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Marilyn Waring

Marilyn WaringMarilyn Waring talks about her time as a Member of Parliament from 1975 - 1984. Marilyn talks about...

Tags: 1970s, civil unions, coming out, intersex, lesbian, transgender...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Alison Laurie - Bigot Busters rally

Alison Laurie - Bigot Busters rallyAlison Laurie addresses the Bigot Busters rally held at the Wellington Town Hall on 21 May 1985...

Tags: 1980s, activism, gay liberation movement, homosexual law reform, human rights...

Published: May 1985

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Lesbian organising

Lesbian organisingAlison talks about early lesbian organising in New Zealand...

Tags: 1970s, activism, lesbian, organisation, social, transcript online...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Jules and Ness

Jules and NessJules Lovelock and Ness Simons talk about film-making and what makes a queer film...

Tags: arts, creativity, crowd sourcing, film, funding, identity...

Published: August 2013

Found in: Arts and Media

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

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

Participants (part 1)

Participants (part 1)Rowan Moulder talks to participants at Shift hui 2016. More participant interviews can be heard in part two...

Tags: gay, gender neutral, intersex, non-binary, queer, trans*...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

Part 1 (23 October 1985)

Part 1 (23 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 23 October...

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

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

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

Stephen Denekamp

Stephen DenekampStephen talks depression and coming out...

Tags: 1990s, coming out, depression, family, gay, transcript online...

Published: May 2010

Found in: People

Lower Cuba Street

Lower Cuba StreetLower Cuba Street has seen a number of rainbow-related events. In the mid-1980s there was a pro-homosexual law...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, acceptance, family, lesbian, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Weddings and civil unions

Weddings and civil unionsA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Weddings and civil unions...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

First reading of the Bill

First reading of the BillAudio from the first reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill, introduced into Parliament by Labour...

Tags: christianity, church, civil unions, human rights, law, marriage...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

Senthorun Raj

Senthorun RajSenthorun 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

Waterfront parade route

Waterfront parade routeThe waterfront parade route has seen a number of rainbow related parades, including the Love Parade in 2016...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, parade, video online, walk tour, walking...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

GALS - Gay and Lesbian Singers

GALS - Gay and Lesbian SingersCatherine Lee and Ashley Barratt talk about New Zealand's first LGBTI choir...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, arts, choirs, music, organisation, performance...

Published: April 2012

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

Grace Poore and Satya Rai Nagpaul

Grace Poore and Satya Rai NagpaulGrace Poore and Satya Rai Nagpaul talk about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), grace poore, human rights, satya rai nagp...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Session 1

Session 1Audio from the session: Transfemininities and transmisogyny. A facilitated discussion on the experiences of, and the unique ways...

Tags: classism, community, counselling, discrimination, exclusion, femininity...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Kevin Hague profile

Kevin Hague profileOn the eve of his departure from Parliament, MP Kevin Hague reflects on his time in politics as...

Tags: bisexual, gay, intersex, queer, trans*, transgender...

Published: September 2016

Found in: People

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

Vicki-Anne Heikell and Bronwyn Officer

Vicki-Anne Heikell and Bronwyn OfficerVicki-Anne and Bronwyn talk about various practical ideas for maintaining a personal or group archive. If you would...

Tags: archives, education, history, identity, legacy, library...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Phylesha Brown-Acton

Phylesha Brown-ActonPhylesha Brown-Acton delivers a keynote presentation...

Tags: 2010s, activism, fa'afafine, health, transcript online, transgender...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Human Rights with Richard Tankersley

Human Rights with Richard TankersleyAudio from a presentation by Human Rights Commissioner Richard Tankersley on human rights issues facing rainbow and gender...

Tags: gay, intersex, lesbian, queer, takataapui, transgender...

Published: March 2017

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

William Spurlin

William SpurlinAudio from Prof. William Spurlin's talk: What we know from the historical record - the persecution of lesbians...

Tags: 1910s, 1920s, gay, homosexual, lesbian, queer...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Stefanie Upchurch

Stefanie UpchurchStefanie describes how the Out Proud portrait series came about and what it was like to photograph openly...

Tags: 2010s, arts, bisexual, gay, images online, lesbian...

Published: 2011

Found in: Gallery

Huhana Hickey

Huhana HickeyHuhana Hickey from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, activism, asia pacific outgames (2011), disability, human rights, welli...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Bill Logan

Bill LoganBill talks about the early years of HIV AIDS in Wellington, and the response by groups like the...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, advertising, gay, homosexual, lesbian...

Published: May 2015

Found in: HIV AIDS

Tabby Besley

Tabby BesleyTabby Besley, national co-ordinator for InsideOUT talks about being part of the team organising the hui...

Tags: 2010s, counselling, funding, heteronormativity, hui, mental health...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

Part 2 (9 April 1986)

Part 2 (9 April 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 April...

Tags: 1980s, accomodation, discrimination, equality, homosexual, scouts...

Published: April 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings