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The Women's Bookshop

The Women's BookshopCarole Beu talks about establishing The Women's Bookshop - an independent bookshop which opened in Auckland in 1989...

Tags: books, community, cooking, counselling, family, feminism...

Published: June 2013

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Session 8

Session 8Audio from the session: Invisible sexualities within queer communities. While the passing of marriage rights for same-sex couples...

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

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial 2017

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial 2017Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 21 May...

Tags: bisexual, gay, heterosexual, trans*, transgender, whakawahine...

Published: May 2017

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

Against Equality

Against EqualityAudio from Ryan Conrad's community presentation. The discussion was held at 17 Tory Street, Wellington on 1 March...

Tags: activism, anti-capitalism, anti-profit, archives, arts, assimilation...

Published: March 2015

Found in: Events

Participants (part 2)

Participants (part 2)Rowan Moulder talks to participants at Shift hui 2016. More participant interviews can be heard in part...

Tags: agender, asexual, cisgender, femme, gay, lesbian...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

True stories

True storiesA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: True stories...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, gaynz.com, internet, media...

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Courtenay Place Mens Toilet

Courtenay Place Mens ToiletBuilt in 1911, the underground public toilet was part of the regular beat [for anonymous sex]. The...

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

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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), hiv and...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

Rainbow Election Forum

Rainbow Election ForumOn 22 August 2017 Rainbow Wellington hosted a rainbow election forum at St Andrew's on the Terrace in...

Tags: 2010s, acceptance, bisexual, gay, takataapui, transgender...

Published: August 2017

Found in: Events

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2018)

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2018)Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 21 May...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, hiv and aids, homosexual...

Published: May 2018

Found in: HIV AIDS

Roy Ayling and Norman Gibson

Roy Ayling and Norman GibsonMiriam Saphira talks about her father Norman and his relationship with Roy. The two men met as...

Tags: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, homosexual, lesbian...

Published: February 2016

Found in: People

Jonathan Smith

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

Tags: auckland, drag, gay, performance, profile, wellington...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Joe

JoeJoe describes what it was like to go through the magnitude 7.1 and 6.3 earthquakes that struck Canterbury...

Tags: 2010s, anxiety, community, death, depression, transgender...

Published: May 2012

Found in: People

Ralph Knowles

Ralph KnowlesRalph talks about growing up and taking part in aversion therapy in the 1960s...

Tags: aversion therapy, coming out, health, mental health, mental illness, profile...

Published: December 2011

Found in: Ralph Knowles

Third reading of the Bill

Third reading of the BillAudio from the third reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. It was introduced into...

Tags: 2010s, adoption, children, civil rights, civil unions, takataapui...

Published: April 2013

Found in: Marriage Equality

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

Stacey

StaceyStacey talks about identifying as gender fluid...

Tags: bullying, coming out, employment, equality, family, gender...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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

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

Sailor

SailorExplore the iconic figure of the sailor in queer culture. The programme also looks at sexual activity...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, beats, cruising, icons, programme, sex...

Published: 1999

Found in: Documentary

Alex Taylor

Alex TaylorAlex talks about his life as a gay composer, and being part of the After Lilburn concert held...

Tags: 2010s, arts, bullying, coming out, gay, lesbian...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

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

Felix

FelixFelix talks about identifying as gender queer...

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

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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

Rev. Dr. Margaret Mayman

Rev. Dr. Margaret MaymanMargaret talks about religion and spirituality...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, lesbian, religion, spirituality, st andrew's on the terr...

Published: February 2010

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

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

Tony Smith

Tony SmithTony talks about being married with children and then coming out in his 50s...

Tags: ageing, arts, children, church, coming out, creativity...

Published: October 2013

Found in: People

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

Kathy Baldock

Kathy BaldockKathy Baldock, a straight Evangelical Christian LGBTI ally, talks about the current marriage equality debate in Australia, the...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, gay, lesbian, straight...

Published: September 2016

Found in: Religion and Spirituality