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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

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

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

Session 7

Session 7Audio from the session: Trans representation in the media. Mainstream media representations of trans* folk are often objectifying...

Tags: courts, drag, employment, internet, law, maori...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Rainbow history

Rainbow historyAn exploration of some of the fascinating stories from the histories of our queer communities - focusing on...

Tags: 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, intersex, transgender, youth...

Published: April 2018

Found in: Shift hui (2018)

Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson (1)

Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson (1)Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson from New Zealand talk about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: elder issues, elders, health, human rights, relationships, retirement...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

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

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

Annette Xiberras

Annette XiberrasAnnette Xiberras delivers a keynote presentation. Annette is introduced by David Huebner, the United States Ambassador to...

Tags: 2010s, growing up, ilott theatre (wellington town hall), lesbian, parenting, t...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

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

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

Session 5

Session 5Audio from the session: Class panel - social stigma, mental health and institutionalisation. Participants include Hana Plant, Nic...

Tags: 2010s, abuse, assimilation, bipolar disorder, class, transgender...

Published: June 2013

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

Rene Capone

Rene CaponeRene talks about growing up and working as an artist in San Francisco, USA...

Tags: arts, gay, profile, san francisco, united states of america, visual arts...

Published: June 2008

Found in: People

Service for Virginia Burns

Service for Virginia BurnsAudio from the service to commemorate and celebrate the life of Virginia Burns (a.k.a Virginia Parker-Bowles). The...

Tags: butch femme, femme queen, gay, lesbian, queer, trans...

Published: June 2017

Found in: Events

Hinemoana Baker

Hinemoana BakerHinemoana talks about being a writer, musician and teacher...

Tags: arts, coming out, music, poetry, profile, writing...

Published: March 2010

Found in: People

Angela

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

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

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Geetanjali Misra

Geetanjali MisraGeetanjali Misra delivers a keynote presentation. Geetanjali is introduced by David Huebner, the United States Ambassador to New...

Tags: 2010s, activism, human rights, ilott theatre (wellington town hall), india, tr...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

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

Launch of the touring Topp Twins exhibition

Launch of the touring Topp Twins exhibitionAudio from the launch of the touring Topp Twins exhibition, held at the National Library of New Zealand...

Tags: 1080 poison, 2010s, homosexual law reform, lesbian, takataapui, wahine toa...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Arts and Media

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

Margaret Mayman

Margaret MaymanAudio of Rev. Dr. Margaret Mayman's last reflection "The blessing of gratitude". After nearly twelve years of...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, faith, religion, spirituality, st andrew's on the...

Published: November 2013

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

GALS - Gay and Lesbian Singers

GALS - Gay and Lesbian SingersCatherine Lee and Ashley Barratt talk about New Zealand's first LGBTI choir...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, arts, choirs, music, organisation, performance...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Groups and Organisations

A Place to Stand

A Place to StandMP Jan Logie's speech in Parliament on 14 February 2018 during the General Debate. Jan pays tribute...

Tags: 2010s, affirmation, lesbian, queer, trans, transgender...

Published: February 2018

Found in: Issues

HLR30 Hands On

HLR30 Hands OnCreek talks about HLR30 Hands On - a massage event in April 2016 to show appreciation to the...

Tags: bisexual, butch, gay, lesbian, queer, trans...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

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

Paramount Theatre

Paramount TheatreThe Paramount has hosted the (mostly) annual OutTakes: A Reel Queer Film Festival since the mid 1990s. In...

Tags: 2010s, film, internet, lesbian, stereotypes, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Trevor Morley - Wellington Vice Squad

Trevor Morley - Wellington Vice SquadTrevor Morley talks about working on the Vice Squad in Wellington in the 1970s; including cases involving Carmen...

Tags: 1970s, abortion, beats, courts, straight, transgender...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Wendy Cunningham and Melanie Church

Wendy Cunningham and Melanie ChurchWendy and Melanie talk about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant as both a...

Tags: 2000s, auckland, drag, performance, queen of the whole universe, theatre...

Published: February 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Making Trans Histories

Making Trans HistoriesAudio from the launch of Trans Past, Trans Present: Making Trans Histories held at Te Papa, Wellington on...

Tags: 2010s, museums, takataapui, trans, transgender, whakawahine...

Published: November 2019

Found in: Trans Awareness Week 2019

A Thousand Toilet Ladies

A Thousand Toilet LadiesWai Ho reads A Thousand Toilet Ladies. Wai's story placed second in the Asian Short Story competition 2012...

Tags: butch, cooking, ethnicity, family, food, transcript online...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Arts and Media