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Mon 30 Nov 2020

  • World AIDS Day: Two babies on the way via world's first HIV-positive sperm bank
    A Northland mother is preparing to welcome her second baby after using a HIV-positive donor...
    Links: Stuff
  • Ground-breaking Documentary Follows Four Transgender Young People Over Five Years
    Links: Express

Sat 30 Nov 2019

  • Israel Folau addresses controversial comments about gay marriage and bushfires
    Former Wallabies star Israel Folau has moved to clarify comments he made earlier this month suggesting the devastating bushfires that ravaged parts of Australia were God's way of punishing the country for legalising same-sex marriage...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Michael Ross- respected discrimination researcher
    In the Seventies, Michael Ross became one of the first people to speak out publicly about the experience of being gay in New Zealand, at a time when homosexuality was still illegal here...
    Links: RNZ

Fri 30 Nov 2018

  • Fight of his life. Trans boxer Thomas Page McBee
    Thomas Page McBee is perhaps better qualified than many to understand the complexities of gender...
    Links: RNZ
  • HIV cases in children dropping but still too slowly, UN says
    JOHANNESBURG — The United Nations children's agency says the number of youths living with HIV could drop by about one-third to 1...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • HIV tests distributed across Rwanda
    HIV self-testing kits are being rolled out across Rwanda in a bid to beat the stigma of visiting a doctor...
    Links: RNZ
  • Police dropped LGBTQI training two years ago, it has been revealed
    Police cancelled compulsory sexuality and gender identity training two years ago and talk of bringing in new training a year ago has amounted to nothing...
    Links: RNZ
  • Police named organisation of the year at LGBTI awards
    Police have taken out the organisation of the year award at the first LGBTI awards in Auckland...
    Links: RNZ
  • The Week In Review for week ending Fri Nov 30 2018
    A review of the week's news including...
    Links: RNZ
  • What it's like to see your mother forget everything, including you
    My mother was born without a middle name...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Controversy Erupts Over “Transphobic” NZ Herald Column
    Links: Express
  • New HIV stigma stats cause for immediate action
    Links: Express
  • Support World AIDS Day at the True Colours Cabaret Gala
    Links: Express

Thu 30 Nov 2017

  • ‘The Big Gay Christmas Drag Show’ - Wellington, 7 December
    An innovative , festive cabaret starring the capital’s most daring queens and kings debuts at The Fringe Bar on Thursday December 7th...
    Links: Scoop
  • Australian coroner says 1988 cliff-fall death wasn't suicide, it was a gay hate crime
    It was the explanation the family of Scott Johnson waited almost 30 years to hear...
    Links: Stuff
  • Lyn Parent got a tattoo - that choice left her battling HIV for 25 years
    A snap decision to get a tattoo with her sister has meant Lyn Parent has spent the past 25 years living with HIV...
    Links: Stuff
  • MP's 2013 gay marriage speech goes viral in Japan
    A speech made by former MP Maurice Williamson four years ago has become a battle cry for marriage equality among Japanese social media users...
    Links: RNZ
  • Transgender community mourns loss of Wellington bus driver Shelley Howard
    When Shelley Howard stood in the street wearing a blindfold, she did so to send a message about life as a transgender person...
    Links: Stuff
  • Transgender community mourns loss of Wellington bus driver Shelley Howard
    When Shelley Howard stood in the street wearing a blindfold, she did so to send a message about life as a transgender person...
    Links: Stuff
  • Review: The Weeknd
    Links: Express

Wed 30 Nov 2016

  • Australia: 13-Year-Old’s Suicide Sends Shockwaves Through LGBT+ Community
    Links: Express
  • The Fairytale Couple Behind AdamArnold
    Links: Express
  • Large number of Police sign up for Ak Pride Parade
    The NZ Police are keen to get behind the LGBTI community, with over 60 members of staff confirmed to participate in the 2017 Auckland Pride Parade...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 30 Nov 2015

  • Calls For India to Decriminalise Homosexuality at New Delhi Pride
    Links: Express
  • Mr Gay NZ 2016 Competition Announced
    Links: Express
  • Petition Circulated to Ban Adam Lambert From Performing in Singapore
    Links: Express
  • Pope Passes on Opportunity to Condemn Uganda’s Anti Gay Law
    Links: Express
  • To Bear or Not to Bear?
    Links: Express
  • Uganda outlaws LGBTI activism
    Uganda has passed a new anti-LGBTI law, banning all non-governmental organisations that “promote” homosexuality or provide support and advocacy for LGBTI people...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 30 Nov 2014

  • Missy - Beyond Rainbows (Wellington)
    Missy talks about identifying as non-binary and somewhere in between pansexuality and demisexuality.
    Features: unidentified voice
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Chic Geeks – Eagle Bar
    Links: Express
  • Princess to Queen Finals – Family Bar and Club
    Links: Express
  • Urge Bar Closing Down
    Links: Express
  • Urge makes tough decision to close
    1...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 30 Nov 2013

  • We Can Be Heroes calendar goes on sale
    HIV positive gay and bi men’s support service Body Positive has put together a 2014 fundraising calendar which features everyday New Zealand heroes...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 30 Nov 2012

  • Ian McKellen - Marriage Equality Conference (Legislative Council Chamber, Parliament)
    Ian McKellen sends a message to the Marriage Equality Conference
    Features: Ian McKellen
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Rawa Karetai previews the Marriage Equality Conference (Legislative Council Chamber, Parliament)
    Rawa Karetai previews the Marriage Equality Conference, held in Wellington 30 November - 2 December 2012
    Features: Rawa Karetai
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • The Legislative Process (Legislative Council Chamber, Parliament)
    Audio from the keynote panel discussion: Sexual Minorities and the Legislative Process
    Features: Bill Logan, Fran Wilde, Ian McKellen, Jan Logie, Katherine O'Regan, Louisa Wall, Rangimoana Taylor, Tau Henare, Tim Barnett, Tiwhanawhana
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Former MP Katherine O'Regan apologies for not including transgender people in the anti-discrimination measures of the Human Rights Act 1993 (Wellington, New Zealand)
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • WAD bucket shakers getting positive response
    Hamish Allardice on Lambton Quay this morning Volunteers have been out pounding streets across the country, shaking buckets in the annual World AIDS Day appeal...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 30 Nov 2011

  • World AIDS Day QWU offer
    To mark World AIDS Day, GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 30 Nov 2010

  • Study finds poor global access to HIV services
    A survey with more than 5,000 participants worldwide indicates that the majority of men who have sex with men find it difficult or impossible to access HIV testing, HIV counseling, free condoms and free lubricant...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 30 Nov 2009

  • Glenn Mills is found dead in a remand cell. (Auckland, New Zealand)
    Mills was accused of purposely infecting a number of sex partners with HIV. He was awaiting trial at the time of his death. He faced 28 charges relating to 14 people.
    Links: TV3, Gay NZ
  • Television news report: Glen Mills dies while in remand (Auckland, New Zealand)
    Interviewee Bruce Kilmister. One News, ref F194982.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
  • Mills death: Gay/HIV community offering support
    11...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 30 Nov 2008

  • Four honoured for roles in HIV fight
    Four people who have played important roles in the fight against HIV and AIDS were this afternoon awarded life memberships of the NZ AIDS Foundation...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 30 Nov 2007

  • Waipouri's precise cause of death unknown
    A Palmerston North jury heard yesterday that the exact time and cause of gay man Stanley Waipouri's death will never be known - as two medical specialists gave evidence on day four of the murder trial...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 30 Nov 2006

  • Your computer can power AIDS research
    Starting tomorrow, Kiwis can donate their computer time to assist the global fight against HIV/AIDS...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 30 Nov 2005

  • World AIDS Day events nationwide
    Tomorrow is World AIDS Day, and the theme has gone back to basics – "condoms save lives"...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 30 Nov 2004

  • Takataapui hui will discuss identity and HIV
    NZAF PRESS RELEASE: 29 November 2004 Maori who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender will gather in Auckland in early December to celebrate their identity and history at the Hui Takataapui A Motu 2004...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 30 Nov 2003

  • Is King the victim of a publicity stunt?
    Eating Media Lunch host Jeremy Wells will not be commenting publicly on Mike King's homophobic ansaphone rant until the next episode of his show on Tuesday...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 30 Nov 1996

  • The first annual Pride Weekend takes place (Auckland, New Zealand)
    The Staircase Nightclub hosts a Pride Party. A Pride Parade takes place on 1 December at 2pm - from Three Lamps Ponsonby to Western Park. It's followed by a Pride Picnic.
    Links: NZ.com

Thu 30 Nov 1978

  • Diplomat Alister McIntosh dies

Fri 30 Nov 1900

  • Oscar Wilde dies (Paris, France)
    Links: Wikipedia

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