Beyond Rainbows

A series of podcasts with young people who identify as being part of minorities within minorities. Special thanks to Ara Taiohi and the Rule Foundation for their generous support.


Adray

AdrayAdray reflects on identity and a "beauty standard" defined as a young, white, masculine male...

Tags: 1930s, 2010s, androgynous, gay, lesbian, transgender...

Published: June 2015

Adrian

AdrianAdrian talks about pan-sexuality and gender identity...

Tags: coming out, community, dysphoria, family, friends, ftm...

Published: November 2013

Alex

AlexAlex talks about identifying as asexual female-to-male trans* guy...

Tags: 2010s, advice, asexual, trans*, transgender, transmasculine...

Published: March 2015

Andie

AndieAndie talks about identifying as a genderqueer christian libertarian...

Tags: 2010s, genderqueer, intersex, non-binary, queer, transgender...

Published: November 2014

Charlie

CharlieCharlie talks about identifying as a non-binary guy...

Tags: 2010s, advice, bathrooms, non-binary, queer, transgender...

Published: January 2015

Danny

DannyDanny talks about stereotypes, aspirations and gay asian representation...

Tags: 2010s, african american, asian, assimilation, assumptions, gay...

Published: July 2015

Emma

EmmaEmma talks about representation and the relationship between queerness and mental health...

Tags: 2010s, accomodation, intersex, non-binary, queer, transgender...

Published: March 2015

Emmy

EmmyEmmy talks about protesting at the Auckland Pride parade to highlight issues around mass incarceration, and talks about...

Tags: 2010s, accomodation, activism, colonisation, queer, transgender...

Published: March 2015

Faye

FayeFaye talks about identifying as genderqueer demisexual pansexual...

Tags: 2010s, bisexual, demisexual, genderqueer, monosexual, pansexual...

Published: March 2015

Jack

JackJack talks about sex work...

Tags: androgynous, bisexual, cis male, femme, gay, pansexual...

Published: May 2015

Jenna

JennaJenna talks about being young and transgender in 2014...

Tags: arts, coming out, culture, depression, discrimination, family...

Published: November 2014

Jenna-Rose

Jenna-RoseJenna-Rose talks about internalised homophobia, growing up with a negative sense of being māori and ukaipotanga...

Tags: 2010s, advice, bisexual, lesbian, queer, takataapui...

Published: November 2014

Keith

KeithKeith talks about identifying as bisexual...

Tags: catholic school, coming out, family, identity, internet, parents...

Published: March 2014

Kennedy

KennedyKennedy talks about pan-sexuality and being gender queer...

Tags: coming out, discrimination, employment, fear, friends, gender...

Published: November 2013

Kiran and flatmates

Kiran and flatmatesKiran and flatmates talk about their safe house for queer trans* disabled youth and "yell or die" activism...

Tags: 2010s, cisgender, gay, queer, trans*, transgender...

Published: July 2015

Laura

LauraLaura talks about identifying as lesbian and about dealing with mental illness...

Tags: acceptance, anorexia nervosa, bipolar disorder, body image, body issues, borde...

Published: March 2014

Lily

LilyLily talks about trans* issues and identity...

Tags: 2010s, affirmation, binding, trans*, transexual, transgender...

Published: November 2013

Missy

MissyMissy talks about identifying as non-binary and somewhere in between pansexuality and demisexuality...

Tags: bisexual, butch, demisexual, femme, lesbian, non-binary...

Published: November 2014

Nathaniel

NathanielNathaniel talks about identifying as a takatāpui trans man...

Tags: 2010s, coming out, non-binary, queer, takataapui, transgender...

Published: January 2015

Nickki

NickkiNickki talks about coming out, mental health and fluid sexuality...

Tags: affirmation, anxiety, books, bullying, coming out, consent...

Published: November 2013

Rachel and Stacey

Rachel and StaceyRachel and Stacey talk about identifying as asexual...

Tags: aromantic, arts, attraction, cartoons, coming out, community...

Published: March 2014

Riki

RikiRiki talks about transitioning and transgender issues...

Tags: arts, coming out, community, confidence, creativity, family...

Published: March 2014

Sebastian

SebastianSebastian talks about trans-masculinity...

Tags: coming out, community, education, family, ftm, gender...

Published: October 2013

Shane

ShaneShane talks about identifying as gender fluid transmascbian...

Tags: 2010s, gender fluid, lesbian, queer, transmascbian, transmasculine...

Published: February 2015

Tim

TimTim talks about the experience of being in prison and then life after release...

Tags: 2010s, advertising, bondage and discipline, brothels, courts, gay...

Published: May 2015

Vee

VeeVee talks about identifying as a queer, femme, fat, amazing person who has a mental illness...

Tags: bicurious, bisexual, butch, femme, lesbian, monosexual...

Published: March 2015