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Mark Beehre

Mark BeehreMark is a Wellington-based photographer and oral historian. His work encompasses a variety of subject matter from landscape...

Tags: 2010s, arts, gay, history, images online, interviewing...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Gallery

Phylesha Brown-Acton

Phylesha Brown-ActonPhylesha Brown-Acton delivers a keynote presentation...

Tags: 2010s, activism, fa'afafine, health, transcript online, transgender...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

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)

Miscellaneouslee

MiscellaneousleeMiscellaneouslee talks about family life, Auckland in the 1980s and performing in drag...

Tags: acceptance, bullying, children, coming out, creativity, culture...

Published: October 2013

Found in: People

Confessions of a Drag Queen

Confessions of a Drag QueenRicky Burjac talks about Confessions of a Drag Queen...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, drag, gay, performance, theatre...

Published: December 2010

Found in: Arts and Media

Beyond Rainbows

Beyond RainbowsPanel members talk about the challenges of being a minority within rainbow communities. The discussion was...

Tags: agender, aromantic, asexual, bisexual, gay, intersex...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

Vigil for Zena

Vigil for ZenaAudio from the Vigil for Zena Campbell, held in Civic Square on 20 March 2018. Zena died on...

Tags: 2010s, activism, buddhism, chant, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Events

City Gallery

City GalleryIn 1995 the gallery hosted a controversial retrospective of US photographer Robert Mapplethorpe which was seen by 45000...

Tags: 1980s, church, homosexual law reform, library, meetings, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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

Speeches before Marriage Equality march

Speeches before Marriage Equality marchAudio of the speeches before the march for Marriage Equality. Speakers include Brooklynne Kennedy, Joseph Habgood and...

Tags: activism, civil unions, community, human rights, identity, law...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

Session 11

Session 11Audio from the session: Fighting homophobia, transphobia and bigotry in our communities. Social transformation means transformation of our...

Tags: activism, brothels, civil unions, discrimination, diversity, health...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Meeting places

Meeting placesAlison talks about the different types of places queer communities met...

Tags: 1940s, club 41 (wellington), royal oak hotel (wellington), social, transcript ...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

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

Bruce Kilmister

Bruce KilmisterBruce talks about his childhood, the early years of HIV in New Zealand, the NZ AIDS Foundation, Hero...

Tags: 1950s, 1980s, addiction, azt, church, gay...

Published: June 2013

Found in: People

Kevin Jensen

Kevin JensenKevin reflects on taking the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt into the community, and designing the quilt website...

Tags: 1990s, 2010s, education, hiv/aids, school...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

Ian Smith

Ian SmithIan talks about the early years of HIV AIDS in Christchurch. Ian also talks about the establishment of...

Tags: activism, community, death, discrimination, drugs, education...

Published: May 2012

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Takataapui workshop

Takataapui workshopElizabeth Kerekere discusses the history of takataapui, building relationships and creating inclusive spaces...

Tags: aromantic, asexual, bisexual, butch, femme, gay...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

Phil Rogers and Virginia Parker-Bowles

Phil Rogers and Virginia Parker-BowlesPhil and Virginia reflect on pre-law reform times and issues still facing rainbow communities...

Tags: 1950s, 1980s, 2010s, adoption, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Out in the Park participants

Chechnya Vigil

Chechnya VigilAudio from the Chechnya Vigil held outside the Russian embassy in Wellington. The candlelight vigil was organised to...

Tags: 2010s, abuse, bisexual, gay, non-binary, queer...

Published: April 2017

Found in: Events

Robert Grieve

Robert GrieveRobert talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

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

Published: June 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Frank Kitts Park Lagoon

Frank Kitts Park LagoonIn the 1990s the lagoon was the site for Beacons of Hope - a memorial ceremony for those...

Tags: 1990s, aotearoa new zealand, frank kitts park lagoon (wellington), hiv/aids, m...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Carmen Rupe memorial, Auckland

Carmen Rupe memorial, AucklandAudio from the memorial to Carmen held at St Matthew-in-the-City, Auckland. A special thank you to the...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, drag, human rights, performance, transgender...

Published: February 2012

Found in: Carmen Rupe

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

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

Committee of the whole House

Committee of the whole HouseAudio from the Committee of the whole House debate on the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. The...

Tags: 2010s, baptist church, catholicism, gay, homosexual, marriage equality...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Marriage Equality

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

Rangimoana Taylor

Rangimoana TaylorRangimoana talks about growing up, biculturalism, activism and storytelling...

Tags: 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 2010s, gay, takataapui...

Published: March 2015

Found in: People

Group Programme (March 2016)

Group Programme (March 2016)Over 5 weekends in February/March 2016 a group came together at Wellington Access Radio to learn about various...

Tags: 2010s, advice, bisexual, gay, nerd, queer...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Jeremy Naylor

Jeremy NaylorJeremy Naylor from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, jeremy naylor, wellington t...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Renato Sabbadini

Renato SabbadiniAudio from the opening address of ILGA Executive Director Renato Sabbadini at the 2nd ILGA Oceania Rainbow Human...

Tags: bisexual, gay, intersex, lesbian, takataapui, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016