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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

Joleen Mataele

Joleen MataeleJoleen Mataele: sharing a life of an activist and an open transgender person M-F in a country that...

Tags: fakaleiti, intersex, lesbian, queer, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Nigel Studdart

Nigel StuddartNigel Studdart talks about the impact of losing his teaching position at Pompallier Catholic College during the Marriage...

Tags: 2010s, church, discrimination, employment, family, transcript online...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Ralph Knowles

Ralph KnowlesRalph Knowles talks about the early years of HIV/AIDS in Christchurch, and how he helped produce the first...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, beats, cruising, gay, transcript online...

Published: December 2011

Found in: HIV/AIDS

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 (nzaf), perf...

Published: June 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Session 13

Session 13Audio from the session: Imperialism, Nationalism and Queer Liberation. Western discourse often uses gay rights, women's rights, and...

Tags: activism, civil rights, civil unions, class, classism, colonisation...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Part 2 (9 October 1985)

Part 2 (9 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 October...

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

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Dont Leave Out the I

Dont Leave Out the IAudio from the workshop Don't Leave Out the I: Intersex issues in New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific...

Tags: cisgender, gender fluid, heterosexual, intersex, non-binary, queer...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Graeme Kane

Graeme KaneGraeme Kane from Australia talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), australia, graeme kane, human rights, men...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Flashback

FlashbackA short video highlighting some of the people and actions during homosexual law reform in Aotearoa New Zealand...

Tags: 1980s, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosexual law reform petition, salv...

Published: July 2015

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Fighting Homophobia

Fighting HomophobiaAudio from the second keynote panel discussion: Fighting Homophobia in Our Communities. Speakers include Bill Logan, Eileen...

Tags: activism, adoption, board of trustees, bullying, charter schools, civil unions...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Galathea: Into the Bush

Galathea: Into the BushHilary Penwarden talks to Ania Upstill about producing queer theatre and the upcoming production Galathea: Into the Bush...

Tags: asexual, bisexual, gay, heterosexual, homosexual, lesbian...

Published: November 2016

Found in: Arts and Media

Ann-Marie

Ann-MarieAnn-Marie talks about religion, a 19-year relationship and three commitment ceremonies...

Tags: 1960s, butch, femme, lesbian, non-binary, soft butch...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

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

A Refugee Among Refugees

A Refugee Among RefugeesEliana's case attracted international media attention after she was detained at Hong Kong International Airport's immigration facility for...

Tags: 2000s, intersex, lesbian, non-binary, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

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

Self care tactics for mental health

Self care tactics for mental healthA group chat from members of our communities, bringing a frank and honest discussion of experiences of mental...

Tags: 2010s, addiction, anxiety, back pain, befriending yourself, youth...

Published: April 2018

Found in: Shift hui (2018)

Courtenay Place Mens Toilet

Courtenay Place Mens ToiletBuilt in 1911, the underground public toilet was part of the regular beat [for anonymous sex]. The...

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

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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

Spectrum website (1996)

Spectrum website (1996)Kevin Jensen talks about creating one of the earliest rainbow websites originating from New Zealand. The website went...

Tags: 1990s, acceptance, access, bisexual, gay, heterosexual...

Published: May 2018

Found in: Arts and Media

Kevin Hague

Kevin HagueKevin Hague from the Green Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: adoption, civil unions, discrimination, gender identity, hiv/aids, homophobia...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Huhana Hickey

Huhana HickeyHuhana Hickey from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, activism, asia pacific outgames (2011), disability, human rights, welli...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Tiwhanawhana celebrates Matariki

Tiwhanawhana celebrates MatarikiTiwhanawhana Celebrates Matariki Audio from the Tiwhanawhana Celebrates Matariki event held at the National Library of New Zealand...

Tags: 2010s, colonialism, colonisation, femininity, takataapui, transgender...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Events

Part 1

Part 1Audio from the opening ceremony at Parliament: remembering the Homosexual Law Reform era - 30 years on. Note...

Tags: bisexual, gay, homosexual, lesbian, takataapui, trans...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Lesbian and Gay Fair (1986)

Lesbian and Gay Fair (1986)Images from the first Lesbian and Gay Fair in Wellington. The fair was held at Newtown School in 1986 and themed a fair for a fair law

Tags: 1980s, aotearoa new zealand, homosexual law reform, images online, newtown sch...

Published: 1986

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Will Hansen

Will HansenWill Hansen talks about what drives his passion for LGBTI rainbow history...

Tags: bisexual, gay, intersex, lesbian, non-binary, takataapui...

Published: September 2018

Found in: People

Andreas Derleth

Andreas DerlethAndreas talks about growing up, moving to New Zealand and winning Mr Gay New Zealand and Mr Gay...

Tags: coming out, community, depression, education, family, friends...

Published: September 2012

Found in: People

Downstage Theatre

Downstage TheatreDownstage Theatre has seen many rainbow related performances including Angels in America, Shopping and F**king, Boys in the...

Tags: 2010s, gay, theatre, video online, walk tour, walking...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Surviving and Thriving as an Activist

Surviving and Thriving as an ActivistAudio from the workshop: Surviving and Thriving as an Activist This workshop explored the challenges and opportunities of...

Tags: 2010s, activism, agile methodology, anger, intersex, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Part 1 (23 October 1985)

Part 1 (23 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 23 October...

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

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings