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Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson (1)

Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson (1)Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson from New Zealand talk about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: elder issues, elders, health, human rights, relationships, retirement...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Counting Ourselves

Counting OurselvesAudio from the Wellington launch of Counting Ourselves held at the Newtown Community and Cultural Centre on 16...

Tags: 2010s, human rights, non-binary, research, trans, transgender...

Published: November 2019

Found in: Trans Awareness Week 2019

Paul Diamond

Paul DiamondPaul talks about his careers as a writer, journalist and historian...

Tags: archives, coming out, media, profile, wellington, writing...

Published: February 2010

Found in: People

Committee of the Whole House (2 April 1986)

Committee of the Whole House (2 April 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 2 April...

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

Published: April 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Pride Parade

Pride ParadeAudio from the Wellington Pride Parade, held along Wellington's waterfront on 12 March 2016. A very special...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, ballet, drag, drag kings, hiv/aids...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

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

A Rainbow in the Village

A Rainbow in the VillageOrganisers, participants and spectators talk about the world's (unofficial) shortest pride parade - held during Paekakariki's annual pride...

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

Published: October 2019

Found in: Events

Rob Lake

Rob LakeRob talks about activism during homosexual law reform and early responses to HIV AIDS in Wellington...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, gay, lesbian, queer...

Published: November 2015

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Session 6

Session 6Audio from the session: Takaktāpui perspectives. Historically Māori society was based on sexual diversity and acceptance of difference...

Tags: christianity, colonisation, diversity, identity, maori, sexuality...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

The Opera House

The Opera HouseAlley - Jack Body's opera about Rewi Alley premiered at the Opera House in 1998. The theatre has...

Tags: 1990s, arts, drag, gay, makeup, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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

Anna

AnnaAnna talks about living in Nelson and being attracted to women...

Tags: activism, adoption, books, children, civil unions, clothing...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

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

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

Whakarongo: Pride, ILGA World and beyond

Whakarongo: Pride, ILGA World and beyondInterviews with participants from the community hui: Whakarongo - Pride, ILGA World and beyond. The hui was...

Tags: events, femme, gay, lesbian, takataapui, trans...

Published: January 2019

Found in: Events

Stacey

StaceyStacey talks about identifying as gender fluid...

Tags: bullying, coming out, employment, equality, family, gender...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Rainbow taonga at Te Papa

Rainbow taonga at Te PapaHistory curators Stephanie Gibson and Lynette Townsend showcase some of the many rainbow taonga held in the Museum...

Tags: bisexual, fa'afafine, gay, lesbian, takataapui, transgender...

Published: August 2016

Found in: Groups and Organisations

William Spurlin

William SpurlinAudio from Prof. William Spurlin's talk: What we know from the historical record - the persecution of lesbians...

Tags: 1910s, 1920s, gay, homosexual, lesbian, queer...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Glenda

GlendaGlenda talks about growing up in a single-parent household in the 1950s, homosexual law reform and identifying as...

Tags: 1920s, 1950s, 2010s, butch, lesbian, queer...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Gay BC (12 July 1986)

Gay BC (12 July 1986)Gay BC (Broadcasting Collective) was a community radio programme that broadcast weekly on Wellington's Access Radio from 1985...

Tags: 1980s, activism, gay, gay liberation movement, homosexual law reform, transcri...

Published: July 1986

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Circa Theatre

Circa TheatreIn 2014 the production Rita and Douglas was performed here by Jennifer Ward-Lealand and pianist Michael Houstoun. It...

Tags: 1910s, gay, lesbian, relationships, video online, walk tour...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Poutokomanawa opening night

Poutokomanawa opening nightAudio from the opening night of Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation. The exhibition runs from 20 September...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, takataapui, trans, transexual, transgender...

Published: September 2019

Found in: Poutokomanawa exhibition

Conference Preview

Conference PreviewConference Chair Rawa Karetai previews the upcoming Marriage Equality Conference, held in Wellington 30 November - 2 December...

Tags: 2010s, activism, adoption, civil unions, community, queer...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

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

Session 12

Session 12Audio from the session: Gender and Prisons. Prisons have long been used as a way to confine, control...

Tags: activism, capitalism, community, depression, discrimination, drugs...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Johnny Givins

Johnny GivinsJohnny talks about growing up, producing the television series Queer Nation and documenting the Hero parades...

Tags: 1960s, gay, media, performance, profile, television...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference

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

Laws and Customs

Laws and CustomsAudio from the workshop: Laws and customs in relation to sexual orientation and gender identity in Oceania. The...

Tags: akava'ine, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, homosexual, lesbian, trans...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

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

A Place to Stand

A Place to StandMP Jan Logie's speech in Parliament on 14 February 2018 during the General Debate. Jan pays tribute...

Tags: 2010s, affirmation, lesbian, queer, trans, transgender...

Published: February 2018

Found in: Issues