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Senthorun Raj (2)

Senthorun Raj (2)Senthorun Raj from Australia talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), australia, human rights, senthorun raj, w...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Andy Boreham

Andy BorehamAndy talks about helping organise the annual Out in the Square community fair in Wellington...

Tags: community, event management, identity, organisation, organising, social...

Published: February 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

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

Session 10

Session 10Audio from the session: Beyond marriage. Marriage is often presented as the highest legal right for LGBT communities...

Tags: activism, bullying, capitalism, child care, children, class...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Elizabeth Kerekere

Elizabeth KerekereElizabeth reflects on her early activist years with the Black Women's movement, homosexual law reform, the formation of...

Tags: 1980s, academia, cisgender, femme, gender fluid, takataapui...

Published: December 2015

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Bill Logan

Bill LoganBill talks about the early years of HIV AIDS in Wellington, and the response by groups like the...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, advertising, gay, homosexual, lesbian...

Published: May 2015

Found in: HIV/AIDS

HLR30 Aroha Nui

HLR30 Aroha NuiA short video highlighting some of the people and celebrations during homosexual law reform in Aotearoa New Zealand...

Tags: 1980s, activism, celebration, homosexual law reform, video online, wellington ...

Published: June 2016

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

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

Grace Poore and Satya Rai Nagpaul

Grace Poore and Satya Rai NagpaulGrace Poore and Satya Rai Nagpaul talk about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), grace poore, human rights, satya rai nagp...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Louisa Wall

Louisa WallLouisa Wall from from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a...

Tags: bullying, civil unions, discrimination, equality, family, gender identity...

Published: October 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Oliver

OliverOliver talks about being a queer trans-man in Dunedin...

Tags: abuse, addiction, ageing, bullying, butch, children...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Second reading of the Bill

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

Tags: bisexual, gay, historic convictions, homosexual, intersex, trans...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Historic Convictions

HLR30 Hands On

HLR30 Hands OnCreek talks about HLR30 Hands On - a massage event in April 2016 to show appreciation to the...

Tags: bisexual, butch, gay, lesbian, queer, trans...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Speaking Out Proud

Speaking Out ProudAudio from the plenary session: Speaking Out Proud. The New Zealand Human Rights Commission held a moderated 'open...

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

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Bruce Kilmister

Bruce KilmisterBruce talks about his childhood, the early years of HIV in New Zealand, the NZ AIDS Foundation, Hero...

Tags: 1950s, 1980s, addiction, azt, church, gay...

Published: June 2013

Found in: People

Circa Theatre

Circa TheatreIn 2014 the production Rita and Douglas was performed here by Jennifer Ward-Lealand and pianist Michael Houstoun. It...

Tags: 1910s, gay, lesbian, relationships, video online, walk tour...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Service for Virginia Burns

Service for Virginia BurnsAudio from the service to commemorate and celebrate the life of Virginia Burns (a.k.a Virginia Parker-Bowles). The...

Tags: butch femme, femme queen, gay, lesbian, queer, trans...

Published: June 2017

Found in: Events

Skye

SkyeSkye talks about identifying as transmasculine and living in Christchurch...

Tags: activism, coming out, community, employment, equality, family...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Michael Bancroft

Michael BancroftMichael, guardian of the NZ AIDS Memorial Quilt, talks about the history of the quilt in New Zealand...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, bruce burnett clinic (auckland)...

Published: June 2010

Found in: AIDS Memorial Quilt

Sara

SaraSara talks about being confused about gender identity...

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

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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

Stephanie Gibson

Stephanie GibsonHistory curator Stephanie Gibson talks about the process of Te Papa becoming the guardian of the New Zealand...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, hiv/aids, wellington...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

Re-opening of the Rainbow Room

Re-opening of the Rainbow RoomAudio from the re-opening of the Rainbow Room at Parliament. The event also marked the New Zealand...

Tags: gay, historic convictions, lesbian, trans, transexual, transgender...

Published: May 2019

Found in: Parliaments Rainbow Room

Mark Beehre

Mark BeehreMark talks about documenting gay mens lives through photography and audio interviews. In this recording we look...

Tags: arts, history, interviewing, legacy, oral history, photography...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Introduction (8 March 1985)

Introduction (8 March 1985)Audio from the introduction and first reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill in Parliament, 8 March 1985...

Tags: 1980s, activism, adoption, gay, heterosexual, homosexual...

Published: March 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Sunil Pant

Sunil PantSunil Pant delivers a keynote presentation. Sunil is introduced by Maryan Street...

Tags: 2010s, activism, blue diamond society, human rights, nepal, transcript online...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Part 1

Part 1Audio from the session: The Book That Turned the Light On. In a past of illegality and stigma...

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

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Evin Wood

Evin WoodEvin Wood from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), evin wood, human rights, teaching...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

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

Grant Robertson

Grant RobertsonGrant Robertson from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: alcohol, coming out, depression, discrimination, diversity, education...

Published: October 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians