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Georgina Beyer - places and personalities

Georgina Beyer - places and personalitiesGeorgina remembers some of the clubs, venues and personalities in Wellington from the mid-1970s and her time in...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, queen, transcript online, transexual, transgender...

Published: January 2013

Found in: Georgina Beyer

Maggie Munford

Maggie MunfordMaggie talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, auckland, drag, new zealand aids foundation, performance...

Published: June 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

The Balcony

The BalconyWe begin the walk tour at Carmen Rupe's Le Balcon - a cabaret nightclub on the corner of...

Tags: 1970s, cabaret, drag, entertainment, transgender, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Rev Dr Susan Jones

Rev Dr Susan JonesRev Dr Susan Jones reflects on Pride and the Christchurch massacre. The reflection was part of a...

Tags: 2010s, bible, crime, heterosexual, homosexual, islam...

Published: March 2019

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Body Positive Drop-in Centre

Body Positive Drop-in CentreBody Positive, a peer support organisation for people living with HIV AIDS, established a Wellington drop-in centre on...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, health, hiv/aids, peer support, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Locations

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

Jack Body - Carmen

Jack Body - CarmenJack talks about writing Songs and Dances of Desire - a work inspired by Carmen Rupe and...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, aversion therapy, coming out, gay, transgender...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Gifting ceremony, Auckland

Gifting ceremony, AucklandAudio and images from the gifting ceremony of the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt to Te Papa -...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, gals (gay and lesbian singers, auckland...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

Gareth Watkins

Gareth WatkinsProducer Gareth Watkins talks about Rainbow Touchstones - a mental health digital storytelling project...

Tags: 2010s, depression, health, mental health, mental health foundation, rainbow to...

Published: 2010

Found in: Rainbow Touchstones

Bats Theatre

Bats TheatreBats Theatre has seen a variety of rainbow related productions including Confessions of a Drag Queen, Corner 4am...

Tags: 1990s, 2010s, crime, hate crime, murder, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Locations

Rainbows in a Monochrome World

Rainbows in a Monochrome WorldNavigating the world as someone from rainbow communities brings with it many challenges, taking different forms for different...

Tags: agender, bisexual, cisgender, femme, gender fluid, non-binary...

Published: April 2017

Found in: Shift hui (2017)

Anna

AnnaAnna talks about living in Nelson and being attracted to women...

Tags: activism, adoption, books, children, civil unions, clothing...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

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

Renato Sabbadini

Renato SabbadiniAudio from the opening address of ILGA Executive Director Renato Sabbadini at the 2nd ILGA Oceania Rainbow Human...

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

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Delilah

DelilahDelilah talks about identifying as gay while being in highschool...

Tags: activism, bullying, christianity, coming out, community, discrimination...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

First reading of the Bill

First reading of the BillAudio from the first reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill...

Tags: 1960s, 1980s, gay, homosexual, queer, transgender...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Historic Convictions

Blue

BlueMary talks about growing up and dealing with depression...

Tags: 1960s, depression, health, lesbian, transcript online, video online...

Published: 2010

Found in: Rainbow Touchstones

Tighe Instone

Tighe InstoneTighe talks about being part of various groups that rallied in support of homosexual law reform. A selection...

Tags: 1980s, activism, age of consent, butch, gay, lesbian...

Published: June 2015

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Michael Stevens

Michael StevensMichael Stevens from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, media, michael stevens, wel...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

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

Chechnya Vigil

Chechnya VigilAudio from the Chechnya Vigil held outside the Russian embassy in Wellington. The candlelight vigil was organised to...

Tags: 2010s, abuse, bisexual, gay, non-binary, queer...

Published: April 2017

Found in: Events

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

Wellington Gay and Lesbian Helpline

Wellington Gay and Lesbian HelplineChris Pugsley and Jo Morrison talk about the history and activities of the Wellington Gay and Lesbian Helpline...

Tags: 1990s, organisation, support, wellington, wellington gay switchboard, wellingt...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

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

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

Felix

FelixFelix talks about identifying as gender queer...

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

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Participants (part 1)

Participants (part 1)Rowan Moulder talks to participants at Shift hui 2016. More participant interviews can be heard in part two...

Tags: gay, gender neutral, intersex, non-binary, queer, trans...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

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)

Christina

ChristinaChristina talks about growing up and living in Dunedin...

Tags: bullying, children, dating, design, family, film...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Dana de Milo

Dana de MiloDana talks about her early life. Dana also did another interview about working with Carmen. Dana passed away...

Tags: 1960s, abuse, back slang, bullying, butch queen, transgender...

Published: December 2012

Found in: People