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Angela

AngelaAngela talks about identifying as genderqueer, pansexual poly...

Tags: activism, bullying, clothing, coming out, creativity, discrimination...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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

Reflecting on HLR30 Hands On

Reflecting on HLR30 Hands OnCreek reflects on HLR30 Hands On - a massage event for 'activists, survivors and veterans' of homosexual law...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender...

Published: May 2016

Found in: HLR30 Hands On

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

Carmen Rupe interview (1991)

Carmen Rupe interview (1991)Jack Body interviews Carmen Rupe about her life. The recording was made at Carmen's apartment in Kings...

Tags: 1970s, 1990s, alcohol and drug abuse, kamp, transexual, transgender...

Published: 1991

Found in: Carmen Rupe

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

Ed Jenner

Ed JennerEd talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant - from the first show...

Tags: auckland, drag, ed jenner, performance, queen of the whole universe, theatre...

Published: February 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Overseas Passenger Terminal

Overseas Passenger TerminalThe terminal was the site of the first Devotion dance party in December 1991. Like Hero in...

Tags: 1990s, dance party, hiv aids, video online, walk tour, walking...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Aged Care Research

Aged Care ResearchMichal talks about research into the care of Rainbow people in aged residential care in New Zealand...

Tags: ageing, ageism, caregiver, civil unions, closeted, community...

Published: May 2013

Found in: Ageing

Michael Stevens

Michael StevensMichael Stevens from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, media, michael stevens, wel...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Meeting places

Meeting placesAlison talks about the different types of places queer communities met...

Tags: 1940s, club 41 (wellington), royal oak hotel (wellington), social, transcript ...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Sophie Jayawardene

Sophie JayawardeneSophie talks about being diagnosed HIV+ in 1989, her journey with HIV and living positively...

Tags: 1980s, abortion, activism, children, discrimination, heterosexual...

Published: April 2014

Found in: HIV AIDS

Benji Watt

Benji WattBenji Watt, producer of Q12 The Tour, talks about the tour and his personal journey...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, abuse, bullying, clothing, gay...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Q12 The Tour

Emma and John Kelly

Emma and John KellyEmma and John talk about their daughter / father relationship...

Tags: children, civil unions, coming out, divorce, family, feminism...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Relationships

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

Discharge

DischargeDarren talks about being discharged from the Royal New Zealand Air Force on the grounds that he was...

Tags: employment, family, homophobia, human rights, military, programme...

Published: 1999

Found in: Documentary

Out in the carPark

Out in the carParkParticipants, stall-holders and the public talk about attending the Love Parade and Out in the carPark...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, inaugural event, love parade (wellington), out in the carpark (w...

Published: March 2015

Found in: Events

Rainbows in a Monochrome World

Rainbows in a Monochrome WorldNavigating the world as someone from rainbow communities brings with it many challenges, taking different forms for different...

Tags: agender, bisexual, cisgender, femme, gender fluid, non-binary...

Published: April 2017

Found in: Shift hui (2017)

Packing the Quilt for Te Papa

Packing the Quilt for Te PapaHistory curator Stephanie Gibson and collection manager Sara Guthrie pack the last two blocks of the New Zealand...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, auckland, hiv aids, new zealand aids memorial quilt, st ...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

Service for Virginia Burns

Service for Virginia BurnsAudio from the service to commemorate and celebrate the life of Virginia Burns (a.k.a Virginia Parker-Bowles). The...

Tags: butch femme, femme queen, gay, lesbian, queer, trans*...

Published: June 2017

Found in: Events

Committee stage of the Bill

Committee stage of the BillAudio from the committee stage of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill...

Tags: 1980s, gay, historic convictions, homosexual, transexual, transgender...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Historic Convictions

Blue

BlueMary talks about growing up and dealing with depression...

Tags: 1960s, depression, health, lesbian, transcript online, video online...

Published: 2010

Found in: Rainbow Touchstones

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

Maryan Street

Maryan StreetMaryan Street from the Labour Party talks to Benji Watt about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: activism, blood donation, discrimination, family, gender identity, health...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Kennedy

KennedyKennedy talks about pan-sexuality, school and Queer Straight Alliances (QSA)...

Tags: activism, bullying, coming out, creativity, documentary, education...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

Scott Johnston

Scott JohnstonScott talks about coming out in the 1980s and being one of the creators of the Hero parade...

Tags: arts, christianity, coming out, community, dance, death...

Published: May 2013

Found in: People

Entertainment

EntertainmentA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Entertainment...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Sarah

SarahSarah talks about growing up in Invercargill and identifying as lesbian...

Tags: abuse, activism, anxiety, butch, children, christianity...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

HLR30 Aroha Nui

HLR30 Aroha NuiA short video highlighting some of the people and celebrations during homosexual law reform in Aotearoa New Zealand...

Tags: 1980s, activism, celebration, homosexual law reform, video online, wellington ...

Published: June 2016

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

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