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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

Introduction (8 March 1985)

Introduction (8 March 1985)Audio from the introduction and first reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill in Parliament, 8 March 1985...

Tags: 1980s, activism, adoption, gay, heterosexual, homosexual...

Published: March 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Meg Torwl

Meg TorwlMeg, a multidisciplinary artist, talks about her life and creative process. You can view some of Meg's photography...

Tags: abuse, ageing, ageism, arts, civil rights, colonisation...

Published: March 2013

Found in: People

Speeches before Marriage Equality march

Speeches before Marriage Equality marchAudio of the speeches before the march for Marriage Equality. Speakers include Brooklynne Kennedy, Joseph Habgood and...

Tags: activism, civil unions, community, human rights, identity, law...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

Tighe Instone

Tighe InstoneTighe talks about being part of various groups that rallied in support of homosexual law reform. A selection...

Tags: 1980s, activism, age of consent, butch, gay, lesbian...

Published: June 2015

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Mark Beehre

Mark BeehreMark talks about documenting gay mens lives through photography and audio interviews. In this recording we look...

Tags: arts, history, interviewing, legacy, oral history, photography...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

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

A Refugee Among Refugees

A Refugee Among RefugeesEliana's case attracted international media attention after she was detained at Hong Kong International Airport's immigration facility for...

Tags: 2000s, intersex, lesbian, non-binary, trans*, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Amelia

AmeliaAmelia talks about bullying, living in Dunedin and flatting situations that are homophobic and sexist...

Tags: abuse, adoption, alcohol, bullying, children, clothing...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Queer Avengers

Queer AvengersSara Fraser talks about the history of the Queer Avengers and some of its activities. The group was...

Tags: cis female, gay, lesbian, non-binary, queer, trans*...

Published: September 2018

Found in: Groups and Organisations

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

Remembering Bruce Burnett

Remembering Bruce BurnettKate Leslie remembers Bruce Burnett - an early AIDS educator and activist in New Zealand. Bruce returned to...

Tags: activism, community, death, education, health, health system...

Published: October 2012

Found in: HIV AIDS

Part 1

Part 1Audio from the session: The Book That Turned the Light On. In a past of illegality and stigma...

Tags: 1960s, gay, homosexual, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Val

ValVal talks about lesbian movements in the 1990s, visibility and co-founding The Drag Kings...

Tags: 2010s, androgynous, butch, femme, lesbian, transcript online...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Part 1 (9 April 1986)

Part 1 (9 April 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 April...

Tags: 1980s, equality, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosexual law reform peti...

Published: April 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Iris Florence Peter Williams

Iris Florence Peter WilliamsJulie Glamuzina talks about her book Perfectly Natural: The audacious story of Iris Florence Peter Williams. The original...

Tags: 1940s, 2010s, archives, birth certificate, courts, transgender...

Published: October 2015

Found in: Arts and Media

Paul Diamond

Paul DiamondPaul talks about some of the techniques he uses to record oral histories...

Tags: 2010s, archives, gay, legacy, maori, military...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Session 6

Session 6Audio from the session: Takaktāpui perspectives. Historically Māori society was based on sexual diversity and acceptance of difference...

Tags: christianity, colonisation, diversity, identity, maori, sexuality...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

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

Love Life Fono 6

Love Life Fono 6It can't be presumed that all Oceania LGBTIQ people are navigating toward the same destination. We are...

Tags: 2010s, branding, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, trans*, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Ursula Bethell

Ursula BethellAlison talks about the New Zealand poet Ursula Bethell...

Tags: 1870s, arts, christchurch, lesbian, transcript online, writing...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Third reading of the Bill

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

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

Published: April 2014

Found in: Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill

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

Steve Lawrence

Steve LawrenceSteve talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: drag, performance, queen of the whole universe, steve lawrence, theatre...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Session 10

Session 10Audio from the session: Beyond marriage. Marriage is often presented as the highest legal right for LGBT communities...

Tags: activism, bullying, capitalism, child care, children, class...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Prue Hyman

Prue HymanPrue takes Jac Lynch through a personal archive of newspaper articles, letters and submissions made in support of...

Tags: androgynous, butch femme, intersex, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: November 2015

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Features (1)

Features (1)A list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Features (1)...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Tiwhanawhana celebrates Matariki

Tiwhanawhana celebrates MatarikiTiwhanawhana Celebrates Matariki Audio from the Tiwhanawhana Celebrates Matariki event held at the National Library of New Zealand...

Tags: 2010s, colonialism, colonisation, femininity, takataapui, transgender...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Events

Vigil for Zena

Vigil for ZenaAudio from the Vigil for Zena Campbell, held in Civic Square on 20 March 2018. Zena was killed...

Tags: 2010s, activism, buddhism, chant, trans*, transgender...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Events

Gerry Masters

Gerry MastersGerry talks about being one of the boys in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, arts, auckland, performance, theatre...

Published: June 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe