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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

Ian McKellen

Ian McKellenIan McKellen sends a message to the Marriage Equality Conference. The message was played during the first keynote...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, legislative council chamber (parliament), marriage, marr...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Paramount Theatre

Paramount TheatreThe Paramount has hosted the (mostly) annual OutTakes: A Reel Queer Film Festival since the mid 1990s. In...

Tags: 2010s, film, internet, lesbian, stereotypes, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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

Tasha

TashaTasha talks about powerlifting and acceptance in sport...

Tags: 1080 poison, 2010s, athletics, butch, cycling, transcript online...

Published: March 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

LILAC

LILACMaddy Drew and Carole Hicks talk about the history and activities of LILAC - the Lesbian Information, Library...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, archives, books, collective, lesbian...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Sam Orchard

Sam OrchardSam talks about growing up, comics and creativity...

Tags: arts, comics, coming out, creativity, difference, family...

Published: February 2013

Found in: People

Archives New Zealand

Archives New ZealandDonal Raethel, a senior archivist at Archives New Zealand, talks about some of the "wonderous treasures" held in...

Tags: gay, homosexual, lesbian, trans, transexual, transgender...

Published: October 2016

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Queer history panel discussion

Queer history panel discussionAudio from the panel discussion on queer history, held during the community event Queer History in the Making...

Tags: 2010s, activism, archives, blood donation, bullying, capitalism...

Published: September 2015

Found in: Queer History in the Making

Committee of the Whole House (16 April 1986)

Committee of the Whole House (16 April 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 16 April...

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

Published: April 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Auckland Pride Parade

Auckland Pride Parade2013 saw the first parade held in Auckland in over a decade. The parade also saw the...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, gay, lesbian, trans, transgender...

Published: February 2013

Found in: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

Julian Cook

Julian CookPride Festival Co-ordinator Julian Cook talks about some of the sixty events happening during the Auckland Pride Festival...

Tags: arts, burlesque, drag, event management, herstory, history...

Published: February 2013

Found in: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

Seamas Gormley

Seamas GormleySeamas talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, arts, auckland, drag, performance, theatre...

Published: July 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Katherine Mansfield

Katherine MansfieldAlison talks about writer Katherine Mansfield and her female lovers...

Tags: 1880s, arts, bisexual, lesbian, transcript online, writing...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

In the Rainbow

In the RainbowRose McMahon (series creator) and Holly McMahon (writer) talk about the seven-part series In the Rainbow, produced...

Tags: 2010s, bisexual, gay, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: July 2019

Found in: Arts and Media

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

First reading of the Bill

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

Tags: 1960s, 1980s, gay, homosexual, queer, transgender...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Historic Convictions

Iris Florence Peter Williams

Iris Florence Peter WilliamsJulie Glamuzina talks about her book Perfectly Natural: The audacious story of Iris Florence Peter Williams. The original...

Tags: 1940s, 2010s, archives, birth certificate, courts, transgender...

Published: October 2015

Found in: Arts and Media

Open mic sessions

Open mic sessionsAudio from the open mic sessions held during the community event Queer History in the Making, where individuals...

Tags: fa'afafine, gay, intersex, lesbian, queer, takataapui...

Published: September 2015

Found in: Queer History in the Making

Beyond Rainbows panel discussion

Beyond Rainbows panel discussionPanel members talk about the challenges of being a minority within rainbow communities. Unfortunately due to...

Tags: androgynous, butch, demisexual, fa'afafine, femme, gender fluid...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Shift hui (2015)

Bats Theatre

Bats TheatreBats Theatre has seen a variety of rainbow related productions including Confessions of a Drag Queen, Corner 4am...

Tags: 1990s, 2010s, crime, hate crime, murder, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Janette Kelly and Debora Lee

Janette Kelly and Debora LeeJanette Kelly and Debora Lee from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: education, human rights, parenting, school, teaching, wellington town hall...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

LBGTI+ education forum

LBGTI+ education forumAudio from the LBGTI+ education forum, held during Wellington's Pride festival at St Andrews on the Terrace on...

Tags: bisexual, homosexual, lesbian, trans, transgender, youth...

Published: February 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Carmen Rupe interview (1975)

Carmen Rupe interview (1975)Carmen Rupe is interviewed by 2ZM night host David Mahoney on 22 November 1975. The recording is part...

Tags: bisexual, external resource, gay, lesbian, trans, transexual...

Published: November 1975

Found in: Carmen Rupe

IDAHOBIT 2017

IDAHOBIT 2017Audio from the IDAHOBIT event held at Parliament. The panel presentation marked the International Day Against Homophobia...

Tags: bisexual, genderqueer, homosexual, intersex, takataapui, tangata ira tane...

Published: May 2017

Found in: Events

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

Hagley Park killing

Hagley Park killingAlison talks about the killing of Charles Aberhart in 1964. Aberhart had been cruising in Hagley Park when...

Tags: 1960s, beats, courts, crime, gay, transcript online...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

GALS - Gay and Lesbian Singers

GALS - Gay and Lesbian SingersCatherine Lee and Ashley Barratt talk about New Zealand's first LGBTI choir...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, arts, choirs, music, organisation, performance...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Our Stonewall

Our Stonewall2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City. The uprising, which began...

Tags: bisexual, gay, homosexual, queer, takataapui, trans...

Published: June 2019

Found in: Events

Q-topia and Forge

Q-topia and ForgeJoe talks about the Christchurch youth groups Q-topia and Forge...

Tags: 1990s, activism, coming out, depression, transcript online, transgender...

Published: May 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations