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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

Sian Torrington

Sian TorringtonSian talks about the art project We Don't Have To Be The Building which focuses on lesbian, bi-sexual...

Tags: bisexual, butch, femme, gay, lesbian, queer...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Anne Perry

Anne PerryJoanne Drayton discusses her biography of crime writer Anne Perry, better known in New Zealand as the convicted...

Tags: 1950s, 2010s, courts, crime, feminism, lesbian...

Published: September 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

Tiwhanawhana celebrates Matariki

Tiwhanawhana celebrates MatarikiTiwhanawhana Celebrates Matariki Audio from the Tiwhanawhana Celebrates Matariki event held at the National Library of New Zealand...

Tags: 2010s, colonialism, colonisation, femininity, takataapui, transgender...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Events

Des and John

Des and JohnAn interview with Des Smith and John Jolliff, recorded during the community event Queer History in the Making...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2010s, archives, bullying, community...

Published: September 2015

Found in: Queer History in the Making

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

Benji Watt

Benji WattBenji talks about being the first openly gay boxing judge in New Zealand and his upcoming marriage...

Tags: 2010s, boxing, civil unions, community, gay, transgender...

Published: May 2015

Found in: People

Gareth Watkins

Gareth WatkinsProducer Gareth Watkins talks about Rainbow Touchstones - a mental health digital storytelling project...

Tags: 2010s, depression, health, mental health, mental health foundation, rainbow to...

Published: 2010

Found in: Rainbow Touchstones

Waitangi Park

Waitangi ParkThe inaugural Out in the Park will be held here in 2016. The celebration grew out of the...

Tags: 2010s, homosexual law reform, human rights, member of parliament, transgender...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Locations

Anna

AnnaAnna talks about living in Nelson and being attracted to women...

Tags: activism, adoption, books, children, civil unions, clothing...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

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

Criminal cases

Criminal casesAlison highlights some queer-related criminal cases in New Zealand...

Tags: 1950s, courts, crime, hate crime, homophobia, transcript online...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

ILGA scholars plenary

ILGA scholars plenaryAudio from the ILGA scholars plenary session. Our ILGA Oceania area is huge - boarded on one side...

Tags: 2010s, bisexual, fa'afafine, gay, lesbian, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Anna

AnnaAnna talks about identifying as a binary identified transsexual...

Tags: adoption, bdsm, bullying, civil unions, coming out, denial...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Rainbow Youth

Rainbow YouthThomas Hamilton and Sam Shore talk about the history and aims of Rainbow Youth in Auckland...

Tags: 1980s, auckland, organisation, support, transcript online, youth...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Peter and partner

Peter and partnerPeter and partner reflect on life before homosexual law reform, their civil union and attending Out in the...

Tags: 1960s, 1980s, 2000s, 2010s, adoption, ageing...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Out in the Park participants

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

Downstage Theatre

Downstage TheatreDownstage Theatre has seen many rainbow related performances including Angels in America, Shopping and F**king, Boys in the...

Tags: 2010s, gay, theatre, video online, walk tour, walking...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Locations

Television

TelevisionA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Television...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

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: Locations

Civic Square

Civic SquareCivic Square has been the location for a number of large rainbow gatherings, particularly Out in the Square...

Tags: 2010s, civic square (wellington), marriage equality, video online, walk tour, ...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Ron New

Ron NewRon talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2000s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, drag, performance, theatre...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Part 2 (9 October 1985)

Part 2 (9 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 October...

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

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Neon Rainbow

Neon RainbowA group of men reflect on drug and alcohol use in the gay community...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, alcohol and drug abuse, depression, gay, transcript online...

Published: 1999

Found in: Documentary

Part 1

Part 1Audio from the session: The Book That Turned the Light On. In a past of illegality and stigma...

Tags: 1960s, gay, homosexual, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Sailor

SailorExplore the iconic figure of the sailor in queer culture. The programme also looks at sexual activity...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, beats, cruising, icons, programme, sex...

Published: 1999

Found in: Documentary

Sara

SaraSara talks about politics, activism and newly completed research looking at heterosexism in tertiary student accommodation...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, butch, femme, queer, transcript online...

Published: March 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Second reading of the Bill

Second reading of the BillAudio from the second reading of the Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by...

Tags: 2010s, children, family, human rights, lesbian, parents...

Published: February 2014

Found in: Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill

Oliver

OliverOliver talks about being a queer trans-man in Dunedin...

Tags: abuse, addiction, ageing, bullying, butch, children...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South