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Fri 23 Nov 2018

  • 'Thank u, next': Ariana Grande shuts down Piers Morgan over women's sexuality
    Ariana Grande and Piers Morgan have become embroiled in a Twitter spat after the British TV presenter expressed opinions about women and how they use their sexuality...
    Links: Stuff
  • Pride Parade sponsors 'blackmailing' gay community - Rākete
    A group supporting the ban on Police wearing uniforms in the Auckland pride parade says businesses who pull out of sponsorship are effectively blackmailing the gay community...
    Links: RNZ
  • NZ Police respond to People Against Prisons Aotearoa’s Claims
    Links: Express
  • PM Jacinda Ardern Says Pride Parade is Best when “Inclusive Event”...
    Links: Express

Thu 23 Nov 2017

  • Age Is No Issue: Ryvre Thompson’s Story
    Links: Express

Wed 23 Nov 2016

  • A Potential Antidote to HIV?
    Links: Express
  • Update on Transprisoner: Corrections Responds
    Links: Express
  • We will remember them…
    Transgender Day of Remembrance began as a response to the murder of Rita Hester on November 28, 1998...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 23 Nov 2015

  • Ask Agony Uncle Lisa: Am I Being Deterred From Transitioning?
    Links: Express
  • Auckland Pride Parade Changes Direction
    Links: Express
  • Foodie Bites:Downtown Christmas Markets
    Links: Express
  • Trans army officer is patron of glbti foundation
    Group Captain Cate McGregor The highest ranking transgender woman in the Australian Defence Force has been appointed as a patron of a not-for-profit organisation working to promote and protect the human rights of glbti people in the Asia Pacific region...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 23 Nov 2014

  • David Kukutai Jones - Hui Takataapui 2014 (Te Papa-o-Rotu Marae, Whatawhata)
    David Kukutai Jones, chair of Hui Takataapui 2014, talks to Maraea Rakuraku
    Features: David Kukutai Jones
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • 42% of New Zealanders Would be Uncomfortable Having a HIV Positive...
    Links: Express
  • Gear Up Launch Party – Urge Bar
    Links: Express
  • MEZ VIP Launch Party – Victoria Park Market
    Links: Express
  • Princess to Queen Heat Three – Family Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • Rainbow Youth Celebrates 25 Years – Floating Pavillion
    Links: Express
  • US: Trans woman buried as a "man"
    Jennifer Gable There’s growing global disgust from the lgbti community at reports the body of a transgender woman was made to appear male by her family, at an open-casket funeral...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 23 Nov 2013

  • Titles galore bestowed across New Zealand
    Auckland has a new Queen, while Wellington and Christchurch are roaring towards the end of the year with new Mr Bear title-holders...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 23 Nov 2012

  • UK: Marriage law could be approved within weeks
    A report in the UK says marriage equality legislation could be approved in coming weeks, so the issue is not left hanging...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 23 Nov 2011

  • World rallies against Russia's 'silence' bill
    Nearly 150,000 people from all over the world have signed a petition against a potential law that would make it illegal for any person to write a book, publish an article or speak in public about being gay, lesbian or transgender in St Petersburg...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 23 Nov 2010

  • Vote labelled a "shameful day in UN history"
    There is outrage over a United Nations vote that removed sexual orientation from a list identifying characteristics that make people particularly vulnerable to prejudice-motivated murder...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 23 Nov 2009

  • Queensland: State of Unease
    Has Queensland become too dominant within Australia's federal politics? And if so, what does that mean for LGBT and other human rights? I recently read an excellent sesquicenntennial volume about Queensland state history, which explained much about the state's inertia when it comes to social change, authoritarianism and social conservatism...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 23 Nov 2008

  • She'll be right - Georgina Beyer keeps it Kiwi
    Staying in NZ: Georgina Beyer "JOBLESS BEYER EYES AUSSIE," trumpeted Wellington's Dominion Post back in August...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 23 Nov 2007

  • Withdrawal clears way for NZAF candidates
    12 NOON: Four candidates for vacancies on the Trust Board of the NZ AIDS Foundation are today all but guaranteed a place on the board with the withdrawal of Grant Robertson from contention...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 23 Nov 2006

  • Wellington women reclaim the night
    Wellington women, children and others will take to the streets tonight for the ‘Reclaim the Night March'...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 23 Nov 2005

  • Passion and perspective: Our full report on the NZAF AGM
    It was at a fairly early stage of the AIDS Foundation's annual general meeting on Saturday evening that NZAF kaumatua Henare Te Ua expressed frustration that the gathering was turning into a "procedural gabfest" at the expense of discussing the issues...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 23 Nov 2003

  • Wgtn Gay Fair sets date and venue
    The date has been set for Wellington's next annual Gay and Lesbian Fair...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 23 Nov 2002

  • 200 farewell Out! magazine editor
    Over 200 people attended today's funeral service for long-time Out! magazine editor Brett Sheppard...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 23 Nov 1996

  • The third annual HIV Walk for Life takes place (Auckland, New Zealand)
    The Walk leaves from Victoria Park. Broadcaster Anita McNaught announces the start of the walk.
    Links: NZ.com

Fri 23 Nov 1984

  • Television: The AIDS crisis has lead to an upsurge of blood donors in Christchurch (Christchurch, New Zealand)
    ref: TZP127987.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Wed 23 Nov 1983

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