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Dunedin beats

Dunedin beatsRalph Knowles remembers the Dunedin beats of the 1950s, and being involved in the campaigns for homosexual law...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, 1980s, activism, anonymous sex, gay...

Published: December 2011

Found in: Ralph Knowles

Wendy Cunningham and Melanie Church

Wendy Cunningham and Melanie ChurchWendy and Melanie talk about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant as both a...

Tags: 2000s, auckland, drag, performance, queen of the whole universe, theatre...

Published: February 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Galathea: Into the Bush

Galathea: Into the BushHilary Penwarden talks to Ania Upstill about producing queer theatre and the upcoming production Galathea: Into the Bush...

Tags: asexual, bisexual, gay, heterosexual, homosexual, lesbian...

Published: November 2016

Found in: Arts and Media

Human rights and civil unions

Human rights and civil unionsAlison talks about human rights and civil unions in New Zealand...

Tags: 1980s, activism, civil unions, hate speech, homophobia, transcript online...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Robin Duff

Robin DuffRobin Duff talks about many of the activist groups he was involved with in the 1970s, being the...

Tags: activism, advertising, age of consent, bullying, civil unions, coming out...

Published: April 2013

Found in: People

Self care tactics for mental health

Self care tactics for mental healthA group chat from members of our communities, bringing a frank and honest discussion of experiences of mental...

Tags: 2010s, addiction, anxiety, back pain, befriending yourself, youth...

Published: April 2018

Found in: Shift hui (2018)

Lynne Hillier

Lynne HillierLynne Hillier from Australia talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: asia pacific outgames (2011), australia, human rights, lynne hillier, wellingt...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

St James Theatre

St James TheatreThe Topp Twins, Douglas Wright, Michael Parmenter have all performed at the St. James. The theatre is also...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, dance, grief, hiv/aids, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Performance

PerformanceA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Performance...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, gaynz.com, internet, media...

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Sarah

SarahSarah talks about growing up in Invercargill and identifying as lesbian...

Tags: abuse, activism, anxiety, butch, children, christianity...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Mitch Yusof

Mitch YusofMitch Yusof from Malaysia talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, malaysia, mitch yusof...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Zac

ZacZac talks about identifying as non-binary gender...

Tags: bullying, children, christianity, coming out, community, depression...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Ronald Trifero Nelson

Ronald Trifero NelsonRonald talks about growing up and a number of plays that he has written and directed...

Tags: 1960s, arts, gay, profile, relationships, sexuality...

Published: April 2010

Found in: People

Pacific Health and Spirituality

Pacific Health and SpiritualityAudio from the workshop: Pacific Health and Spirituality. The workshop covered sexuality, spirituality and access to health services...

Tags: fa'afafine, fakaleiti, hijra, queer, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Charles Chauvel

Charles ChauvelCharles Chauvel from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: 2000s, bullying, civil unions, dignity, gay, transgender...

Published: October 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

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

Kennedy

KennedyKennedy talks about pan-sexuality, school and Queer Straight Alliances (QSA)...

Tags: activism, bullying, coming out, creativity, documentary, education...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

The Balcony

The BalconyWe begin the walk tour at Carmen Rupe's Le Balcon - a cabaret nightclub on the corner of...

Tags: 1970s, cabaret, drag, entertainment, transgender, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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

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

Auckland Community Church

Auckland Community ChurchVaughan Shepherd, chairperson of Auckland Community Church, talks about its history and what the church and faith communities...

Tags: atheism, billboards, christianity, church, civil unions, equality...

Published: February 2013

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

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)

Felix

FelixFelix talks about identifying as gender queer...

Tags: acceptance, coming out, community, confidence, education, friends...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Entertainment

EntertainmentA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Entertainment...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, gaynz.com, internet, media...

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Violet

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

Tags: 1970s, alcohol and drug abuse, depression, gay, transcript online, video onlin...

Published: 2010

Found in: Rainbow Touchstones

Rachel Hoskin

Rachel HoskinRachel Hoskin talks about Butch: A Photographic Exploration, a social project of reaction to Butch women. The...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, butch, femme, soft butch, wahine toa...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Arts and Media

Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson (1)

Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson (1)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

Campbell Gordon

Campbell GordonRecorded before he won Queen of the Whole Universe as Ms Spain, Campbell talks about performing in the...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, drag, performance, youth...

Published: July 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

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

Session 8

Session 8Audio from the session: Beyond parenting. While the passing of marriage rights for same-sex couples addressed some issues...

Tags: abuse, biphobia, bullying, children, christianity, coming out...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference