Documentary

This section contains a selection of documentaries with multiple voices and viewpoints.


A Happy Memory

A Happy MemoryA group of men reflect back on a happy gay memory...

Tags: 1990s, aotearoa new zealand, gay, programme, te whanganui-a-tara / wellington...

Published: 1999

A Hard Days Night

A Hard Days NightListen to a Radio New Zealand Spectrum documentary from 1973, where Jack Perkins visits clubs and strip-joints on Karangahape Road, Auckland. The recording is part of the Nga Taonga Sound & Vision radio collection, listen to it here...

Tags: 1970s, alcohol, external resource, homosexual, transexual, transgender...

Published: 1973

Discharge

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

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

Published: 1999

Educating Gays

Educating GaysExplore what it's like to be gay at school - both as a student and as a teacher at the end of the 20th Century...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, coming out, education, gay, transcript online...

Published: 1999

Hotel Homo

Hotel HomoExplore what it's like to work in the hospitality industry...

Tags: 1980s, aotearoa new zealand, gay, hospitality, programme, te whanganui-a-tara ...

Published: 1999

Loyal

LoyalA group of men talk about coming out after marrying and having children...

Tags: 1990s, aotearoa new zealand, family, parenting, programme, te whanganui-a-tara...

Published: 1999

Neon Rainbow

Neon RainbowA group of men reflect on drug and alcohol use in the gay community...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, alcohol and drug abuse, depression, gay, transcript online...

Published: 1999

QWU documentary

QWU documentaryA documentary that follows participants in the last Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant. More interviews with the participants can be found here...

Tags: arts, auckland, drag, performance, photography, theatre...

Published: July 2012

Sailor

SailorExplore the iconic figure of the sailor in queer culture. The programme also looks at sexual activity around the wharfs and on the beats...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, beats, cruising, icons, programme, sex...

Published: 1999

Shall We Drag

Shall We DragJohnny Croskery and Colin McLean (aka Pollyfilla) talk about drag performance...

Tags: 1960s, 1990s, drag, gay, performance, programme...

Published: 1999

Speaking Out

Speaking OutTwo broadcasters talk about being gay in the media...

Tags: 1970s, aotearoa new zealand, employment, media, programme, radio...

Published: 1999

What Did You Call Me?

What Did You Call Me?A group of gay men reflect on words that are used to describe and define them...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, gay, labels, programme, stereotypes, te whanganui-a-tara...

Published: 1998

What I Fear

What I FearA group of men talk about their fears as gay men...

Tags: hate crime, health, homophobia, mental health, programme, relationships...

Published: 1999