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Sun 11 Dec 2022

  • Midday Sports News for 12 December 2022
    Midday sports News for 12 December 2022 New Zealand thumped Australia 31-14 in this morning's final in Cape Town - avenging the defeat they suffered to their trans Tasman rivals at the opening World Series round in Dubai...
    Links: RNZ
  • Woman caught out by surprising Disney dress code foul
    Influencers are wearing 'dress coded at Disney' T-shirts with pride...
    Links: NZ Herald

Fri 11 Dec 2020

  • Covid-19: Australia cancels vaccine development due to HIV false positives
    Australia abruptly halted the production of a home-made vaccine against Covid-19 after trials showed it could interfere with HIV diagnosis...
    Links: RNZ
  • Covid-19: How did the University of Queensland's vaccine fail due to 'false positive' HIV tests? A vaccine expert explains
    ANALYSIS: If the vaccine had been widely rolled out, people would think they had HIV when they didn't...
    Links: Stuff

Wed 11 Dec 2019

  • LGBTI Soccer Star Named Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year
    Links: Express
  • OUR RAINBOW HISTORY | BACK TO DECEMBER
    Links: Express

Tue 11 Dec 2018

  • All I Want for Christmas is… A Little More LGBT PDA
    Links: Express
  • From Sport to Circus: express Talks With Cirque Du Soleil Star...
    Links: Express
  • History Made as Transgender Boxer Wins Professional Contest in USA
    Links: Express

Mon 11 Dec 2017

  • 'Trans survey': British school children asked to confirm their true gender
    Ten-year-old children are being asked by the British National Health Service (NHS) whether they are "comfortable with their gender" in official health surveys being completed in schools, it has emerged...
    Links: Stuff
  • Diverse, innovative new dramas in NZ On Air pipeline
    Deliciously twisted black comedy, a psychological thriller, murder mysteries, and a story starring a transgender lead are all in the pipeline for New Zealand television and online audiences...
    Links: Scoop
  • EXTENDED SEASON! The Big Gay Christmas Drag Show
    There’s frankincense and gold … but wait - there’s mrryh! ‘The Big Gay Christmas Drag Show’ is back, for one night only! This innovative, festive cabaret starring the capital’s most daring queens and kings extends their sold-out holiday season, ...
    Links: Scoop
  • Calls for Compensation for Historic Homosexuality Convictions
    Links: Express
  • Police Shut Down Ugandan LGBT+ Film Festival
    Links: Express
  • Top Swiss Football Referee Comes Out
    Links: Express
  • When It Comes to Dividing Property, Does the Law Recognise Your...
    Links: Express

Fri 11 Dec 2015

  • UN Launches First Official Campaign Against GLBT Discrimination
    Links: Express
  • US University Wins Right to Ban Gay Students
    Links: Express
  • Baz Bloomfield's open letter re Ak Pride
    The Full Story for leaving Auckland Pride Festival Inc as a volunteer and Harmful Media Reporting In my honest opinion… I believe that I have been ill-treated by key people associated with the Auckland Pride Festival Inc...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Brownskirt
    After the Charlie Hebdo massacre and Paris terrorist bombings, the French National Front has undergone an unwelcome resurgence in French regional elections...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Historial convictions "a matter of principle"
    Homosexual Law Reform activist, Bill Logan, says as a matter of principle, historical convictions regarding homosexual acts should be pardoned...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Playing safe this summer
    Summer is here and that means many of you will be taking off to other cities and other countries to make the most of some much-needed time off...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Re-Reading the Rainbow exhibition last days
    Tomorrow, December 12, is your last chance to see the LGBTI art exhibition Re-Reading the Rainbow at Auckland’s RM Gallery ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Trans film closes Fijian Film Festival
    A Hawaiian-Tongan film featuring a transgender love story will be the last film of the 11-day Nothing Less Than Equal Film Festival in Fiji...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 11 Dec 2014

  • Australia’s First Gay Head of Government to be Sworn in Today
    Links: Express
  • NZ’s First Openly Gay High Court Justice Exclusive Interview
    Links: Express
  • Tonight at Shanghai Lils
    Links: Express
  • "Gay and trans unit" at Mt Eden a fallacy
    Prison operator Serco says there is no separate gay and transgender unit at Mt Eden Corrections Facility, as suggested by a man who says he is an ex-prisoner who has hosted an online ‘ask me anything’ session...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Couples 'upgrade' in England and Wales
    Same-sex couples in England and Wales have flocked to convert their civil partnerships into marriages, with the first ten ceremonies taking place simultaneously in Brighton...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Deconstructing West City Bible Baptist Church
    Recently, I was informed about a reprehensible West Auckland fundamentalist gentleman (sic) named Logan Robertson, who runs "West City Bible Baptist Church...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay/bi millionnaire acquitted of murder
    Shrien and Anni Dewani A British millionnaire has been acquitted of hiring hit men to murder his wife on their honeymoon in South Africa, allegedly because he is gay and felt trapped into marriage due to family pressures...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Glbti orgs not aware of PI rights event
    Phylesha Brown-Acton Concern is emerging from organisations which focus on the health and welfare of glbti Pacific Island people that they were not invited to participate in the Human Rights In The Pacific conference which wound up at Massey University yesterday...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Justice Matthew Muir - My Life
    Justice Muir is sworn in by Chief Justice Sian Elias (GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Man found guilty of storage shed arson
    Angelo Dominic Bitossi has been found guilty of starting a fire which destroyed some of New Zealand's most precious gay historical records...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • New NZAF Trust Board member sought
    File Photo The New Zealand AIDS Foundation Trust Board is looking for a new Trustee...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Rainbow Wellington expresses solidarity
    Rainbow Wellington is expressing support for those in Auckland who are responding to the “vile pronouncements” of Logan Robertson of the Westcity Bible Baptist Church...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Watch: YouTube Rewind 2014
    Check out YouTube's fun montage summing up 2014 ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 11 Dec 2013

  • Blood ban should be cut to a year - review
    File Photo A draft review of New Zealand's blood donation laws has recommended dropping the ban period for gay and bisexual men from five years from the time they have had anal or oral sex with another man, to one year...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Call for end to blanket blood ban stands
    Rainbow Wellington maintains there should be no blanket ban on gay and bisexual men giving blood in New Zealand, but individual risk assessments instead...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Hague honours Mandela
    Green MP Kevin Hague, who was an anti-apartheid campaigner, has paid a Parliamentary tribute to Nelson Mandela, recalling seeing him stand up against dangerous claims HIV did not cause AIDS...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • UK deporting abused Ugandan lesbian
    File Photo The UK is trying to send a lesbian asylum seeker back to Uganda, a nation she fled after being sexually abused by a relative and persecuted...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 11 Dec 2012

  • Dana de Milo on Carmen Rupe (Wellington)
    Dana talks about her friendship with Carmen Rupe, working at The Balcony and sex work in the 1970s
    Features: Dana de Milo
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • 'Gay conman' to face all charges in January
    David Nepia-Carroll Accused 'gay conman' David Nepia Carroll made a brief appearance in court this morning when the judge heard that the charges against him are likely to be resolved by early January...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Rainbow crossings coming to Sydney's Oxford St
    A Sydney Morning Herald mock-up of what the crossings could look like Sydney’s Oxford St is set to get rainbow crossings, following in the footsteps of Los Angeles’ gay hub West Hollywood...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 11 Dec 2011

  • Editorial: Fronting up to the challenge
    The NZ AIDS Foundation and the community it most crucially serves are faced with a pivotal moment in the fight against HIV infection spreading amongst gay and bi men...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Editorial: Fronting up to the challenge
    The NZ AIDS Foundation and the community it most crucially serves are faced with a pivotal moment in the fight against HIV infection spreading amongst gay and bi men...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Gay man dies after brutal Wellington assault
    Gay Wellington man Phillip Cottrell has died in hospital after being attacked and beaten in central Wellington on his way home from work, and police are now treating the case as homicide...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Murder charge laid in missing Chch teen case
    Police believe Hayden Miles was murdered Christchurch police have today charged three people in relation to the murder of teenager Hayden Miles, who disappeared in August...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Politician secretly donates sperm to NZ lesbians
    A conservative US Christian politician has reportedly donated sperm to lesbian couples in New Zealand, even though he has campaigned against gay marriage...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 11 Dec 2009

  • Bruno movie 'terrorist' sues for US$110 million
    A Palestinian shopkeeper and father portrayed as a 'terrorist' in Sacha Baron Cohen's movie Bruno is suing for US$110 million (NZ$150 million), saying the film ruined his life...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Mika unlocks 'The Magic of the Rose'
    Takataapui performance artist Mika explores the magic of the world's most romantic flower in an exhibition now open at Auckland Museum...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • MP backs Govt/community meeting proposal
    A proposed gathering next year of influential government officials and representatives of glbt community organisations to discuss the needs of glbt people has the backing of Auckland Central MP Nikki Kaye...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Newsman blasts "talentless dope" Perez Hilton
    In the doghouse: Perez Hilton A TV news interviewer is so over gay gossip blogger Perez Hilton right now...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wellington hotties needed for Outgames photoshoot
    The crew organising Wellington's 2011 Outgames need a range of people to join them for photoshoots this weekend which will be used to promote the LGBT sporting festival...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 11 Dec 2008

  • "Who will take the Mr. Club Ivy crown?"
    Seven out-and-proud guys are in the running to become Mr...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Aucklanders check themselves out on Mondays
    What's going on down there? It's better to know...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Aucklanders check themselves out on Mondays
    What's going on down there? It's better to know...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Illinois: Little hope as Civil Union Bill stalls
    A proposal to allow civil unions between same-sex couples in Illinois has been stalled in the state legislature - and now appears to have little chance of coming to a vote...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Red carpet opening in Rotorua this weekend
    The manager of Rotorua's new gay bar says he's heard from several people travelling from far and wide to be at the opening nights this weekend...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 11 Dec 2007

  • Forensic Pathology and Antigay Violence
    Is it possible that the so-called 'defence of provocation' may be increasingly undermined by advances in forensic pathology? How might this happen? Stan Waipouri's homicide case has prompted community interest in the scientific field of forensic pathology and its allied sciences...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Intersex American's illegal marriage to NZer
    A New Zealand woman who married an intersex American has had her marriage licence quashed and been refused permission to stay in the United States...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Parkinson's drugs led to "gay sex frenzy"
    A father-of-two with Parkinson's disease may be awarded damages in France after he became a gambler and a thief with uncontrollable homosexual urges because of drugs prescribed for his treatment...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • USA entry policy "humiliating, hypocritical"
    3...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 11 Dec 2004

  • Fundie MPs propose Defence of Marriage Act
    The Christian Heritage Party and United Future are calling on the government to amend the Marriage Act to defend it against gay couples...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Het takeover looms at Wellington gay fair
    It may be three months away, but organisers of Wellington's Gay and Lesbian Fair are urging stallholders to get in early for the March 2005 event to prevent a heterosexual takeover...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 11 Dec 2003

  • Television item (New Zealand)
    Tagata Pasifika, ref: TZP282780.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
  • Television item (New Zealand)
    Tagata Pasifika, ref: TZP282781.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
  • Apology demanded over McKellen allegations
    Wellington business organisation GAP is calling for a correction and an apology following false allegations that a cocktail function it organised for Sir Ian McKellen at Premier House two weeks ago was taxpayer funded...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Dead Birds, Darth Vader, and "Homo" Soy - An Investigation!
    Soy milk may be guilty of tasting like wet cardboard, but can it make you gay? Be prepared to be led through strange and uncharted waters of weirdness...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Record fundraiser for GABA charity
    Over $16,000 has been raised as part of the Gay Auckland Business Association (GABA) charity auction, held in Auckland last Sunday at the home of GABA patron and former mayor of Auckland Christine Fletcher...
    Links: GayNZ.com

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