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Rev Dr Susan Jones

Rev Dr Susan JonesRev Dr Susan Jones reflects on Pride and the Christchurch massacre. The reflection was part of a...

Tags: 2010s, bible, crime, heterosexual, homosexual, islam...

Published: March 2019

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

During These Days (audio)

During These Days (audio)A performance of During These Days, recorded during the final rehearsal before the world premiere (18 June 2016)...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, choirs, community, composition, homosexual law reform...

Published: June 2016

Found in: The Glamaphones

Mark Beehre

Mark BeehreMark talks about documenting gay mens lives through photography and audio interviews. In this recording we look...

Tags: arts, history, interviewing, legacy, oral history, photography...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Benji Watt

Benji WattBenji Watt, producer of Q12 The Tour, talks about the tour and his personal journey...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, abuse, bullying, clothing, gay...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Q12 The Tour

Beyond Rainbows

Beyond RainbowsPanel members talk about the challenges of being a minority within rainbow communities. The discussion was...

Tags: agender, aromantic, asexual, bisexual, gay, intersex...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

Remembering Carmen Rupe

Remembering Carmen RupeAudio from people remembering Carmen after the powhiri gifting of her taonga (cultural treasures) to Te Papa -...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, abuse, takataapui, transexual, transgender...

Published: November 2013

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Welcome

WelcomeAudio from the welcome to C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, c.l.i.t fest wellington 2013, takataapui, tiwhanawhana, ...

Published: June 2013

Found in: C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013

John Jakeman profile

John Jakeman profileJohn Jakeman talks about growing up in Wellington in the 1950s, working at the Royal Oak tavern in...

Tags: bisexual, gay, homosexual, lesbian, queer, transexual...

Published: May 2017

Found in: John Jakeman

Introduction and Opening

Introduction and OpeningKevin Haunui and Tiwhanawhana introduce and open the community event Queer History in the Making. The event...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, archives, community, history, wellington...

Published: September 2015

Found in: Queer History in the Making

Franki

FrankiFranki talks about attending Out in the Park for the first time, gender identity, language and word reclamation...

Tags: academia, academics, diversity, gay, homosexual, lesbian...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Out in the Park participants

Out in the carPark

Out in the carParkParticipants, stall-holders and the public talk about attending the Love Parade and Out in the carPark. 0:00:05 -...

Tags: bisexual, gay, intersex, lesbian, queer, takataapui...

Published: March 2015

Found in: Events

New Zealand Parliament

New Zealand ParliamentAudio from a parliamentary motion put by the Prime Minister to acknowledge the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub...

Tags: 2010s, bisexual, gay, intersex, lesbian, transgender...

Published: June 2016

Found in: Orlando mass shooting

Third reading of the Bill

Third reading of the BillAudio from the third reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. It was introduced into...

Tags: 2010s, adoption, children, civil rights, civil unions, takataapui...

Published: April 2013

Found in: Marriage Equality

Trans* hui report-back

Trans* hui report-backAudio from the Trans* pre-conference hui report-back. The hui was held at Preservatorium Cafe and Cannery, Te...

Tags: bisexual, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, intersex, queer, trans...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Phil Rogers and Virginia Parker-Bowles

Phil Rogers and Virginia Parker-BowlesPhil and Virginia reflect on pre-law reform times and issues still facing rainbow communities...

Tags: 1950s, 1980s, 2010s, adoption, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Out in the Park participants

Archives New Zealand

Archives New ZealandDonal Raethel, a senior archivist at Archives New Zealand, talks about some of the "wonderous treasures" held in...

Tags: gay, homosexual, lesbian, trans, transexual, transgender...

Published: October 2016

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Bella Simpson - Tranzform

Bella Simpson - TranzformBella Simpson talks about being one of the first members of Tranzform, a youth support group established in...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, board games, coming out, trans, transgender...

Published: May 2019

Found in: Tranzform

Philip Patston

Philip PatstonPhilip Patston from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: activism, disability, human rights, labels, politics, wellington town hall...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Dangerous Desires

Dangerous DesiresAudio from the session: Dangerous Desires. In the past, LGBTQI readers had to search for sexual information in...

Tags: asexual, bisexual, butch, gay, intersex, lesbian...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Discharge

DischargeDarren Graham talks about being discharged from the Royal New Zealand Air Force on the grounds that he...

Tags: 1980s, employment, family, homophobia, homosexual law reform, human rights...

Published: 1999

Found in: Documentary

Part 2 (9 April 1986)

Part 2 (9 April 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 April...

Tags: 1980s, accomodation, discrimination, equality, homosexual, scouts...

Published: April 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Murray Riches

Murray RichesMurray Riches talks about his research project How Do We Make it Better. MP Jan Logie references the...

Tags: activism, alcohol and drug abuse, bullying, church, closeted, coming out...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Part 1 (9 April 1986)

Part 1 (9 April 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 April...

Tags: 1980s, equality, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosexual law reform peti...

Published: April 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Committee stage of the Bill

Committee stage of the BillAudio from the committee stage of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill...

Tags: 1980s, gay, historic convictions, homosexual, transexual, transgender...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Historic Convictions

Max Tweedie - Director of Auckland Pride

Max Tweedie - Director of Auckland PrideMax Tweedie talks about becoming the new Director of Auckland Pride. This interview was recorded a month...

Tags: 2010s, intersex, non-binary, queer, trans, transgender...

Published: May 2019

Found in: Auckland Pride Festival 2020

Human Rights with Richard Tankersley

Human Rights with Richard TankersleyAudio from a presentation by Human Rights Commissioner Richard Tankersley on human rights issues facing rainbow and gender...

Tags: gay, intersex, lesbian, queer, takataapui, transgender...

Published: March 2017

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

Hiroyuki Taniguchi

Hiroyuki TaniguchiHiroyuki Taniguchi from Japan talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), hiroyuki taniguchi, human rights, japan...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Philip Patston

Philip PatstonPhilip talks about growing up, identity, comedy and uniqueness...

Tags: accessibility, acting, activism, arts, assistive technology, benefits...

Published: February 2013

Found in: People

Pardon Me Alan Turing

Pardon Me Alan TuringWriter Stephen Lunt talks about the play Pardon Me Alan Turing. The play runs at Bats Theatre...

Tags: 1940s, 2010s, chemical castration, computer science, historic convictions, hom...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Huhana Hickey

Huhana HickeyHuhana Hickey from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, activism, asia pacific outgames (2011), disability, human rights, welli...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames