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St Peters church service (2017)

St Peters church service (2017)Audio from the special 50th anniversary church service marking Reverend Godfrey Wilson's landmark sermon on homosexuality (possibly the...

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

Published: June 2017

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

Amelia

AmeliaAmelia talks about bullying, living in Dunedin and flatting situations that are homophobic and sexist...

Tags: abuse, adoption, alcohol, bullying, children, clothing...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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

Mary-Anne McAllum

Mary-Anne McAllumMary-Anne McAllum from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: auckland, education, human rights, lesbian, research, school...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Stefanie Upchurch

Stefanie UpchurchStefanie describes how the Out Proud portrait series came about and what it was like to photograph openly...

Tags: 2010s, arts, bisexual, gay, images online, lesbian...

Published: 2011

Found in: Gallery

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

Harris Street

Harris StreetOn a night in July 1975 a police officer questioned MP Colin Moyle who was lingering around a...

Tags: 1970s, cruising, member of parliament, politics, public toilet, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Locations

St James Theatre

St James TheatreThe Topp Twins, Douglas Wright, Michael Parmenter have all performed at the St. James. The theatre is also...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, dance, grief, hiv and aids, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Locations

Chris Gendall

Chris GendallChris Gendall talks about life as a composer and also pays tribute to Jack Body...

Tags: 2010s, aggression, closeted, community, composition, gay...

Published: June 2016

Found in: Arts and Media

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

Wellington Town Hall

Wellington Town HallThe Town Hall has hosted numerous artistic, political and celebratory events to do with rainbow communities. In 2011...

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

Published: January 2016

Found in: Locations

Committee of the Whole House (16 April 1986)

Committee of the Whole House (16 April 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 16 April...

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

Published: April 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Paul

PaulPaul talks about growing up in Australia in the 1950s, sex work in New York City, cruising Rudolf...

Tags: 1940s, 1950s, bisexual, gay, homosexual, pansexual...

Published: April 2015

Found in: People

Cindy Lewis

Cindy LewisCindy Lewis from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), cindy lewis, gisborne, human rights, tran...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Randy Alfred

Randy AlfredRandy talks about producing the radio programme The Gay Life, which broadcast on KSAN San Francisco in the...

Tags: activism, archives, briggs initiative, coming out, community, crime...

Published: June 2012

Found in: People

Benji Watt

Benji WattBenji Watt, producer of Q12 The Tour, talks about the tour and his personal journey...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, abuse, bullying, clothing, gay...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Q12 The Tour

Sara

SaraSara talks about politics, activism and newly completed research looking at heterosexism in tertiary student accommodation...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, butch, femme, queer, transcript online...

Published: March 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Sara

SaraSara talks about being confused about gender identity...

Tags: anxiety, camp, civil unions, coming out, community, counselling...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Human Rights with Richard Tankersley

Human Rights with Richard TankersleyAudio from a presentation by Human Rights Commissioner Richard Tankersley on human rights issues facing rainbow and gender...

Tags: gay, intersex, lesbian, queer, takataapui, transgender...

Published: March 2017

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

New Zealand Parliament

New Zealand ParliamentAudio from a parliamentary motion put by the Prime Minister to acknowledge the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub...

Tags: 2010s, bisexual, gay, intersex, lesbian, transgender...

Published: June 2016

Found in: Orlando mass shooting

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

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

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

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)

Faith forum

Faith forumAudio from the faith forum. The discussion was facilitated by Maggie Shippam and featured Christoph Hackenburg, Torranice Campel...

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

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

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

First reading of the Bill

First reading of the BillAudio from the first reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill, introduced into Parliament by Labour...

Tags: christianity, church, civil unions, human rights, law, marriage...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

Beyond Rainbows panel discussion

Beyond Rainbows panel discussionPanel members talk about the challenges of being a minority within rainbow communities. Unfortunately due to...

Tags: androgynous, butch, demisexual, fa'afafine, femme, gender fluid...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Shift hui (2015)

Geetanjali Misra

Geetanjali MisraGeetanjali Misra delivers a keynote presentation...

Tags: 2010s, activism, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, india, transcript...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

During These Days (audio)

During These Days (audio)A performance of During These Days, recorded during the final rehearsal before the world premiere (18 June 2016)...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, choirs, community, composition, homosexual law reform...

Published: June 2016

Found in: The Glamaphones