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The Petition (5 November 1985)

The Petition (5 November 1985)Audio from parts of the debate on the report back of the petition against the Homosexual Law Reform...

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

Published: November 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Peter and partner

Peter and partnerPeter and partner reflect on life before homosexual law reform, their civil union and attending Out in the...

Tags: 1960s, 1980s, 2000s, 2010s, adoption, ageing...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Out in the Park participants

Second reading debate (6 November 1985)

Second reading debate (6 November 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 6 November...

Tags: 1980s, age of consent, equality, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosexual...

Published: November 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Alex Taylor

Alex TaylorAlex talks about his life as a gay composer, and being part of the After Lilburn concert held...

Tags: 2010s, arts, bullying, coming out, gay, lesbian...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

Enough is Enough (2004)

Enough is Enough (2004)MP Georgina Beyer confronts Destiny Church followers on the steps of Parliament during the Enough is Enough march...

Tags: 2000s, civil unions, hate, march, member of parliament, parliament...

Published: August 2004

Found in: Civil Unions

Tim Barnett

Tim BarnettTim Barnett talks about growing up in the United Kingdom; becoming Britain's "first professional homosexual"; moving to New...

Tags: 1960s, 1990s, 2000s, activism, adoption, gay...

Published: November 2013

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Rainbow Youth

Rainbow YouthThomas Hamilton and Sam Shore talk about the history and aims of Rainbow Youth in Auckland. This podcast...

Tags: 1980s, auckland, organisation, support, transcript online, youth...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Ron New

Ron NewRon talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2000s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, drag, performance, theatre...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

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

Bhakti Shah

Bhakti ShahBhakti Shah from Nepal talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, nepal, transgender, welling...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Phylesha Brown-Acton

Phylesha Brown-ActonPhylesha Brown-Acton delivers a keynote presentation. Phylesha is introduced by Maryan Street. The presentation happened during the third...

Tags: 2010s, activism, fa'afafine, health, transcript online, transgender...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Part 2 (16 October 1985)

Part 2 (16 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 16 October...

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

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

A Rainbow in the Village

A Rainbow in the VillageOrganisers, participants and spectators talk about the world's (unofficial) shortest pride parade - held during Paekakariki's annual pride...

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

Published: October 2019

Found in: Events

Teenage Years

Teenage YearsAudio from the session: Teenage Years. To set the scene, Chrys Jones and her friend Aleisha Parkinson give...

Tags: 1880s, androgynous, gay, homosexual, lesbian, queer...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Mark

MarkMark talks about early years in Queenstown, coming out to family members and being bullied at university...

Tags: closeted, coming out, community, family, friends, gender studies...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Crystal and Harriet

Crystal and HarrietCrystal and Harriet talk about identity and relationships...

Tags: adoption, children, coming out, community, education, employment...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

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

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

Crimes Amendment Bill (1974)

Crimes Amendment Bill (1974)In 1974 Venn Young, National MP for Egmont, introduced the Crimes Amendment Bill. The Bill sought to...

Tags: 1970s, blackmail, church, gay, homosexual, lesbian...

Published: July 1975

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

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

Vigil for Zena

Vigil for ZenaAudio from the Vigil for Zena Campbell, held in Civic Square on 20 March 2018. Zena died on...

Tags: 2010s, activism, buddhism, chant, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Events

Lesbian organising

Lesbian organisingAlison talks about early lesbian organising in New Zealand...

Tags: 1970s, activism, lesbian, organisation, social, transcript online...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

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

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

Human rights and civil unions

Human rights and civil unionsAlison talks about human rights and civil unions in New Zealand...

Tags: 1980s, activism, civil unions, hate speech, homophobia, transcript online...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

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

Jan Logie

Jan LogieJan Logie from the Green Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: abuse, adoption, bullying, children, civil unions, coming out...

Published: October 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

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

Donald Stenhouse

Donald StenhouseDon talks about what it's like to be an older gay man. Don died on 7 January 2018...

Tags: 2010s, ageing, drug therapy, elder issues, elders, gay...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Older Gay Men

Health and HIV

Health and HIVA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Health and HIV...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, gaynz.com, internet, media...

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ