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Peter and partner

Peter and partnerPeter and partner reflect on life before homosexual law reform, their civil union and attending Out in the...

Tags: 1960s, 1980s, 2000s, 2010s, adoption, ageing...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Out in the Park participants

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

Naeaulumanua Le Atioo and co

Naeaulumanua Le Atioo and coNaeaulumanua Le Atio'o and Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann talk about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), fuimaono karl pulotu-endemann, human righ...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Pardon Me Alan Turing

Pardon Me Alan TuringWriter Stephen Lunt talks about the play Pardon Me Alan Turing. The play runs at Bats Theatre...

Tags: 1940s, 2010s, chemical castration, computer science, historic convictions, hom...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Video of quilt panels

Video of quilt panelsA short video highlighting some of the panels on the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, aids memorial quilt, aotearoa new zealand, hiv/aids, video onlin...

Published: June 2010

Found in: AIDS Memorial Quilt

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

Group 1

Group 1A group of young people in Nelson talk about growing up, school and Queer Straight Alliances (QSA)...

Tags: bullying, children, documentary, education, equality, gender...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

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

Anne Speir

Anne SpeirAnne talks about growing up, working in the media, activism in the 1970s and 1980s, working on the...

Tags: activism, arts, feminism, gay liberation movement, media, performance...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference

New Zealand Parliament

New Zealand ParliamentAudio from a parliamentary motion put by the Prime Minister to acknowledge the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub...

Tags: 2010s, bisexual, gay, intersex, lesbian, transgender...

Published: June 2016

Found in: Orlando mass shooting

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

LILAC

LILACMaddy Drew and Carole Hicks talk about the history and activities of LILAC - the Lesbian Information, Library...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, archives, books, collective, lesbian...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

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

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

Spectrum website (1996)

Spectrum website (1996)Kevin Jensen talks about creating one of the earliest rainbow websites originating from New Zealand. The website went...

Tags: 1990s, acceptance, access, bisexual, gay, heterosexual...

Published: May 2018

Found in: Arts and Media

IDAHOBIT 2017

IDAHOBIT 2017Audio from the IDAHOBIT event held at Parliament. The panel presentation marked the International Day Against Homophobia...

Tags: bisexual, genderqueer, homosexual, intersex, takataapui, tangata ira tane...

Published: May 2017

Found in: Events

Jonathan Smith

Jonathan SmithJonathan talks about growing up and creating, and running the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: arts, drag, hiv/aids, performance, profile, relationships...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference

Angela

AngelaAngela talks about identifying as genderqueer, pansexual poly...

Tags: activism, bullying, clothing, coming out, creativity, discrimination...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2018)

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2018)Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 21 May...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, hiv/aids, homosexual...

Published: May 2018

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Beyond Rainbows panel discussion

Beyond Rainbows panel discussionPanel members talk about the challenges of being a minority within rainbow communities. Unfortunately due to...

Tags: androgynous, butch, demisexual, fa'afafine, femme, gender fluid...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Shift hui (2015)

Out in the Bay

Out in the BayEric Jansen talks about Out in the Bay - a weekly queer radio show in San Francisco...

Tags: 2000s, media, out in the bay, radio, san francisco, united states of america...

Published: June 2008

Found in: Groups and Organisations

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

Poutokomanawa storytelling

Poutokomanawa storytellingAs part of the exhibition Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation, community members came together to recount stories of...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, gay, lesbian, trans, transgender...

Published: October 2019

Found in: Poutokomanawa exhibition

30th Anniversary of the Homosexual Law Reform Act

30th Anniversary of the Homosexual Law Reform ActAudio from the 30th Anniversary of the Homosexual Law Reform Act event, held in the Grand Hall, Parliament...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, activism, coming out, cross political party working group, homos...

Published: July 2016

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

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

Sian Torrington

Sian TorringtonSian Torrington, curator of the Topp Twins exhibition, talks about the process of developing the exhibition at Te...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, activism, butch, lesbian, queer...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Arts and Media

IDAHOBIT 2018

IDAHOBIT 2018Audio from the IDAHOBIT flag raising ceremony held on the forecourt of Parliament. The event marked the...

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

Published: May 2018

Found in: Events

Welcome to Te Manawa Museum

Welcome to Te Manawa MuseumAudio from the welcoming ceremony for the Manawatu Lesbian and Gay Rights Association (MALGRA) to Te Manawa Museum...

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

Published: July 2017

Found in: MALGRA

Khartini Slamah (1)

Khartini Slamah (1)Khartini Slamah from Malaysia talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, khartini slamah, malaysia, ...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames