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Torfrida and Ali

Torfrida and AliTorfrida and Ali talk about the lesbian scene in Canterbury in the 1980s and their personal journeys...

Tags: activism, ageing, butch, climate change, community, dance...

Published: November 2013

Found in: People

Kevin Hague

Kevin HagueKevin Hague from the Green Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: adoption, civil unions, discrimination, gender identity, hiv/aids, homophobia...

Published: September 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Auckland Pride Parade

Auckland Pride Parade2013 saw the first parade held in Auckland in over a decade. The parade also saw the...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, gay, lesbian, trans, transgender...

Published: February 2013

Found in: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2014)

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2014)Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held on Te Marae at Te Papa on 18 May 2014...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, hiv stigma, hiv/aids, st matthew-in-the-city, te ...

Published: May 2014

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Shaughan Woodcock

Shaughan WoodcockShaughan talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2010s, arts, auckland, drag, performance, theatre...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Rene Capone

Rene CaponeRene talks about growing up and working as an artist in San Francisco, USA...

Tags: arts, gay, profile, san francisco, united states of america, visual arts...

Published: June 2008

Found in: People

Fighting Homophobia

Fighting HomophobiaAudio from the second keynote panel discussion: Fighting Homophobia in Our Communities. Speakers include Bill Logan, Eileen...

Tags: activism, adoption, board of trustees, bullying, charter schools, civil unions...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Dont Leave Out the I

Dont Leave Out the IAudio from the workshop Don't Leave Out the I: Intersex issues in New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific...

Tags: cisgender, gender fluid, heterosexual, intersex, non-binary, queer...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Louisa Wall

Louisa WallLouisa Wall from from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a...

Tags: bullying, civil unions, discrimination, equality, family, gender identity...

Published: October 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Vaughans getting married

Vaughans getting marriedVaughan shares his thoughts on his upcoming marriage to Shane...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, christianity, church, civil unions, gay...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Marriage Equality

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

Counting Ourselves

Counting OurselvesAudio from the Wellington launch of Counting Ourselves held at the Newtown Community and Cultural Centre on 16...

Tags: 2010s, human rights, non-binary, research, trans, transgender...

Published: November 2019

Found in: Trans Awareness Week 2019

Art, Craft and the AIDS Crisis

Art, Craft and the AIDS CrisisAudio from the panel discussion Art, Craft and the AIDS Crisis held at the Dowse Art Museum, Lower...

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

Published: May 2018

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Wei

WeiWei talks about identifying as bigender and queer...

Tags: activism, children, civil unions, coming out, community, discrimination...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

The digital life of rainbow youth

The digital life of rainbow youthJohn Fenaughty reflects on how digital technologies are impacting on rainbow youth...

Tags: accessibility, bullying, children, communication, computers, crime...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Arts and Media

Dr Hjelmar von Dannevill

Dr Hjelmar von DannevillAuthor and researcher Julie Glamuzina talks about the extraordinary life of Dr Hjelmar von Dannevill. The doctor arrived...

Tags: 1890s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, brothels, lesbian...

Published: February 2020

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2020

Second reading debate (6 November 1985)

Second reading debate (6 November 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 6 November...

Tags: 1980s, age of consent, equality, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosexual...

Published: November 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Part 2 (23 October 1985)

Part 2 (23 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 23 October...

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

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

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

Rūrangi

RūrangiFollowing the Wellington premiere of the web series/film Rūrangi on 2 August 2020, Elz Carrad (lead actor), Max...

Tags: 2020s, deadname, film, trans, trans man, transgender...

Published: August 2020

Found in: Arts and Media

Wai Ho - Tranzform

Wai Ho - TranzformWai Ho, co-founder of Tranzform, talks about the early days of the youth support group which was established...

Tags: 2000s, genderqueer, trans, transgender, two-spirit, youth...

Published: May 2019

Found in: Tranzform

Paddling Your Own Waka

Paddling Your Own WakaAudio from the session: Paddling Your Own Waka. In a world of the internet, global publishing companies no...

Tags: 1990s, 2000s, gay, homosexual, lesbian, queer...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Sara

SaraSara talks about being confused about gender identity...

Tags: anxiety, camp, civil unions, coming out, community, counselling...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Q-topia and Forge

Q-topia and ForgeJoe talks about the Christchurch youth groups Q-topia and Forge...

Tags: 1990s, activism, coming out, depression, transcript online, transgender...

Published: May 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Jan Logie

Jan LogieJan Logie from the Green Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: abuse, adoption, bullying, children, civil unions, coming out...

Published: October 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Pacific Human Rights Conference outcomes

Pacific Human Rights Conference outcomesDiscussion on the Pacific Human Rights Conference, held 11-14 May 2015 in Tonga. The conference was hosted...

Tags: bisexual, fa'afafine, fakaleiti, lesbian, transgender, video online...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Group Programme (March 2016)

Group Programme (March 2016)Over 5 weekends in February/March 2016 a group came together at Wellington Access Radio to learn about various...

Tags: 2010s, advice, bisexual, gay, nerd, queer...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

A Thousand Toilet Ladies

A Thousand Toilet LadiesWai Ho reads A Thousand Toilet Ladies. Wai's story placed second in the Asian Short Story competition 2012...

Tags: butch, cooking, ethnicity, family, food, transcript online...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Arts and Media

HLR30 Aroha Nui

HLR30 Aroha NuiA short video highlighting some of the people and celebrations during homosexual law reform in Aotearoa New Zealand...

Tags: 1980s, activism, celebration, homosexual law reform, video online, wellington ...

Published: June 2016

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Paul Diamond

Paul DiamondPaul talks about some of the techniques he uses when researching queer subjects. Paul specifically talks about...

Tags: archives, courts, crime, documentary, health, homintern...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories