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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

Photospace Gallery

Photospace GalleryPhotospace Gallery has exhibited a number of rainbow artists including photographers Mark Beehre and Jac Lynch. In 2015...

Tags: 2010s, arts, butch, butch femme, femme, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Lesbian heritage walk

Lesbian heritage walkMiriam Saphira takes a tour group around some of the historic lesbian sites in central Auckland. A special...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, butch, femme, lesbian...

Published: February 2013

Found in: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

Denny Moran

Denny MoranDenny Moran talks about the gay scene in Wellington in the 1970s - including Carmen and various beats...

Tags: 1970s, anonymous sex, arrest, courts, gay, transgender...

Published: November 2010

Found in: People

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

Hui Takataapui interviews

Hui Takataapui interviewsParticipants talk to Tabby Besley about attending the hui which was held at Te Papa-o-Rotu Marae, Whatawhata from...

Tags: 2010s, diversity, family, food, straight, takataapui...

Published: November 2014

Found in: Hui Takataapui 2014

Marilyn Waring

Marilyn WaringMarilyn Waring talks about her time as a Member of Parliament from 1975 - 1984. Marilyn talks about...

Tags: 1970s, civil unions, coming out, intersex, lesbian, transgender...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Opening of Out in the Park

Opening of Out in the ParkAudio from the opening of Out in the Park, held in Waitangi Park, Wellington on Saturday 12 March...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, cis male, homosexual law reform, marriage, queer...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Angela

AngelaAngela talks about identifying as genderqueer, pansexual poly...

Tags: activism, bullying, clothing, coming out, creativity, discrimination...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Lynne Hillier

Lynne HillierLynne Hillier from Australia talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: asia pacific outgames (2011), australia, human rights, lynne hillier, wellingt...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Part 1 (9 October 1985)

Part 1 (9 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 October...

Tags: 1980s, child molestation, equality, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosex...

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Kitty

KittyKitty talks about being a self-identified dyke and activism around marriage equality...

Tags: activism, adoption, butch, coming out, community, education...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

Courtenay Place Mens Toilet

Courtenay Place Mens ToiletBuilt in 1911, the underground public toilet was part of the regular beat [for anonymous sex]. The...

Tags: 1970s, anonymous sex, arrest, crime, gay, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Ellen

EllenEllen talks about coming out and identifying as bisexual...

Tags: biphobia, coming out, dating, discrimination, employment, family...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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

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

IDAHOBIT 2017

IDAHOBIT 2017Audio from the IDAHOBIT event held at Parliament. The panel presentation marked the International Day Against Homophobia...

Tags: bisexual, genderqueer, homosexual, intersex, takataapui, tangata ira tane...

Published: May 2017

Found in: Events

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

Cathie

CathieCathie describes what it is like being queer in the legal profession and doing stand-up comedy...

Tags: 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, butch, lesbian, queer...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Jan Logie tours the Rainbow Room

Jan Logie tours the Rainbow RoomMP Jan Logie tours the newly refurnished Rainbow Room at Parliament...

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

Published: August 2019

Found in: Parliaments Rainbow Room

Third reading of the Bill

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

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

Published: April 2014

Found in: Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill

Hamish

HamishHamish talks about identifying as gay and living in Christchurch...

Tags: bullying, classism, coming out, community, drag, education...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Robin Duff

Robin DuffRobin Duff talks about many of the activist groups he was involved with in the 1970s, being the...

Tags: activism, advertising, age of consent, bullying, civil unions, coming out...

Published: April 2013

Found in: People

Phil Rogers and Virginia Parker-Bowles

Phil Rogers and Virginia Parker-BowlesPhil and Virginia reflect on pre-law reform times and issues still facing rainbow communities...

Tags: 1950s, 1980s, 2010s, adoption, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Out in the Park participants

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

Dana de Milo

Dana de MiloDana talks about her early life. Dana also did another interview about working with Carmen. Dana passed away...

Tags: 1960s, abuse, back slang, bullying, butch queen, transgender...

Published: December 2012

Found in: People

Evin Wood

Evin WoodEvin Wood from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), evin wood, human rights, teaching...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Alison Laurie

Alison LaurieAlison talks about growing up and being involved in queer activism from the 1960s...

Tags: 1960s, activism, education, gay liberation movement, lesbian, transcript onlin...

Published: February 2010

Found in: People

Carmen Rupe memorial, Auckland

Carmen Rupe memorial, AucklandAudio from the memorial to Carmen held at St Matthew-in-the-City, Auckland. A special thank you to the...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, drag, human rights, performance, transgender...

Published: February 2012

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Gay BC (28 June 1986)

Gay BC (28 June 1986)This Gay BC radio programme was broadcast on the anniversary of Stonewall, and just before the passing of...

Tags: 1980s, activism, gay, homosexual law reform, human rights, law...

Published: June 1986

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform