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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

Part 2

Part 2Part 2 of an honours evening which celebrated people who have made outstanding contributions to the queer and...

Tags: 2010s, awards, community, honours, intersex, non-binary...

Published: February 2015

Found in: Events

Politics and religion

Politics and religionA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Politics and religion...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Isikeli Vulavou and Sulivenusi Waqa

Isikeli Vulavou and Sulivenusi WaqaIsikeli Vulavou and Sulivenusi Waqa from Fiji talk about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), fiji, human rights, isikeli vulavou, suli...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Georgia Andrews

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

Tags: 2010s, georgia andrews, parliament, rainbow room (parliament)...

Published: April 2019

Found in: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Meg Torwl

Meg TorwlA gallery of images by photographer Meg Torwl

Tags: 1990s, arts, canada, images online, photography, visual arts...

Published: 2010

Found in: Gallery

John Fisher

John FisherJohn Fisher delivers a keynote presentation. John is introduced by Rosslyn Noonan...

Tags: 2010s, human rights, law, transcript online, wellington town hall, yogyakarta ...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

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

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

Geetanjali Misra

Geetanjali MisraGeetanjali Misra delivers a keynote presentation. Geetanjali is introduced by David Huebner, the United States Ambassador to New...

Tags: 2010s, activism, human rights, ilott theatre (wellington town hall), india, tr...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Carmen Rupe interview (1975)

Carmen Rupe interview (1975)Carmen Rupe is interviewed by 2ZM night host David Mahoney on 22 November 1975. The recording is part...

Tags: bisexual, external resource, gay, lesbian, trans, transexual...

Published: November 1975

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Julian Cook

Julian CookJulian talks about organising a variety of corporate and community-based events, including the GABA Gold Charity Auction, and...

Tags: community, event management, organising, support, venues, volunteer...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Political Forum - Part 2

Political Forum - Part 2Audio from the LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum held at Eva Beva, Wellington on 26 July 2020. The event...

Tags: 2020s, ayesha verrall, eva beva (wellington), general election, jan logie, jes...

Published: July 2020

Found in: LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum

Poutokomanawa storytelling

Poutokomanawa storytellingAs part of the exhibition Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation, community members came together to recount stories of...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, gay, lesbian, trans, transgender...

Published: October 2019

Found in: Poutokomanawa exhibition

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

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

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

Mitch Yusof

Mitch YusofMitch Yusof from Malaysia talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, malaysia, mitch yusof...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Tabby Besley

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

Tags: 2010s, parliament, rainbow room (parliament), tabby besley...

Published: April 2019

Found in: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

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

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

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

Out in the Park opening

Out in the Park openingAudio from the opening of Out in the Park. The event took place on 24 February 2018 at...

Tags: 2010s, drag, member of parliament, parliament, pride precinct (wellington), wa...

Published: February 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

LGBTI* health plenary

LGBTI* health plenaryAudio from the LGBTI* health plenary with Elizabeth Kerekere and Jack Trolove. The session is introduced by...

Tags: butch, femme, takataapui, trans, transexual, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

David and Rae

David and RaeDavid and Rae talk about coming out, identity and relationships...

Tags: coming out, family, growing up, homophobia, identity, military...

Published: July 2012

Found in: People

Arriving at the hui

Arriving at the huiRowan Moulder describes arriving at Tapu te Ranga Marae for Shift hui 2016...

Tags: 2010s, asexual, bisexual, flags, non-binary, transgender...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

Gay Liberation

Gay LiberationAlison talks about the Gay Liberation movement in New Zealand...

Tags: 1970s, activism, gay liberation movement, homosexual law reform, human rights...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Dana de Milo on Carmen Rupe

Dana de Milo on Carmen RupeDana talks about her friendship with Carmen, working at The Balcony and sex work in the 1970s. Dana...

Tags: 1960s, 1970s, art-a-rama, black magic, transexual, transgender...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Carmen Rupe

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2018)

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2018)Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 21 May...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, hiv/aids, homosexual...

Published: May 2018

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Circa Theatre

Circa TheatreIn 2014 the production Rita and Douglas was performed here by Jennifer Ward-Lealand and pianist Michael Houstoun. It...

Tags: 1910s, gay, lesbian, relationships, video online, walk tour...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront