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William Spurlin

William SpurlinAudio from Prof. William Spurlin's talk: What we know from the historical record - the persecution of lesbians...

Tags: 1910s, 1920s, gay, homosexual, lesbian, queer...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Tighe Instone

Tighe InstoneTighe talks about being part of various groups that rallied in support of homosexual law reform. A selection...

Tags: 1980s, activism, age of consent, butch, gay, lesbian...

Published: June 2015

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Glamaphone interviews

Glamaphone interviewsWe speak to members of The Glamaphones and co. before their concert at St. Andrew's on the Terrace...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, activism, anti-gay laws, archives, army...

Published: June 2016

Found in: The Glamaphones

Kitty

KittyKitty talks about being a self-identified dyke and activism around marriage equality...

Tags: activism, adoption, butch, coming out, community, education...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

Felix

FelixFelix talks about identifying as gender queer...

Tags: acceptance, coming out, community, confidence, education, friends...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Stevei

SteveiStevei talks about identifying as wāhine toa, representing New Zealand in softball and creating art...

Tags: butch, fa'afafine, gay, lesbian, takataapui, transcript online...

Published: February 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Part 1

Part 1Audio from the session: The Book That Turned the Light On. In a past of illegality and stigma...

Tags: 1960s, gay, homosexual, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Alison Laurie - Bigot Busters rally

Alison Laurie - Bigot Busters rallyAlison Laurie addresses the Bigot Busters rally held at the Wellington Town Hall on 21 May 1985...

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

Published: May 1985

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Part 2 (9 October 1985)

Part 2 (9 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 October...

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

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Benji Watt

Benji WattBenji talks about being the first openly gay boxing judge in New Zealand and his upcoming marriage...

Tags: 2010s, boxing, civil unions, community, gay, transgender...

Published: May 2015

Found in: People

Fighting Homophobia

Fighting HomophobiaAudio from the second keynote panel discussion: Fighting Homophobia in Our Communities. Speakers include Bill Logan, Eileen...

Tags: activism, adoption, board of trustees, bullying, charter schools, civil unions...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Speeches before Marriage Equality march

Speeches before Marriage Equality marchAudio of the speeches before the march for Marriage Equality. Speakers include Brooklynne Kennedy, Joseph Habgood and...

Tags: activism, civil unions, community, human rights, identity, law...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

Marilyn Waring

Marilyn WaringMarilyn Waring talks about her time as a Member of Parliament from 1975 - 1984. Marilyn talks about...

Tags: 1970s, civil unions, coming out, intersex, lesbian, transgender...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Julian Cook

Julian CookPride Festival Co-ordinator Julian Cook talks about some of the sixty events happening during the Auckland Pride Festival...

Tags: arts, burlesque, drag, event management, herstory, history...

Published: February 2013

Found in: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura - Outing Violence

Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura - Outing ViolenceAudio from the workshop: Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura - Outing Violence. Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura - Outing Violence...

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

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Val

ValVal talks about lesbian movements in the 1990s, visibility and co-founding The Drag Kings...

Tags: 2010s, androgynous, butch, femme, lesbian, transcript online...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Hikoi to Out in the Park

Hikoi to Out in the ParkAudio from the hikoi to Out in the Park. The hikoi began in Civic Square and walked around...

Tags: 2010s, craftivism, knitting, moment of silence, school, youth...

Published: February 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

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

True stories

True storiesA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: True stories...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, gaynz.com, internet, media...

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Ivan Yeo

Ivan YeoIvan talks about growing up gay in Malaysia...

Tags: 1990s, depression, gay, health, mental health, transcript online...

Published: May 2010

Found in: People

IDAHOBIT 2018

IDAHOBIT 2018Audio from the IDAHOBIT flag raising ceremony held on the forecourt of Parliament. The event marked the...

Tags: bisexual, gay, homosexual, intersex, lesbian, non-binary...

Published: May 2018

Found in: Events

Taj Mahal Toilet

Taj Mahal ToiletThe public toilet opened in 1929 and was part of the regular beat [for anonymous sex]. The site...

Tags: 1970s, anonymous sex, crime, cruising, gay, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Geno Sisneros

Geno SisnerosGeno talks about the journey to becoming ordained as a priest in the Anglican Church, and taking a...

Tags: activism, anxiety, billboards, christianity, church, civil unions...

Published: May 2013

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

Session 6

Session 6Audio from the session: Desire as social currency and how desire is constructed around stigmatised and non-normative bodies...

Tags: de-transition, desexualisation, desire, fetishism, hate, identity...

Published: June 2013

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

Gay BC (28 June 1986)

Gay BC (28 June 1986)This Gay BC radio programme was broadcast on the anniversary of Stonewall, and just before the passing of...

Tags: 1980s, activism, gay, homosexual law reform, human rights, law...

Published: June 1986

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Robin Duff

Robin DuffRobin Duff talks about many of the activist groups he was involved with in the 1970s, being the...

Tags: activism, advertising, age of consent, bullying, civil unions, coming out...

Published: April 2013

Found in: People

Rob Lake

Rob LakeRob talks about activism during homosexual law reform and early responses to HIV AIDS in Wellington...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, gay, lesbian, queer...

Published: November 2015

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

International Human Rights Day (2019)

International Human Rights Day (2019)To mark International Human Rights Day a special screening of the documentary Out and About took place...

Tags: gay, homosexual, intersex, lesbian, non-binary, queer...

Published: December 2019

Found in: Events

Sarah

SarahSarah talks about growing up in Invercargill and identifying as lesbian...

Tags: abuse, activism, anxiety, butch, children, christianity...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

The Petition (5 November 1985)

The Petition (5 November 1985)Audio from parts of the debate on the report back of the petition against the Homosexual Law Reform...

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

Published: November 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings