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Anna

AnnaAnna talks about identifying as a binary identified transsexual...

Tags: adoption, bdsm, bullying, civil unions, coming out, denial...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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

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

Session 5

Session 5Audio from the session: Invisible sexualities within queer communities. New Zealand is getting used to gay and lesbian...

Tags: biphobia, coming out, fluidity, health, hiv/aids, identity...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Audio preservation

Audio preservationJohn talks about preserving audio/visual material for the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco. John was responsible for...

Tags: activism, archives, community, gay liberation movement, history, hiv/aids...

Published: June 2012

Found in: Arts and Media

Sian Torrington

Sian TorringtonSian Torrington, curator of the Topp Twins exhibition, talks about the process of developing the exhibition at Te...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, activism, butch, lesbian, queer...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Arts and Media

Session 10

Session 10Audio from the session: Beyond marriage. Marriage is often presented as the highest legal right for LGBT communities...

Tags: activism, bullying, capitalism, child care, children, class...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Michael Fowler Centre

Michael Fowler CentreThe Michael Fowler centre is our last tour location. It is the home venue of the New...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, composition, gay, transgender, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

The Balcony

The BalconyWe begin the walk tour at Carmen Rupe's Le Balcon - a cabaret nightclub on the corner of...

Tags: 1970s, cabaret, drag, entertainment, transgender, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Maggie Munford

Maggie MunfordMaggie talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, auckland, drag, new zealand aids foundation, performance...

Published: June 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Art, Craft and the AIDS Crisis

Art, Craft and the AIDS CrisisAudio from the panel discussion Art, Craft and the AIDS Crisis held at the Dowse Art Museum, Lower...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2010s, gay, hiv/aids, homosexual...

Published: May 2018

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Vaughans getting married

Vaughans getting marriedVaughan shares his thoughts on his upcoming marriage to Shane...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, christianity, church, civil unions, gay...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Marriage Equality

LAGANZ

LAGANZRoger Swanson talks about the history and purpose of LAGANZ - The Lesbian and Gay Archives of New...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, archives, gay liberation movement, history, transcript online...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Rev. Clay Nelson

Rev. Clay NelsonClay talks about his work with St Matthew-in-the-City; particularly organising the church billboards that have gained international attention...

Tags: 2010s, billboards, celebrant, church, images online, transgender...

Published: January 2013

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

Alison Bell-Allen

Alison Bell-AllenAlison talks about being one of the stage managers for the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2010s, auckland, drag, performance, straight, theatre...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Georgina Beyer - significant legislation

Georgina Beyer - significant legislationGeorgina Beyer reflects on some of the significant legislation passed during her time in Parliament: the Prostitution Reform...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, 2000s, 2010s, transcript online, transgender...

Published: January 2013

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Gareth Watkins

Gareth WatkinsProducer Gareth Watkins talks about Rainbow Touchstones - a mental health digital storytelling project...

Tags: 2010s, depression, health, mental health, mental health foundation, rainbow to...

Published: 2010

Found in: Rainbow Touchstones

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

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

Our Stonewall

Our Stonewall2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City. The uprising, which began...

Tags: bisexual, gay, homosexual, queer, takataapui, trans...

Published: June 2019

Found in: Events

Paul Diamond

Paul DiamondPaul talks about his careers as a writer, journalist and historian...

Tags: archives, coming out, media, profile, wellington, writing...

Published: February 2010

Found in: People

Ralph Knowles

Ralph KnowlesRalph Knowles talks about growing up and taking part in aversion therapy in the 1960s. Ralph passed away...

Tags: aversion therapy, coming out, health, mental health, mental illness, profile...

Published: December 2011

Found in: Ralph Knowles

Scott Johnston

Scott JohnstonScott talks about coming out in the 1980s and being one of the creators of the Hero parade...

Tags: arts, christianity, coming out, community, dance, death...

Published: May 2013

Found in: People

Katija Vlatkovich

Katija VlatkovichKatija talks about growing up, working with Rainbow Youth and organizing Proud Mary...

Tags: activism, coming out, family, music, performance, youth...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference

Meg Torwl

Meg TorwlMeg, a multidisciplinary artist, talks about her life and creative process. You can view some of Meg's photography...

Tags: abuse, ageing, ageism, arts, civil rights, colonisation...

Published: March 2013

Found in: People

LILAC

LILACHannah Ho learns about the history and activities of LILAC - the Lesbian Information, Library and Archives Centre...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, archives, books, collective, lesbian...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

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)

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

Roy Ayling and Norman Gibson

Roy Ayling and Norman GibsonMiriam Saphira talks about her father Norman and his relationship with Roy. The two men met as...

Tags: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, homosexual, lesbian...

Published: February 2016

Found in: People

John Jakeman - hairdressing

John Jakeman - hairdressingJohn Jakeman talks about his career as a hairdresser - in Wellington, London and Europe, from the 1960s...

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

Published: May 2017

Found in: John Jakeman