Mani Bruce Mitchell

In this podcast Mani talks about being the first out Intersex person in New Zealand. This podcast was funded by a generous donation from Roger Smith.


"I was in my mid 40s when that happened. And so yeah, to talk about the coming out really we have to go back to the beginning. So, born in 1953 in Auckland, actually, even though my parents owned a very remote farm in the middle of the King Country. My mum had lost three children with miscarriages, so she was under the care of a specialist. And this story is now somewhat famous because I've talked about it a number of times. But my mum and I only talked about the circumstances of my birth and my reality... read full transcript

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Record date:February 2010
Interviewer:Wai Ho