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Geno Sisneros

Geno SisnerosGeno talks about the journey to becoming ordained as a priest in the Anglican Church, and taking a...

Tags: activism, anxiety, billboards, christianity, church, civil unions...

Published: May 2013

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

St James Theatre

St James TheatreThe Topp Twins, Douglas Wright, Michael Parmenter have all performed at the St. James. The theatre is also...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, dance, grief, hiv/aids, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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

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

Carmen Rupe memorial, Wellington

Carmen Rupe memorial, WellingtonAudio from the memorial to Carmen held at Scotty and Mal's Cocktail and Lounge Bar. 0:00:12 - Malcolm...

Tags: 1970s, drag, newspapers, police, transgender, vice...

Published: January 2012

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Hall of fame

Hall of fameA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Hall of fame...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

International news

International newsA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: International news...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Out in the carPark

Out in the carParkParticipants, stall-holders and the public talk about attending the Love Parade and Out in the carPark. 0:00:05 -...

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

Published: March 2015

Found in: Events

Jan Logie

Jan LogieJan Logie from the Green Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: abuse, adoption, bullying, children, civil unions, coming out...

Published: October 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Te Papa

Te PapaThe Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa holds numerous rainbow-related taonga (treasures) including the New Zealand AIDS...

Tags: 1990s, homosexual law reform, museums, taonga, video online, walk tour...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Neon Rainbow

Neon RainbowA group of men reflect on drug and alcohol use in the gay community...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, alcohol and drug abuse, depression, gay, transcript online...

Published: 1999

Found in: Documentary

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)

Lower Cuba Street

Lower Cuba StreetLower Cuba Street has seen a number of rainbow-related events. In the mid-1980s there was a pro-homosexual law...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, acceptance, family, lesbian, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Group 1

Group 1A group of young people in Nelson talk about growing up, school and Queer Straight Alliances (QSA)...

Tags: bullying, children, documentary, education, equality, gender...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

Lesbian organising

Lesbian organisingAlison talks about early lesbian organising in New Zealand...

Tags: 1970s, activism, lesbian, organisation, social, transcript online...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Maryan Street

Maryan StreetMaryan Street from the Labour Party talks to Benji Watt about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: activism, blood donation, discrimination, family, gender identity, health...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Rainbows in a Monochrome World

Rainbows in a Monochrome WorldNavigating the world as someone from rainbow communities brings with it many challenges, taking different forms for different...

Tags: agender, bisexual, cisgender, femme, gender fluid, non-binary...

Published: April 2017

Found in: Shift hui (2017)

Paddling Your Own Waka

Paddling Your Own WakaAudio from the session: Paddling Your Own Waka. In a world of the internet, global publishing companies no...

Tags: 1990s, 2000s, gay, homosexual, lesbian, queer...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Part 2 (16 October 1985)

Part 2 (16 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 16 October...

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

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Human Rights with Richard Tankersley

Human Rights with Richard TankersleyAudio from a presentation by Human Rights Commissioner Richard Tankersley on human rights issues facing rainbow and gender...

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

Published: March 2017

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

Laws and Customs

Laws and CustomsAudio from the workshop: Laws and customs in relation to sexual orientation and gender identity in Oceania. The...

Tags: akava'ine, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, homosexual, lesbian, trans...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Love Life Fono 6

Love Life Fono 6It can't be presumed that all Oceania LGBTIQ people are navigating toward the same destination. We are...

Tags: 2010s, branding, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

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

Steve Farrow

Steve FarrowSteve talks about being one of the stage managers for the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, arts, auckland, performance, theatre...

Published: June 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Session 3

Session 3Audio from the session: Takatāpui, Pasifika ways and beyond queer theory. Participants include Maihi Makiha and Kim Mcbreen...

Tags: church, colonisation, gender identity, health, heteronormativity, history...

Published: June 2013

Found in: C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013

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

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

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)

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

Creek

CreekCreek talks about identifying as a butch female submissive transmasculine lesbian...

Tags: butch, femme, lesbian, queer, transcript online, transmasculine...

Published: March 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch