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Thu 3 Dec 2020

  • Braunwyn Windham-Burke comes out as a lesbian: 'It feels so good to be living my truth'
    Braunwyn Windham-Burke has come out as a lesbian in a moving interview with GLAAD...
    Links: Stuff
  • Dateline Pacific for 4 December 2020
    UN disturbed by violence in West Papua; NZ opens up pathway for trial shipments of Tongan watermelon; Lack of awareness, stigma hinder HIV fight in Pacific, according to UNAIDS; This weekend's rugby match between the Maori All Blacks and a Moana Pasifika XV looks like the start of something special ...
    Links: RNZ
  • Lack of awareness, stigma hinder HIV fight in Pacific: UNAIDS
    The United Nations warns there is a poor understanding of HIV/AIDS in the Pacific and the stigma relating to it in the region...
    Links: RNZ
  • Pacific correspondent Koro Vaka'uta
    The Covid 19 death toll in French Polynesia continues to climb, 77 people have died...
    Links: RNZ
  • Real Housewife of Orange County says she is a lesbian: 'It feels so good to be living my truth'
    Braunwyn Windham-Burke has come out as a lesbian in a moving interview with GLAAD...
    Links: Stuff
  • Domestic Travel: Dark Sky’s, Bright Getaways (Part 1)
    Links: Express
  • Domestic Travel: Dark Sky’s, Bright Getaways (Part 2)
    Links: Express
  • Laverne Cox Victim of Transphobic Attack
    Links: Express
  • Man Says He Was Kicked Out of Christchurch Bar Just For...
    Links: Express
  • NZ Rugby and Sport NZ Undertaking “Complex” Work to Include Trans...
    Links: Express

Tue 3 Dec 2019

  • Cyndi Lauper to Receive High Note Global Prize For Work Helping...
    Links: Express
  • Local Web series ‘These Two’ A Modern ‘Odd Couple’?
    Links: Express

Mon 3 Dec 2018

  • 'I believe Maggie Barry' - Simon Bridges on bullying claims
    National MP Maggie Barry is insisting she has been cleared of bullying claims made by former staff members...
    Links: RNZ
  • Pope: Gay clergy should leave
    In a new book, Pope Francis says actively gay priests should quit rather than live a double life while those with homosexual tendancies shouldn't be admitted to the clergy...
    Links: RNZ
  • Pope: Stay celibate or leave the priesthood
    Pope Francis says there is "no room" in the Catholic church for gay priests or nuns...
    Links: RNZ
  • Pope: Stay celibate or leave the priesthood
    Pope Francis says there is "no room" in the Catholic church for gay priests or nuns...
    Links: RNZ
  • The Panel with Peter Fa'afiu and Jacquie Nairn (Part 2)
    A poll has found the happiest place to live in Britain is the seaside town of Leigh, an hour out of London...
    Links: RNZ
  • Pride Release Details on SGM Proxy Voting
    Links: Express

Sun 3 Dec 2017

  • Professor of physiology says transgender athletes have advantage in speed, power
    A New Zealand physiology professor says transgender athletes have advantages over their female competitors and more research needs to be done by sporting regulators before they should compete against each other...
    Links: Stuff
  • Sexuality research studies gay and straight twins
    Scientists searching for the root of human sexuality studied identical twins, one of them straight and the other a lesbian, who grew up in the same environment...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • The 'altruistic money laundering' nun who defied Australian politicians
    Queensland was gripped by fear in the 1980s following the outbreak of HIV, so much so that then-premier Joh Bjelke-Peterson refused to curb the spread of the virus among Indigenous Australians because he believed it was "a punishment from God"...
    Links: Stuff

Sat 3 Dec 2016

  • Trump supporter threatens mass shooting of gays
    An ardent supporter of US president-elect Donald Trump has been arrested in Florida for threatening a mass shooting bigger than the June Orlando nightclub massacre...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 3 Dec 2015

  • Body Positive Without a Board
    Links: Express
  • Caitlyn Jenner Billboard in East Tamaki Labelled Transphobic
    Links: Express
  • GABA December Mixer
    Links: Express
  • Short Film Reveals Reagan Administration’s Early Dismissal of AIDS Crisis
    Links: Express
  • Wellington to Host Major GLBT Human Rights Conference
    Links: Express
  • Three dead at gay festival in Mexico
    Three people have been killed at a LGBTI festival in Mexico, after a man opened fire into the crowd...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 3 Dec 2014

  • Tony Abbott Continues to Block Marriage Equality in Australia
    Links: Express
  • Updated Info: Pride’s Full Theatre Line Up
    Links: Express
  • You Better Get Tested! A Surge in Syphilis Cases in Auckland...
    Links: Express
  • Uber apologises for 'abomination' driver
    File Photo Car hire service Uber has quickly responded to the complaint of an Aucklander who was described by a driver as an “an abomination to god”, saying it’s certainly not something it tolerates...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 3 Dec 2013

  • The Defence Force: It Gets Better
    The New Zealand Defence Force has put together its own "It Gets Better" video...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 3 Dec 2012

  • UK HIV diagnosis rate soars to all time high
    The number of gay and bisexual men being diagnosed with HIV in the UK reached an "all-time high" in 2011 with just over 3,000 men newly diagnosed last year...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 3 Dec 2011

  • Ralph Knowles (Christchurch)
    Ralph Knowles talks about growing up and taking part in aversion therapy in the 1960s.
    Features: Ralph Knowles
    Links: PrideNZ.com

Fri 3 Dec 2010

  • Theatre review: Toys
    Let's get this clear right at the start: do NOT take your children to Toys...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 3 Dec 2009

  • Tyra's 'Miss Jay' has landed in Auckland
    Tyra Banks' gay fashionista friend and runway coach on America's Next Top Model has landed in Auckland - but there's no sign of Banks herself yet...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 3 Dec 2008

  • Unique goods donated for GABA auction
    A 'Sky Jump' off the Sky Tower, an extra role on Shortland Street, dinner at Labour MP Chris Carter's home and a bottle of Belamy's Whiskey signed by Prime Minister John Key are some of the extraordinary items going under the hammer for the Gay Auckland Business Association this Sunday...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 3 Dec 2007

  • During his trial, Ashley Arnopp pleads guilty to the murder of Palmerston North man Stanley Waipouri. (Palmerston North, New Zealand)
    Arnopp's co-accussed, Andre Gilling maintains his innocence.
    Links: Gay NZ
  • Survey to plan an online HIV+ community
    New Zealanders living with HIV are being asked to participate in a new survey which aims to find out whether creating an online community would be beneficial to their lives...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 3 Dec 2006

  • Key OK with Civil Unions and gay parenting
    The National party's new leader believes homosexuality is innate, not learned, and says he just followed the wishes of his electorate when he voted against Civil Unions last year...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 3 Dec 2004

  • The Waikato Times publishes an Allan Charles Hawkey cartoon on the Civil Union Bill (Waikato region, New Zealand)
    The cartoon text reads "The Civil Union Bill is still very discriminatory. Giraffes do not even rate a mention."
    Links: Alexander Turnbull Library
  • Rev. Milne, the fundie spinmeister
    Tim Barnett has written an e-mail to Reverend Garnet Milne from the Campaign against Civil Unions...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 3 Dec 2003

  • NZAF welcomes funding boost
    The NZ AIDS Foundation is welcoming a funding boost from the Ministry of Health, as it needs to be in a solid position to fight an epidemic which is gaining both in New Zealand and globally...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 3 Dec 2002

  • Gay lawyer appointed advisor to Dalziel
    Auckland gay barrister Michael Wilson is to become a ministerial adviser to Cabinet Minister Lianne Dalziel...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 3 Dec 1999

  • Jason Meads and Stephen Smith are found guilty of murdering teenager Jeff Whittington (Wellington, New Zealand)
    Links: Wikipedia

Sun 3 Dec 1995

  • The Coming Out Day parade takes place (Auckland, New Zealand)
    The parade begins at 2pm from Three Lamps Plaza, goes along Ponsonby Road and ends at Western Park. The 1994 parade attracted approximately 3,000 people.
    Links: NZ.com, Wikipedia
  • The AIDS Media Awards take place (Auckland, New Zealand)
    The New Zealand AIDS Foundation event is hosted by Ginette McDonald and Anita McNaught. It also features Michael Parmenter performing a dance from his work A Long Undressing. The event is held at the Sheraton Auckland Hotel and Towers.
    Links: NZ.com

Fri 3 Dec 1982

  • Television: faux studio interview with 'Katherine Mansfield,' played by Cathy Downes (New Zealand)
    ref: TZP1048911.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Sat 3 Dec 1910

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