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Devotion festival Parade - Wellington 1995 (Supplied)

New Zealand AIDS Foundation Changes Name to Honour Pioneer

Just as many former AIDS organisations across the globe have recently changed their names to become more inclusive of LGBTQ+ health and make their...
Jacinda Ardern New Zealand Prime Minister

New Zealand Bans Conversion Therapy…… Finally

Legislation to protect the rights of rainbow communities in New Zealand have been passed by Parliament after an elongated process that has taken more...
Luxon and Willis

National Party To Allow Conscience Vote On Conversion Therapy Ban

The New Zealand National Party has confirmed that it will allow its MPs to vote with their conscience on the proposed ban on conversion...
Anton Down-Jenkins (Instagram)

Anton Down-Jenkins Makes Final of Olympic Diving

In a perfectly executed range of dives, openly gay Kiwi diver Anton Down-Jenkins has successfully made it into the final of the Men's 3-metre...
Laurel Hubbard (Instagram)

Transgender Athlete Laurel Hubbard Has Made Olympic History

The New Zealand weightlifter did not make the podium, after failing to advance to the final, but Laurel Hubbard has made history by becoming...
Anton Down-Jenkins in Tokyo (Instagram)

Diving Has a New Gay Pinup Boy, Anton Down-Jenkins First Kiwi...

Gay Olympic role models such as Australian Matthew Mitcham and England's Tom Daley have led the way for Anton Down-Jenkins to become the first...
Laurel Hubbard (Instagram)

Laurel Hubbard to Become First Ever Transgender Olympian

Meeting all qualification criteria, weightlifter Laurel Hubbard will become the first transgender athlete to compete at the Olympics after being selected by New Zealand...
Intersex advocate Mani Mitchell (Facebook)

Intersex Advocate Named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

The first person to come out as an Intersex person in New Zealand, Mani Mitchell has been made a Member of the New Zealand...
Kylie Minogue with Sam Neill at his Two Paddocks Estate in Central Otago New Zealand. (Instagram)

Kylie Minogue Holidays in New Zealand’s South Island and Visits Sam...

Kylie Minogue has taken advantage of the travel bubble opening between Australia and New Zealand by skipping across the Tasman Sea to visit the...
Sport NZ - Rebecca Rolls

Diversity & Inclusion Strengthened as Sport NZ Appoints Manager

Sport New Zealand has strengthened its Diversity and Inclusion responsibilities with the announcement that Rebecca Rolls has signed on to be the new Diversity...

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