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Brian Andrews and Matthew Hunt

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

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

Published: May 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

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

Des Smith and John Jolliff

Des Smith and John JolliffDes and John talk about their early lives, their relationship, homosexual law reform, the beginnings of HUG (Wellington)...

Tags: 1930s, 1970s, 1980s, 2000s, age of consent, gay...

Published: February 2013

Found in: Relationships

Surviving and Thriving as an Activist

Surviving and Thriving as an ActivistAudio from the workshop: Surviving and Thriving as an Activist This workshop explored the challenges and opportunities of...

Tags: 2010s, activism, agile methodology, anger, intersex, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Introduction and Opening

Introduction and OpeningKevin Haunui and Tiwhanawhana introduce and open the community event Queer History in the Making. The event...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, archives, community, history, wellington...

Published: September 2015

Found in: Queer History in the Making

Out in the Bay

Out in the BayEric Jansen talks about Out in the Bay - a weekly queer radio show in San Francisco...

Tags: 2000s, media, out in the bay, radio, san francisco, united states of america...

Published: June 2008

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Sunil Pant

Sunil PantSunil Pant delivers a keynote presentation. Sunil is introduced by Maryan Street. The presentation happened during the...

Tags: 2010s, activism, human rights, ilott theatre (wellington town hall), nepal, tr...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Overseas Passenger Terminal

Overseas Passenger TerminalThe terminal was the site of the first Devotion dance party in December 1991. Like Hero in...

Tags: 1990s, dance party, hiv/aids, video online, walk tour, walking...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Nigel Studdart

Nigel StuddartNigel Studdart talks about the impact of losing his teaching position at Pompallier Catholic College during the Marriage...

Tags: 2010s, church, discrimination, employment, family, transcript online...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Bisexual plenary

Bisexual plenaryAudio from the bisexual plenary, including the gameshow We Want It All. 0:00:07 - We Want It All...

Tags: 2010s, alcohol and drug abuse, biphobia, bisexual, bisexual erasure, gender fl...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Neon Rainbow

Neon RainbowA group of men reflect on drug and alcohol use in the gay community...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, alcohol and drug abuse, depression, gay, transcript online...

Published: 1999

Found in: Documentary

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

Miriam Saphira

Miriam SaphiraMiriam talks about establishing the Charlotte Museum Trust - a museum based in Auckland that collects and preserves...

Tags: activism, archives, arts, education, elders, feminism...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Part 2 (9 October 1985)

Part 2 (9 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 October...

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

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Des and John

Des and JohnAn interview with Des Smith and John Jolliff, recorded during the community event Queer History in the Making...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2010s, archives, bullying, community...

Published: September 2015

Found in: Queer History in the Making

David Hindley

David HindleyDavid Hindley, co-chair of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames reflects on the activities over the last week...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), david hindley, human rights...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Ricardo de Menezes

Ricardo de MenezesRicardo de Menezes from Canada talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), canada, human rights, ricardo de menezes...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

New Zealand writing

New Zealand writingA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: New Zealand writing...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Kevin Hague

Kevin HagueMP Kevin Hague talks about how we may possibly deal with historic convictions for consensual homosexual activity in...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2010s, gay, homosexual...

Published: September 2016

Found in: Historic Convictions

Glamaphone interviews

Glamaphone interviewsWe speak to members of The Glamaphones and co. before their concert at St. Andrew's on the Terrace...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, activism, anti-gay laws, archives, army...

Published: June 2016

Found in: The Glamaphones

Jacki Byrd

Jacki ByrdJacki talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2010s, auckland, drag, performance, queen of the whole universe, theatre...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Cole Hampton

Cole HamptonCole Hampton talks about growing up, creating Pamela Hancock, Pride, and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, 2020s, abuse, activism, gay...

Published: March 2020

Found in: Arts and Media

Session 6

Session 6Audio from the session: Desire as social currency and how desire is constructed around stigmatised and non-normative bodies...

Tags: de-transition, desexualisation, desire, fetishism, hate, identity...

Published: June 2013

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

St James Theatre

St James TheatreThe Topp Twins, Douglas Wright, Michael Parmenter have all performed at the St. James. The theatre is also...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, dance, grief, hiv/aids, 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

Wellington Pride Parade 2017

Wellington Pride Parade 2017Audio from the Wellington Pride Parade 2017. This was the first time in over two decades that a...

Tags: bisexual, gay, genderqueer, intersex, lesbian, non-binary...

Published: March 2017

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

Out in the Park opening

Out in the Park openingAudio from the opening of Out in the Park. The event took place on 24 February 2018 at...

Tags: 2010s, drag, member of parliament, parliament, pride precinct (wellington), wa...

Published: February 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

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/aids, homosexual...

Published: May 2018

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Shabeena Francis Saveri

Shabeena Francis SaveriShabeena Francis Saveri from India talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, india, transgender, welling...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Session 13

Session 13Audio from the session: Imperialism, Nationalism and Queer Liberation. Western discourse often uses gay rights, women's rights, and...

Tags: activism, civil rights, civil unions, class, classism, colonisation...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference