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Fri 11 Oct 2019

  • American Idiot Captivates Auckland On Opening Night
    Links: Express
  • I AM NOT YOUR SECRET
    Links: Express
  • Petition Launched to End Gay Blood Ban In Australia
    Links: Express

Thu 11 Oct 2018

  • Northern Ireland bakery wins case over gay marriage Bert and Ernie cake
    A bakery in Belfast has won the right to refuse to make a cake featuring Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie under the slogan "Support Gay Marriage"...
    Links: Stuff
  • Sexual orientation may be set by sex hormones in the uterus - new study by Kiwi and Europeans
    Some women may be born gay because of the amounts of male and female sex hormones they were exposed to in the uterus, according to a new study...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Will and Grace's Debra Messing: 'I didn't know if America was ready for this'
    When the TV comedy series Will and Grace launched in 1998, it was credited with normalising gay relationships for mainstream TV audiences...
    Links: Stuff

Wed 11 Oct 2017

  • 'Burn. I got you': Gay hairdresser 'laughed down phone as he told victim he'd infected him with HIV'
    A hairdresser accused of deliberately infecting a string of lovers with HIV told one alleged victim "I ripped the condom...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Hairdresser with HIV reveals he sabotaged victim's condom
    A hairdresser accused of deliberately infecting a string of lovers with HIV told one alleged victim "I ripped the condom...
    Links: NZ Herald

Tue 11 Oct 2016

  • Best in Class Feature – Part Two
    Links: Express
  • Ding Dong the Plebiscite is Dead
    Links: Express
  • Happy Coming Out Day
    Links: Express
  • UN urges NZ govt to protect intersex children's rights
    The United Nations is calling on the New Zealand Government to protect the rights of intersex children, issuing landmark recommendations...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 11 Oct 2015

  • No ‘Gay Gene,’ But Researchers Say Gene Change Formula Can Show...
    Links: Express

Sat 11 Oct 2014

  • Did Miley Cyrus “Bangerz” Show Live up to Expectation?
    Links: Express
  • High Flyers – Eagle Bar
    Links: Express
  • Movers and Shakers – Poof Bar
    Links: Express
  • Shanghai Lil’s Takes Poof’s Place
    Links: Express
  • We Own The Night – Family Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • Waiheke hosting 'Pink Books' discussion
    A look at gay and lesbian memoirs will be held as part of the Waiheke Book Festival this afternoon...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 11 Oct 2013

  • The Beyond conference takes place (Wellington, New Zealand)
    The conference is organised by the Queer Avengers (Wellington) and aims to address the lived experiences of queer/trans people in relation to identity, race, disability, the media, healthcare, parenting, education and imprisonment (among others).
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Top singer promised for Out in the Square
    Out in the Square is promising a celebration of marriage equality next January, which will feature "one of New Zealand's favourite singers" and roll into a pair of parties...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 11 Oct 2012

  • Georgie - Q12
    Georgie talks about being young and lesbian in 2012
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Man in "sexually motivated" attack in Christchurch
    A man walking home from a night out in Christchurch has managed to fight off another man who attacked him, in an incident police believe was sexually motivated...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 11 Oct 2011

  • Teen witness tells of being "hit on" by Phillips
    Denis Phillips 4...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 11 Oct 2010

  • Robert Gant (Wellington)
    John Sullivan talks about the photography of Robert Gant.
    Features: John Sullivan
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Protesters and police clash at Serbia pride march
    Photo: AP Serbian police have clashed with rioting protesters trying to disrupt yesterday's Gay Pride parade in the capital, Belgrade...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 11 Oct 2009

  • Urge bar's Slave Auction makes $6K for OUTLine
    Punters at K' Road's Urge bar dug deep to help OUTLine October last night, raising an impressive $6,000 to benefit the cash strapped GLBT service...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 11 Oct 2008

  • Gay school proposed for Chicago
    The chief of Chicago's public school system has proposed that one of twenty likely new schools in the area be aimed at gay, lesbian and transgender teenagers...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 11 Oct 2007

  • UK: Man guilty of spying on lesbian couple
    A peeping Tom from the UK's West Midlands has been found guilty of spying on a lesbian couple having sex in their bedroom, and put on the sex offenders register...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 11 Oct 2006

  • The Strategy of the Exclusive Brethren
    Now that Brethrengate II has died down, it's possible to evaluate what the Exclusive Brethren's political strategy is...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 11 Oct 2005

  • Still as little Vision...
    Remember Vision New Zealand, the national fundamentalist church network? Well, they didn't go away during the election, and I thought I'd drop in to see what was happening...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 11 Oct 2004

  • Fag hags suck, says Nissen
    Fag hags suck, columnist Wendyl Nissen has declared, in a politically incorrect jab at the psychology of women attracted to Queer Eye stereotypes and those testosterone-challenged gay men themselves...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 11 Oct 2003

  • Foreskins a potential HIV deathtrap
    An new study involving over 2,000 men has shown that being uncut is a higher HIV risk – you are 8 times more likely to be infected than your cut peers...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 11 Oct 2001

  • Keep your legs together in front of the Queen
    When lesbian con Artists Evelyn Burton and Lyla Andre were found living in Auckland's Herne Bay two years ago, they were arrested and sent to Britain to face charges that they had conned millions out of the royal set and associates...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 11 Oct 1995

  • A coming out party is held to celebrate National Coming Out Day (Wellington, New Zealand)
    The party is held at the National Library of New Zealand and organised by the National Library Lesbian and Gay Network, and the Friends of the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand (LAGANZ). The party starts at 5.30pm.
    Links: NZ.com, Wikipedia

Thu 11 Oct 1984

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