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Wed 1 Dec 2021

  • Podcast Critic: Caitlin Cherry
    Caitlin Cherry reviews Bondi Badlands, a podcast by the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age about a series of murders of gay men in Bondi in the late 80's and early 90's...
    Links: RNZ
  • World AIDS Day: What Happened To The New Zealand AIDS Foundation?
    Links: Express

Tue 1 Dec 2020

  • Elliot Page: Juno star announces he is transgender
    The Oscar-nominated star of Juno has announced that he is transgender, introducing himself as Elliot Page in a social media post...
    Links: RNZ
  • Juno star Elliot Page, formerly Ellen Page, comes out as transgender
    "I feel lucky to be writing this...
    Links: Stuff
  • UN Urges ‘Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibility’ Against Pandemics, Marking World AIDS Day
    UNICEF/Karin Schermbrucker A HIV-positive woman and her baby take their medication on a daily basis at their home in Mbarara, western Uganda...
    Links: Scoop
  • World AIDS Day: When the Lights Went Out
    Links: Express

Sun 1 Dec 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
  • THE DEPUTY MAYOR TURNING UP THE INCLUSION
    Links: Express

Sat 1 Dec 2018

  • Local Focus: HIV isn't a death sentence, if detected soon enough
    It's a standard blood test that screens for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, or HIV which can lead to AIDS if not treated...
    Links: NZ Herald

Fri 1 Dec 2017

  • 'I want control over my body': Aussie transgender kids in landmark court win
    Australian teenager Isabelle Langley and her family had been dreading it for years...
    Links: Stuff
  • Age Concern pulls back the covers to talk about sex in Nelson-Tasman rest homes
    An education programme for rest home staff on residents' sexuality and intimacy rights can be blunt, Age Concern Nelson Tasman manager Sue Tilby says...
    Links: Stuff
  • Hakihea / December 2017
    Kia ora and welcome to our Hakihea update, full of lesbian and queer female creativity...
    Links: Lesbian News Aotearoa
  • HIV protection pill to be funded by Pharmac
    Sexual partners of people with HIV in New Zealand could soon have a revolutionary pill to prevent contracting the virus funded...
    Links: Stuff
  • World Aids Day: What I learned from my first HIV test
    I was 24 before I got my first HIV test...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • 3 x Bottles of Snowberry Intensive Renewal Face Serum!
    Links: Express
  • 3 x Double Passes To Family’s Masquerade New Year’s Eve Party
    Links: Express
  • 5 x Copies of Love’s Masquerade by Radclyffe
    Links: Express
  • Loic Kedecc: Through The Looking Glass
    Links: Express
  • Online Tool to Help Break HIV Treatment Barriers
    Links: Express

Thu 1 Dec 2016

  • 3 Double Passes to Family’s ‘Electro Light Party’ on New Year’s...
    Links: Express
  • 3 signed copies of Urzila Carlson’s ‘Rolling with the Punchlines’
    Links: Express
  • 5 Bottles of Snowberry RENEW Body Oil
    Links: Express
  • HIV-Positive Man has Unprotected Sex Without Telling Status
    Links: Express
  • Bullied son suicided, now his family being trolled
    The family of an Australian boy who killed himself due to being bullied for being gay is now being abused by internet trolls...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sexual Health clinic cuts won't affect trans, msm
    The ADHB's Alex Pimm Gay and bisexual men, transgender people and those living with HIV are being reassured that proposed specialist staff cuts at the Auckland region's sexual health clinics will not affect their direct access to sexual health services...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Worsening HIV prevention response "inexcusable"
    Dr Peter Saxton A leading health researcher has described New Zealand's escalating HIV epidemic, with annual new HIV diagnoses at their highest level in thirty years and trending upward, as "inexcusable...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 1 Dec 2015

  • Celebrities Auction Themselves Off For World AIDS Day
    Links: Express
  • Majority of Japanese Now Support Marriage Equality
    Links: Express
  • UN Report Says Mobile Dating Apps Has Spurred HIV Rise in...
    Links: Express
  • Westie’s Lesbian Ball
    Links: Express
  • Great turnout for World AIDS Day collections
    Over one hundred volunteers hit the streets around the country on Friday collecting for World AIDS Day which is observed today...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Indian minister: Gay sex law needs to be overturned
    India’s Finance Minister has spoken out against a 2013 Supreme Court ruling which upheld a colonial-era law criminalising gay sex...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Review: GALS R Us
    Gals R Us Saturday November 21st, Freemans Bay Community Hall, Auckland Matinee performance If I wanted to review just the GALS R Us show a couple of weekends ago I could have done that within a day or so of the performance...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 1 Dec 2014

  • Luxury in Paradise Found
    Links: Express
  • No Queens Were Harmed in Making this Calendar
    Links: Express
  • Opinion: Victoria State Election Result a Big Win for GLBT Victorians
    Links: Express
  • Our Olympic Dream
    Links: Express
  • Summer’s Hottest Camping Destinations – Uretiti
    Links: Express
  • The Editor’s Oink!
    Links: Express
  • World Set to Mark World AIDS Day
    Links: Express
  • "I had a girlfriend. So what?" - Mel B
    Former Spice Girl Mel B has spoken about her four year relationship with a woman, saying "I had a girlfriend...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Augmented HIV exhibition opens in Ak
    HIV positive people's advocate Bruce Kilmister watches an audiovisual element of the exhibition...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Bruce Kilmister a "national treasure"
    Dr Mark Thomas A leading infectious diseases physician says retired Body Positive CEO Bruce Kilmister is a national treasure who has provided “tireless, imaginative, and courageous leadership” for many years...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Challenge and welcome for new BP boss
    Mark Fisher (front right) is welcomed to Body Positive Incoming general Manager Mark Fisher was this morning welcomed to Body Positive's Auckland headquarters with a powhiri and gently reminded that he has big shoes to fill...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Decades of making a difference - Pt2
    Bruce Kilmister “I was diagnosed with HIV in Australia in the days when it was a death sentence because there was no medication that could treat it,” says Bruce Kilmister, who has retired from over two decades of running Body Positive, the now national HIV people's peer support and advocacy organisation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Decades of making a difference - Pt2
    Bruce Kilmister “I was diagnosed with HIV in Australia in the days when it was a death sentence because there was no medication that could treat it,” says Bruce Kilmister, who has retired from over two decades of running Body Positive, the now national HIV people's peer support and advocacy organisation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • HLR records fire accused pleads not guilty
    A Wellington HLR march urging the government to decriminalise gay sex...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • HoH Pride: Marcia and Alexia's story
    When I met Marcia Taylor she had a cute smile, piercing blue eyes and huge, inexplicable calf muscles visible below her shorts...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Still hard for teens to talk about sexuality
    Newly-released results from the Youth ’12 report show that while four per cent of high school students report being gay or bisexual, very few feel comfortable talking to family members about it...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Uganda: 'Hate No More' activist beaten
    A Ugandan gay rights activist is in hospital with multiple injuries, reportedly after being attacked by a homophobic mob...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 1 Dec 2013

  • Bar sorry over message to AIDS Day collector
    A Wellington bar has apologised after a World AIDS Day collector was told she was not allowed in because the venue didn’t want to be seen to be “taking a side”...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Defence Force silence leads to complaint
    Corporal Dougie Hughes Despite its support for last week's Pride in Defence forum, the NZ Defence Force is refusing to engage about any measures it has put in place to ensure the safety of glbti soldiers and other staffers...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • HIV - Treatment as prevention?
    PART ONE: SUCCESS VS FAILURE PART TWO: DIVERGING PREVENTION PATHS PART THREE: TREATMENT AS PREVENTION? So, why is the NZ AIDS Foundation becoming increasingly vocal about what it believes are the damaging approaches to HIV prevention amongst men who have sex with men being followed or taken up in many other countries? In recent times world health agencies, especially the highly-influential United Nations global HIV/AIDS agency UNAIDS, have begun to push their belief that a new method of preventing the spread of HIV will likely see the end of the HIV epidemic by 2030...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • HIV - Treatment as prevention?
    PART ONE: SUCCESS VS FAILURE PART TWO: DIVERGING PREVENTION PATHS PART THREE: TREATMENT AS PREVENTION? So, why is the NZ AIDS Foundation becoming increasingly vocal about what it believes are the damaging approaches to HIV prevention amongst men who have sex with men being followed or taken up in many other countries? In recent times world health agencies, especially the highly-influential United Nations global HIV/AIDS agency UNAIDS, have begun to push their belief that a new method of preventing the spread of HIV will likely see the end of the HIV epidemic by 2030...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 1 Dec 2012

  • A Thousand Toilet Ladies by Wai Ho (Wellington)
    Wai Ho reads a personal story - A Thousand Toilet Ladies
    Features: Wai Ho
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Faith Forum - Marriage Equality Conference (Community House/Press Hall)
    Rev Dr Margaret Maymen leads a discussion on the faith-based Christian case for marriage equality
    Features: Margaret Mayman
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Fighting Homophobia - Marriage Equality Conference (St Andrew's on the Terrace)
    Audio from the panel discussion: Fighting Homophobia in Our Communities
    Features: Bill Logan, Eileen Brown, Jan Logie, Nigel Studdart, Rawa Karetai, Steve Farrow (Rainbow Network)
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Gay Liberation Movement - Marriage Equality Conference (Community House/Press Hall)
    Ian Anderson leads a discussion about the Gay Liberation Movement, beginning in the 1960s
    Features: Bill Logan, Ian Anderson, Kay Jones
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Marriage, Adoption and Human Rights - Marriage Equality Conference (Community House/Press Hall)
    Kevin Hague MP talks about the history of human rights legislation - internationally and in New Zealand
    Features: Kevin Hague
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Nigel Studdart - Marriage Equality Conference (Community House/Press Hall)
    Nigel Studdart talks about the impact of losing his teaching position at Pompallier Catholic College during the Marriage Equality debate
    Features: Nigel Studdart
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Queer-Straight Alliances - Marriage Equality Conference (Community House/Press Hall)
    Tabby, Griffin and Tommy talk about Queer-Straight Alliances and organising in schools
    Features: Tabby Besley
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Louisa’s transparent agenda
    Louisa Wall It was pretty special to see Louisa Wall amongst former MPs who have bitten the bullet and taken on the bigots by pushing through legislation for our benefit...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wilde: Wall needs glbti support in Sth Auckland
    Louisa Wall and Fran Wilde last night A seasoned campaigner for equality for gay people is urging the glbti communities to visibly get behind MP Louisa Wall as she leads the charge for marriage equality...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 1 Dec 2011

  • Assess HIV people for work with care, says expert
    People with HIV illness must be evaluated for their ability to work "with care and professionalism" warns a visiting UK HIV expert...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • HIV diagnoses figures hint surge may be easing
    The year by year surge in the number of gay and bi men diagnosed with HIV may have already peaked with figures for the first six months of this year cautiously hinting a significant drop may be seen once the whole of year figures are in...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Late testing for HIV compromising men's treatment
    Almost half of gay and bi men diagnosed with HIV in recent years are leaving getting tested so late their subsequent treatment is compromised...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 1 Dec 2010

  • "Webinars" launched to mark World AIDS Day
    An Auckland University film student has created a series of online fundraising seminars focusing on the lives of people living with HIV, with the first to be released tonight to mark World AIDS Day...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • DADT repeal unlikely to hurt military, report finds
    A Pentagon review has found repealing "don't ask, don't tell" is unlikely to hurt the effectiveness of troops engaged in combat...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZAF chief executive praised and farewelled
    The NZ AIDS Foundation's outgoing chief executive was this afternoon farewelled in a function during which her qualities of "humility, tenacity and a sense of justice" were repeatedly lauded...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Pageant proceeds handed over to charities
    The QWU crew and the recipients of their money-raising The entire cast and crew of the Queen of the Whole Universe were present to celebrate their hard work as creative director Jonathan Smith handed over the financial fruits of their labour to three charities...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • World AIDS Day: fighting complacency
    Today is World AIDS Day and you can help out by wearing a red ribbon or make a donation to the World AIDS Day appeal...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • World AIDS Day: fighting complacency
    Today is World AIDS Day and you can help out by wearing a red ribbon or make a donation to the World AIDS Day appeal...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 1 Dec 2009

  • Are HIV test kits coming to an outlet near you?
    Is buying a little kit from an adult shop and testing for HIV in the privacy of your own bathroom, or bedroom, a step too far? Advances in affordable, accurate diagnosis, emerging drugs, prevention campaigns and increased awareness of the realities of HIV infection, plus its emergence as an unpleasant but more or less manageable condition rather than a quick death sentence have changed the perception of HIV infection in recent years...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Are HIV test kits coming to an outlet near you?
    Is buying a little kit from an adult shop and testing for HIV in the privacy of your own bathroom, or bedroom, a step too far? Advances in affordable, accurate diagnosis, emerging drugs, prevention campaigns and increased awareness of the realities of HIV infection, plus its emergence as an unpleasant but more or less manageable condition rather than a quick death sentence have changed the perception of HIV infection in recent years...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Cartier Trust spends thousands on gay groups
    OUTLine NZ, Rainbow Youth and the team preserving the AIDS Memorial Quilt have been given thousands of dollars from the Cartier Trust...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Cash flows into OUTLine: "We're out of the woods"
    After a scary few months of financial hardship, LGBT phone support service OUTLine has today confirmed several funders have freed up cash which will enable it to continue into 2010 with a new part-time staff member...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Glenn Mills' downfall: Shared blame?
    In a think-piece for GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Glenn Mills' downfall: Shared blame?
    In a think-piece for GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Palmerston Northerners will be quizzed on gay sex
    How much do you really know about gay sex? LGBT people in Palmerston North are invited to a fun sex quiz and games event this Thursday evening...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sexy French ad is a shocker
    Trust the French to come up with an unforgettable safe sex ad...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • World AIDS Day marked with events across globe
    A variety of fundraising and promotional events to mark World AIDS Day 2009 are planned across the globe today...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • World AIDS Day marked with events across globe
    A variety of fundraising and promotional events to mark World AIDS Day 2009 are planned across the globe today...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 1 Dec 2008

  • Jonathan Young is a cause for concern
    National's rookie New Plymouth MP, Jonathan Young, is a former fundamentalist church minister (City Church Waitakere) and on the Board of Directors of Teen Challenge, a fundamentalist alcohol/drug recovery group...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Josh and Bev tell their story for World AIDS Day
    Beverley's husband Bryce was gay at a time when it was illegal...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Rainbow Youth needs a new public face
    Auckland's premier queer youth organisation needs a new full-time staff member, after the recent departure of its two paid staff...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wellington divawatch
    We know it's a cliché but us culture queens here at GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • World AIDS Day: Why bother with condoms?
    Scratch the surface of any HIV prevention strategy carried out in New Zealand or any similar western nation where health care includes the availability of effective HIV medications and you reveal a nagging problem...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • World AIDS Day: Why bother with condoms?
    Scratch the surface of any HIV prevention strategy carried out in New Zealand or any similar western nation where health care includes the availability of effective HIV medications and you reveal a nagging problem...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 1 Dec 2007

  • Schools Out broadcast (Wellington)
    Audio from a Schools Out broadcast on Wellington Access Radio in 2007
    Features: Mike Bryant
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • ANZ bank asks gay staff to come out
    A union in the Australian state of Victoria has raised concerns about ANZ bank asking its employees to identify their sexual orientation and religion in a workplace survey...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • From death's doorstep to Queen of Universe
    Miss Brazil Queen of the Whole Universe 2007 11...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • No simple answers on gay HIV surge
    WORLD AIDS DAY REPORT: Auckland University PhD researcher Michael Stevens says gay men aged between 35 to 45 are disproportionally represented in new HIV cases - and there are a range of reasons why that might be...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Pioneer of lesbian writing, Jane Rule, dies
    Novelist and pioneer of lesbian writing Jane Rule has died aged 76, due to complications from liver cancer...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Rhys, a young Kiwi with HIV
    Rhys Jones Rhys Jones, 24, has been HIV positive since October 2005...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Rhys, a young Kiwi with HIV
    Rhys Jones Rhys Jones, 24, has been HIV positive since October 2005...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 1 Dec 2006

  • A conference to mark the 20th anniversary of homosexual law reform is held (Wellington, New Zealand)
    The 20 Years On - Homosexual Law Reform Conference is hosted by LAGANZ at the National Library.
    Links: LAGANZ
  • Hamilton
    Hamilton's GLBT nightclub the Next Door Bar is still closed, and owner Clive Brocker has now been told by council inspectors that he can't enter the 'structurally unsound' building...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZ events mark World AIDS Day today
    A huge range of events will take place across New Zealand today to mark world AIDS Day and raise money for the local fight against the epidemic...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 1 Dec 2005

  • The first ILGA Pacific conference is held (Auckland, New Zealand)
    Links: ILGA
  • NZ reaction to Vatican gay ban
    The New Zealand Catholic Church has officially reserved its position on the official Vatican ban on gay priests, but a senior Church spokesperson says she supports the ban...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • World AIDS Day: 22 years of death and hope
    Rod Ellis-Pegler It was 1967 when Auckland's senior infectious disease specialist Rod Ellis-Pegler decided on the career that would eventually bring him into contact with one of the most deadly diseases in human history, HIV...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 1 Dec 2004

  • The Civil Union Bill 2004 passes its second reading in Parliament (New Zealand)
  • Brash deserts, Choudhary supports
    National leader Don Brash's support for the Civil Union Bill has disappeared in a pile of steaming Maxim rhetoric, while Labour's Muslim MP Ashraf Choudhary has come out in support...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Dear Don, I expected better of you!
    An open letter from Jim Peron, GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Editorial: Brash shows lack of leadership
    In his statement declaring that the nation is "deeply divided" over the issue of equal rights and responsibilities for glbt relationships National Party leader Don Brash is clearly pandering to the most naive political motives...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Herald columnist exposed as fundie
    A Herald columnist who claimed a gay man's story of being denied access to his partner's body had nothing to do with discrimination has been exposed as a fundamentalist Christian evangelist...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Press Release: Brash backs referendum on civil unions
    Press Release: New Zealand National Party Don Brash backs public mandate on civil unions 30th November 2004, 5:33 pm Don Brash MP National Party Leader 30 November 2004 Don Brash backs public mandate on civil unions National Party Leader Don Brash says he supports a public mandate by way of referendum on moral issues as important as the Civil Union Bill, which is likely to be rammed through Parliament under urgency this week...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 1 Dec 2003

  • Funding boost for NZAF
    The Ministry of Health marks World AIDS Day with the launch of a new action plan to combat HIV/AIDS, as well as funding boosts...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Honours for Henare Te Ua
    Maori broadcaster and AIDS Foundation Kaumatua Henare Te Ua is to be honoured today with a Lifetime Membership award by the NZAF, in recognition of outstanding contribution to furthering the work of the Foundation...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 1 Dec 2002

  • 30 Years of Gay Liberation (Part 2)
    In the second of three articles marking the NZ gay liberation movement's 30th anniversary, lesbian journalist Claire Gummer looks at some of the movement's earliest and most outrageous activities...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 1 Dec 2001

  • The downside of Viagra
    Viagra can give you a hard on that just won't stop, but it can also cause a variety of unpleasant side effects, especially if it is combined with illegal drugs...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 1 Dec 1997

  • The domain name nzaf.org.nz is registered (New Zealand)
    NZAF is short for the New Zealand AIDS Foundation

Sun 1 Dec 1996

  • World AIDS Day is commemorated (New Zealand)

Fri 1 Dec 1995

  • World AIDS Day is commemorated (Auckland, New Zealand)
    This year's theme is: shared rights, shared responsibility. In Auckland, the Quilt and Baton of Hope march is held. The Quilt is carried up Queen Street with 400 placards representing people who have died from AIDS related conditions in New Zealand. Events also take place in Blenheim, Christchurch, Dunedin and Nelson.
    Links: NZ.com, New Zealand AIDS Quilt

Thu 1 Dec 1994

  • Worlds AIDS Day is commemorated (New Zealand)
    In Auckland, the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt is is carried outspread down Queen Street for an unfolding ceremony. The global theme of the day is: AIDS and the family.
    Links: New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt

Wed 1 Dec 1993

  • World AIDS Day is commemorated (Dunedin, New Zealand)
    The New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt is displayed in St Paul's Cathedral in Dunedin to mark World AIDS Day. The quilt remains on display for a week.
    Links: New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt

Tue 1 Dec 1992

  • World AIDS Day is commemorated (Auckland, New Zealand)
    Since World AIDS Day 1991, 43 people had died in New Zealand from AIDS-related complications. Father Michael Bancroft leads the first ever AIDS requiem mass in New Zealand.
    Links: New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt

Sun 1 Dec 1991

Fri 1 Dec 1989

  • Television news report: the New Zealand AIDS Memorial quilt displayed on World AIDS Day (New Zealand)
    The report is taken from a news compilation tape. The footage will most likely be from 1 December 1988 or 1989. Ref F44883.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
  • Television news report: World AIDS Day is marked around New Zealand (New Zealand)
    Interviewees include Darren Horn, Bev Jelicich and Dr Mike Pohl. Eyewitness news, ref: F98109.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision

Thu 1 Dec 1988

  • Television news report: the first World AIDS Day is marked in New Zealand (New Zealand)
    Eyewitness news, ref F95421.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
  • The first World AIDS Day is held internationally
  • The New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt is launched on World AIDS Day (Wellington, New Zealand)
    Inspired by the NAMES Project, the New Zealand quilt is established by the People With AIDS Collective. The first panel is presented by Daniel Fielding for his partner Peter Cuthbert who had died in October 1988.
    Links: NZ AIDS Memorial Quilt

Wed 1 Dec 1976

  • Matthew Shepard is born (Wyoming, United States of America)
    Shepard was murdered in October 1998 in Wyoming by Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson.
    Links: Wikipedia

Mon 1 Dec 1924

  • Music teacher John Leslie Lander dies in New Plymouth Prison (New Plymouth, New Zealand)
    Lander had been sentenced to life imprisonment in 1915 for committing an unnatural offence, plus 10-years hard labour for indecent assault. He was known to have epileptic fits. His death was recorded as heart failure following a fit.
    Links: Papers Past

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