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Rainbow Room interviews

Rainbow Room interviewsAttendees are interviewed at the re-opening of the Rainbow Room (Select Committee Room 11) at Parliament on 28...

Tags: gay, homosexual, homosexual law reform, lesbian, takataapui, transgender...

Published: May 2019

Found in: Parliaments Rainbow Room

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

Ann-Marie

Ann-MarieAnn-Marie talks about religion, a 19-year relationship and three commitment ceremonies...

Tags: 1960s, butch, femme, lesbian, non-binary, soft butch...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

From Bisexual to Skoliosexual

From Bisexual to SkoliosexualAudio from the workshop: From Bisexual to Skoliosexual. When we think about the "rainbow" community most people just...

Tags: aromantic, asexual, bisexual, cisgender, homosexual, intersex...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Ruth Busch

Ruth BuschRuth talks about her early years in the Bronx, growing up in a Holocaust surviving family, coming out...

Tags: abuse, activism, adoption, ageing, children, civil rights...

Published: February 2013

Found in: People

David Hindley

David HindleyDavid Hindley, co-chair of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames reflects on the activities over the last week...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), david hindley, human rights...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Khartini Slamah (1)

Khartini Slamah (1)Khartini Slamah from Malaysia talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, khartini slamah, malaysia, ...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Launch of Carmens traffic light

Launch of Carmens traffic lightAudio from the launch of Carmen's traffic light, which can be seen on the corner of Ghuznee and...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, abortion, takataapui, trans, transgender...

Published: August 2016

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Video of quilt panels

Video of quilt panelsA short video highlighting some of the panels on the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, aids memorial quilt, aotearoa new zealand, hiv/aids, video onlin...

Published: June 2010

Found in: AIDS Memorial Quilt

Creek

CreekCreek talks about identifying as a butch female submissive transmasculine lesbian...

Tags: butch, femme, lesbian, queer, transcript online, transmasculine...

Published: March 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Charlotte Museum

Charlotte MuseumMiriam Saphira and Jenny Rankine talk about the Charlotte Museum. The museum collects and preserves artefacts of...

Tags: 2000s, archives, auckland, history, lesbian, transcript online...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Ed Jenner

Ed JennerEd talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant - from the first show...

Tags: auckland, drag, ed jenner, performance, queen of the whole universe, theatre...

Published: February 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

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

Hugo Gong

Hugo GongHugo is a photographer based in Wellington, New Zealand. Many of these images were shot during a...

Tags: 2000s, arts, images online, photography, visual arts, wellington...

Published: 2010

Found in: Gallery

Cathie

CathieCathie describes what it is like being queer in the legal profession and doing stand-up comedy...

Tags: 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, butch, lesbian, queer...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Carmen Rupe interview (1975)

Carmen Rupe interview (1975)Carmen Rupe is interviewed by 2ZM night host David Mahoney on 22 November 1975. The recording is part...

Tags: bisexual, external resource, gay, lesbian, trans, transexual...

Published: November 1975

Found in: Carmen Rupe

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

Jack Trolove

Jack TroloveJack talks about organising a variety of community-based events, including Kazam! a national takatapui, queer and trans youth...

Tags: community, education, event management, organising, support, venues...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Jennifer

JenniferJennifer talks about growing up and feeling isolated, making connections via the internet and educating medical students from...

Tags: coming out, community, dance, diversity, education, femme...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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

Agender New Zealand

Agender New ZealandCherise Witehira, president of Agender New Zealand, talks about how the organisation supports transgender people and their families...

Tags: addiction, drug abuse, education, family, gender identity, growing up...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Alison Laurie

Alison LaurieElizabeth Kerekere introduces a queer history talk by Alison Laurie...

Tags: 2000s, activism, history, human rights, politics, tapu te ranga marae (welling...

Published: January 2009

Found in: KAHA Youth Hui 2009

Conan McKegg

Conan McKeggConan talks about writing for the screen and working on the draft script for House of Memories...

Tags: 2010s, acting, gay, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: February 2014

Found in: People

Alison Laurie

Alison LaurieAlison talks about growing up and being involved in queer activism from the 1960s...

Tags: 1960s, activism, education, gay liberation movement, lesbian, transcript onlin...

Published: February 2010

Found in: People

Te Aro Park

Te Aro ParkThe park has been the gathering point for many rallies and protests. In the mid-1980s it was the...

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

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Part 2

Part 2Audio from the session: The Book That Turned the Light On. In a past of illegality and stigma...

Tags: butch, cis female, gay, homosexual, queer, takataapui...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Spectrum website (1996)

Spectrum website (1996)Kevin Jensen talks about creating one of the earliest rainbow websites originating from New Zealand. The website went...

Tags: 1990s, acceptance, access, bisexual, gay, heterosexual...

Published: May 2018

Found in: Arts and Media

LBGTI+ education forum

LBGTI+ education forumAudio from the LBGTI+ education forum, held during Wellington's Pride festival at St Andrews on the Terrace on...

Tags: bisexual, homosexual, lesbian, trans, transgender, youth...

Published: February 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Orange

OrangeIvan talks about growing up in Malaysia and dealing with depression...

Tags: 1980s, coming out, depression, gay, transcript online, video online...

Published: 2010

Found in: Rainbow Touchstones

Kaleb

KalebKaleb talks about School's Out, OuterSpaces, Tranzform and Naming New Zealand...

Tags: asexual, gay, gender neutral, lesbian, pansexual, queer...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Out in the Park participants