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Fri 11 Nov 2022

  • The Panel with Julia Hartley Moore and Max Harris (Part 2)
    Today on the second half of The Panel, Wallace and panellists Julia Hartley Moore and Max Harris discuss the reasons for low voter turnout, a small community's fight against homophobia and a street light that wound up in the centre of a road in a Christchurch community...
    Links: RNZ
  • The Countdown Is On! Charli XCX, Kelly Rowland and Jessica Mauboy...
    Links: Express

Thu 11 Nov 2021

  • Out Here: an anthology of Takataapui and LGBTQIA+ writers is published (New Zealand)
    Links: Auckland University Press
  • 50 Years of An Icon: All-New Range Rover on Its Way...
    Links: Express
  • Exclusive: RuPaul Returning To Auckland For Down Under Season 2
    Links: Express

Wed 11 Nov 2020

  • US election: White, Trump-friendly politician roasted for 'accidental' tweet claiming to be 'black gay guy'
    An American politician has become the butt of jokes online following an awkward Twitter snafu...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Out and About | Rainbow Celebration Gala 2020
    Links: Express
  • Out and About | URGE’S Birthday Blow Out
    Links: Express

Mon 11 Nov 2019

  • COMMUNITIES MAKE THE DIFFERENCE | WORLD AIDS DAY
    Links: Express
  • HIV Experts Urge Uganda to Decriminalise Homosexuality
    Links: Express
  • When LGBTQ Meets ‘P’
    Links: Express

Sun 11 Nov 2018

  • Community Members Call for Festival Boycott over Auckland Pride’s Police Uniform...
    Links: Express

Sat 11 Nov 2017

  • Auckland Forum to Address Violence Against LGBT+
    Links: Express
  • Review: Bjork – All is Full of love by Blackbird Ensemble
    Links: Express

Fri 11 Nov 2016

  • Galathea: Into the Bush (2016) (Wellington)
    Hilary Penwarden talks to Ania Upstill about producing queer theatre and the production Galathea: Into the Bush
    Features: Ania Upstill, Hilary Penwarden
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Is it Really Health For All?
    Links: Express
  • November: Ask Agony Uncle Eli
    Links: Express
  • Anti-glbti abuse increasing after Trump victory
    The Los Angeles anti-gay attack victim Homophobic and racist abuse and violence appear to be increasing across the USA in the wake of Donald Trump's presidential election victory...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Celsius 179?
    As I predicted, the euthanasia debate is fast overtaking LGBTI concerns as the other pole of Christian Right activism when it comes to their equally vehement opposition to abortion...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Hard-pressed AIDS Foundation owes $500,000
    The NZ AIDS Foundation has had to borrow $500,000 to help fund the services it provides, and without an increase in Ministry of Health funding it is facing unspecified operational cuts to stem the flow of red ink...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Hudson and Halls opens this week in Wellington
    The magic of Hudson and Halls is coming to Wellington this coming week, with live Christmas special taking to the stage...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NPIP: Corrections not fulfilling their Pride promise
    No Pride in Prisons say without the implementation of a plan to protect transgender prisoners -which was agreed upon before Pride 2016 - Corrections should not be marching in the parade next year...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 11 Nov 2015

  • Auckland’s New Gay Bar Preparing to Open
    Links: Express
  • Lesbian Couple Face Six Years In Jail For Marrying in Costa...
    Links: Express
  • Passion Pit Frontman Michael Angelakos Comes Out
    Links: Express
  • "Blatant homophobia" on Qantas flight
    Qantas have been accused of “blatant homophobia” after they asked a lesbian couple to separate during a flight in order for an elderly married couple to sit together...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Coming out on YouTube
    Kapiti College student CJ Puna recently won the top prize at the Wellington Pride Awards for her YouTube channel which gives others an insight into her life as a transgender teenager...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Subcultures and Cultural "Equality"
    What are 'subcultures' and what role do they play in contemporary LGBT politics, communities and self-perceptions? Let's examine these in turn...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Ukraine votes against LGBTI rights
    The Ukraine Parliament has voted against a LGBTI rights law, ruining it’s chances of joining the Schengen Zone...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 11 Nov 2014

  • Brides Legally Marry in Russia Despite Ban on Same Sex Marriage
    Links: Express
  • The Funniest Man in NZ!
    Links: Express
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance Service to be Held in Auckland Next...
    Links: Express
  • Uganda Introduces New Anti GLBT Legislation
    Links: Express
  • #NXT14 team shortlisted for major award
    The organisers of the ‪#‎NXT14 LGBTIQ Youth Leadership Conference have been nominated for a prestigious public affairs award...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Badminton tournament a smash
    The organisers of the Trans-Tasman Badminton Tournament just held in Auckland say it was a fun event, and have details on how you can get involved in their regular game days: Wow, what a fun event! Last weekend 58 players took part in the second Trans Tasman event (last year was Melbourne, next year Sydney) with 36 locals, 12 from Melbourne and 10 from Sydney...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Big Bear Weekend Guide
    Christchurch’s Big Bear Weekend starts on Thursday! And yes, it’s going to be awesome...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • GALS marking 22 years with A Night Out
    GALS' upcoming 22nd anniversary concert A Night Out will include everything from Petula Clark to Pharrell Williams and The Nutcracker...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sympathy for Cook from ex Parade Director
    Jonathan Smith directed the 2013 Auckland Pride Parade The former Director of the Auckland Pride Parade has expressed sympathy for outgoing Pride Festival Director Julian Cook, saying he bowed out in similar circumstances...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 11 Nov 2013

  • Adrian - Beyond Rainbows (Wellington)
    Adrian talks about pan-sexuality and gender identity.
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Action "urgently" needed on CWealth abuses
    Rainbow Wellington is urging New Zealand leaders, and those from across the Commonwealth, to take action to stop widespread human rights abuses against glbti people...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Commonwealth 'ignoring' glbti rights abuses
    File photo A global glbti rights group is highlighting the fact that homosexuality is still illegal in 41 of the 53 Commonwealth states ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Sri Lanka this week...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Green MP Jan Logie detained in Sri Lanka
    Jan Logie is on her way back to New Zealand after being detained by Sri Lankan authorities and questioned about her visa...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Homophobe Tamihere off air for rest of 2013
    John Tamihere Acidic homophobe John Tamihere and his offsider Willie Jackson will be off the air for the rest of 2013...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Honouring Georgie
    Beyer at the Carmen taonga handover at Te Papa this month A veritable ‘this is your life’ for Georgina Beyer this week will be full of tributes, glamorous shows and stories, which organisers say will also raise cash to help make the former MP’s life a little easier as she has dialysis four times a day...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 11 Nov 2012

  • NZ Writing: 3 by Jern Siong
    3 by Jern Siong Three words – that was all it took...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • PM blames media for "gay red top" fallout
    The Prime Minister is blaming the media for the furore over his "gay red shirt" and "thick as batshit" comments...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 11 Nov 2011

  • Cabaret Askew full of twists and turns
    If you need a little more laughter in your life, and you like your laughter accompanied with a bit of skin, you may well want to check out Cabaret Askew...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • GABA sets new record with Gold auction
    A print of Soldiers Off Set was the biggest-selling item The Gay Auckland Business Association has raised a record amount of more than $30,000 with its GABA Gold Charity Auction, where everything from limited edition art to a topless wheel alignment went under the hammer...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • HRC releases trans resource for schools
    A new resource on transgender students in schools has been released by the Human Rights Commission...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Liddicoat to discuss human rights and internet
    Joy Liddicoat Former Human Rights Commissioner Joy Liddicoat will address Rainbow Wellington on human rights and the internet next week...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Oscars producer and star resign over anti-gay slur
    Murphy and Ratner An anti-gay slur has led to the resignation of the producer and the presenter of next year's Academy Awards show...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Uganda: Kato's killer jailed for 30 years
    David Kato was murdered in his home The man who murdered Ugandan gay rights advocate David Kato has been jailed for 30 years...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Virtuous Circles?
    Labour and the Greens probably have the inside running for most New Zealand LGBT votes, and for good reason- beyond the obvious reasons...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Virtuous Circles?
    Labour and the Greens probably have the inside running for most New Zealand LGBT votes, and for good reason- beyond the obvious reasons...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 11 Nov 2010

  • Television item (Melbourne, Australia)
    Close Up, ref: TZP391543.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
  • A man of many ideas
    Sam Shore Twenty seven-year-old Sam Shore is not only the "general minion" at Rainbow Youth, he is also an incredibly talented playwright and his creation The Idea of America is currently onstage at TAPAC in Auckland...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • India after 377
    On July 2 2009, Delhi's High Court struck down antigay Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, a vestige of the British Raj of the nineteenth century...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZAF dismisses claim it lied in HIV Review
    Absolutely Positively Positive's logo A claim by an HIV positive people's peer support group that the NZ AIDS Foundation lied in material it supplied for the just-released HIV Services review is wrong, according to the Foundation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Student union seeks urgent meeting with Key
    Students are requesting an urgent meeting with Prime Minister John Key after a bill to make student union membership voluntary passed its second reading last night...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The Sum of Us writer to attend screening
    Oscar-nominated writer and director David Stevens will attend a special screening of his classic gay Australian drama The Sum of Us is Auckland next week...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 11 Nov 2009

  • Anti-gay reggae singer gets Big Day Out invite
    A reggae singer notorious for lyrics which incite the murder of gay people has been invited to perform at Auckland's Big Day Out music festival in January...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Kidman and Paltrow cast in transgender story
    Hollywood stars Nicole Kidman and Gwyneth Paltrow are set to play husband and wife as the true story of the world's first post-op transsexual gets a film treatment...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Waikato office closing as NZAF redirects resources
    The NZ AIDS Foundation's permanent presence in the Waikato is being scaled down towards eventual closure in February as the NZAF reapportions its resources towards Auckland and the internet...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 11 Nov 2008

  • MPs: Pro-gay stance didn't doom Labour
    Labour's socially progressive stance over its nine years in Government, which included legal recognition of same-sex relationships, was not a factor in its election defeat, according to one outgoing and two incoming gay MPs...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • New Government is a worry, says Barnett
    Former Rainbow Labour MP Tim Barnett says New Zealand's general election at the weekend saw a significant shift to the right, and brought in a new government which LGBT Kiwis should be wary of...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • New hate speech and crime laws for Hungary
    Yesterday the Hungarian Parliament has passed two measures which protect the rights of its LGBT citizens – one involving degrading or intimidating behaviour, and another specifically involving 'hate speech'...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Schwarzenegger blasts gay marriage ban
    As gay and lesbian groups across California protest against the banning of same-sex marriage, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger now says he hopes California's Supreme Court will overturn the measure, which he sees as unconstitutional...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • World Record plans for Queen of Universe
    The fifth anniversary Queen of the Whole Universe show this Saturday night at Auckland's Aotea Centre will beattempting to break a Guinness World Record for the largest number of drag queens performing on stage at once...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 11 Nov 2007

  • Gay Men's Health team leader Matt Creamer
    Matt Creamer Former Police Diversity Liasion Officier Matt Creamer is now one of the new kids on the block at the New Zealand AIDS Foundation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • UK: Soldier offered sex to 'convert' a lesbian
    A sergeant told a lesbian soldier he might be able to "convert" her, an employment tribunal has heard...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 11 Nov 2006

  • Deep concerns over bareback dating
    The NZ AIDS Foundation is deeply concerned about the results of the just-published GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Investigation: Unsafe sex rampant on dating websites
    It's not news...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Unsafe sex dominates internet hookups
    A sting operation on an internet dating website has revealed that hundreds, if not thousands, of New Zealand gay and bi are seeking unsafe sex, regardless of the dangers of contracting HIV...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 11 Nov 2005

  • God may strike Fiji, says church
    God may strike Fiji with natural disasters because the Methodist Church has been stopped from staging a second anti-gay hate march, says the church's general secretary...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • MP Gordon Copeland: "God's seal of approval"
    The human rights rollback for the glbt community in New Zealand has begun...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 11 Nov 2004

  • Television item (New Zealand)
    Qn, ref: TZP300541.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
  • "Don't read too much into Bill's passage"
    The passing of the Care of Children Bill is a good sign, but we shouldn't read too much into it regarding the possible future of the Civil Union Bill, says Associate Justice Minister David Benson-Pope...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sex, Race and Religion - an unstable cocktail?
    Sex, race and religion - three subjects driving New Zealanders apart...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 11 Nov 2003

  • "Keep yer friggin hands off my boyfriend"
    Palmerston North's conservative boundaries are being tested by a gay artist in a new exhibition at the Square Edge community gallery...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The Future of Queer Television
    With whiteboard pen poised, TVNZ's Tony Holden set out in earnest to gather opinion on the future of New Zealand's queer television at a symposium held in Auckland yesterday...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Tolerance caution from deputy PM
    Deputy Prime Minister Michael Cullen has warned in an address to the Labour Party conference at the weekend that the party has to beware of pushing boundaries that the public is not ready for...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 11 Nov 1950

  • The first meeting of the Mattachine Society is held (Los Angeles, United States of America)
    The Mattachine Society is one of the earliest homophile organisations in the USA.
    Links: Wikipedia, LAGANZ

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