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On This Day: 19th December

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Mon 19 Dec 2022

  • Jessie Lewthwaite Is A Lesbian On The Loose
    Links: Express
  • Jessie Lewthwaite Is A Lesbian One The Loose
    Links: Express

Sat 19 Dec 2020

  • New Zealand Rugby ready to change homophobia approach after 'eye-opening' study
    The national sport's governing body has supported the likes of Brad Weber in his pro-LGBTQ stance, but it is now ready to take a more active role...
    Links: Stuff
  • Auckland Transport Shows Full Commitment To New Highly-Inclusive Workplace
    Links: Express
  • Dating: The Discrimination of Size Shaming
    Links: Express
  • Family Matters!
    Links: Express
  • Kordia CEO Scott Bartlett Leaves Legacy of Advocacy for the Rainbow...
    Links: Express
  • Mr Bear NZ is Hungry for Bear Week
    Links: Express
  • Pete Buttigieg Feels “Eyes of History” on Him as America’s First...
    Links: Express
  • SandM’s Annual Christmas Party
    Links: Express
  • Sydney Mardi Gras Votes to Keep Uniformed Police in Parade
    Links: Express
  • The Discrimination of Size Shaming
    Links: Express

Thu 19 Dec 2019

  • Christians are 'soft targets' for attacks like Netflix's gay Jesus, says Kiwi pastor
    Wellington pastor says Christians present no "deterrent" to bigoted attacks...
    Links: Stuff
  • Independent review panel did not speak to sacked Matildas coach Alen Stajcic
    Independent panel finds no evidence of a 'lesbian mafia' wanting Aussie women's football coach booted from his job...
    Links: Stuff

Wed 19 Dec 2018

  • The Auckland Pride Board announces that it is working towards a grassroots-led Pride Parade (Auckland, New Zealand)
    The Board said that "with a more community-based funding model, we have the challenge and opportunity to be creative on what the actual proceeding will look like."
    Links: Auckland Pride
  • Colorado baker back in court over 2nd LGBT bias allegation
    DENVER — Attorneys for a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds say the state is punishing him again for not baking a cake celebrating a gender transition...
    Links: NZ Herald
  • Auckland Pride Board Appoints Joel Walsham As Festival Coordinator Replacing Privious...
    Links: Express
  • Still The One: Shania Twain Wins The Hearts of Kiwis In...
    Links: Express

Mon 19 Dec 2016

  • Put Your Hands Together for the Expression Winners
    Links: Express

Sat 19 Dec 2015

  • Anika Moa responds to negative online comments
    Anika Moa has hit back at negative comments on social media...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Malta to debate gay 'conversion therapy'
    Malta may become the first country in Europe to outlaw gay ‘conversion therapy’...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • US Ambassador continues support
    The US Ambassador is continuing in the footsteps of his predecessor and has signaled his support for the LGBT community here in New Zealand, hosting a dinner with prominent LGBTI community members at his residence in Wellington...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 19 Dec 2014

  • Eight Year Battle Against Queensland Councillor’s Sodomite Vilification Ends in Victory...
    Links: Express
  • Tori Johnson’s Partner Pays Tribute
    Links: Express
  • 'Gay people will die out' - muddled preacher
    An American televangelist has sparked ridicule from around the globe after claiming gay people will die out because they ‘don’t reproduce’...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Chris Brown escapes jail for hitting fan
    Chris Brown after being arrested for the assault R    ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Firstblight: "Coming out" wrong
    ***image1***Seventh Day Adventism is a tiny conservative sect...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Hamilton to celebrate a 'Mary Xmas'
    Hamilton Pride and Love Your Condom have helped organise a Christmas party tonight, and all are welcome – with just a gold coin donation required for entry...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Lgbti communities to honour Tori Johnson
    There is also a petition for Tori Johnson to be awarded the Cross of Valour Members of Sydney’s lgbti communities will work with the loved ones of Sydney siege victim Tori Johnson to find a way to honour his life...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The NZAF's Christmas message
    As the silly season approaches, New Zealand AIDS Foundation Executive Director Shaun Robinson says while 2014 has been a big year for the organisation, continued vigilance in the prevention of HIV and STIs is needed...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The NZAF's Christmas message
    As the silly season approaches, New Zealand AIDS Foundation Executive Director Shaun Robinson says while 2014 has been a big year for the organisation, continued vigilance in the prevention of HIV and STIs is needed...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 19 Dec 2013

  • Calling all artists ...
    The Auckland Pride event announcements are starting to roll in...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Duck Dynasty star's hateful rant "vile"
    Phil Robertson Duck Dynasty redneck Phil Robertson has been described as “vile” and “extreme” after comparing gay sex to bestiality...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Libraries/Tomizone to unblock GayNZ.com
    File Photo Auckland Libraries and Tomizone are quickly moving to have GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZAF apologises for email privacy error
    The New Zealand AIDS Foundation has apologised after it accidentally shared members’ email addresses in its Christmas e-cards...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The Centre Right versus the Christian Right?
    And so, we will have to face two rival power blocs at this year's general election- Labour/Green, or possibly, National/Conservative...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • This Is Your Life Peter Taylor (Part 9)
    GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • This Is Your Life: Peter Taylor (Part 10)
    GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • This Is Your Life: Peter Taylor (Part 11)
    The beautiful celebration of Peter Taylor's life comes to a close...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • This Is Your Life: Peter Taylor (Part 5)
    GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • This Is Your Life: Peter Taylor (Part 6)
    Hear all about the creation of Urge (and Vera!) in Part 6 of the tribute night for Peter Taylor...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • This Is Your Life: Peter Taylor (Part 7)
    Of course there are fabulous performances and an auction! Watch Part 7 of Peter Taylor's tribute night...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • This Is Your Life: Peter Taylor (Part 8)
    Hear how working with Peter Taylor changed specialist Dr Mark Thomas' life...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 19 Dec 2012

  • "Gay baby Jesus" billboard makes global waves
    Auckland’s St-Matthew-in-the-City has nabbed international headlines with its “gay baby Jesus” billboard...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • John Key has mock gay wedding with radio host
    In a morning of radio oddities, the Prime Minister’s had a fake gay wedding with a radio host, who he slapped on the arse to seal the deal, remarking: “that felt good”...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Police consider appealing Cottrell verdicts
    Phillip Cottrell Police may lodge an appeal of the verdicts in the trial into the killing of gay Wellington man Phillip Cottrell, because they say witnesses changed their evidence...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Queer youth website Curious.org.nz relaunched
    Queer youth website curious...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Russian football fans request "no gays or blacks"
    The coach of a leading Russian football team has described a request from a supporters’ club that no gay or black players be signed as “stupidity”...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Uganda's Museveni against killing gay people
    Yoweri Museveni Uganda’s President has for the first time stated gay people should not be killed or persecuted, but also argued that homosexuality should not be “promoted”...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Your submissions: Josh Chapman
    We are sharing some of the thousands of submissions being made for marriage equality...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Your submissions: Josh Chapman
    We are sharing some of the thousands of submissions being made for marriage equality...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 19 Dec 2011

  • Ardern elevated, Wall given responsibilities
    Jacinda Ardern Glbti-friendly Labour MP Jacinda Ardern has been swiftly promoted to the front bench under the party's new leadership team, while lesbian MP Louisa Wall has been given fresh responsibility...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Coffey and Smith CU will be in Auckland before NYE
    The Wharf TV One weather man Tamati Coffey and his partner Tim Smith will apparently tie the knot at an iconic Auckland location between Christmas and New Year...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Goin' Bush Part 2: Royal advice
      Iria and Lynnette While preparing for Vinegar Hill, GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Slowing HIV diagnoses figures spark hope
    The New Zealand AIDS Foundation has released figures backing up its cautious belief that its intense focus on HIV prevention may have started to slow the recent surge in the HIV epidemic...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sydney readies to farewell trans Goddess Carmen
    Glbt mourners from both sides of the Tasman are gathering for tomorrow's farewell of transgender legend Carmen Rupe in Sydney...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 19 Dec 2010

  • Carter's favourite wins Te Atatu selection
    Phil Twyford Chris Carter's preferred candidate has been selected to stand for Labour in the Auckland electorate the gay MP represented for almost 15 years...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Don't Ask, Don't Tell to be wiped from US law
    In what is being lauded as a historic victory, the US Senate has voted to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", a policy which has prevented gay and lesbian soldiers from openly serving in the military since 1993...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Scent Sense's Christmas guide
    It still amazes me how all the years seem to merge together, crazy to think it's almost Christmas time, in fact it's only a few days away...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 19 Dec 2009

  • UK rugby legend tells the world "I'm gay"
    Wales rugby great Gareth Thomas has come out of the closet, telling the UK's Daily Mail newspaper he feels "a sudden sense of relief after keeping it secret for so long...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 19 Dec 2008

  • 66 UN nations condemn LGBT inequality
    66 nations at the UN General Assembly have today supported a groundbreaking statement confirming that international human rights protections include sexual orientation and gender identity...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Fitness tips for the silly season
    People often ask how us fitness instructor types stay motivated over Christmas...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Fitness tips for the silly season
    People often ask how us fitness instructor types stay motivated over Christmas...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Global hunt for lesbian over son kidnapping
    A court in the UK has issued a worldwide police alert to find a lesbian who is believed to have left Britain with her son...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • New gay MPs debut in Parliament
    Labour's Grant Robertson New Zealand's two new gay MPs have made their maiden speeches as Parliament meets for the first time since the election...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZAF raises over $50,000 in two months
    All the donations from the many World AIDS Day collections around New Zealand have now been counted, showing that more than $50,000 was raised during the months of November and December to support the New Zealand AIDS Foundation...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 19 Dec 2007

  • AKL: Male strip bar opens New Year's Eve
    A central intimate location, lounge seating throughout, smoking area out front, a small movie theatre, stripping/dancing cages and poles, luxurious toilets - and a bar in the shape of a butt wearing a G-string - it's Auckland's new male strip club, opening for the first time this New Year's Eve...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Drag duo to welcome 2008 at Aotea Centre
    Drag 'twins' Buffy and Bimbo are in for an exciting New Year's Eve at Auckland's First Night evening of colourful events to welcome 2008...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Hungary approves partnership legislation
    Hungary's parliament this week approved the Registered Partnership Act, meaning that from 1 January 2009 lesbian and gay couples will have almost identical rights as married heterosexual couples in common law...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • New club night for transgender Christchurch
    Miss Hollywood - Christchurch drag personality and owner of Diva's Boutique - will launch a club night in the New Year especially for transgender people, cross-dressers, their friends and admirers...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • New treatment 'plumps out' HIV+ faces
    A new product to 'plump' the faces of HIV positive people affected by facial wasting has been introduced to New Zealand by support network Body Positive Auckland...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Understanding GHB
    An UK gay magazine cover Illegal as a Class B Drug under the New Zealand Misuse of Drugs Act 1975, GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate)/G is becoming more prevalent overseas, along with its associated risks...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Waipouri murder: New trial in mid-2008
    The teenager accused of murdering gay Palmerston North man Stanley Waipouri will face a new jury at the Palmerston North High Court in mid-2008, says a court spokesperson...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 19 Dec 2006

  • Auckland man missing since Thursday
    Christian Rangi has not been seen since attending Auckland's Family Bar on Thursday night...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • GLBT
    TVNZ wants next year's new GLBT television programme to involve “stories from real lives”...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 19 Dec 2004

  • Report: AKL Mayor Hubbard's 1st LGBT representatives meeting
    PRESS RELEASE Friday Dec 17, 2004...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 19 Dec 2003

  • Rotten Apples: Maxim, Antigay Data and the Cameron Connection
    In a recent column, I suggested that the Maxim Institute (or the US Family Research Council) had ransacked the bargain basement for allegedly 'negative data' about lesbian/gay spousal violence, alcohol and drug consumption, relationship duration and ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Sturm sentenced to nine years for sex offences
    Auckland restauranteur Philip Sturm has been sentenced to nine years jail for sex offences against four men...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 19 Dec 2001

  • The "treasure" of the Labour Party
    Following the Labour Party's annual conference Lindsey Rea reports on the place of, and opportunities for, gays and lesbians in the Party...
    Links: GayNZ.com

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