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Gay Fiji News & Reports

  Note: On July 1, 2001 Fiji experienced the murder of two prominent gay men: Red Cross Director, John Scott and his partner Gregory Scrivner. Articles 1-4 report that event. 1 Fiji Deaths may be due to homophobia 7/01 2 Gays live in fear 7/01 3 Family’s anger at police over child sex and drug… Read more »

Gay Solomon Islands News & Reports

1 Solomon Islands: Mother remanded on lesbian charge 12/03 2 Court remands woman charged with homosexual act 3/04 Herald Sun, Melbourne, Victoria,Australia http://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/ http://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,8104009%255E1702,0 0.html 8th December, 2003 1 Solomon Islands: Mother remanded on lesbian charge From correspondents in Honiara A woman in the Solomon Islands has been refused bail after appearing in court on… Read more »

Gay Tahiti News & Reports

1 Homoerotic, Homosexual, and Ambisexual Behaviors 1995 www2.hu-berlin.de http://www2.hu-berlin.de/sexology/IES/frenchpolynesia.html#6 1995 1 Homoerotic, Homosexual, and Ambisexual Behaviors A. Children and Adolescents Some Tahitian upper-class men, according to Douglas Oliver, kept boys in their household for sex, although this was not a widespread practice. Suggs (1966:24) states that homosexual experiences among boys, and possibly girls, were common… Read more »

Gay Nauru News & Reports

Also see: Nauru News on Topix.com 1 Information and Advisories from the British Foreign Commonwealth Office 8/08 2 Nauru – world’s smallest island nation (Wikipedia) 3 Church opposed to decriminalising homosexuality in Pacific 9/08 4 Decriminalizing Homosexuality–first step to establish equality 10/11 From: Foreign Commonwealth Office http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travelling-and-living-overseas/travel-advice-by-country/asia-oceania/nauru August 2008 1 Information and Advisories from the… Read more »

Gay New Zealand News & Reports 2003-06

1 Gay couple withdraws surrogacy bid 5/03 2 Hero parade has new debt-free outlook 10/03 2-A Ihimaera Witi—A Maori Writer in Two Worlds Jan-Feb/03 3 Mass ceremony at gay day out in support of bill 2/04 4 Support split on civil union bill 5/04 5 Civil union law likely to clear first hurdle 6/04 6… Read more »

Gay New Zealand News & Reports 2007-08

1 National Hui Will Promote Acceptance And Support For Queer Youth 1/07 2 Parliament farewells first transsexual MP 2/07 3 Coming Out in Sport 3/07 4 NZ gay teens targeted by bullies 4/07 5 Nothing’s too gay for Christchurch Pride Week 5/07 6 Asian gay men renew commitment to safe sex 5/07 7 Pacific told… Read more »

Gay New Zealand News & Reports 2009-11

1 HIV now no respecter of age or location 3/09 2 New Zealand survey finds gay teenagers at risk 5/09 3 Govt. will table anti-gay panic defence Bill 7/09 4 Obama to Name Openly Gay Ambassador 10/09 5 170 gather for takataapui HIV hui 10/09 6 The New Ambassador 12/09 7 Men Who Have Sex… Read more »

Gay Australia News & Reports Sep – Dec 2008

1 HIV rates climbing: new figures 9/08 2 Sydney celebrates first gay Jewish commitment ceremony 9/08 3 Olympic champion Matthew Mitcham “proud” to be gay role model 10/08 4 Queers in our military 10/08 5 Why are gay men reluctant to test for HIV? 11/08 6 Lesbian Legal Rights Historically Passed by Australian Senate 11/08… Read more »

Gay Australia News & Reports Jan – Sep 2008

1 Gays protest homophobic violence in Sydney 1/08 2 A loud, proud crowd at Gay Pride March 2/08 3 More than gay, the young ones move on 3/08 3a Gay rights group tackles homophobia 3/08 4 Gay Couple Win Out Over Church Group 4/08 5 Australian diver comes out ahead of Olympics 5/08 6 The… Read more »