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John Jakeman - hairdressing

John Jakeman - hairdressingJohn Jakeman talks about his career as a hairdresser - in Wellington, London and Europe, from the 1960s...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, abdication, gay...

Published: May 2017

Found in: John Jakeman

A Thousand Toilet Ladies

A Thousand Toilet LadiesWai Ho reads A Thousand Toilet Ladies. Wai's story placed second in the Asian Short Story competition 2012...

Tags: butch, cooking, ethnicity, family, food, transcript online...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Arts and Media

Brian Andrews and Matthew Hunt

Brian Andrews and Matthew HuntBrian talks about photographing the Queen of the Whole Universe and Matthew talks about performing in the...

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

Published: May 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

Kevin Hague

Kevin HagueKevin Hague from the Green Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: adoption, civil unions, discrimination, gender identity, hiv/aids, homophobia...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Spectrum website (1996)

Spectrum website (1996)Kevin Jensen talks about creating one of the earliest rainbow websites originating from New Zealand. The website went...

Tags: 1990s, acceptance, access, bisexual, gay, heterosexual...

Published: May 2018

Found in: Arts and Media

Session 12

Session 12Audio from the session: Gender and Prisons. Prisons have long been used as a way to confine, control...

Tags: activism, capitalism, community, depression, discrimination, drugs...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Art, Craft and the AIDS Crisis

Art, Craft and the AIDS CrisisAudio from the panel discussion Art, Craft and the AIDS Crisis held at the Dowse Art Museum, Lower...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2010s, gay, hiv/aids, homosexual...

Published: May 2018

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Lana Lawless

Lana LawlessLana talks about growing up, transitioning and becoming the 2008 women's world long drive golf champion. Lana was...

Tags: coming out, courts, family, gender identity, human rights, law...

Published: June 2012

Found in: People

Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson (2)

Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson (2)Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson from New Zealand talk about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: elder issues, elders, health, human rights, relationships, retirement...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

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

Andreas Derleth

Andreas DerlethAndreas talks about growing up, moving to New Zealand and winning Mr Gay New Zealand and Mr Gay...

Tags: coming out, community, depression, education, family, friends...

Published: September 2012

Found in: People

Mary-Anne McAllum

Mary-Anne McAllumMary-Anne McAllum from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: auckland, education, human rights, lesbian, research, school...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Emma and John Kelly

Emma and John KellyEmma and John talk about their daughter / father relationship...

Tags: children, civil unions, coming out, divorce, family, feminism...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Relationships

Part 3

Part 3Part 3 of an honours evening which celebrated people who have made outstanding contributions to the queer and...

Tags: 2010s, awards, community, honours, recognition, volunteer...

Published: February 2015

Found in: Events

Laws and Customs

Laws and CustomsAudio from the workshop: Laws and customs in relation to sexual orientation and gender identity in Oceania. The...

Tags: akava'ine, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, homosexual, lesbian, trans...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Phillip Peek

Phillip PeekPhillip Peek recalls working at the Sun sauna, a sex-on-site venue, in the mid-1970s and early 1980s and...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, abortion, gay, homosexual law reform, people...

Published: July 2018

Found in: People

Circa Theatre (Harris Street)

Circa Theatre (Harris Street)The corner of Harris Street and Jervois Quay is the former location of Circa Theatre. The Topp...

Tags: 1980s, circa theatre (wellington), performance, theatre, walk tour, walking...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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

Welby Ings on Sparrow

Welby Ings on SparrowWriter and director Welby Ings talks about his new short film Sparrow...

Tags: 1940s, 2010s, anzac day, gay, homosexual, takataapui...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Committee of the Whole House (25 March 1986)

Committee of the Whole House (25 March 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 25 March...

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

Published: March 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

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)

Felix

FelixFelix talks about identifying as gender queer...

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

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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

Isikeli Vulavou and Sulivenusi Waqa

Isikeli Vulavou and Sulivenusi WaqaIsikeli Vulavou and Sulivenusi Waqa from Fiji talk about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), fiji, human rights, isikeli vulavou, suli...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

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

David Inglis

David InglisDavid talks about being part of 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

Committee stage of the Bill

Committee stage of the BillAudio from the committee stage of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill...

Tags: 1980s, gay, historic convictions, homosexual, transexual, transgender...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Historic Convictions

Galathea: Into the Bush

Galathea: Into the BushHilary Penwarden talks to Ania Upstill about producing queer theatre and the upcoming production Galathea: Into the Bush...

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

Published: November 2016

Found in: Arts and Media

Miriam Saphira

Miriam SaphiraMiriam Saphira talks about growing up, being a writer and researcher, and establishing the Charlotte Museum. This podcast...

Tags: 1960s, activism, archives, coming out, growing up, lesbian...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference