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A Place to Stand

A Place to StandMP Jan Logie's speech in Parliament on 14 February 2018 during the General Debate. Jan pays tribute...

Tags: 2010s, affirmation, lesbian, queer, trans, transgender...

Published: February 2018

Found in: Issues

Donald Stenhouse

Donald StenhouseDon talks about what it's like to be an older gay man. Don died on 7 January 2018...

Tags: 2010s, ageing, drug therapy, elder issues, elders, gay...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Older Gay Men

Anna

AnnaAnna talks about identifying as a binary identified transsexual...

Tags: adoption, bdsm, bullying, civil unions, coming out, denial...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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

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

Fran Wilde

Fran WildeAs part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office...

Tags: 2010s, parliament, rainbow room (parliament)...

Published: June 2019

Found in: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

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

Joleen Mataele

Joleen MataeleJoleen Mataele: sharing a life of an activist and an open transgender person M-F in a country that...

Tags: fakaleiti, intersex, lesbian, queer, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Chris Carter

Chris CarterAs part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office...

Tags: 2010s, chris carter, parliament, rainbow room (parliament)...

Published: March 2019

Found in: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Dr Hjelmar von Dannevill

Dr Hjelmar von DannevillAuthor and researcher Julie Glamuzina talks about the extraordinary life of Dr Hjelmar von Dannevill. The doctor arrived...

Tags: 1890s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, brothels, lesbian...

Published: February 2020

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2020

Launch of the Rainbow Crossing

Launch of the Rainbow CrossingWellington's Rainbow Crossing is New Zealand's second rainbow pedestrian crossing. The launch date on 10 October 2019, was...

Tags: 2010s, asexual, bisexual, homosexual, lesbian, transgender...

Published: October 2018

Found in: Events

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

Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann

Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-EndemannFuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann delivers a keynote presentation. Karl is introduced by Kevin Hague. The presentation happened during the...

Tags: 2010s, history, human rights, ilott theatre (wellington town hall), transcript...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Bruce Burnett

Bruce BurnettBruce Burnett, an early AIDS educator and activist, talks to Phil Parkinson about an upcoming AIDS counselling workshop...

Tags: 1980s, counselling, gay, health, health care, health education...

Published: February 1985

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Wei

WeiWei talks about identifying as bigender and queer...

Tags: activism, children, civil unions, coming out, community, discrimination...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Gareth Farr

Gareth FarrGareth Farr talks about composing During These Days for the 30th anniversary of homosexual law reform in 2016...

Tags: fa'afafine, fakaleiti, gay, historic convictions, homosexual law reform, queer...

Published: August 2017

Found in: People

Second reading of the Bill

Second reading of the BillAudio from the second reading of the Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by...

Tags: 2010s, children, family, human rights, lesbian, parents...

Published: February 2014

Found in: Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill

Session 1

Session 1Audio from the session: Transfemininities and transmisogyny. A facilitated discussion on the experiences of, and the unique ways...

Tags: classism, community, counselling, discrimination, exclusion, femininity...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Making Trans Histories

Making Trans HistoriesAudio from the launch of Trans Past, Trans Present: Making Trans Histories held at Te Papa, Wellington on...

Tags: 2010s, museums, takataapui, trans, transgender, whakawahine...

Published: November 2019

Found in: Trans Awareness Week 2019

Jonathan OBrien

Jonathan OBrienJonathan O'Brien talks about growing up and doing drag...

Tags: 1990s, drag, gay, performance, profile, transcript online...

Published: September 2010

Found in: People

Enough is Enough (2004)

Enough is Enough (2004)MP Georgina Beyer confronts Destiny Church followers on the steps of Parliament during the Enough is Enough march...

Tags: 2000s, civil unions, hate, march, member of parliament, parliament...

Published: August 2004

Found in: Civil Unions

Rainbow Room interviews

Rainbow Room interviewsAttendees are interviewed at the re-opening of the Rainbow Room (Select Committee Room 11) at Parliament on 28...

Tags: gay, homosexual, homosexual law reform, lesbian, takataapui, transgender...

Published: May 2019

Found in: Parliaments Rainbow Room

Phylesha Brown-Acton

Phylesha Brown-ActonPhylesha Brown-Acton delivers a keynote presentation. Phylesha is introduced by Maryan Street. The presentation happened during the third...

Tags: 2010s, activism, fa'afafine, health, transcript online, transgender...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Crystal and Harriet

Crystal and HarrietCrystal and Harriet talk about identity and relationships...

Tags: adoption, children, coming out, community, education, employment...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

Stevei

SteveiStevei talks about identifying as wāhine toa, representing New Zealand in softball and creating art...

Tags: butch, fa'afafine, gay, lesbian, takataapui, transcript online...

Published: February 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Participants (part 2)

Participants (part 2)Rowan Moulder talks to participants at Shift hui 2016. More participant interviews can be heard in part...

Tags: agender, asexual, cisgender, femme, gay, lesbian...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

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

Part 1 (9 October 1985)

Part 1 (9 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 October...

Tags: 1980s, child molestation, equality, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosex...

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

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: Wellington waterfront

QWU documentary

QWU documentaryA documentary that follows participants in the last Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant. More interviews with...

Tags: arts, auckland, drag, performance, photography, theatre...

Published: July 2012

Found in: Documentary