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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

The Opera House

The Opera HouseAlley - Jack Body's opera about Rewi Alley premiered at the Opera House in 1998. The theatre has...

Tags: 1990s, arts, drag, gay, makeup, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Locations

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

Waitangi Park

Waitangi ParkThe inaugural Out in the Park will be held here in 2016. The celebration grew out of the...

Tags: 2010s, homosexual law reform, human rights, member of parliament, transgender...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Locations

Part 2

Part 2Audio from the opening ceremony at Parliament: remembering the Homosexual Law Reform era - 30 years on. Note...

Tags: agender, asexual, bisexual, demisexual, gay, gender fluid...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Trevor Hynes

Trevor HynesTrevor talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2010s, auckland, drag, performance, queen of the whole universe, theatre...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Annah Pickering

Annah PickeringAnnah Pickering from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, auckland, human rights, new zealand prostitutes collective, sex work, w...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Peter Lineham

Peter LinehamPeter talks about his religious and spiritual journey and how he came to Auckland Community Church...

Tags: billboards, christianity, church, civil rights, civil unions, coming out...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

Ronald Trifero Nelson

Ronald Trifero NelsonRonald talks about growing up and a number of plays that he has written and directed...

Tags: 1960s, arts, gay, profile, relationships, sexuality...

Published: April 2010

Found in: People

Sam Orchard and co

Sam Orchard and coSam Orchard, Joey MacDonald and Nick McMillan from New Zealand talk about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, joey macdonald, transgender...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Last Chance film evening discussion

Last Chance film evening discussionAudio from a discussion pre and post screening of Last Chance, a documentary that tells the stories of...

Tags: activism, asylum, convention refugee, discrimination, disown, drag...

Published: October 2014

Found in: Events

Committee of the Whole House (25 March 1986)

Committee of the Whole House (25 March 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 25 March...

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

Published: March 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Joleen Mataele

Joleen MataeleJoleen Mataele: sharing a life of an activist and an open transgender person M-F in a country that...

Tags: fakaleiti, intersex, lesbian, queer, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

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

Part 1 (20 November 1985)

Part 1 (20 November 1985)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 20 November...

Tags: don mckinnon, fran wilde, geoff braybrooke, geoffrey palmer, george gair, grae...

Published: November 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Frank Kitts Park Lagoon

Frank Kitts Park LagoonIn the 1990s the lagoon was the site for Beacons of Hope - a memorial ceremony for those...

Tags: 1990s, aotearoa new zealand, frank kitts park lagoon (wellington), hiv/aids, m...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Locations

Campbell Gordon

Campbell GordonRecorded before he won Queen of the Whole Universe as Ms Spain, Campbell talks about performing in the...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, drag, performance, youth...

Published: July 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Positive Women

Positive WomenJane Bruning, national coordinator of Positive Women Inc, talks about the history and services offered nationally to HIV+...

Tags: breast feeding, children, community, disclosure, discrimination, education...

Published: July 2012

Found in: HIV/AIDS

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

Auckland Pride Parade

Auckland Pride Parade2013 saw the first parade held in Auckland in over a decade. The parade also saw the...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, gay, lesbian, trans, transgender...

Published: February 2013

Found in: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

Intergenerational talk

Intergenerational talkAudio from an intergenerational queer women-focused talk held at the Charlotte Museum in 2010...

Tags: 2010s, elders, gay ladies, intergenerational, lesbian, youth...

Published: 2010

Found in: Events

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

City Gallery

City GalleryIn 1995 the gallery hosted a controversial retrospective of US photographer Robert Mapplethorpe which was seen by 45000...

Tags: 1980s, church, homosexual law reform, library, meetings, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Locations

Remembering Carmen Rupe

Remembering Carmen RupeAudio from people remembering Carmen after the powhiri gifting of her taonga (cultural treasures) to Te Papa -...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, abuse, takataapui, transexual, transgender...

Published: November 2013

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Welby Ings on Sparrow

Welby Ings on SparrowWriter and director Welby Ings talks about his new short film Sparrow...

Tags: 1940s, 2010s, anzac day, gay, homosexual, takataapui...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Ian Smith

Ian SmithIan talks about the early years of HIV AIDS in Christchurch. Ian also talks about the establishment of...

Tags: activism, community, death, discrimination, drugs, education...

Published: May 2012

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Ursula Bethell

Ursula BethellAlison talks about the New Zealand poet Ursula Bethell...

Tags: 1870s, arts, christchurch, lesbian, transcript online, writing...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Laws and Customs

Laws and CustomsAudio from the workshop: Laws and customs in relation to sexual orientation and gender identity in Oceania. The...

Tags: akava'ine, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, homosexual, lesbian, trans...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Pot Luck web series

Pot Luck web seriesNess Simons talks about writing and directing 'Pot Luck' - New Zealand's first lesbian web series. The series...

Tags: 2010s, acting, butch, lesbian, queer, soft butch...

Published: November 2015

Found in: Arts and Media

Kevin Hague

Kevin HagueKevin Hague from the Green Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: adoption, civil unions, discrimination, gender identity, hiv/aids, homophobia...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians