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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

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

Paul Diamond

Paul DiamondPaul talks about some of the techniques he uses when researching queer subjects. Paul specifically talks about...

Tags: archives, courts, crime, documentary, health, homintern...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

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

Zoe

ZoeZoe talks about school life, identity and sumo wrestling in Russia...

Tags: 2010s, acceptance, basketball, bouncer, butch, transcript online...

Published: March 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Alison Laurie

Alison LaurieAlison talks about growing up and being involved in queer activism from the 1960s...

Tags: 1960s, activism, education, gay liberation movement, lesbian, transcript onlin...

Published: February 2010

Found in: People

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: Locations

Georgina Beyer - people remembered

Georgina Beyer - people rememberedGeorgina Beyer remembers some memorable people and situations - including Queen Elizabeth II, Ruby Wax, Jerry Hall, John...

Tags: gay, lesbian, queen, transcript online, transexual, transgender...

Published: January 2013

Found in: Georgina Beyer

Session 9

Session 9Audio from the session: Beyond the gender binary. There is so much more than she and he, him...

Tags: 2010s, attitude, genderqueer, intersex, non-binary, transgender...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Session 2

Session 2Audio from the session: Access and disability. How can we make queer spaces and activism more accessible? How...

Tags: accessibility, activism, autism, coming out, depression, disability...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Ralph Knowles

Ralph KnowlesRalph remembers the Dunedin beats of the 1950s, and being involved in the campaigns for homosexual law reform...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, 1980s, activism, anonymous sex, gay...

Published: December 2011

Found in: Ralph Knowles

Discharge

DischargeDarren talks about being discharged from the Royal New Zealand Air Force on the grounds that he was...

Tags: employment, family, homophobia, human rights, military, programme...

Published: 1999

Found in: Documentary

Angela

AngelaAngela talks about identifying as genderqueer, pansexual poly...

Tags: activism, bullying, clothing, coming out, creativity, discrimination...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Jonathan Smith

Jonathan SmithJonathan talks about growing up and creating, and running the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: arts, drag, hiv and aids, performance, profile, relationships...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference

Committee of the Whole House (16 April 1986)

Committee of the Whole House (16 April 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 16 April...

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

Published: April 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

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

LBGTI+ education forum

LBGTI+ education forumAudio from the LBGTI+ education forum, held during Wellington's Pride festival at St Andrews on the Terrace on...

Tags: bisexual, homosexual, lesbian, trans*, transgender, youth...

Published: February 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Welby Ings on Sparrow

Welby Ings on SparrowWriter and director Welby Ings talks about his new short film Sparrow...

Tags: 1940s, 2010s, anzac day, gay, homosexual, takataapui...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Delilah

DelilahDelilah talks about identifying as gay while being in highschool...

Tags: activism, bullying, christianity, coming out, community, discrimination...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Auckland Community Church

Auckland Community ChurchVaughan Shepherd, chairperson of Auckland Community Church, talks about its history and what the church and faith communities...

Tags: atheism, billboards, christianity, church, civil unions, equality...

Published: February 2013

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

Cindy Lewis

Cindy LewisCindy Lewis from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), cindy lewis, gisborne, human rights, tran...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Robin Duff

Robin DuffRobin Duff talks about many of the activist groups he was involved with in the 1970s, being the...

Tags: activism, advertising, age of consent, bullying, civil unions, coming out...

Published: April 2013

Found in: People

Session 7

Session 7Audio from the session: Trans representation in the media. Mainstream media representations of trans* folk are often objectifying...

Tags: courts, drag, employment, internet, law, maori...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Opening of Out in the Park

Opening of Out in the ParkAudio from the opening of Out in the Park, held in Waitangi Park, Wellington on Saturday 12 March...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, cis male, homosexual law reform, marriage, queer...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Pot Luck web series

Pot Luck web seriesNess Simons talks about writing and directing 'Pot Luck' - New Zealand's first lesbian web series. The series...

Tags: 2010s, acting, butch, lesbian, queer, soft butch...

Published: November 2015

Found in: Arts and Media

Pacific Human Rights Conference outcomes

Pacific Human Rights Conference outcomesDiscussion on the Pacific Human Rights Conference, held 11-14 May 2015 in Tonga. The conference was hosted...

Tags: bisexual, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, lesbian, transgender, video online...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

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 and aids, homopho...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

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)

Paramount Theatre

Paramount TheatreThe Paramount has hosted the (mostly) annual OutTakes: A Reel Queer Film Festival since the mid 1990s. In...

Tags: 2010s, film, internet, lesbian, stereotypes, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Locations

Rev. Dr. Margaret Mayman

Rev. Dr. Margaret MaymanMargaret talks about religion and spirituality...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, lesbian, religion, spirituality, st andrew's on the terr...

Published: February 2010

Found in: Religion and Spirituality