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Steve Lawrence

Steve LawrenceSteve talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: drag, performance, queen of the whole universe, steve lawrence, theatre...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Launch of Carmens traffic light

Launch of Carmens traffic lightAudio from the launch of Carmen's traffic light, which can be seen on the corner of Ghuznee and...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, abortion, takataapui, trans, transgender...

Published: August 2016

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Rick Gerharter

Rick GerharterRick talks about his photo-journalism career, including the early years of photographing AIDS activism in San Francisco...

Tags: activism, arts, coming out, community, demonstrations, hiv/aids...

Published: June 2012

Found in: People

Summer Camps

Summer CampsThe cast and creative team behind Summer Camps talk about the production and its origins. The...

Tags: bisexual, intersex, kamp, lesbian, non-binary, queer...

Published: February 2019

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

David Hindley

David HindleyDavid Hindley talks about his photography during the period of homosexual law reform (1985/86)

Tags: 1980s, homosexual law reform, human rights, images online, media, photography...

Published: June 2011

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Coming out, negotiating identities and solidarity

Coming out, negotiating identities and solidarityThe panel is facilitated by Caity Briggs, with panelists Aliyah Winter, Jaye Barclay, Jarrod Klooster, Zoie Guest, Brittany...

Tags: agender, bigender, bisexual, cisgender, gay, youth...

Published: April 2018

Found in: Shift hui (2018)

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

Elizabeth Kerekere

Elizabeth KerekereElizabeth Kerekere delivers a keynote presentation. Elizabeth is introduced by Kevin Hague. The presentation happened in the...

Tags: 2010s, activism, growing up, lesbian, takataapui, transcript online...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Launch of the touring Topp Twins exhibition

Launch of the touring Topp Twins exhibitionAudio from the launch of the touring Topp Twins exhibition, held at the National Library of New Zealand...

Tags: 1080 poison, 2010s, homosexual law reform, lesbian, takataapui, wahine toa...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Arts and Media

Part 2 (16 October 1985)

Part 2 (16 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 16 October...

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

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Conference Preview

Conference PreviewConference Chair Rawa Karetai previews the upcoming Marriage Equality Conference, held in Wellington 30 November - 2 December...

Tags: 2010s, activism, adoption, civil unions, community, queer...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

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

Des Smith and John Jolliff

Des Smith and John JolliffDes and John talk about their early lives, their relationship, homosexual law reform, the beginnings of HUG (Wellington)...

Tags: 1930s, 1970s, 1980s, 2000s, age of consent, gay...

Published: February 2013

Found in: Relationships

Safe sex

Safe sexA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Safe sex...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Wellington Pride Parade 2017

Wellington Pride Parade 2017Audio from the Wellington Pride Parade 2017. This was the first time in over two decades that a...

Tags: bisexual, gay, genderqueer, intersex, lesbian, non-binary...

Published: March 2017

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

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

Our communities

Our communitiesA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Our communities...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Kestin Stewart

Kestin StewartKestin Stewart from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, rainbow youth, transgender...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Tasha

TashaTasha talks about powerlifting and acceptance in sport...

Tags: 1080 poison, 2010s, athletics, butch, cycling, transcript online...

Published: March 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Participants

ParticipantsConnor talks to Shift hui participants. The hui ran from the 16 - 19 April 2015 at...

Tags: aromantic, asexual, biromantic, bisexual, fa'afafine, fakaleiti...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Shift hui (2015)

Tony Smith

Tony SmithTony talks about being married with children and then coming out in his 50s...

Tags: ageing, arts, children, church, coming out, creativity...

Published: October 2013

Found in: People

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)

St Peters church service (1967)

St Peters church service (1967)The Reverend Godfrey Wilson introduces a service reflecting on homosexuality. It was held at St Peter's church...

Tags: 1960s, acceptance, accomodation, gay, homosexual, queer...

Published: June 1967

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

Carmen Rupe memorial, Wellington

Carmen Rupe memorial, WellingtonAudio from the memorial to Carmen Rupe held at Scotty and Mals.

Tags: 1970s, drag, newspapers, police, transgender, vice...

Published: January 2012

Found in: Carmen Rupe

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)

Participants in Marriage Equality march

Participants in Marriage Equality marchJo Jackson talks to people taking part in the Marriage Equality march through the streets of central Wellington...

Tags: activism, civil unions, community, gay, human rights, lesbian...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

Paramount Theatre

Paramount TheatreThe Paramount has hosted the (mostly) annual OutTakes: A Reel Queer Film Festival since the mid 1990s. In...

Tags: 2010s, film, internet, lesbian, stereotypes, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Surviving and Thriving as an Activist

Surviving and Thriving as an ActivistAudio from the workshop: Surviving and Thriving as an Activist This workshop explored the challenges and opportunities of...

Tags: 2010s, activism, agile methodology, anger, intersex, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Queer Objects

Queer ObjectsAudio from the Queer Objects event, held during Wellington's Pride Festival on 29 February 2020 at Te Papa...

Tags: 2020s, books, button, collections online (te papa), drag, female impersonation...

Published: February 2020

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2020

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