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Agender New Zealand

Agender New ZealandCherise Witehira, president of Agender New Zealand, talks about how the organisation supports transgender people and their families...

Tags: addiction, drug abuse, education, family, gender identity, growing up...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Groups and Organisations

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

Faith forum

Faith forumAudio from the faith forum. The discussion was facilitated by Maggie Shippam and featured Christoph Hackenburg, Torranice Campel...

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

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

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

Second reading of the Bill

Second reading of the BillAudio from the second reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill...

Tags: bisexual, gay, historic convictions, homosexual, intersex, trans...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Historic Convictions

Geovana Peres

Geovana PeresBoxer Geovana Peres talks to Benji Watt about winning the New Zealand National (NZNBF Version) Light Heavyweight title...

Tags: 2010s, boxing, coming out, confidence, friends, lesbian...

Published: May 2017

Found in: People

Katija Vlatkovich

Katija VlatkovichKatija talks about growing up, working with Rainbow Youth and organizing Proud Mary...

Tags: activism, coming out, family, music, performance, youth...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference

Session 1

Session 1Audio from the session: Indigenous feminisms and social movements. Participants include Marama Davidson and Shasha Ali...

Tags: activism, anarchism, family, fear, feminism, indigenous peoples...

Published: June 2013

Found in: C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013

Courtenay Place Mens Toilet

Courtenay Place Mens ToiletBuilt in 1911, the underground public toilet was part of the regular beat [for anonymous sex]. The...

Tags: 1970s, anonymous sex, arrest, crime, gay, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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

Session 3

Session 3Audio from the session: Takatāpui, Pasifika ways and beyond queer theory. Participants include Maihi Makiha and Kim Mcbreen...

Tags: church, colonisation, gender identity, health, heteronormativity, history...

Published: June 2013

Found in: C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013

Benji Watt

Benji WattBenji talks about being the first openly gay boxing judge in New Zealand and his upcoming marriage...

Tags: 2010s, boxing, civil unions, community, gay, transgender...

Published: May 2015

Found in: People

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

Trans* hui report-back

Trans* hui report-backAudio from the Trans* pre-conference hui report-back. The hui was held at Preservatorium Cafe and Cannery, Te...

Tags: bisexual, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, intersex, queer, trans...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Circa Theatre (Harris Street)

Circa Theatre (Harris Street)The corner of Harris Street and Jervois Quay is the former location of Circa Theatre. The Topp...

Tags: 1980s, circa theatre (wellington), performance, theatre, walk tour, walking...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

During These Days (video)

During These Days (video)A performance of During These Days, recorded during the final rehearsal before the world premiere (18 June 2016)...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, choirs, community, composition, video online...

Published: June 2016

Found in: The Glamaphones

Waitangi Park

Waitangi ParkThe inaugural Out in the Park will be held here in 2016. The celebration grew out of the...

Tags: 2010s, homosexual law reform, human rights, member of parliament, transgender...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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)

Hui Takataapui interviews

Hui Takataapui interviewsParticipants talk to Tabby Besley about attending the hui which was held at Te Papa-o-Rotu Marae, Whatawhata from...

Tags: 2010s, diversity, family, food, straight, takataapui...

Published: November 2014

Found in: Hui Takataapui 2014

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

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

Evan Donnelly

Evan DonnellyEvan talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2010s, drag, gay auckland business association (gaba), performance, queen of t...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

The Petition (5 November 1985)

The Petition (5 November 1985)Audio from parts of the debate on the report back of the petition against the Homosexual Law Reform...

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

Published: November 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Part 1

Part 1Audio from the opening ceremony at Parliament: remembering the Homosexual Law Reform era - 30 years on. Note...

Tags: bisexual, gay, homosexual, lesbian, takataapui, trans...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Session 11

Session 11Audio from the session: Fighting homophobia, transphobia and bigotry in our communities. Social transformation means transformation of our...

Tags: activism, brothels, civil unions, discrimination, diversity, health...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Julie Glamuzina

Julie GlamuzinaJulie talks about documenting lesbian political activity pre-homosexual law reform, her involvement in various movements in the 1970s...

Tags: 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: October 2015

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Rev. Clay Nelson

Rev. Clay NelsonClay talks about his work with St Matthew-in-the-City; particularly organising the church billboards that have gained international attention...

Tags: 2010s, billboards, celebrant, church, images online, transgender...

Published: January 2013

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

Session 6

Session 6Audio from the session: Desire as social currency and how desire is constructed around stigmatised and non-normative bodies...

Tags: de-transition, desexualisation, desire, fetishism, hate, identity...

Published: June 2013

Found in: C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013

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

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