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Saturday 23 May 2015

23rd May 2015   New Zealand Daily News
Labour MP Grant Robertson says his comments about gender reassignment surgery were misreported, and though he admits he could have chosen his words better, he says he is “absolutely committed”... Read more

23rd May 2015   International News
The polls have closed in Ireland’s historic referendum on marriage equality. Polling stations have reported an “unusually high” turnout for the vote on whether the nation will legalise civil same-sex... Read more

22nd May 2015   New Zealand Daily News
A cross-party working group of parliamentarians has been formed " to provide education, leadership and legislative progress on LGBTI rights." The group was initiated by Green Party MP Jan Logie... Read more

22nd May 2015   New Zealand Daily News
Students up and down the country have switched uniforms for pink shirts today, while politicians, lgbti groups, police officers, members of the Defence Force and countless other organisations are backing... Read more

22nd May 2015   New Zealand Daily News
Andrew Little has apologised for a "flippant" comment about gender reassignment surgery. In yesterday’s Budget debate, the Labour leader said of Finance Minister Bill English “I don’t know what he’s... Read more

22nd May 2015   New Zealand Daily News
Labour leader Andrew Little has sparked both anger and bewilderment after making jokes about gender reassignment surgery twice this week. In yesterday’s Budget debate, he spoke about multiple veils coming... Read more

21st May 2015   International News
A mother in India has placed newspaper ad looking for a husband for her gay son. “Seeking, 25-40, well-placed, animal-loving, vegetarian groom for my son (36, 5’11), who works with... Read more

20th May 2015   New Zealand Daily News
RainbowYOUTH General Manager Duncan Matthews will sleep rough this July to highlight the plight of homeless queer and gender diverse youth. He’s taking part in the Lifewise Big Sleepout, an... Read more

20th May 2015   International News
The boards of the two groups which run the Outgames and the Gay Games have announced they are planning a joint global event for 2022. A contract dispute over the... Read more

20th May 2015   New Zealand Daily News
Warnings are again being sounded that the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement, currently being negotiated behind closed doors, could seriously compromise the availability of affordable HIV medications and treatment programmes... Read more