Royal Oak Hotel
Meeting places(January 2011)
In this podcast Alison talks about the different types of places queer communities met.
"I'm going to be looking at meeting places for people interested in relationships with their own sex, and how these developed in New Zealand, though first I'll look a bit at how some of these meeting places developed overseas. We know that by the late 18th century there were what became known as molly houses in London where relatively upper-class men would wear women's clothes and sit about in particular coffee houses. Various societies for the improvement of morals were concerned about these and did try to get them closed down, so there is some evidence about that, and... read full transcript