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‘Poppers’ Proposed as Prescription Meds

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New Zealand’s Medicines Classification Authority has recommended that Alkyl Nitrites only be available if prescribed by a doctor. Alkyl Nitrates, colloquially known as ‘poppers’ are...
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Michael Stevens to Depart Rainbow Tick

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After six years as programme director at Rainbow Tick, Michael Stevens is stepping down. Michael Stevens is stepping down from his role as programme...
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Maria Folau’s Coach Lifts Lid on Shock Retirement Following Husband’s Settlement

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Former Siler Fern, Maria Folau is standing by husband after a legal battle with Rugby Australia over homophobic social media posts. Maria Folau’s coach...

REGISTRATIONS FOR RAINBOW PRIDE AUCKLAND PARADE OPEN 

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Rainbow Pride Auckland (RPA) have opened registrations for their walking parade down Ponsonby road.  The walking parade promises to bring a “carnival-style atmosphere” to Ponsonby...

MINISTRY OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT ADDS THIRD GENDER OPTION

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The news comes as Merriam Webster declares the pronoun ‘they’ to be 2019’s word of the year.    In a win for gender diverse New Zealanders,...
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OUR RAINBOW HISTORY | BACK TO DECEMBER

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Historian Gareth Watkins uncovers significant dates in NZ’s rainbow history. 2 December 1897 Social reformer and activist Rewi Alley was born in Canterbury. Much of...
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Kiwi Professor Honoured For 50 Years Research into Gay Male Health

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Professor Michael Ross has graduated with an honorary doctorate of science from Massey University in Palmerston North. A kiwi researcher who has dedicated over five...
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WORLD’S FIRST HIV POSITIVE SPERM BANK LAUNCHES IN NZ

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The world’s first HIV positive sperm bank has launched on Wednesday 27 November, ahead of World AIDS Day 2019, on Sunday 1 December. Initiated by...

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