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Parker and Hulme murder case

Parker and Hulme murder caseAlison talks about the Parker and Hulme murder case from 1954, where the two teenage friends murdered Parker's...

Tags: 1950s, christchurch, courts, crime, law, transcript online...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

LAGANZ

LAGANZRoger Swanson talks about the history and purpose of LAGANZ - The Lesbian and Gay Archives of New...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, archives, gay liberation movement, history, transcript online...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Spencer

SpencerSpencer talks about identifying as butch and gender queer...

Tags: anxiety, butch, coming out, community, depression, education...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

Ron New

Ron NewRon talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2000s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, drag, performance, theatre...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Bill Logan

Bill LoganBill talks about growing up, being an activist and his role in homosexual law reform...

Tags: activism, gay, gay liberation movement, homosexual law reform, human rights, t...

Published: February 2010

Found in: People

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

Reflecting on HLR30 Hands On

Reflecting on HLR30 Hands OnCreek reflects on HLR30 Hands On - a massage event for 'activists, survivors and veterans' of homosexual law...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender...

Published: May 2016

Found in: HLR30 Hands On

Carmen Rupe interview (1991)

Carmen Rupe interview (1991)Jack Body interviews Carmen Rupe about her life. The recording was made at Carmen's apartment in Kings...

Tags: 1970s, 1990s, alcohol and drug abuse, kamp, transexual, transgender...

Published: 1991

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Charles Chauvel

Charles ChauvelCharles Chauvel from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: 2000s, bullying, civil unions, dignity, gay, transgender...

Published: October 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

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

Gareth Watkins

Gareth WatkinsGareth is a photographer based in Welington, New Zealand who has published three photography books. He...

Tags: 1990s, arts, images online, photography, visual arts, wellington...

Published: 2010

Found in: Gallery

Taj Mahal Toilet

Taj Mahal ToiletThe public toilet opened in 1929 and was part of the regular beat [for anonymous sex]. The site...

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

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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

Wellington waterfront

Wellington waterfrontTake a self-guided circular 1-hour walk tour around the Wellington waterfront and discover some historic rainbow locations. Most...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, walk tour, walking, wellington...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Walk Tours

Dusty

DustyDusty talks about growing up and being out in Dunedin...

Tags: bullying, camp, children, coming out, community, denial...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Out in the carPark

Out in the carParkParticipants, stall-holders and the public talk about attending the Love Parade and Out in the carPark. 0:00:05 -...

Tags: bisexual, gay, intersex, lesbian, queer, takataapui...

Published: March 2015

Found in: Events

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

Red

RedStephen talks about growing up and dealing with depression...

Tags: 1990s, coming out, depression, gay, transcript online, video online...

Published: 2010

Found in: Rainbow Touchstones

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

Meg Torwl

Meg TorwlMeg, a multidisciplinary artist, talks about her life and creative process. You can view some of Meg's photography...

Tags: abuse, ageing, ageism, arts, civil rights, colonisation...

Published: March 2013

Found in: People

Speaking Out Proud

Speaking Out ProudAudio from the plenary session: Speaking Out Proud. The New Zealand Human Rights Commission held a moderated 'open...

Tags: bisexual, gay, intersex, lesbian, queer, takataapui...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Love Life Fono 6

Love Life Fono 6It can't be presumed that all Oceania LGBTIQ people are navigating toward the same destination. We are...

Tags: 2010s, branding, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, trans*, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Second reading of the Bill

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

Tags: bisexual, gay, historic convictions, homosexual, intersex, trans*...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Historic Convictions

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

Torfrida and Ali

Torfrida and AliTorfrida and Ali talk about the lesbian scene in Canterbury in the 1980s and their personal journeys...

Tags: activism, ageing, butch, climate change, community, dance...

Published: November 2013

Found in: People

Frank Kitts Park Lagoon

Frank Kitts Park LagoonIn the 1990s the lagoon was the site for Beacons of Hope - a memorial ceremony for those...

Tags: 1990s, aotearoa new zealand, frank kitts park lagoon (wellington), hiv and aid...

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

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

Part 1

Part 1Audio from the session: The Book That Turned the Light On. In a past of illegality and stigma...

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

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Bruce Kilmister

Bruce KilmisterBruce talks about his childhood, the early years of HIV in New Zealand, the NZ AIDS Foundation, Hero...

Tags: 1950s, 1980s, addiction, azt, church, gay...

Published: June 2013

Found in: People