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Youth and Womens hui report backs

Youth and Womens hui report backsReport backs from the youth pre-conference hui and the women's pre-conference hui, followed by Ros Noonan - patron...

Tags: aromantic, asexual, bisexual, cis female, cis male, gay...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Ruth Busch

Ruth BuschRuth talks about her early years in the Bronx, growing up in a Holocaust surviving family, coming out...

Tags: abuse, activism, adoption, ageing, children, civil rights...

Published: February 2013

Found in: People

Service for Virginia Burns

Service for Virginia BurnsAudio from the service to commemorate and celebrate the life of Virginia Burns (a.k.a Virginia Parker-Bowles). The...

Tags: butch femme, femme queen, gay, lesbian, queer, trans...

Published: June 2017

Found in: Events

Kestin Stewart

Kestin StewartKestin Stewart from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, rainbow youth, transgender...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

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

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

Session 2

Session 2Audio from the session: Sex work. Participants include Kate Scarlet, Catherine Healy, Vita, Chanel Hati and Rouge...

Tags: 1980s, 2000s, abuse, entrapment, harassment, transgender...

Published: June 2013

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

Second reading of the Bill

Second reading of the BillAudio from the second reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. It was introduced into...

Tags: 2010s, church, civil rights, civil unions, community, discrimination...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Marriage Equality

Tiwhanawhana celebrates Matariki

Tiwhanawhana celebrates MatarikiTiwhanawhana Celebrates Matariki Audio from the Tiwhanawhana Celebrates Matariki event held at the National Library of New Zealand...

Tags: 2010s, colonialism, colonisation, femininity, takataapui, transgender...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Events

Criminal cases

Criminal casesAlison highlights some queer-related criminal cases in New Zealand...

Tags: 1950s, courts, crime, hate crime, homophobia, transcript online...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Daniel Nicoletta

Daniel NicolettaDaniel talks about his photographic career, the Castro in the 1970's and his time with Harvey Milk and...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, activism, archives, arts, gay...

Published: June 2012

Found in: People

Benji Watt

Benji WattBenji talks about being the first openly gay boxing judge in New Zealand and his upcoming marriage...

Tags: 2010s, boxing, civil unions, community, gay, transgender...

Published: May 2015

Found in: People

Tony Smith

Tony SmithTony talks about being married with children and then coming out in his 50s...

Tags: ageing, arts, children, church, coming out, creativity...

Published: October 2013

Found in: People

Wellington Pride Parade 2017

Wellington Pride Parade 2017Audio from the Wellington Pride Parade 2017. This was the first time in over two decades that a...

Tags: bisexual, gay, genderqueer, intersex, lesbian, non-binary...

Published: March 2017

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

Stefanie Upchurch

Stefanie UpchurchStefanie Upchurch describes how the Out Proud portrait series came about and what it was like to photograph...

Tags: 2010s, arts, bisexual, gay, images online, lesbian...

Published: 2011

Found in: Gallery

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

Huhana Hickey

Huhana HickeyHuhana Hickey from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, activism, asia pacific outgames (2011), disability, human rights, welli...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Committee stage of the Bill

Committee stage of the BillAudio from the committee stage of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill...

Tags: 1980s, gay, historic convictions, homosexual, transexual, transgender...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Historic Convictions

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

Drew Hadwen

Drew HadwenDrew Hadwen talks about the development of the Devotion dance parties/festivals, and the Beacons of Hope services in...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2010s, assimilation, belonging, hiv/aids...

Published: August 2018

Found in: People

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

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

Julie Glamuzina

Julie GlamuzinaJulie talks about researching queer-related subjects, particularly for the books Parker and Hulme: a lesbian view and Out...

Tags: archives, courts, crime, history, homophobia, law...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Jules and Ness

Jules and NessJules Lovelock and Ness Simons talk about film-making and what makes a queer film...

Tags: arts, creativity, crowd sourcing, film, funding, identity...

Published: August 2013

Found in: Arts and Media

Introduction and Opening

Introduction and OpeningKevin Haunui and Tiwhanawhana introduce and open the community event Queer History in the Making. The event...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, archives, community, history, wellington...

Published: September 2015

Found in: Queer History in the Making

Changing Face of the Castro

Changing Face of the CastroJan de Gier from the Inn on Castro talks about the changing face of the Castro neighbourhood in...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, gay, hiv/aids, inn on castro...

Published: June 2008

Found in: People

Participants (part 1)

Participants (part 1)Rowan Moulder talks to participants at Shift hui 2016. More participant interviews can be heard in part two...

Tags: gay, gender neutral, intersex, non-binary, queer, trans...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

Oliver

OliverOliver talks about being a queer trans-man in Dunedin...

Tags: abuse, addiction, ageing, bullying, butch, children...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Body Positive

Body PositiveCharlie, Ron and Ngapoe talk about Body Positive - a group founded by and run for people living...

Tags: alcohol and drug abuse, counselling, depression, disclosure, education, family...

Published: July 2012

Found in: HIV/AIDS

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