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Welby Ings

Welby IngsWelby Ings talks about growing up, his involvement in homosexual law reform, the early days of HIV AIDS in New Zealand and his films

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

Published: September 2012

Found in: People

Part 1 (16 October 1985)

Part 1 (16 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 16 October...

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

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

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

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

Denny Moran

Denny MoranDenny Moran talks about the gay scene in Wellington in the 1970s - including Carmen and various beats...

Tags: 1970s, anonymous sex, arrest, courts, gay, transgender...

Published: November 2010

Found in: People

Mates and Lovers

Mates and LoversRonald Trifero Nelson and co-producer Ahi Karunaharan talk about the second season of Mates and Lovers - a...

Tags: 2010s, gay, history, mates and lovers (play), performance, theatre...

Published: October 2010

Found in: Arts and Media

Seamas Gormley

Seamas GormleySeamas talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, arts, auckland, drag, performance, theatre...

Published: July 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Jacki Byrd

Jacki ByrdJacki talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2010s, auckland, drag, performance, queen of the whole universe, theatre...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Wellington waterfront

Wellington waterfrontTake a self-guided circular 1-hour walk tour around the Wellington waterfront and discover some historic rainbow locations. Most...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, walk tour, walking, wellington...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Walk Tours

Lesbian and Gay Fair (1986)

Lesbian and Gay Fair (1986)Images from the first Lesbian and Gay Fair in Wellington. The fair was held at Newtown School in 1986 and themed a fair for a fair law

Tags: 1980s, aotearoa new zealand, homosexual law reform, images online, newtown sch...

Published: 1986

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Presentation at Te Papa

Presentation at Te PapaAudio from a New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt presentation given by Michael Bancroft and Nicki Eddy at Te Papa

Tags: aids memorial quilt, aotearoa new zealand, archives, health, hiv/aids, welling...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

Samantha

SamanthaSamantha talks about growing up in Invercargill, homophobia at university and bisexuality...

Tags: activism, assimilation, christianity, coming out, community, confidence...

Published: May 2014

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

Third reading of the Bill

Third reading of the BillAudio from the third reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. It was introduced into...

Tags: 2010s, adoption, children, civil rights, civil unions, takataapui...

Published: April 2013

Found in: Marriage Equality

Aunty Wai Mason

Aunty Wai MasonAunty Wai talks about being a kaumatua for the NZ AIDS Foundation...

Tags: 1980s, auckland, health, hiv/aids, new zealand aids foundation (nzaf), profile...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference

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

Ricardo de Menezes

Ricardo de MenezesRicardo de Menezes from Canada talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), canada, human rights, ricardo de menezes...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Stefanie Upchurch

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

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

Published: 2011

Found in: Gallery

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

Enough is Enough (2004)

Enough is Enough (2004)MP Georgina Beyer confronts Destiny Church followers on the steps of Parliament during the Enough is Enough march...

Tags: 2000s, civil unions, hate, march, member of parliament, parliament...

Published: August 2004

Found in: Civil Unions

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

Pride Stage 2019

Pride Stage 2019Audio from the Wellington Pride Stage 2019, held at Eva Beva's on 30 March 2019. After the...

Tags: 2010s, bigotry, drag, grief, lesbian, transgender...

Published: March 2019

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Rev. Clay Nelson

Rev. Clay NelsonRev. Clay Nelson 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

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

Dana de Milo

Dana de MiloDana de Milo talks about her early life

Tags: 1960s, abuse, back slang, bullying, butch queen, transgender...

Published: December 2012

Found in: People

Living well

Living wellA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Living well...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Session 2

Session 2Audio from the session: Sex work. Participants include Kate Scarlet, Catherine Healy, Vita, Chanel Hati and Rouge...

Tags: 1980s, 2000s, abuse, entrapment, harassment, transgender...

Published: June 2013

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

Lana Lawless

Lana LawlessLana talks about growing up, transitioning and becoming the 2008 women's world long drive golf champion. Lana was...

Tags: coming out, courts, family, gender identity, human rights, law...

Published: June 2012

Found in: People

Part 3

Part 3Part 3 of an honours evening which celebrated people who have made outstanding contributions to the queer and...

Tags: 2010s, awards, community, honours, recognition, volunteer...

Published: February 2015

Found in: Events

Jonathan Smith

Jonathan SmithJonathan talks about growing up and creating, and running the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: arts, drag, hiv/aids, performance, profile, relationships...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference