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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

During These Days (video)

During These Days (video)A performance of During These Days, recorded during the final rehearsal before the world premiere (18 June 2016)...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, choirs, community, composition, video online...

Published: June 2016

Found in: The Glamaphones

Preserving the Quilt

Preserving the QuiltTextile conservator Rachael Collinge and textile conservation volunteer Anne Williams talk about the process of preserving the quilt...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, archives, history, hiv and aids, legacy, preservation...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

Out in the Bay

Out in the BayEric Jansen talks about Out in the Bay - a weekly queer radio show in San Francisco...

Tags: 2000s, media, out in the bay, radio, san francisco, united states of america...

Published: June 2008

Found in: Groups and Organisations

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

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

Remembering Neil Costelloe

Remembering Neil CostelloeJayne (sitting by an open fire) remembers her brother Neil Costelloe. Neil was very active in the fight...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, activism, anger, gay, lesbian...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Nikki Lee Carlson

Nikki Lee CarlsonNikki Lee reflects on a journey that has taken her from having a successful singer career as a...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2010s, addiction, gay, transgender...

Published: July 2016

Found in: People

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

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

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

Session 1

Session 1Audio from the session: Transfemininities and transmisogyny. A facilitated discussion on the experiences of, and the unique ways...

Tags: classism, community, counselling, discrimination, exclusion, femininity...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Prue Hyman

Prue HymanPrue takes Jac Lynch through a personal archive of newspaper articles, letters and submissions made in support of...

Tags: androgynous, butch femme, intersex, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: November 2015

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Geno Sisneros

Geno SisnerosGeno talks about the journey to becoming ordained as a priest in the Anglican Church, and taking a...

Tags: activism, anxiety, billboards, christianity, church, civil unions...

Published: May 2013

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

Benji Watt

Benji WattBenji Watt, producer of Q12 The Tour, talks about the tour and his personal journey...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, abuse, bullying, clothing, gay...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Q12 The Tour

Teenage Years

Teenage YearsAudio from the session: Teenage Years. To set the scene, Chrys Jones and her friend Aleisha Parkinson give...

Tags: 1880s, androgynous, gay, homosexual, lesbian, queer...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (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

Laws and Customs

Laws and CustomsAudio from the workshop: Laws and customs in relation to sexual orientation and gender identity in Oceania. The...

Tags: akava'ine, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, homosexual, lesbian, trans*...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Session 7

Session 7Audio from the session: Trans representation in the media. Mainstream media representations of trans* folk are often objectifying...

Tags: courts, drag, employment, internet, law, maori...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

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

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial 2017

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial 2017Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 21 May...

Tags: bisexual, gay, heterosexual, trans*, transgender, whakawahine...

Published: May 2017

Found in: HIV AIDS

Julie Glamuzina

Julie GlamuzinaJulie talks about researching queer-related subjects, particularly for the books Parker and Hulme: a lesbian view and Out...

Tags: archives, courts, crime, history, homophobia, law...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Events

EventsA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Events...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Pot Luck web series

Pot Luck web seriesNess Simons talks about writing and directing 'Pot Luck' - New Zealand's first lesbian web series. The series...

Tags: 2010s, acting, butch, lesbian, queer, soft butch...

Published: November 2015

Found in: Arts and Media

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

Kevin Hague

Kevin HagueMP Kevin Hague talks about how we may possibly deal with historic convictions for consensual homosexual activity in...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2010s, gay, homosexual...

Published: September 2016

Found in: Historic Convictions

Geovana Peres

Geovana PeresBoxer Geovana Peres talks to Benji Watt about winning the New Zealand National (NZNBF Version) Light Heavyweight title...

Tags: 2010s, boxing, coming out, confidence, friends, lesbian...

Published: May 2017

Found in: People

Ivan Yeo

Ivan YeoIvan talks about growing up gay in Malaysia...

Tags: 1990s, depression, gay, health, mental health, transcript online...

Published: May 2010

Found in: People

Rex Halliday

Rex HallidayRex talks about growing up in New Plymouth, the Gay Liberation movement, early HIV AIDS prevention programmes and...

Tags: activism, coming out, community, drugs, family, gay liberation movement...

Published: April 2013

Found in: People

Discharge

DischargeDarren talks about being discharged from the Royal New Zealand Air Force on the grounds that he was...

Tags: employment, family, homophobia, human rights, military, programme...

Published: 1999

Found in: Documentary