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The Red Ribbon

The Red RibbonA group of men reflect on why they wear the red ribbon...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, health, hiv/aids, mental health, programme, relationship...

Published: 1999

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Murray Riches

Murray RichesMurray Riches talks about his research project How Do We Make it Better. MP Jan Logie references the...

Tags: activism, alcohol and drug abuse, bullying, church, closeted, coming out...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Re-opening of the Rainbow Room

Re-opening of the Rainbow RoomAudio from the re-opening of the Rainbow Room at Parliament. The event also marked the New Zealand...

Tags: gay, historic convictions, lesbian, trans, transexual, transgender...

Published: May 2019

Found in: Parliaments Rainbow Room

Part 2

Part 2Audio from the opening ceremony at Parliament: remembering the Homosexual Law Reform era - 30 years on. Note...

Tags: agender, asexual, bisexual, demisexual, gay, gender fluid...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Mary-Anne McAllum

Mary-Anne McAllumMary-Anne McAllum from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: auckland, education, human rights, lesbian, research, school...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Miriam Saphira

Miriam SaphiraMiriam talks about establishing the Charlotte Museum Trust - a museum based in Auckland that collects and preserves...

Tags: activism, archives, arts, education, elders, feminism...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Faith forum

Faith forumAudio from the faith forum. The discussion was facilitated by Maggie Shippam and featured Christoph Hackenburg, Torranice Campel...

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

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

Rick Gerharter

Rick GerharterRick talks about his photo-journalism career, including the early years of photographing AIDS activism in San Francisco...

Tags: activism, arts, coming out, community, demonstrations, hiv/aids...

Published: June 2012

Found in: People

Jerome Cargill

Jerome CargillJerome talks about being a teacher who is openly gay, the Newlands College diversity group and why its...

Tags: 1990s, gay, intersex, lesbian, straight, transgender...

Published: May 2016

Found in: People

Georgina Beyer - places and personalities

Georgina Beyer - places and personalitiesGeorgina remembers some of the clubs, venues and personalities in Wellington from the mid-1970s and her time in...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, queen, transcript online, transexual, transgender...

Published: January 2013

Found in: Georgina Beyer

Welby Ings

Welby IngsWelby talks about growing up, his involvement in homosexual law reform, the early days of HIV AIDS in...

Tags: 1980s, abuse, activism, arts, assimilation, gay...

Published: September 2012

Found in: People

Part 1

Part 1Audio from the session: The Book That Turned the Light On. In a past of illegality and stigma...

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

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Phillip Peek

Phillip PeekPhillip Peek recalls working at the Sun sauna, a sex-on-site venue, in the mid-1970s and early 1980s and...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, abortion, gay, homosexual law reform, people...

Published: July 2018

Found in: People

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

Remembering Bruce Burnett

Remembering Bruce BurnettKate Leslie remembers Bruce Burnett - an early AIDS educator and activist in New Zealand. Bruce returned to...

Tags: activism, community, death, education, health, health system...

Published: October 2012

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Te Aro Park

Te Aro ParkThe park has been the gathering point for many rallies and protests. In the mid-1980s it was the...

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

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Paul Diamond

Paul DiamondPaul talks about some of the techniques he uses to record oral histories...

Tags: 2010s, archives, gay, legacy, maori, military...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Mark Beehre

Mark BeehreMark talks about documenting gay mens lives through photography and audio interviews. In this recording we look...

Tags: arts, history, interviewing, legacy, oral history, photography...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

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

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

Kathy Baldock

Kathy BaldockKathy Baldock, a straight Evangelical Christian LGBTI ally, talks about the current marriage equality debate in Australia, the...

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

Published: September 2016

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

Mitch Yusof

Mitch YusofMitch Yusof from Malaysia talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, malaysia, mitch yusof...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Open mic sessions

Open mic sessionsAudio from the open mic sessions held during the community event Queer History in the Making, where individuals...

Tags: fa'afafine, gay, intersex, lesbian, queer, takataapui...

Published: September 2015

Found in: Queer History in the Making

Louisa Wall

Louisa WallLouisa Wall from from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a...

Tags: bullying, civil unions, discrimination, equality, family, gender identity...

Published: October 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Mark

MarkMark talks about early years in Queenstown, coming out to family members and being bullied at university...

Tags: closeted, coming out, community, family, friends, gender studies...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Reflections on Church and State

Reflections on Church and StateAudio from a marriage equality discussion held at St Andrew's on the Terrace on 7 November 2012. Rev...

Tags: 2010s, civil unions, discrimination, equality, homosexual law reform, human ri...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

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

Harris Street

Harris StreetOn a night in July 1975 a police officer questioned MP Colin Moyle who was lingering around a...

Tags: 1970s, cruising, member of parliament, politics, public toilet, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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

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