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Miriam Saphira

Miriam SaphiraMiriam talks about establishing the Charlotte Museum Trust - a museum based in Auckland that collects and preserves...

Tags: activism, archives, arts, education, elders, feminism...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Dunedin beats

Dunedin beatsRalph Knowles remembers the Dunedin beats of the 1950s, and being involved in the campaigns for homosexual law...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, 1980s, activism, anonymous sex, gay...

Published: December 2011

Found in: Ralph Knowles

Lana Lawless

Lana LawlessLana talks about growing up, transitioning and becoming the 2008 women's world long drive golf champion. Lana was...

Tags: coming out, courts, family, gender identity, human rights, law...

Published: June 2012

Found in: People

Emma and John Kelly

Emma and John KellyEmma and John talk about their daughter / father relationship...

Tags: children, civil unions, coming out, divorce, family, feminism...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Relationships

Opening of Out in the Park

Opening of Out in the ParkAudio from the opening of Out in the Park, held in Waitangi Park, Wellington on Saturday 12 March...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, cis male, homosexual law reform, marriage, queer...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Solidarity with Orlando Candlelight Vigil

Solidarity with Orlando Candlelight VigilSolidarity with Orlando Candlelight Vigil, held at Frank Kitts park - 6pm on 13 June 2016. The...

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

Published: June 2016

Found in: Orlando mass shooting

Amelia

AmeliaAmelia talks about bullying, living in Dunedin and flatting situations that are homophobic and sexist...

Tags: abuse, adoption, alcohol, bullying, children, clothing...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Wellington Town Hall

Wellington Town HallThe Town Hall has hosted numerous artistic, political and celebratory events to do with rainbow communities. In 2011...

Tags: 1980s, activism, homosexual law reform, lesbian, meetings, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Gay BC (12 July 1986)

Gay BC (12 July 1986)Gay BC (Broadcasting Collective) was a community radio programme that broadcast weekly on Wellington's Access Radio from 1985...

Tags: 1980s, activism, gay, gay liberation movement, homosexual law reform, transcri...

Published: July 1986

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Evan Donnelly

Evan DonnellyEvan talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2010s, drag, gay auckland business association (gaba), performance, queen of t...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Remembering Jonathan Dennis

Remembering Jonathan DennisEmma Jean Kelly talks about researching and writing her PhD on Jonathan Dennis - the founding director of...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, gay, queer...

Published: April 2016

Found in: People

Grant Robertson

Grant RobertsonGrant Robertson from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: alcohol, coming out, depression, discrimination, diversity, education...

Published: October 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Part 1 (9 October 1985)

Part 1 (9 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 October...

Tags: 1980s, child molestation, equality, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosex...

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Meg Torwl

Meg TorwlMeg Torwl, of Celtic ancestry, grew up in rural Aoteroa/New Zealand and resided in the Pacific Northwest from...

Tags: 1990s, arts, canada, images online, photography, visual arts...

Published: 2010

Found in: Gallery

Angela

AngelaAngela talks about identifying as genderqueer, pansexual poly...

Tags: activism, bullying, clothing, coming out, creativity, discrimination...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Jan Logie tours the Rainbow Room

Jan Logie tours the Rainbow RoomMP Jan Logie tours the newly refurnished Rainbow Room at Parliament...

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

Published: August 2019

Found in: Parliaments Rainbow Room

Tim Barnett

Tim BarnettTim Barnett talks about growing up in the United Kingdom; becoming Britain's "first professional homosexual"; moving to New...

Tags: 1960s, 1990s, 2000s, activism, adoption, gay...

Published: November 2013

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Love Life Fono 6

Love Life Fono 6It can't be presumed that all Oceania LGBTIQ people are navigating toward the same destination. We are...

Tags: 2010s, branding, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Session 11

Session 11Audio from the session: Fighting homophobia, transphobia and bigotry in our communities. Social transformation means transformation of our...

Tags: activism, brothels, civil unions, discrimination, diversity, health...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Nigel Studdart

Nigel StuddartNigel Studdart talks about the impact of losing his teaching position at Pompallier Catholic College during the Marriage...

Tags: 2010s, church, discrimination, employment, family, transcript online...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Reflections on Church and State (Auckland)

Reflections on Church and State (Auckland)Audio from a marriage equality discussion held at St-Matthew-in-the-City on 22 November 2012. Clay Nelson, Boris Dittrich, Louisa...

Tags: 2010s, age of consent, celebrant, church, civil unions, equality...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

Session 13

Session 13Audio from the session: Imperialism, Nationalism and Queer Liberation. Western discourse often uses gay rights, women's rights, and...

Tags: activism, civil rights, civil unions, class, classism, colonisation...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Vigil for Zena

Vigil for ZenaAudio from the Vigil for Zena Campbell, held in Civic Square on 20 March 2018. Zena died on...

Tags: 2010s, activism, buddhism, chant, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Events

Drew Hadwen

Drew HadwenDrew Hadwen talks about the development of the Devotion dance parties/festivals, and the Beacons of Hope services in...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2010s, assimilation, belonging, hiv/aids...

Published: August 2018

Found in: People

HLR30 Aroha Nui

HLR30 Aroha NuiA short video highlighting some of the people and celebrations during homosexual law reform in Aotearoa New Zealand...

Tags: 1980s, activism, celebration, homosexual law reform, video online, wellington ...

Published: June 2016

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Mitch Yusof

Mitch YusofMitch Yusof from Malaysia talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, malaysia, mitch yusof...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

David Hindley

David HindleyDavid talks about his photography during the period of homosexual law reform (1985/86)...

Tags: 1980s, homosexual law reform, human rights, images online, media, photography...

Published: June 2011

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Beyond Rainbows panel discussion

Beyond Rainbows panel discussionPanel members talk about the challenges of being a minority within rainbow communities. Unfortunately due to...

Tags: androgynous, butch, demisexual, fa'afafine, femme, gender fluid...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Shift hui (2015)

Rod McLeod Morrison

Rod McLeod MorrisonRod talks about his relationship with his partner who died from AIDS related conditions...

Tags: 1990s, death, gay, health, hiv/aids, relationships...

Published: 1999

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Mo

MoMo talks about growing up in Kaitaia, being a Diversity Liaison Officer with the New Zealand Police and...

Tags: 2010s, acceptance, accomodation, buddhism, butch, transcript online...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch