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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

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

Tim Barnett

Tim BarnettTim Barnett talks about growing up in the United Kingdom; becoming Britain's "first professional homosexual"; moving to New...

Tags: 1960s, 1990s, 2000s, activism, adoption, gay...

Published: November 2013

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Charles Mackay

Charles MackayIn 1929 Charles Mackay, a former mayor of Wanganui bled to death on a Berlin street corner -...

Tags: 1910s, 1920s, 2010s, blackmail, crime, homosexual...

Published: September 2011

Found in: People

Courtenay Place Mens Toilet

Courtenay Place Mens ToiletBuilt in 1911, the underground public toilet was part of the regular beat [for anonymous sex]. The...

Tags: 1970s, anonymous sex, arrest, crime, gay, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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

Steve McVey

Steve McVeySteve talks about his photography and latest project Lost...

Tags: arts, boarding school, bullying, coming out, creativity, diversity...

Published: March 2014

Found in: People

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)

Law reform

Law reformAlison talks about homosexual law reform in New Zealand...

Tags: 1970s, activism, gay liberation movement, hate speech, homophobia, transcript ...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Gertrude Glossip

Gertrude GlossipGertrude Glossip from Australia talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: asia pacific outgames (2011), australia, drag, gertrude glossip, human rights...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Ellen

EllenEllen talks about coming out and identifying as bisexual...

Tags: biphobia, coming out, dating, discrimination, employment, family...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Now and Then

Now and ThenAudio from the session: Now and Then. A mash-up of readings of new voices and established writers noted...

Tags: 1960s, 1970s, gay, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

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

Rainbow history

Rainbow historyAn exploration of some of the fascinating stories from the histories of our queer communities - focusing on...

Tags: 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, intersex, transgender, youth...

Published: April 2018

Found in: Shift hui (2018)

A Thousand Toilet Ladies

A Thousand Toilet LadiesWai Ho reads A Thousand Toilet Ladies. Wai's story placed second in the Asian Short Story competition 2012...

Tags: butch, cooking, ethnicity, family, food, transcript online...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Arts and Media

Out in the Square

Out in the SquareJo Jackson interviews stall holders and visitors to Out in the Square which was held in Civic Square...

Tags: bisexual, fa'afafine, gay, intersex, lesbian, queer...

Published: January 2013

Found in: Events

David Inglis

David InglisDavid talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

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

Published: April 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

During These Days (video)

During These Days (video)A performance of During These Days, recorded during the final rehearsal before the world premiere (18 June 2016)...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, choirs, community, composition, video online...

Published: June 2016

Found in: The Glamaphones

Christina

ChristinaChristina talks about growing up and living in Dunedin...

Tags: bullying, children, dating, design, family, film...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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

Participants

ParticipantsConnor talks to Shift hui participants. The hui ran from the 16 - 19 April 2015 at...

Tags: aromantic, asexual, biromantic, bisexual, fa'afafine, fakaleiti...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Shift hui (2015)

Paul Diamond

Paul DiamondPaul talks about some of the techniques he uses to record oral histories...

Tags: 2010s, archives, gay, legacy, maori, military...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

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

Surviving and Thriving as an Activist

Surviving and Thriving as an ActivistAudio from the workshop: Surviving and Thriving as an Activist This workshop explored the challenges and opportunities of...

Tags: 2010s, activism, agile methodology, anger, intersex, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Michael Sanders

Michael SandersMichael talks about being one of the choreographers for the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

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

Published: April 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Ralph Knowles

Ralph KnowlesRalph Knowles talks about the early years of HIV/AIDS in Christchurch, and how he helped produce the first...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, beats, cruising, gay, transcript online...

Published: December 2011

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Lesbian Programme

Lesbian ProgrammePrue Hyman talks about the Lesbian Programme which has been broadcasting since the mid-1980's on Access Radio in...

Tags: 1980s, lesbian, media, radio, transcript online, wellington...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

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

Auckland Pride Parade

Auckland Pride Parade2013 saw the first parade held in Auckland in over a decade. The parade also saw the...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, gay, lesbian, trans, transgender...

Published: February 2013

Found in: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

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