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Dana de Milo on Carmen Rupe

Dana de Milo on Carmen RupeDana talks about her friendship with Carmen, working at The Balcony and sex work in the 1970s. Dana...

Tags: 1960s, 1970s, art-a-rama, black magic, transexual, transgender...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Peter and partner

Peter and partnerPeter and partner reflect on life before homosexual law reform, their civil union and attending Out in the...

Tags: 1960s, 1980s, 2000s, 2010s, adoption, ageing...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Out in the Park participants

Stevei

SteveiStevei talks about identifying as wāhine toa, representing New Zealand in softball and creating art...

Tags: butch, fa'afafine, gay, lesbian, takataapui, transcript online...

Published: February 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

25th anniversary panel discussion

25th anniversary panel discussionFran Wilde, Alison Laurie and Bill Logan reflect on the campaign for homosexual law reform in the mid-1980s...

Tags: 2010s, activism, gay liberation movement, history, homosexual law reform, huma...

Published: March 2011

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Gareth Farr

Gareth FarrGareth Farr talks about composing During These Days for the 30th anniversary of homosexual law reform in 2016...

Tags: fa'afafine, fakaleiti, gay, historic convictions, homosexual law reform, queer...

Published: August 2017

Found in: People

Last Chance film evening discussion

Last Chance film evening discussionAudio from a discussion pre and post screening of Last Chance, a documentary that tells the stories of...

Tags: activism, asylum, convention refugee, discrimination, disown, drag...

Published: October 2014

Found in: Events

Orange

OrangeIvan talks about growing up in Malaysia and dealing with depression...

Tags: 1980s, coming out, depression, gay, transcript online, video online...

Published: 2010

Found in: Rainbow Touchstones

Worth checking out

Worth checking outA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Worth checking out...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

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

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

Preserving the Quilt

Preserving the QuiltTextile conservator Rachael Collinge and textile conservation volunteer Anne Williams talk about the process of preserving the quilt...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, archives, history, hiv/aids, legacy, preservation...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

St Peters church service (1967)

St Peters church service (1967)The Reverend Godfrey Wilson introduces a service reflecting on homosexuality. It was held at St Peter's church...

Tags: 1960s, acceptance, accomodation, gay, homosexual, queer...

Published: June 1967

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

Performance

PerformanceA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Performance...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Part 1

Part 1Audio from the opening ceremony at Parliament: remembering the Homosexual Law Reform era - 30 years on. Note...

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

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Julie Douglas and co

Julie Douglas and coJulie Douglas, Liz Robinson and Rob Haultain from New Zealand talk about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, julie douglas, unions, well...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Wendy Cunningham and Melanie Church

Wendy Cunningham and Melanie ChurchWendy and Melanie talk about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant as both a...

Tags: 2000s, auckland, drag, performance, queen of the whole universe, theatre...

Published: February 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Launch of the Rainbow Crossing

Launch of the Rainbow CrossingWellington's Rainbow Crossing is New Zealand's second rainbow pedestrian crossing. The launch date on 10 October 2019, was...

Tags: 2010s, asexual, bisexual, homosexual, lesbian, transgender...

Published: October 2018

Found in: Events

Ralph Knowles

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

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

Published: December 2011

Found in: Ralph Knowles

During These Days (audio)

During These Days (audio)A performance of During These Days, recorded during the final rehearsal before the world premiere (18 June 2016)...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, choirs, community, composition, homosexual law reform...

Published: June 2016

Found in: The Glamaphones

Audio preservation

Audio preservationJohn talks about preserving audio/visual material for the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco. John was responsible for...

Tags: activism, archives, community, gay liberation movement, history, hiv/aids...

Published: June 2012

Found in: Arts and Media

Steve McVey

Steve McVeySteve talks about his photography and latest project Lost...

Tags: arts, boarding school, bullying, coming out, creativity, diversity...

Published: March 2014

Found in: People

Body Positive

Body PositiveCharlie, Ron and Ngapoe talk about Body Positive - a group founded by and run for people living...

Tags: alcohol and drug abuse, counselling, depression, disclosure, education, family...

Published: July 2012

Found in: HIV/AIDS

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

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

Hall of fame

Hall of fameA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Hall of fame...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Jonathan OBrien

Jonathan OBrienJonathan O'Brien talks about growing up and doing drag...

Tags: 1990s, drag, gay, performance, profile, transcript online...

Published: September 2010

Found in: People

Youth and Womens hui report backs

Youth and Womens hui report backsReport backs from the youth pre-conference hui and the women's pre-conference hui, followed by Ros Noonan - patron...

Tags: aromantic, asexual, bisexual, cis female, cis male, gay...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Service for Virginia Burns

Service for Virginia BurnsAudio from the service to commemorate and celebrate the life of Virginia Burns (a.k.a Virginia Parker-Bowles). The...

Tags: butch femme, femme queen, gay, lesbian, queer, trans...

Published: June 2017

Found in: Events

Senthorun Raj (1)

Senthorun Raj (1)Senthorun Raj from Australia talks about attending the human rights conference...

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

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Hamish Allardice

Hamish AllardiceHamish talks about being bullied at school, abuse, addiction and recovery. The AIDS Memorial Quilt panel for Rudi...

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

Published: February 2015

Found in: People