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Alison Laurie - Bigot Busters rally

Alison Laurie - Bigot Busters rallyAlison Laurie addresses the Bigot Busters rally held at the Wellington Town Hall on 21 May 1985...

Tags: 1980s, activism, gay liberation movement, homosexual law reform, human rights...

Published: May 1985

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Wellington Town Hall

Wellington Town HallThe Town Hall has hosted numerous artistic, political and celebratory events to do with rainbow communities. In 2011...

Tags: 1980s, activism, homosexual law reform, lesbian, meetings, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Anne Perry

Anne PerryJoanne Drayton discusses her biography of crime writer Anne Perry, better known in New Zealand as the convicted...

Tags: 1950s, 2010s, courts, crime, feminism, lesbian...

Published: September 2012

Found in: People

Wellington International Pride Parade 2019

Wellington International Pride Parade 2019Audio from the Wellington International Pride Parade held in May 2019. The parade was originally meant to...

Tags: bisexual, events, gay, heterosexual, homosexual, lesbian...

Published: May 2019

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Launch of the Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Launch of the Wellington Pride Festival 2019Audio from the launch of the Wellington Pride Festival, held at Thistle Hall on 8 March 2019. 0006...

Tags: 2010s, accessibility, bisexual flag, civil unions, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2019

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

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

Steve Lawrence

Steve LawrenceSteve talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: drag, performance, queen of the whole universe, steve lawrence, theatre...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Rex Halliday

Rex HallidayRex talks about growing up in New Plymouth, the Gay Liberation movement, early HIV AIDS prevention programmes and...

Tags: activism, coming out, community, drugs, family, gay liberation movement...

Published: April 2013

Found in: People

Sian Torrington

Sian TorringtonSian Torrington, curator of the Topp Twins exhibition, talks about the process of developing the exhibition at Te...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, activism, butch, lesbian, queer...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Arts and Media

QWU documentary

QWU documentaryA documentary that follows participants in the last Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant. More interviews with...

Tags: arts, auckland, drag, performance, photography, theatre...

Published: July 2012

Found in: Documentary

Rachel Hoskin

Rachel HoskinRachel Hoskin talks about Butch: A Photographic Exploration, a social project of reaction to Butch women. The...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, butch, femme, soft butch, wahine toa...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Arts and Media

Jules and Ness

Jules and NessJules Lovelock and Ness Simons talk about film-making and what makes a queer film...

Tags: arts, creativity, crowd sourcing, film, funding, identity...

Published: August 2013

Found in: Arts and Media

Graeme Kane

Graeme KaneGraeme Kane from Australia talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), australia, graeme kane, human rights, men...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Trans* hui report-back

Trans* hui report-backAudio from the Trans* pre-conference hui report-back. The hui was held at Preservatorium Cafe and Cannery, Te...

Tags: bisexual, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, intersex, queer, trans...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Launch of Carmens traffic light

Launch of Carmens traffic lightAudio from the launch of Carmen's traffic light, which can be seen on the corner of Ghuznee and...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, abortion, takataapui, trans, transgender...

Published: August 2016

Found in: Carmen Rupe

LAGANZ

LAGANZRoger Swanson talks about the history and purpose of LAGANZ - The Lesbian and Gay Archives of New...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, archives, gay liberation movement, history, transcript online...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Huhana Hickey

Huhana HickeyHuhana Hickey from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, activism, asia pacific outgames (2011), disability, human rights, welli...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Green

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

Tags: 1970s, bisexual, lesbian, takataapui, transcript online, video online...

Published: 2010

Found in: Rainbow Touchstones

Tiwhanawhana celebrates Matariki

Tiwhanawhana celebrates MatarikiTiwhanawhana Celebrates Matariki Audio from the Tiwhanawhana Celebrates Matariki event held at the National Library of New Zealand...

Tags: 2010s, colonialism, colonisation, femininity, takataapui, transgender...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Events

Katija Vlatkovich

Katija VlatkovichKatija talks about growing up, working with Rainbow Youth and organizing Proud Mary...

Tags: activism, coming out, family, music, performance, youth...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference

Session 5

Session 5Audio from the session: Class panel - social stigma, mental health and institutionalisation. Participants include Hana Plant, Nic...

Tags: abuse, assimilation, bipolar disorder, class, crime, depression...

Published: June 2013

Found in: C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013

Taj Mahal Toilet

Taj Mahal ToiletThe public toilet opened in 1929 and was part of the regular beat [for anonymous sex]. The site...

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

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Part 2 (20 November 1985)

Part 2 (20 November 1985)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 20 November...

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

Published: November 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Counting Ourselves

Counting OurselvesAudio from the Wellington launch of Counting Ourselves held at the Newtown Community and Cultural Centre on 16...

Tags: 2010s, human rights, non-binary, research, trans, transgender...

Published: November 2019

Found in: Trans Awareness Week 2019

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

Kevin Jensen

Kevin JensenKevin reflects on taking the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt into the community, and designing the quilt website...

Tags: 1990s, 2010s, education, hiv/aids, school...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

Criminal cases

Criminal casesAlison highlights some queer-related criminal cases in New Zealand...

Tags: 1950s, courts, crime, hate crime, homophobia, transcript online...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Participants

ParticipantsConnor talks to Shift hui participants. The hui ran from the 16 - 19 April 2015 at...

Tags: aromantic, asexual, biromantic, bisexual, fa'afafine, fakaleiti...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Shift hui (2015)

David Hindley

David HindleyDavid talks about his photography during the period of homosexual law reform (1985/86)...

Tags: 1980s, homosexual law reform, human rights, images online, media, photography...

Published: June 2011

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Jonathan Smith

Jonathan SmithJonathan talks about growing up and creating, and running the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: arts, drag, hiv/aids, performance, profile, relationships...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference