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Conan McKegg

Conan McKeggConan talks about writing for the screen and working on the draft script for House of Memories...

Tags: 2010s, acting, gay, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: February 2014

Found in: People

Launch of Carmens traffic light

Launch of Carmens traffic lightAudio from the launch of Carmen's traffic light, which can be seen on the corner of Ghuznee and...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, abortion, takataapui, trans, transgender...

Published: August 2016

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Paul Diamond

Paul DiamondPaul talks about his careers as a writer, journalist and historian...

Tags: archives, coming out, media, profile, wellington, writing...

Published: February 2010

Found in: People

Tabby Besley

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

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

Published: April 2019

Found in: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Bella Simpson - Tranzform

Bella Simpson - TranzformBella Simpson talks about being one of the first members of Tranzform, a youth support group established in...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, board games, coming out, trans, transgender...

Published: May 2019

Found in: Tranzform

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

Radio Gala (8 July 1990)

Radio Gala (8 July 1990)This Radio Gala retrospective programme contains a rich collection of audio actuality from the 1985-86 period of homosexual...

Tags: 1990s, activism, history, hiv/aids, homosexual law reform, homosexual law refo...

Published: July 1990

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Out in the Park opening

Out in the Park openingAudio from the opening of Out in the Park. The event took place on 24 February 2018 at...

Tags: 2010s, drag, member of parliament, parliament, pride precinct (wellington), wa...

Published: February 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

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

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

Meeting places

Meeting placesAlison talks about the different types of places queer communities met...

Tags: 1940s, club 41 (wellington), royal oak hotel (wellington), social, transcript ...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Participants in Marriage Equality march

Participants in Marriage Equality marchJo Jackson talks to people taking part in the Marriage Equality march through the streets of central Wellington...

Tags: activism, civil unions, community, gay, human rights, lesbian...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

Paul

PaulPaul talks about growing up in Australia in the 1950s, sex work in New York City, cruising Rudolf...

Tags: 1940s, 1950s, bisexual, gay, homosexual, pansexual...

Published: April 2015

Found in: People

Roy Ayling and Norman Gibson

Roy Ayling and Norman GibsonMiriam Saphira talks about her father Norman and his relationship with Roy. The two men met as soldiers during WW1 and formed a very close bond - was it homosexual, homosocial or something else?

Tags: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, homosexual, lesbian...

Published: February 2016

Found in: People

Part 1 (16 October 1985)

Part 1 (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

Robert Grieve

Robert GrieveRobert talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

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

Published: June 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

John Jakeman profile

John Jakeman profileJohn Jakeman talks about growing up in Wellington in the 1950s, working at the Royal Oak tavern in...

Tags: bisexual, gay, homosexual, lesbian, queer, transexual...

Published: May 2017

Found in: John Jakeman

Samantha

SamanthaSamantha talks about growing up in Invercargill, homophobia at university and bisexuality...

Tags: activism, assimilation, christianity, coming out, community, confidence...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Open mic sessions

Open mic sessionsAudio from the open mic sessions held during the community event Queer History in the Making, where individuals...

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

Published: September 2015

Found in: Queer History in the Making

John Fisher

John FisherJohn Fisher delivers a keynote presentation. John is introduced by Rosslyn Noonan...

Tags: 2010s, human rights, law, transcript online, wellington town hall, yogyakarta ...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Paul Diamond

Paul DiamondPaul talks about some of the techniques he uses when researching queer subjects. Paul specifically talks about...

Tags: archives, courts, crime, documentary, health, homintern...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Bruce Kilmister

Bruce KilmisterBruce talks about his childhood, the early years of HIV in New Zealand, the NZ AIDS Foundation, Hero...

Tags: 1950s, 1980s, addiction, azt, church, gay...

Published: June 2013

Found in: People

Reflections on Church and State (Auckland)

Reflections on Church and State (Auckland)Audio from a marriage equality discussion held at St-Matthew-in-the-City on 22 November 2012. Clay Nelson, Boris Dittrich, Louisa...

Tags: 2010s, age of consent, celebrant, church, civil unions, equality...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

Crimes Amendment Bill (1974)

Crimes Amendment Bill (1974)In 1974 Venn Young, National MP for Egmont, introduced the Crimes Amendment Bill. The Bill sought to...

Tags: 1970s, blackmail, church, gay, homosexual, lesbian...

Published: July 1975

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

The Opera House

The Opera HouseAlley - Jack Body's opera about Rewi Alley premiered at the Opera House in 1998. The theatre has...

Tags: 1990s, arts, drag, gay, makeup, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Second reading of the Bill

Second reading of the BillAudio from the second reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill...

Tags: bisexual, gay, historic convictions, homosexual, intersex, trans...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Historic Convictions

Session 14

Session 14Audio from the session: Healthcare, housing and schools - fighting for survival, fighting for more. We still have...

Tags: activism, ageing, bullying, closeted, depression, economics...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Whakarongo: Pride, ILGA World and beyond

Whakarongo: Pride, ILGA World and beyondInterviews with participants from the community hui: Whakarongo - Pride, ILGA World and beyond. The hui was...

Tags: events, femme, gay, lesbian, takataapui, trans...

Published: January 2019

Found in: Events

Ian Smith

Ian SmithIan talks about the early years of HIV AIDS in Christchurch. Ian also talks about the establishment of...

Tags: activism, community, death, discrimination, drugs, education...

Published: May 2012

Found in: HIV/AIDS

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