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Crystal and Harriet

Crystal and HarrietCrystal and Harriet talk about identity and relationships...

Tags: adoption, children, coming out, community, education, employment...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

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

Senthorun Raj (2)

Senthorun Raj (2)Senthorun 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

Launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019

Launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019Audio from the launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019. The event was held at the National...

Tags: bisexual, butch, gay, intersex, lesbian, trans...

Published: August 2018

Found in: ILGA World Conference 2019

Louisa Wall

Louisa WallLouisa Wall from from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a...

Tags: bullying, civil unions, discrimination, equality, family, gender identity...

Published: October 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Miriam Saphira

Miriam SaphiraMiriam Saphira talks about growing up, being a writer and researcher, and establishing the Charlotte Museum. This podcast...

Tags: 1960s, activism, archives, coming out, growing up, lesbian...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference

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

Donald Stenhouse

Donald StenhouseDon talks about what it's like to be an older gay man. Don died on 7 January 2018...

Tags: 2010s, ageing, drug therapy, elder issues, elders, gay...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Older Gay Men

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

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

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

Re-opening of the Rainbow Room

Re-opening of the Rainbow RoomAudio from the re-opening of the Rainbow Room at Parliament. The event also marked the New Zealand...

Tags: gay, historic convictions, lesbian, trans, transexual, transgender...

Published: May 2019

Found in: Parliaments Rainbow Room

Miscellaneouslee

MiscellaneousleeMiscellaneouslee talks about family life, Auckland in the 1980s and performing in drag...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, acceptance, gay, takataapui...

Published: October 2013

Found in: People

Committee of the Whole House (25 March 1986)

Committee of the Whole House (25 March 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 25 March...

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

Published: March 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

The Legislative Process

The Legislative ProcessAudio from the first keynote panel discussion: Sexual Minorities and the Legislative Process. 0:00:00 - Mihi: Rangimoana Taylor 00600...

Tags: 2010s, activism, age of consent, civil unions, community, courts...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Bhakti Shah

Bhakti ShahBhakti Shah from Nepal talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, nepal, transgender, welling...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

In the Rainbow

In the RainbowRose McMahon (series creator) and Holly McMahon (writer) talk about the seven-part series In the Rainbow, produced...

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

Published: July 2019

Found in: Arts and Media

Murray Riches

Murray RichesMurray Riches talks about his research project How Do We Make it Better. MP Jan Logie references the...

Tags: activism, alcohol and drug abuse, bullying, church, closeted, coming out...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Torfrida and Ali

Torfrida and AliTorfrida and Ali talk about the lesbian scene in Canterbury in the 1980s and their personal journeys...

Tags: activism, ageing, butch, climate change, community, dance...

Published: November 2013

Found in: People

David Hindley

David HindleyDavid Hindley, co-chair of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames reflects on the activities over the last week...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), david hindley, human rights...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Part 2 (23 October 1985)

Part 2 (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

Session 14

Session 14Audio from the session: Healthcare, housing and schools - fighting for survival, fighting for more. We still have...

Tags: activism, ageing, bullying, closeted, depression, economics...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Youth and Womens hui report backs

Youth and Womens hui report backsReport backs from the youth pre-conference hui and the women's pre-conference hui, followed by Ros Noonan - patron...

Tags: aromantic, asexual, bisexual, cis female, cis male, gay...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

New Zealand writing

New Zealand writingA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: New Zealand writing...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Rainbow taonga at Te Papa (2019)

Rainbow taonga at Te Papa (2019)Curator Stephanie Gibson talks about rainbow taonga held in the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa...

Tags: 1990s, fa'afafine, intersex, non-binary, takataapui, transgender...

Published: August 2019

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Larger Than Life Stories

Larger Than Life StoriesAudio from the session: Larger Than Life Stories. Alison Mau wrote the remarkable story of Liz Roberts, the...

Tags: 1940s, 1950s, 1990s, 2010s, lesbian, transgender...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Takataapui workshop

Takataapui workshopElizabeth Kerekere discusses the history of takataapui, building relationships and creating inclusive spaces...

Tags: aromantic, asexual, bisexual, butch, femme, gay...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

Marriage, Adoption and Human Rights

Marriage, Adoption and Human RightsKevin Hague MP talks about the history of human rights legislation - internationally and in New Zealand...

Tags: 2010s, adoption, alcohol and drug abuse, children, church, discrimination...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Hugo Gong

Hugo Gong

Tags: 2000s, arts, images online, photography, visual arts, wellington...

Published: 2010

Found in: Gallery

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