Roger Swanson  [image: Gareth Watkins]

Roger Swanson


In this podcast Roger Swanson talks about the history and purpose of LAGANZ - The Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand.


"LAGANZ is the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand, and it's a number of collections of material about gay, lesbian, transgendered, intersexed, and the whole queer community, really. And our aim is basically to collect and preserve for the future so that people can research, and [those] who are interested in their own history will have a place to collect it, because we feel that as sort of minority groups on the edge of society, society's not really interested in our histories, let alone collecting them. Certainly if you go into your local library it's a lot better... read full transcript

Citation information

Record date:7th September 2010
Interviewer:Wai Ho