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Third reading of the Bill

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

Tags: bisexual, gay, historic convictions, homosexual, lesbian, takataapui...

Published: April 2018

Found in: Historic Convictions

Session 13

Session 13Audio from the session: Imperialism, Nationalism and Queer Liberation. Western discourse often uses gay rights, women's rights, and...

Tags: activism, civil rights, civil unions, class, classism, colonisation...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Part 1 (9 October 1985)

Part 1 (9 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 October...

Tags: 1980s, child molestation, equality, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosex...

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Rainbow taonga at Te Papa

Rainbow taonga at Te PapaHistory curators Stephanie Gibson and Lynette Townsend showcase some of the many rainbow taonga held in the Museum...

Tags: bisexual, fa'afafine, gay, lesbian, takataapui, transgender...

Published: August 2016

Found in: Groups and Organisations

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)

A Fresh Start for Human Rights

A Fresh Start for Human RightsAudio from the public forum A Fresh Start for Human Rights, held during Wellington's Pride festival at St...

Tags: 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, intersex, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Session 8

Session 8Audio from the session: Beyond parenting. While the passing of marriage rights for same-sex couples addressed some issues...

Tags: abuse, biphobia, bullying, children, christianity, coming out...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Lesbian Programme

Lesbian ProgrammePrue Hyman talks about the Lesbian Programme which has been broadcasting since the mid-1980's on Access Radio in...

Tags: 1980s, lesbian, media, radio, transcript online, wellington...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Closing plenary

Closing plenaryAudio from the closing plenary hosted by Ros Noonan. This is followed by the poroporoaki led by...

Tags: 2010s, activism, intersex, takataapui, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Gay Liberation

Gay LiberationAlison talks about the Gay Liberation movement in New Zealand...

Tags: 1970s, activism, gay liberation movement, homosexual law reform, human rights...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Rainbow taonga at Te Papa (2019)

Rainbow taonga at Te Papa (2019)Curator Stephanie Gibson talks about rainbow taonga held in the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa...

Tags: 1990s, fa'afafine, intersex, non-binary, takataapui, transgender...

Published: August 2019

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Dangerous Desires

Dangerous DesiresAudio from the session: Dangerous Desires. In the past, LGBTQI readers had to search for sexual information in...

Tags: asexual, bisexual, butch, gay, intersex, lesbian...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Shaughan Woodcock

Shaughan WoodcockShaughan talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2010s, arts, auckland, drag, performance, theatre...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Yarn bombing

Yarn bombingWe learn about yarn bombing during Wellington's Pride Festival...

Tags: 2010s, activism, bike stand, church, earthquake, queer...

Published: March 2019

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Solidarity with Orlando Candlelight Vigil

Solidarity with Orlando Candlelight VigilSolidarity with Orlando Candlelight Vigil, held at Frank Kitts park - 6pm on 13 June 2016. The...

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

Published: June 2016

Found in: Orlando mass shooting

Session 7

Session 7Audio from the session: Trans representation in the media. Mainstream media representations of trans* folk are often objectifying...

Tags: courts, drag, employment, internet, law, maori...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Gareth Watkins

Gareth Watkins

Tags: 1990s, arts, images online, photography, visual arts, wellington...

Published: 2010

Found in: Gallery

Third reading of the Bill

Third reading of the BillAudio from the third reading of the Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by...

Tags: 2010s, children, family, human rights, lesbian, parents...

Published: April 2014

Found in: Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill

A Place to Stand

A Place to StandMP Jan Logie's speech in Parliament on 14 February 2018 during the General Debate. Jan pays tribute...

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

Published: February 2018

Found in: Issues

Documentary

DocumentaryAs part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office...

Tags: 2010s, amy adams, chris carter, elizabeth kerekere, parliament, rainbow room (...

Published: 2019

Found in: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Michael Sanders

Michael SandersMichael talks about being one of the choreographers for the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

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

Published: April 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Ramon Vorkauf

Ramon VorkaufRamon Vorkauf from Australia talks about attending the human rights conference...

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

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Rainbow Pasefika 2020

Rainbow Pasefika 2020Audio from the Rainbow Pasefika 2020 event, held at Wellington Museum on 29 February 2020 during Wellington's Pride...

Tags: 2000s, 2020s, fa'afafine, mahu, takataapui, whakawahine...

Published: February 2020

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2020

Group 1

Group 1A group of young people in Nelson talk about growing up, school and Queer Straight Alliances (QSA)...

Tags: bullying, children, documentary, education, equality, gender...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

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

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

Geovana Peres

Geovana PeresBoxer Geovana Peres talks to Benji Watt about winning the New Zealand National (NZNBF Version) Light Heavyweight title...

Tags: 2010s, boxing, coming out, confidence, friends, lesbian...

Published: May 2017

Found in: People

Steve Farrow

Steve FarrowSteve talks about being one of the stage managers for the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, arts, auckland, performance, theatre...

Published: June 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Confessions of a Drag Queen

Confessions of a Drag QueenRicky Burjac talks about Confessions of a Drag Queen...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, drag, gay, performance, theatre...

Published: December 2010

Found in: Arts and Media

Ruth Busch

Ruth BuschRuth talks about her early years in the Bronx, growing up in a Holocaust surviving family, coming out...

Tags: abuse, activism, adoption, ageing, children, civil rights...

Published: February 2013

Found in: People