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Charles Chauvel

Charles ChauvelCharles Chauvel from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: 2000s, bullying, civil unions, dignity, gay, transgender...

Published: October 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Cole Hampton

Cole HamptonCole Hampton talks about growing up, creating Pamela Hancock, Pride, and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, 2020s, abuse, activism, gay...

Published: March 2020

Found in: Arts and Media

A Fresh Start for Human Rights

A Fresh Start for Human RightsAudio from the public forum A Fresh Start for Human Rights, held during Wellington's Pride festival at St...

Tags: 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, intersex, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

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)

Conan McKegg

Conan McKeggConan talks about writing for the screen and working on the draft script for House of Memories...

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

Published: February 2014

Found in: People

Ian McKellen

Ian McKellenIan McKellen sends a message to the Marriage Equality Conference. The message was played during the first keynote...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, legislative council chamber (parliament), marriage, marr...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Dangerous Desires

Dangerous DesiresAudio from the session: Dangerous Desires. In the past, LGBTQI readers had to search for sexual information in...

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

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Pardon Me Alan Turing

Pardon Me Alan TuringWriter Stephen Lunt talks about the play Pardon Me Alan Turing. The play runs at Bats Theatre...

Tags: 1940s, 2010s, chemical castration, computer science, historic convictions, hom...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

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

Georgina Beyer

Georgina BeyerAs part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office...

Tags: 2010s, georgina beyer, parliament, rainbow room (parliament)...

Published: March 2019

Found in: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Session 3

Session 3Audio from the session: Naming - who are we? Names such as lesbian, gay, queer, takataapui, and fa'afafine...

Tags: colonisation, coming out, diversity, exclusion, feminism, gender identity...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Solidarity with Orlando Candlelight Vigil

Solidarity with Orlando Candlelight VigilSolidarity with Orlando Candlelight Vigil, held at Frank Kitts park - 6pm on 13 June 2016. The...

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

Published: June 2016

Found in: Orlando mass shooting

Group Programme (March 2016)

Group Programme (March 2016)Over 5 weekends in February/March 2016 a group came together at Wellington Access Radio to learn about various...

Tags: 2010s, advice, bisexual, gay, nerd, queer...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Yarn bombing

Yarn bombingWe learn about yarn bombing during Wellington's Pride Festival...

Tags: 2010s, activism, bike stand, church, earthquake, queer...

Published: March 2019

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Rainbow taonga at Te Papa

Rainbow taonga at Te PapaHistory curators Stephanie Gibson and Lynette Townsend showcase some of the many rainbow taonga held in the Museum...

Tags: bisexual, fa'afafine, gay, lesbian, takataapui, transgender...

Published: August 2016

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Glenda

GlendaGlenda talks about growing up in a single-parent household in the 1950s, homosexual law reform and identifying as...

Tags: 1920s, 1950s, 2010s, butch, lesbian, queer...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Rūrangi

RūrangiFollowing the Wellington premiere of the web series/film Rūrangi on 2 August 2020, Elz Carrad (lead actor), Max...

Tags: 2020s, deadname, film, trans, trans man, transgender...

Published: August 2020

Found in: Arts and Media

Miriam Saphira

Miriam SaphiraMiriam talks about establishing the Charlotte Museum Trust - a museum based in Auckland that collects and preserves...

Tags: activism, archives, arts, education, elders, feminism...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Speeches before Marriage Equality march

Speeches before Marriage Equality marchAudio of the speeches before the march for Marriage Equality. Speakers include Brooklynne Kennedy, Joseph Habgood and...

Tags: activism, civil unions, community, human rights, identity, law...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

Jennifer

JenniferJennifer talks about growing up and feeling isolated, making connections via the internet and educating medical students from...

Tags: coming out, community, dance, diversity, education, femme...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Cindy Lewis (1)

Cindy Lewis (1)Cindy Lewis from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), cindy lewis, gisborne, human rights, tran...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

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

Bruce Kilmister

Bruce KilmisterBruce talks about his childhood, the early years of HIV in New Zealand, the NZ AIDS Foundation, Hero...

Tags: 1950s, 1980s, addiction, azt, church, gay...

Published: June 2013

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

The Opera House

The Opera HouseAlley - Jack Body's opera about Rewi Alley premiered at the Opera House in 1998. The theatre has...

Tags: 1990s, arts, drag, gay, makeup, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

A Place to Stand

A Place to StandMP Jan Logie's speech in Parliament on 14 February 2018 during the General Debate. Jan pays tribute...

Tags: 2010s, affirmation, lesbian, queer, trans, transgender...

Published: February 2018

Found in: Issues

Paul

PaulPaul talks about growing up in Australia in the 1950s, sex work in New York City, cruising Rudolf...

Tags: 1940s, 1950s, bisexual, gay, homosexual, pansexual...

Published: April 2015

Found in: People

Charlotte Museum

Charlotte MuseumMiriam Saphira and Jenny Rankine talk about the Charlotte Museum. The museum collects and preserves artefacts of...

Tags: 2000s, archives, auckland, history, lesbian, transcript online...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

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

A Refugee Among Refugees

A Refugee Among RefugeesEliana's case attracted international media attention after she was detained at Hong Kong International Airport's immigration facility for...

Tags: 2000s, intersex, lesbian, non-binary, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016