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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

Des Smith and John Jolliff

Des Smith and John JolliffDes and John talk about their early lives, their relationship, homosexual law reform, the beginnings of HUG (Wellington)...

Tags: 1930s, 1970s, 1980s, 2000s, age of consent, gay...

Published: February 2013

Found in: Relationships

Philip Patston

Philip PatstonPhilip talks about growing up, identity, comedy and uniqueness...

Tags: accessibility, acting, activism, arts, assistive technology, benefits...

Published: February 2013

Found in: People

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)

25th anniversary panel discussion

25th anniversary panel discussionFran Wilde, Alison Laurie and Bill Logan reflect on the campaign for homosexual law reform in the mid-1980s...

Tags: 2010s, activism, gay liberation movement, history, homosexual law reform, huma...

Published: March 2011

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Oliver

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

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

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Session 6

Session 6Audio from the session: Takaktāpui perspectives. Historically Māori society was based on sexual diversity and acceptance of difference...

Tags: christianity, colonisation, diversity, identity, maori, sexuality...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson (2)

Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson (2)Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson from New Zealand talk about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: elder issues, elders, health, human rights, relationships, retirement...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Part 1

Part 1Audio from the opening ceremony at Parliament: remembering the Homosexual Law Reform era - 30 years on. Note...

Tags: bisexual, gay, homosexual, lesbian, takataapui, trans...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

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

Red

RedStephen talks about growing up and dealing with depression...

Tags: 1990s, coming out, depression, gay, transcript online, video online...

Published: 2010

Found in: Rainbow Touchstones

Sam Orchard

Sam OrchardSam talks about growing up, comics and creativity...

Tags: arts, comics, coming out, creativity, difference, family...

Published: February 2013

Found in: People

Senthorun Raj (1)

Senthorun Raj (1)Senthorun Raj from Australia talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), australia, human rights, senthorun raj, w...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Circa Theatre

Circa TheatreIn 2014 the production Rita and Douglas was performed here by Jennifer Ward-Lealand and pianist Michael Houstoun. It...

Tags: 1910s, gay, lesbian, relationships, video online, walk tour...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Julian Cook

Julian CookJulian talks about organising a variety of corporate and community-based events, including the GABA Gold Charity Auction, and...

Tags: community, event management, organising, support, venues, volunteer...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Marilyn Waring

Marilyn WaringMarilyn Waring delivers a keynote presentation...

Tags: 2010s, activism, human rights, politics, transcript online, wellington town ha...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Rene Capone

Rene CaponeRene talks about growing up and working as an artist in San Francisco, USA...

Tags: arts, gay, profile, san francisco, united states of america, visual arts...

Published: June 2008

Found in: People

Bill Logan

Bill LoganBill talks about being part of various groups that rallied in support of homosexual law reform. A selection...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, activism, gay, homosexual, lesbian...

Published: June 2015

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Huhana Hickey

Huhana HickeyHuhana Hickey talks to Kathryn Ryan about indigenous disabled human rights and social justice advocacy...

Tags: 2010s, activism, disability, disability rights, external resource, maori...

Published: June 2013

Found in: People

Pride Stage 2019

Pride Stage 2019Audio from the Wellington Pride Stage 2019, held at Eva Beva's on 30 March 2019. After the...

Tags: 2010s, bigotry, drag, grief, lesbian, transgender...

Published: March 2019

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Fighting Homophobia

Fighting HomophobiaAudio from the second keynote panel discussion: Fighting Homophobia in Our Communities. Speakers include Bill Logan, Eileen...

Tags: activism, adoption, board of trustees, bullying, charter schools, civil unions...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Jennifer

JenniferJennifer talks about growing up and feeling isolated, making connections via the internet and educating medical students from...

Tags: coming out, community, dance, diversity, education, femme...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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)

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

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

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

Rainbow Election Forum

Rainbow Election ForumOn 22 August 2017 Rainbow Wellington hosted a rainbow election forum at St Andrew's on the Terrace in...

Tags: 2010s, acceptance, bisexual, gay, takataapui, transgender...

Published: August 2017

Found in: Events

Session 5

Session 5Audio from the session: Invisible sexualities within queer communities. New Zealand is getting used to gay and lesbian...

Tags: biphobia, coming out, fluidity, health, hiv/aids, identity...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Hui Takataapui interviews

Hui Takataapui interviewsParticipants talk to Tabby Besley about attending the hui which was held at Te Papa-o-Rotu Marae, Whatawhata from...

Tags: 2010s, diversity, family, food, straight, takataapui...

Published: November 2014

Found in: Hui Takataapui 2014

Part 1 (9 April 1986)

Part 1 (9 April 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 April...

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

Published: April 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings