statistics expert...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • After gay-friendly Sukhi, what?
    Sukhi Turner For the past nine years, Dunedin has been an oasis of diversity in the conservative South under Mayor Sukhi Turner, but is that all about to change? Turner has decided not to run this year, and her decision to endorse Malcolm Farry (a candidate labeled by some as a member of the "old boys club") over some of the more progressive female candidates have led to cries of "sellout"...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • CU not civil rights - Franks
    ACT justice spokesman Stephen Franks was on the attack again yesterday at the select committee hearing on the Civil Union Bill, berating a gay man for calling the right to have his relationship legally recognized "civil rights"...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • GALS: Two concerts in one!
    Time is marching on but there is still time to get your tickets for the next GALS concert...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Methodists say yes to GLBT ordination
    The Methodist Church in New Zealand has made a landmark decision to allow ordination of gay and lesbian people, though individual church groups may pick and choose who they want as a minister and spome might prefer a non-glbt person...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Not again, Brian?
    Last Monday 27 September, Brian Tamaki's TV2 Destiny Television (6...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 28 Sep 2002

  • Michael Pattison gains media attention as an openly gay man competing in the Cleo Bachelor of the Year. (New Zealand)
    Pattison has previously won Mr Gay Wellington and Mr Drag Wellington.
    Links: Gay NZ, Access My Library

Wed 28 Sep 1994

Fri 28 Sep 1984

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