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Second reading debate (6 November 1985)

Second reading debate (6 November 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 6 November...

Tags: 1980s, age of consent, equality, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosexual...

Published: November 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Michael Bancroft

Michael BancroftMichael, guardian of the NZ AIDS Memorial Quilt, talks about the history of the quilt in New Zealand...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, bruce burnett clinic (auckland)...

Published: June 2010

Found in: AIDS Memorial Quilt

Harris Street

Harris StreetOn a night in July 1975 a police officer questioned MP Colin Moyle who was lingering around a...

Tags: 1970s, cruising, member of parliament, politics, public toilet, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Hamish Allardice

Hamish AllardiceHamish talks about being bullied at school, abuse, addiction and recovery. The AIDS Memorial Quilt panel for Rudi...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, gay, genderfuck, lesbian...

Published: February 2015

Found in: People

Carmen Rupe memorial, Wellington

Carmen Rupe memorial, WellingtonAudio from the memorial to Carmen held at Scotty and Mal's Cocktail and Lounge Bar. 0:00:12 - Malcolm...

Tags: 1970s, drag, newspapers, police, transgender, vice...

Published: January 2012

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Paki

PakiPaki talks about growing up in Nelson and being gender fluid...

Tags: anxiety, bullying, camp, coming out, confidence, discrimination...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

Frances Hodgkins

Frances HodgkinsAlison talks about the New Zealand painter Frances Hodgkins...

Tags: 1860s, arts, dunedin, lesbian, transcript online, visual arts...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Queer history panel discussion

Queer history panel discussionAudio from the panel discussion on queer history, held during the community event Queer History in the Making...

Tags: 2010s, activism, archives, blood donation, bullying, capitalism...

Published: September 2015

Found in: Queer History in the Making

Dangerous Desires

Dangerous DesiresAudio from the session: Dangerous Desires. In the past, LGBTQI readers had to search for sexual information in...

Tags: asexual, bisexual, butch, gay, intersex, lesbian...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

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

Laws and Customs

Laws and CustomsAudio from the workshop: Laws and customs in relation to sexual orientation and gender identity in Oceania. The...

Tags: akava'ine, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, homosexual, lesbian, trans...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

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

From Bisexual to Skoliosexual

From Bisexual to SkoliosexualAudio from the workshop: From Bisexual to Skoliosexual. When we think about the "rainbow" community most people just...

Tags: aromantic, asexual, bisexual, cisgender, homosexual, intersex...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Spencer

SpencerSpencer talks about identifying as butch and gender queer...

Tags: anxiety, butch, coming out, community, depression, education...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

Gareth Watkins

Gareth WatkinsGareth is a photographer based in Welington, New Zealand who has published three photography books. He...

Tags: 1990s, arts, images online, photography, visual arts, wellington...

Published: 2010

Found in: Gallery

Parker and Hulme murder case

Parker and Hulme murder caseAlison talks about the Parker and Hulme murder case from 1954, where the two teenage friends murdered Parker's...

Tags: 1950s, christchurch, courts, crime, law, transcript online...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Drew Hadwen

Drew HadwenDrew Hadwen talks about the development of the Devotion dance parties/festivals, and the Beacons of Hope services in...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2010s, assimilation, belonging, hiv/aids...

Published: August 2018

Found in: People

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

Ceremony Images

Ceremony ImagesImages from the gifting ceremony of the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt to Te Papa - national...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, hiv/aids, images online, st matthew-in-...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

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

Welby Ings

Welby IngsWelby talks about growing up, his involvement in homosexual law reform, the early days of HIV AIDS in...

Tags: 1980s, abuse, activism, arts, assimilation, gay...

Published: September 2012

Found in: People

Peter Lineham

Peter LinehamPeter talks about his religious and spiritual journey and how he came to Auckland Community Church...

Tags: billboards, christianity, church, civil rights, civil unions, coming out...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

Alison Bell-Allen

Alison Bell-AllenAlison talks about being one of the stage managers for the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2010s, auckland, drag, performance, straight, theatre...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

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

Poutokomanawa opening night

Poutokomanawa opening nightAudio from the opening night of Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation. The exhibition runs from 20 September...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, takataapui, trans, transexual, transgender...

Published: September 2019

Found in: Poutokomanawa exhibition

Photospace Gallery

Photospace GalleryPhotospace Gallery has exhibited a number of rainbow artists including photographers Mark Beehre and Jac Lynch. In 2015...

Tags: 2010s, arts, butch, butch femme, femme, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Phillip Peek

Phillip PeekPhillip Peek recalls working at the Sun sauna, a sex-on-site venue, in the mid-1970s and early 1980s and...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, abortion, gay, homosexual law reform, people...

Published: July 2018

Found in: People

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

Anna

AnnaAnna talks about living in Nelson and being attracted to women...

Tags: activism, adoption, books, children, civil unions, clothing...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

David Hindley

David HindleyDavid talks about his photography during the period of homosexual law reform (1985/86)...

Tags: 1980s, homosexual law reform, human rights, images online, media, photography...

Published: June 2011

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform