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Wed 3 Nov 2021

  • Exclusive: Auckland Unlimited Won’t Directly Fund Either of Auckland’s Pride Organisations...
    Links: Express
  • KJ Apa Opens Up About His Desire To Compete In RuPaul’s...
    Links: Express
  • Taliban “Kill List” Compiled For LGBTQ+ Afghans
    Links: Express

Tue 3 Nov 2020

  • Bea’s Brilliant Thing
    Links: Express
  • Fiery Transformations 
    Links: Express
  • First-Ever World Gay Boxing Championship Planned For 2023
    Links: Express
  • You May Kiss The Bride 
    Links: Express

Sun 3 Nov 2019

  • express Talks Tech with Noel Leeming’s Digital Human ‘Nola’
    Links: Express
  • Pressure Mounts On Ugandan Government Following LGBTI Arrests
    Links: Express

Sat 3 Nov 2018

  • Bachelet: Tanzania has duty to protect
    GENEVA (2 November 2018) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday expressed alarm at the statement by the Regional Commissioner of Dar es Salaam that a committee will be put in place to track and arrest gay people, and ...
    Links: Scoop

Fri 3 Nov 2017

  • 'Demonic' gay lions spark nationwide outrage in Kenya
    A wildlife photographer has captured a remarkable gay encounter between adult male lions but not everyone is feeling the love...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Photographer captures affectionate love-making of two gay lions
    A wildlife photographer has captured a remarkable gay encounter between adult male lions...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Dates Announced for Wellington Pride Festival | Tū Whakahīhī e Te...
    Links: Express

Thu 3 Nov 2016

  • BMW’s Latest Ambassador Linked to Anti-LGBT+ Figures
    Links: Express
  • Oh! Boy George!
    Links: Express
  • Airbnb no longer tolerates anti-LGBTI users
    In response to recent incidents of homophobia and racism, Airbnb has announced that all users must now sign an anti-discrimination pledge if they wish to use the site...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Headed for the Precipice
    As Hillary Clinton prepares to probably win the 2016 US federal election, there are some ominous but also some promising notes underlying this most unusual political contest...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Recruitment contract allows questioning of sexuality
    Beneficiaries seeking work may have been forced to sign contracts allowing their employer to ask questions about their sexuality and pass on this information, a practice that Auckland Action Against Poverty (AAAP) says may lead to homophobia and transphobia...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 3 Nov 2015

  • Church of Norway Votes to Allow Same Sex Weddings
    Links: Express
  • Mary Kiani Performing at Shanghai Lil’s and Family Bar
    Links: Express
  • Northern Ireland’s Government Blocks Same Sex Marriage
    Links: Express
  • China outlaws male rape
    Rape against men is now a criminal act in China and carries a minimum sentence of five years imprisonment...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Donations sought for charity auction
    GABA are seeking donations for this years charity auction...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • I'm Charlie and I have HIV
    With the annual number of new HIV infections for last year at its highest level since the epidemic began and more people than ever living with the disease New Zealand's HIV/AIDS organisations are ramping up their campaign to counter the stigma those with HIV often face in the community...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 3 Nov 2014

  • Gay Rights Advocates March in Conservative Montenegro
    Links: Express
  • Jesus Christ Super Star Opening Night – Q Theatre
    Links: Express
  • LYC’s Stunning New Campaign
    Links: Express
  • Socialites – Family Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • Which Country Searches for the Most Gay Porn? The Result will...
    Links: Express
  • Church seeking talent for Pride musical
    Worthy will include music from The Hinterlands...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Egypt: men jailed over wedding video
    Eight men have been jailed for three years in Egypt for being part of a YouTube video which authorities say shows a same-sex wedding...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay cowboy couple living the dream
    Gay Cowboys Dan and Miki share a snapshot of their life on a farm in North Queensland...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Hot range of items going under hammer
    A five-night stay at a waterfront Vanuatu villa, an oil painting of Carmen and tickets to the ASB Classic are among the wide range of donated items which will go under the hammer at this Sunday’s GABA Charity Auction...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 3 Nov 2012

  • Urge to raise funds for OUTLine at auction
      K’ Rd men’s bar Urge is holding its annual charity auction tonight, with OUTLine the chosen recipient...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 3 Nov 2011

  • Dear Murray ...
    3rd November 2011 Hon Murray McCully Minister of Foreign Affairs Floor 6 Executive Wing Dear Murray HUMAN RIGHTS AT CHOGM You may recall that you wrote to us on May 30th, in response to our query about New Zealand's role in forwarding the human rights of LGBT people at the United Nations...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Odd Future's Big Day Out invite revoked
    Controversial hip hop collective “Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All” appear to have had the Big Day Out welcome mat pulled out from under their feet, after intervention from Auckland Council, which owns Mt Smart Stadium...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Stealth, Silence and the "Wild Blues"
    Has the National Party steadily lost its extremist religious social conservative elements since the mid-eighties? Where have they all gone? The seventies were arguably the nadir of civil liberties, democratic accountability and human rights in New Zealand, under the despotic populist reign of Rob Muldoon as Prime Minister for nine indescribable authoritarian years...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • UK: Civil ceremonies to be allowed in churches
    Gay couples will be allowed to hold civil partnership ceremonies in English and Welsh churches, as long as the churches agree...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 3 Nov 2010

  • At least I'm not gay – Silvio Berlusconi
    Silvio Berlusconi Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has attempted to defend himself against reports prostitutes attended parties at his Sardinian villa by saying it's better to love beautiful women than be gay...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Collective Thinking online transition halted
    Plans to transfer the HIV positive peoples' publication online have been halted pending a re-think and a decision to consult more with HIV positive people and the magazine's readership...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Collective Thinking online transition halted
    Plans to transfer the HIV positive peoples' publication online have been halted pending a re-think and a decision to consult more with HIV positive people and the magazine's readership...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Lustrous: big and hairy is sexy
    Don Chooi's erotic 'bear art' exhibition Lustrous opens at Auckland's Kamo this Friday night...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Mates and Lovers teaser
    Fabulous Arts Aotearoa New Zealand presents Mates and Lovers...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Ron Howard refuses to cut gay joke from film
    Vince Vaughn in The Dilemma A joke about 'gay' cars will stay in Ron Howard's film The Dilemma...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Talented gay quartet honoured by arts world
    Farr, Devenie, Parmenter and Parker Four incredibly talented gay New Zealanders have been recognised for their "substantial track records of excellence" in the arts...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Tamaki's "spiritual father" denies sex claims
    Eddie Long A prosecution lawyer claims Brian Tamaki's spiritual father travelled to New Zealand with four young men he is accused of molesting...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 3 Nov 2009

  • Annual GABA Auction delayed until March
    The annual auction fundraiser for the Gay Auckland Business Association's Charitable Trust - traditionally held in the weeks before Christmas - has been rescheduled for March 2010...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Ian McKellen lets rip on Bible's anti-gay text
    Veteran gay UK actor Sir Ian McKellen says he rips out a certain page from the Bible in each hotel he says in - and now some of his fans are doing the same...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Making life better for our people in the Pacific
    "Our Fono was a great opportunity for people for all the Pacific cultures to come together," says Pacific peoples' health representative Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Rainbow Youth benefits as BNZ 'Closed for Good'
    All 177 branches of BNZ bank across New Zealand will be closed tomorrow as staff support a variety of local projects, with one gay staff member and his team taking the opportunity to spend the day giving K' Road's Rainbow Youth Centre a makeover...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wellington Outgames 2011 co-chairs elected
    The team who will direct Wellington's LGBT sport and cultural festival for 2011 is now confirmed as David Hindley and Virginia Hopkins-Burns were elected the men's and women's co-chairs for the 2nd Asia Pacific Outgames at the group's AGM at the weekend...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 3 Nov 2008

  • Exhibition celebrates 5 Queens of Universe
    In celebration of the fifth anniversary of the Queen of the Whole Universe pageant, an exhibition featuring past garments, film footage, commissioned paintings and never seen before photos taken behind the scenes will be open through next week at Auckland's Aotea Centre...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Green Tide?
    Contrary to pundit wisdom, Helen Clark may win a fourth term, albeit with a substantially increased Green share of the centre-left vote, and possibly, the assistance of the Maori Party on confidence and supply...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Vote '08: Meet your LGBT candidates
    We counted forteen LGBT candidates seeking your votes in this Saturday's General Election...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 3 Nov 2007

  • Gay man killed parents "to spare them grief"
    A young gay man in Cape Town, South Africa, despondent after his relationship with another man soured, shot his parents to death to spare them grief before attempting suicide...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Luxury hotel puts Buenos Aires on gay map
    Argentina's first luxury gay hotel has opened its doors to paying guests, cementing the reputation of Buenos Aires as the gay capital of Latin America...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZAF Board: Flawed and in need of change?
    Larry Jenkins After fourteen months as the NZ AIDS Foundation's fundraising and events manager, Larry Jenkins has left, alleging poor management and staff disillusionment - and hoping to be elected to the Foundation's Trust Board to enact some fundamental changes...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Review: GALS' sweet harmony and saucy wit
    GALS: Don't Fence Me In Conductor: Stephen Bowness Centennial Theatre, Epsom...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • UK gay group names 'bigot of the year'
    The Bishop of Hereford has been named Bigot of the Year by UK gay equality group Stonewall after he refused a homosexual youth worker a job, reports the BBC...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 3 Nov 2006

  • 42BELOW still committed to LGBT causes
    Geoff Ross, CEO of vodka company 42BELOW, has spoken to GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Anglican church to ordain gay deacon
    9...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay deacon may face 'rough ride'
    10...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Paradoxical India
    If India still retains criminal penalties for male homosexuality, why have there been instances of village same-sex marriage? Ruth Vanita recently wrote an eye-opening book on India's LGBT communities, Loves Rites: Same-Sex Marriage in India and the West (2004)...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • World AIDS Day needs outraged NZers
    World AIDS day is Friday 1st December and the New Zealand AIDS Foundation needs Red Ribbon collectors out on the streets, reminding New Zealanders that HIV is here and we can't let it continue ripping through our communities anymore...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 3 Nov 2005

  • Fiji hate march postponed
    The virulently homophobic Methodist Church of Fiji has postponed plans for an anti-gay hate march following a speech by a Fijiian activist last week at the Pan Pacific AIDS Conference...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Low ranking for homophobe MP
    Homophobe National MP Brian Connell is miffed that he's been given the lowest possible ranking in caucus by party leader Don Brash...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Prominent jobs for gay MPs
    Two of Parliament's openly gay MPs have been elected to prominent positions by their respective parties, with Labour's Tim Barnett announced as chief whip, and National's Chris Finlayson as Shadow Attorney-General...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 3 Nov 2003

  • New witch hunt for dog-attack pair
    The two men jailed for owning a dog that attacked a little girl in January are now the subject of a second media witch hunt, this time over outrage that the pair are looking after another dog...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 3 Nov 1989

  • A national hui for Maori Lesbians is held (Wellington, New Zealand)
    The hui takes place at Tapu Te Ranga Marae.

Mon 3 Nov 1986

Wed 3 Nov 1802

  • Missionary William Yate is born (Shropshire, United Kingdom)
    Links: Wikipedia, Te Ara

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