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Hugo Gong

Hugo GongHugo is a photographer based in Wellington, New Zealand. Many of these images were shot during a...

Tags: 2000s, arts, images online, photography, visual arts, wellington...

Published: 2010

Found in: Gallery

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)

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

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

Kitty

KittyKitty talks about being a self-identified dyke and activism around marriage equality...

Tags: activism, adoption, butch, coming out, community, education...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

Wai Ho - Tranzform

Wai Ho - TranzformWai Ho, co-founder of Tranzform, talks about the early days of the youth support group which was established...

Tags: 2000s, genderqueer, trans, transgender, two-spirit, youth...

Published: May 2019

Found in: Tranzform

Love Life Fono 6

Love Life Fono 6It can't be presumed that all Oceania LGBTIQ people are navigating toward the same destination. We are...

Tags: 2010s, branding, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Out in the Park opening

Out in the Park openingAudio from the opening of Out in the Park. The event took place on 24 February 2018 at...

Tags: 2010s, drag, member of parliament, parliament, pride precinct (wellington), wa...

Published: February 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Maryan Street

Maryan StreetMaryan Street from the Labour Party talks to Benji Watt about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: activism, blood donation, discrimination, family, gender identity, health...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Jonathan OBrien

Jonathan OBrienJonathan O'Brien talks about growing up and doing drag...

Tags: 1990s, drag, gay, performance, profile, transcript online...

Published: September 2010

Found in: People

Wei

WeiWei talks about identifying as bigender and queer...

Tags: activism, children, civil unions, coming out, community, discrimination...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Phil Rogers and Virginia Parker-Bowles

Phil Rogers and Virginia Parker-BowlesPhil and Virginia reflect on pre-law reform times and issues still facing rainbow communities...

Tags: 1950s, 1980s, 2010s, adoption, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Out in the Park participants

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

Mary OHagan

Mary OHaganMary O'Hagan talks about growing up and mental health issues...

Tags: 1960s, health, lesbian, mental health, profile, transcript online...

Published: October 2010

Found in: People

Rally photographs

Rally photographsImages from the Rally for Marriage Equality on 29 August 2012 in Wellington. People first gathered in...

Tags: 2010s, activism, civil unions, images online, marriage, marriage equality...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

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

From Bisexual to Skoliosexual

From Bisexual to SkoliosexualAudio from the workshop: From Bisexual to Skoliosexual. When we think about the "rainbow" community most people just...

Tags: aromantic, asexual, bisexual, cisgender, homosexual, intersex...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Rod McLeod Morrison

Rod McLeod MorrisonRod talks about his relationship with his partner who died from AIDS related conditions...

Tags: 1990s, death, gay, health, hiv/aids, relationships...

Published: 1999

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Glenda

GlendaGlenda talks about growing up in a single-parent household in the 1950s, homosexual law reform and identifying as...

Tags: 1920s, 1950s, 2010s, butch, lesbian, queer...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Courtenay Place Mens Toilet

Courtenay Place Mens ToiletBuilt in 1911, the underground public toilet was part of the regular beat [for anonymous sex]. The...

Tags: 1970s, anonymous sex, arrest, crime, gay, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Kevin Hague profile

Kevin Hague profileOn the eve of his departure from Parliament, MP Kevin Hague reflects on his time in politics as...

Tags: bisexual, gay, intersex, queer, trans, transgender...

Published: September 2016

Found in: People

Out in the carPark

Out in the carParkParticipants, stall-holders and the public talk about attending the Love Parade and Out in the carPark. 0:00:05 -...

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

Published: March 2015

Found in: Events

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

Hiroyuki Taniguchi

Hiroyuki TaniguchiHiroyuki Taniguchi from Japan talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), hiroyuki taniguchi, human rights, japan...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

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

Bella Simpson - Tranzform

Bella Simpson - TranzformBella Simpson talks about being one of the first members of Tranzform, a youth support group established in...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, board games, coming out, trans, transgender...

Published: May 2019

Found in: Tranzform

The digital life of rainbow youth

The digital life of rainbow youthJohn Fenaughty reflects on how digital technologies are impacting on rainbow youth...

Tags: accessibility, bullying, children, communication, computers, crime...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Arts and Media

Poutokomanawa opening night

Poutokomanawa opening nightAudio from the opening night of Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation. The exhibition runs from 20 September...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, takataapui, trans, transexual, transgender...

Published: September 2019

Found in: Poutokomanawa exhibition

Felix

FelixFelix talks about identifying as gender queer...

Tags: acceptance, coming out, community, confidence, education, friends...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Fighting Homophobia

Fighting HomophobiaAudio from the second keynote panel discussion: Fighting Homophobia in Our Communities. Speakers include Bill Logan, Eileen...

Tags: activism, adoption, board of trustees, bullying, charter schools, civil unions...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference