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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

David Hindley

David HindleyDavid talks about his photography during the period of homosexual law reform (1985/86)...

Tags: 1980s, homosexual law reform, human rights, images online, media, photography...

Published: June 2011

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Charlotte Museum

Charlotte MuseumMiriam Saphira and Jenny Rankine talk about the Charlotte Museum. The museum collects and preserves artefacts of...

Tags: 2000s, archives, auckland, history, lesbian, transcript online...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

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

Confessions of a Drag Queen

Confessions of a Drag QueenRicky Burjac talks about Confessions of a Drag Queen...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, drag, gay, performance, theatre...

Published: December 2010

Found in: Arts and Media

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

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

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

Civic Square

Civic SquareCivic Square has been the location for a number of large rainbow gatherings, particularly Out in the Square...

Tags: 2010s, civic square (wellington), marriage equality, video online, walk tour, ...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Sara

SaraSara talks about being confused about gender identity...

Tags: anxiety, camp, civil unions, coming out, community, counselling...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Paul

PaulPaul talks about growing up in Australia in the 1950s, sex work in New York City, cruising Rudolf...

Tags: 1940s, 1950s, bisexual, gay, homosexual, pansexual...

Published: April 2015

Found in: People

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

Tim Barnett

Tim BarnettTim Barnett talks about growing up in the United Kingdom; becoming Britain's "first professional homosexual"; moving to New...

Tags: 1960s, 1990s, 2000s, activism, adoption, gay...

Published: November 2013

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Angela King

Angela KingAngela King from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, education, human rights, school, teaching, wellington...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

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

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

Scott Johnston

Scott JohnstonScott talks about coming out in the 1980s and being one of the creators of the Hero parade...

Tags: arts, christianity, coming out, community, dance, death...

Published: May 2013

Found in: People

Rainbows in a Monochrome World

Rainbows in a Monochrome WorldNavigating the world as someone from rainbow communities brings with it many challenges, taking different forms for different...

Tags: agender, bisexual, cisgender, femme, gender fluid, non-binary...

Published: April 2017

Found in: Shift hui (2017)

Session 2

Session 2Audio from the session: Access and disability. How can we make queer spaces and activism more accessible? How...

Tags: accessibility, activism, autism, coming out, depression, disability...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Our communities

Our communitiesA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Our communities...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Benji Watt

Benji WattBenji talks about being the first openly gay boxing judge in New Zealand and his upcoming marriage...

Tags: 2010s, boxing, civil unions, community, gay, transgender...

Published: May 2015

Found in: People

Chris Gendall

Chris GendallChris Gendall talks about life as a composer and also pays tribute to Jack Body...

Tags: 2010s, aggression, closeted, community, composition, gay...

Published: June 2016

Found in: Arts and Media

John Fisher

John FisherJohn Fisher delivers a keynote presentation. John is introduced by Rosslyn Noonan...

Tags: 2010s, human rights, law, transcript online, wellington town hall, yogyakarta ...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Maryan Street

Maryan StreetMaryan Street from the Labour Party talks to Benji Watt about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: activism, blood donation, discrimination, family, gender identity, health...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

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

LGBTI* health plenary

LGBTI* health plenaryAudio from the LGBTI* health plenary with Elizabeth Kerekere and Jack Trolove. The session is introduced by...

Tags: butch, femme, takataapui, trans*, transexual, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Participants (part 2)

Participants (part 2)Rowan Moulder talks to participants at Shift hui 2016. More participant interviews can be heard in part...

Tags: agender, asexual, cisgender, femme, gay, lesbian...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

Vicki-Anne Heikell and Bronwyn Officer

Vicki-Anne Heikell and Bronwyn OfficerVicki-Anne and Bronwyn talk about various practical ideas for maintaining a personal or group archive. If you would...

Tags: archives, education, history, identity, legacy, library...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Christina

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

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

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Creek

CreekCreek talks about identifying as a butch female submissive transmasculine lesbian...

Tags: butch, femme, lesbian, queer, transcript online, transmasculine...

Published: March 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch