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Tue 24 Dec 2019

  • A Christmas Quiz for Christmas Eve
    1:10 Christmas Eve house band: Gray Bartlett, Carson Taare and Mark Dennison Music legend Gray Bartlett is in to sing some classic Christmas songs during our first hour, with special guests Carson Taare and Mark Dennison...
    Links: RNZ

Mon 24 Dec 2018

  • Calls for more to be done as HIV rate increases in PNG
    The United Nations programme for HIV and AIDS says more needs to be done to overcome infections in Papua New Guinea...
    Links: RNZ
  • Russian Gay Propaganda Law Found to be Extremely Harmful to Youth
    Links: Express

Sat 24 Dec 2016

  • Christmas Day wishes...
    Community leaders remind us that this is a time for thinking of each other, and sharing the love and kisses...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 24 Dec 2015

  • Conference scholarship draws intl. applications
    A diverse range of people from across the Oceania region have applied for a scholarship to attend next year’s Proud: Re-stoke the Fires human rights and health conference...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Dealing with stress and loneliness this silly season
    The holiday period can be a difficult time for many people in LGBTI communities, OUTLine has some advice for best dealing with seasonal stress, loneliness and relationship issues during the silly season...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • French politian fined for anti-gay comments
    A French politician has been fined €5000 for “publicly inciting hatred or violence” against LGBTI people...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 24 Dec 2014

  • Ask Agony Aunt Lisa – Begrudgingly Marry?
    Links: Express
  • Ask Agony Aunt Lisa – Coming Out Last
    Links: Express
  • Ban on Gay Men Donating Blood “Should End” in US
    Links: Express
  • Foodie Bites – Zambrero
    Links: Express
  • GayNZ.com Christmas Messages
    Community leaders and a few of our very own Queens share their Christmas messages...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 24 Dec 2013

  • Acrimony as long-running HIV org winds up
    Against a background of acrimony and changing times, what is believed to be New Zealand's longest-running regional HIV and AIDS support support organisation has been wound up...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Free condoms available throughout NZ
    Click here for the free condom map Recognising that Christmas cheer, stresses and holiday spirits can erode people's commitment to safe sex, the NZ AIDS Foundation is reminding gay and bi men to ensure they have condoms and lube on hand and that free supplies are available around the country...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Merry Christmas!
    Some of our favourite people share their Christmas messages for GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 24 Dec 2012

  • Many campers arrive early at Vinegar Hill
    The population of popular glbti camping spot Vinegar Hill has exploded early with around seventy campers settled in by last evening...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Merry Christmas!
    From comedians to MPs, some of our favourite people have Christmas messages to share with you! Lesbian comedian Urzila Carlson “Well it's been a big year...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 24 Dec 2011

  • Merry Xmas!
    It's the silly season, so let's be silly! We've gathered a gallery of ridiculously hot men and women wearing ridiculous Christmas themed outfits, and even a 'bearband' Christmas tune for you to enjoy, or to make you throw up...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Navy first: lesbian's couple's kiss
    Lesbian sailors became the first same-sex couple to kiss on the dock for the Navy’s time-honoured "First Kiss" after one had returned from sea...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Navy first: lesbian's couple's kiss
    Lesbian sailors became the first same-sex couple to kiss on the dock for the Navy’s time-honoured "First Kiss" after one had returned from sea...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 24 Dec 2010

  • Christmas wishes!
    Charles Chauvel "I'd like to wish all GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Don't Ask still in force, Gates warns
    Robert Gates US Defense Secretary Robert Gates is warning troops that the law allowing gay men and women to serve openly in the military is not officially in effect yet...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Holiday hours around NZ
    Auckland Club Seven: Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day On NYE there will be a Candy Bar 'Black and White' party upstairs, while downstairs Club Seven will have 'The End' with performers and dancers...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 24 Dec 2009

  • Aussie dad 'forced son into sex with prostitute'
    A dad in Queensland is accused of forcing his son to have sex with a prostitute because he feared the 14-year-old was gay...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Circus theme for Welly's 'Devious' dance party
    Wellington's Devious dance party during its Proud Festival next month promises international DJs, local talent and 'circus show' acts...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • LGBT services take their summer break
    Most LGBT community support services are taking a break over the Christmas and New Year, but help is still available for those in crisis...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Our Queens' Christmas Message
    Please be upstanding for our drag queens Buffy Christmas video message! Xmas cheers: Bimbo and Buffy Earlier this year, Auckland's famous drag 'twins' were voted Best Drag Queen Act by GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 24 Dec 2008

  • Global anger at Pope's toxic Xmas message
    LGBT equality groups and political commentators across the world are lining up to express their anger and disbelief at Pope Benedict's latest outburst against gay people...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Online dating: "Why I deleted myself"
    The world of online dating didn't work for 25-year-old Aucklander James Warke, who made the choice to delete his profile and attempt to date the ‘traditional' way...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Online dating: "Why I deleted myself"
    The world of online dating didn't work for 25-year-old Aucklander James Warke, who made the choice to delete his profile and attempt to date the ‘traditional' way...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wellington search for Next Top Drag Queen
    Which diva in the capital has what it takes to become Wellington's Next Top Drag Queen? Wellington drag talent: Felicity Frockaccino The official call is now being made to prospective entrants for the new contest, to be held on Wellington Anniversary weekend Sunday 18 January 2009...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 24 Dec 2005

  • Bain Divine's Gay Auckland Venue Guide Pt 1
    GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Hairy bod problem
    Aaron of Christchurch writes: I have only recently come out at 52, feel secure in myself and am enormously attracted to a lovely man...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 24 Dec 2004

  • Students to Destiny
    Students at Wellington High are shocked and angered that their principal and board of trustees are ignoring a petition signed by over half the student body urging the removal of the Destiny Church from their premises...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 24 Dec 2002

  • 'Georgie Girl' South Akl bashing victim dies
    An Otahuhu cross-dresser has died six days after an alleged beating by a gang member wielding a baseball bat...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Papamoa Beach dunes under police scrutiny
    Plain clothes police are patrolling a nudist-friendly beach near Tauranga to stamp out "indecent behaviour" in the sand dunes...
    Links: GayNZ.com

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