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Gerry Masters

Gerry MastersGerry talks about being one of the boys in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, arts, auckland, performance, theatre...

Published: June 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

David Inglis

David InglisDavid talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

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

Published: April 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Part 1 (9 October 1985)

Part 1 (9 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 October...

Tags: 1980s, child molestation, equality, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosex...

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

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

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

Skye

SkyeSkye talks about identifying as transmasculine and living in Christchurch...

Tags: activism, coming out, community, employment, equality, family...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Hikoi to Out in the Park

Hikoi to Out in the ParkAudio from the hikoi to Out in the Park. The hikoi began in Civic Square and walked around...

Tags: 2010s, craftivism, knitting, moment of silence, school, youth...

Published: February 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Meg Torwl

Meg TorwlMeg Torwl, of Celtic ancestry, grew up in rural Aoteroa/New Zealand and resided in the Pacific Northwest from...

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

Published: 2010

Found in: Gallery

During These Days (video)

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

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, choirs, community, composition, video online...

Published: June 2016

Found in: The Glamaphones

Wellington Town Hall

Wellington Town HallThe Town Hall has hosted numerous artistic, political and celebratory events to do with rainbow communities. In 2011...

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

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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

Kaleb

KalebKaleb talks about School's Out, OuterSpaces, Tranzform and Naming New Zealand...

Tags: asexual, gay, gender neutral, lesbian, pansexual, queer...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Out in the Park participants

Anne Perry

Anne PerryJoanne Drayton discusses her biography of crime writer Anne Perry, better known in New Zealand as the convicted...

Tags: 1950s, 2010s, courts, crime, feminism, lesbian...

Published: September 2012

Found in: People

Session 1

Session 1Audio from the session: Indigenous feminisms and social movements. Participants include Marama Davidson and Shasha Ali...

Tags: activism, anarchism, family, fear, feminism, indigenous peoples...

Published: June 2013

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

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

Rainbow Youth

Rainbow YouthThomas Hamilton and Sam Shore talk about the history and aims of Rainbow Youth in Auckland...

Tags: 1980s, auckland, organisation, support, transcript online, youth...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Nicki and Megan

Nicki and MeganNicki and Megan reflect on the quilt panel they made for Robin - Nicki's brother. The recording...

Tags: 1990s, 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, hiv/aids, museum of new zealand te papa to...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

Remembering Carmen Rupe

Remembering Carmen RupeAudio from people remembering Carmen after the powhiri gifting of her taonga (cultural treasures) to Te Papa -...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, abuse, takataapui, transexual, transgender...

Published: November 2013

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Welcome to Te Manawa Museum

Welcome to Te Manawa MuseumAudio from the welcoming ceremony for the Manawatu Lesbian and Gay Rights Association (MALGRA) to Te Manawa Museum...

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

Published: July 2017

Found in: MALGRA

Annabel

AnnabelAnnabel talks about coming out as a lesbian...

Tags: catholic school, coming out, community, education, femme, film...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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

In the Rainbow

In the RainbowRose McMahon (series creator) and Holly McMahon (writer) talk about the seven-part series In the Rainbow, produced...

Tags: 2010s, bisexual, gay, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: July 2019

Found in: Arts and Media

Mo

MoMo talks about growing up in Kaitaia, being a Diversity Liaison Officer with the New Zealand Police and...

Tags: 2010s, acceptance, accomodation, buddhism, butch, transcript online...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Katija Vlatkovich

Katija VlatkovichKatija talks about growing up, working with Rainbow Youth and organizing Proud Mary...

Tags: activism, coming out, family, music, performance, youth...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference

Wei

WeiWei talks about identifying as bigender and queer...

Tags: activism, children, civil unions, coming out, community, discrimination...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Prue Hyman

Prue HymanPrue takes Jac Lynch through a personal archive of newspaper articles, letters and submissions made in support of...

Tags: androgynous, butch femme, intersex, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: November 2015

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Part 1

Part 1Part 1 of an honours evening which celebrated people who have made outstanding contributions to the queer and...

Tags: 2010s, awards, community, honours, karakia, recognition...

Published: February 2015

Found in: Events

Introduction (8 March 1985)

Introduction (8 March 1985)Audio from the introduction and first reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill in Parliament, 8 March 1985...

Tags: 1980s, activism, adoption, gay, heterosexual, homosexual...

Published: March 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Teenage Years

Teenage YearsAudio from the session: Teenage Years. To set the scene, Chrys Jones and her friend Aleisha Parkinson give...

Tags: 1880s, androgynous, gay, homosexual, lesbian, queer...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Ursula Bethell

Ursula BethellAlison talks about the New Zealand poet Ursula Bethell...

Tags: 1870s, arts, christchurch, lesbian, transcript online, writing...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101