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Ralph Knowles

Ralph KnowlesRalph remembers the Dunedin beats of the 1950s, and being involved in the campaigns for homosexual law reform...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, 1980s, activism, anonymous sex, gay...

Published: December 2011

Found in: Ralph Knowles

Jonathan Smith

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

Tags: arts, drag, hiv and aids, performance, profile, relationships...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference

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

National news

National newsA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: National news...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Crystal and Harriet

Crystal and HarrietCrystal and Harriet talk about identity and relationships...

Tags: adoption, children, coming out, community, education, employment...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

Te Aro Park

Te Aro ParkThe park has been the gathering point for many rallies and protests. In the mid-1980s it was the...

Tags: 1980s, activism, homosexual law reform, lesbian, queer, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Zoe

ZoeZoe talks about school life, identity and sumo wrestling in Russia...

Tags: 2010s, acceptance, basketball, bouncer, butch, transcript online...

Published: March 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Sian Torrington

Sian TorringtonSian Torrington, curator of the Topp Twins exhibition, talks about the process of developing the exhibition at Te...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, activism, butch, lesbian, queer...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Arts and Media

Vaughans getting married

Vaughans getting marriedVaughan shares his thoughts on his upcoming marriage to Shane...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, christianity, church, civil unions, gay...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Marriage Equality

Maggie Munford

Maggie MunfordMaggie talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, auckland, drag, new zealand aids foundation, performance...

Published: June 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

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

Reflections on Church and State (Auckland)

Reflections on Church and State (Auckland)Audio from a marriage equality discussion held at St-Matthew-in-the-City on 22 November 2012. Clay Nelson, Boris Dittrich, Louisa...

Tags: 2010s, age of consent, celebrant, church, civil unions, equality...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

QWU documentary

QWU documentaryA documentary that follows participants in the last Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant. More interviews with...

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

Published: July 2012

Found in: Documentary

Session 5

Session 5Audio from the session: Invisible sexualities within queer communities. New Zealand is getting used to gay and lesbian...

Tags: biphobia, coming out, fluidity, health, hiv and aids, identity...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Jan and Ruth

Jan and RuthJan and Ruth talk about their backgrounds, careers and ageing together...

Tags: 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, asexual, butch, lesbian...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Relationships

Rachel Hoskin

Rachel HoskinRachel Hoskin talks about Butch: A Photographic Exploration, a social project of reaction to Butch women. The...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, butch, femme, soft butch, wahine toa...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Arts and Media

Sian Torrington

Sian TorringtonSian talks about the art project We Don't Have To Be The Building which focuses on lesbian, bi-sexual...

Tags: bisexual, butch, femme, gay, lesbian, queer...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

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

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

Elizabeth Kerekere

Elizabeth KerekereElizabeth Kerekere delivers a keynote presentation. Elizabeth is introduced by Kevin Hague...

Tags: 2010s, activism, growing up, lesbian, takataapui, transcript online...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Christina

ChristinaChristina talks about growing up and living in Dunedin...

Tags: bullying, children, dating, design, family, film...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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

Reflections on Church and State

Reflections on Church and StateAudio from a marriage equality discussion held at St Andrew's on the Terrace on 7 November 2012. Rev...

Tags: 2010s, civil unions, discrimination, equality, homosexual law reform, human ri...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality