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Hagley Park killing

Hagley Park killingAlison talks about the killing of Charles Aberhart in 1964. Aberhart had been cruising in Hagley Park when...

Tags: 1960s, beats, courts, crime, gay, transcript online...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Video of quilt panels

Video of quilt panelsA short video highlighting some of the panels on the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, aids memorial quilt, aotearoa new zealand, hiv/aids, video onlin...

Published: June 2010

Found in: AIDS Memorial Quilt

Christina

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

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

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Events

EventsA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Events...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Now and Then

Now and ThenAudio from the session: Now and Then. A mash-up of readings of new voices and established writers noted...

Tags: 1960s, 1970s, gay, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Pardon Me Alan Turing

Pardon Me Alan TuringWriter Stephen Lunt talks about the play Pardon Me Alan Turing. The play runs at Bats Theatre...

Tags: 1940s, 2010s, chemical castration, computer science, historic convictions, hom...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

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

Launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019

Launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019Audio from the launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019. The event was held at the National...

Tags: bisexual, butch, gay, intersex, lesbian, trans...

Published: August 2018

Found in: ILGA World Conference 2019

Lana Lawless

Lana LawlessLana talks about growing up, transitioning and becoming the 2008 women's world long drive golf champion. Lana was...

Tags: coming out, courts, family, gender identity, human rights, law...

Published: June 2012

Found in: People

Zac

ZacZac talks about identifying as non-binary gender...

Tags: bullying, children, christianity, coming out, community, depression...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Hamish Allardice

Hamish AllardiceHamish talks about being bullied at school, abuse, addiction and recovery. The AIDS Memorial Quilt panel for Rudi...

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

Published: February 2015

Found in: People

Spencer

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

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

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

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

Lynley

LynleyLynley talks about growing up in the 1960s, cricket, ballroom dancing, marriage and coming out...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, 2010s, butch, lesbian, transcript online...

Published: March 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Max Tweedie - Director of Auckland Pride

Max Tweedie - Director of Auckland PrideMax Tweedie talks about becoming the new Director of Auckland Pride. This interview was recorded a month...

Tags: 2010s, intersex, non-binary, queer, trans, transgender...

Published: May 2019

Found in: Auckland Pride Festival 2020

Enough is Enough (2004)

Enough is Enough (2004)MP Georgina Beyer confronts Destiny Church followers on the steps of Parliament during the Enough is Enough march...

Tags: 2000s, civil unions, hate, march, member of parliament, parliament...

Published: August 2004

Found in: Events

Georgina Beyer - significant legislation

Georgina Beyer - significant legislationGeorgina Beyer reflects on some of the significant legislation passed during her time in Parliament: the Prostitution Reform...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, 2000s, 2010s, transcript online, transgender...

Published: January 2013

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Peter and partner

Peter and partnerPeter and partner reflect on life before homosexual law reform, their civil union and attending Out in the...

Tags: 1960s, 1980s, 2000s, 2010s, adoption, ageing...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Out in the Park participants

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

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

New Zealand writing

New Zealand writingA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: New Zealand writing...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Yellow

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

Tags: 1990s, depression, gender identity, transcript online, transgender, video onli...

Published: 2010

Found in: Rainbow Touchstones

Steve McVey

Steve McVeySteve talks about his photography and latest project Lost...

Tags: arts, boarding school, bullying, coming out, creativity, diversity...

Published: March 2014

Found in: People

Politics and religion

Politics and religionA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Politics and religion...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

John Jakeman - hairdressing

John Jakeman - hairdressingJohn Jakeman talks about his career as a hairdresser - in Wellington, London and Europe, from the 1960s...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, abdication, gay...

Published: May 2017

Found in: John Jakeman

Rachel Hoskin

Rachel HoskinRachel Hoskin talks about Butch: A Photographic Exploration, a social project of reaction to Butch women. The...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, butch, femme, soft butch, wahine toa...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Arts and Media

Stephanie Gibson

Stephanie GibsonHistory curator Stephanie Gibson talks about the process of Te Papa becoming the guardian of the New Zealand...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, hiv/aids, wellington...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

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

Intergenerational talk

Intergenerational talkAudio from an intergenerational queer women-focused talk held at the Charlotte Museum in 2010...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, elders, intergenerational, lesbian, youth...

Published: 2010

Found in: Events

The Balcony

The BalconyWe begin the walk tour at Carmen Rupe's Le Balcon - a cabaret nightclub on the corner of...

Tags: 1970s, cabaret, drag, entertainment, transgender, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront