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In: Snapshot 2000

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[name withheld] talks about coming out and first sexual experience...
Published: January 2000

In: Events

Against Equality
Audio from Ryan Conrad's community presentation. The discussion was held at 17 Tory Street, Wellington on 1 March 2015. Special thanks to The...
Published: March 2015

In: Ageing

Aged Care Research
Michal talks about research into the care of Rainbow people in aged residential care in New Zealand...
Published: May 2013

In: Beyond Rainbows

Andie
Andie talks about identifying as a genderqueer christian libertarian...
Published: November 2014

In: South: Canterbury

Angela
Angela talks about identifying as genderqueer, pansexual poly...
Published: May 2014

In: Butch on Butch

Ann-Marie
Ann-Marie talks about religion, a 19-year relationship and three commitment ceremonies...
Published: April 2015

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Ann-Marie Stapp
Ann-Marie talks about her journey from being a long time member of the Salvation Army and gathering signatures for the anti law-reform petition in...
Published: January 2016

In: South: Nelson

Anna
Anna talks about living in Nelson and being attracted to women...
Published: October 2013

In: South: Canterbury

Anna
Anna talks about identifying as a binary identified transsexual...
Published: May 2014

In: Groups and Organisations

Archives New Zealand
Donal Raethel, a senior archivist at Archives New Zealand, talks about some of the "wonderous treasures" held in the archive relating to rainbow communities...
Published: October 2016

In: People

Benji Watt
Benji talks about being the first openly gay boxing judge in New Zealand and his upcoming marriage...
Published: May 2015

In: Q12 Manawatu

Beth
Beth talks about being young and lesbian in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Bill Logan
Bill talks about the early years of HIV AIDS in Wellington, and the response by groups like the Wellington Gay Switchboard and the AIDS...
Published: May 2015

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Bill Logan
Bill talks about being part of various groups that rallied in support of homosexual law reform. A selection of David Hindley's images to do...
Published: June 2015

In: Proud 2016

Bisexual plenary
Audio from the bisexual plenary, including the gameshow We Want It All. 0:00:07 - We Want It All - the Biphobia Gameshow 0:01:55 - [Hinemoana...
Published: March 2016

In: Beyond Rainbows

Charlie
Charlie talks about identifying as a non-binary guy...
Published: January 2015

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Marriage Equality

Committee of the whole House
Audio from the Committee of the whole House debate on the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. The Bill passed this stage without any...
Published: March 2013

In: Butch on Butch

Creek
Creek talks about identifying as a butch female submissive transmasculine lesbian...
Published: March 2015

In: Events

Crossing the Lines
Brent Coutts talks about his new book Crossing the Lines: The story of three homosexual New Zealand soldiers in WWII. The event was organised...
Published: November 2020

In: South: Nelson

Crystal and Harriet
Crystal and Harriet talk about identity and relationships...
Published: October 2013

In: Same Same But Different (2016)

Dangerous Desires
Audio from the session: Dangerous Desires. In the past, LGBTQI readers had to search for sexual information in often blatantly homophobic texts: yet so...
Published: February 2016

In: Q12 Whanganui

David
David talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: August 2012

In: South: Canterbury

Delilah
Delilah talks about identifying as gay while being in highschool...
Published: May 2014

In: Participants - Queer History in the Making

Des and John
An interview with Des Smith and John Jolliff, recorded during the community event Queer History in the Making. Des and John were one of...
Published: September 2015

In: Relationships

Des Smith and John Jolliff
Des and John talk about their early lives, their relationship, homosexual law reform, the beginnings of HUG (Wellington), the Gay and Lesbian and Fair...
Published: February 2013

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Elizabeth Kerekere
Elizabeth reflects on her early activist years with the Black Women's movement, homosexual law reform, the formation of Tiwhanawhana and the new resource booklet...
Published: December 2015

In: South: Otago

Ellen
Ellen talks about coming out and identifying as bisexual...
Published: May 2014

In: Relationships

Emma and John Kelly
Emma and John talk about their daughter / father relationship...
Published: March 2013

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Faith Forum
Rev. Dr. Margaret Maymen leads a discussion on the faith-based Christian case for marriage equality, and provides some "spiritual self-defence" strategies for difficult conversations...
Published: December 2012

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Marriage Equality

First reading of the Bill
Audio from the first reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill, introduced into Parliament by Labour MP Louisa Wall on 29 August...
Published: August 2012

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences)

First reading of the Bill
Audio from the first reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by...
Published: July 2017

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Gay Liberation Movement
Ian Anderson leads a discussion about the Gay Liberation Movement, beginning in the 1960s. [note some comments were removed because the were not...
Published: December 2012

In: Issues

Gay Rights Beyond Marriage
Many in the rainbow community fear same-sex marriage is being used as a universal solution for the challenges still confronting many in the communities...
Published: August 2015

In: Religion and Spirituality

Geno Sisneros
Geno talks about the journey to becoming ordained as a priest in the Anglican Church, and taking a case against the Bishop of Auckland...
Published: May 2013

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Glenda Gale
Glenda talks about the gay liberation movement, homosexual law reform and the support group Breathing Space...
Published: September 2015

In: South: Nelson

Group 1
A group of young people in Nelson talk about growing up, school and Queer Straight Alliances (QSA)...
Published: October 2013

In: Proud 2016

Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura - Outing Violence
Audio from the workshop: Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura - Outing Violence. Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura - Outing Violence is dedicated to building rainbow communities...
Published: March 2016

In: Documentary

Hotel Homo
Explores what it's like to work in the hospitality industry...
Published: 1999

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

Human Rights with Richard Tankersley
Audio from a presentation by Human Rights Commissioner Richard Tankersley on human rights issues facing rainbow and gender diverse communities in Aotearoa New Zealand...
Published: March 2017

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen sends a message to the Marriage Equality Conference. The message was played during the first keynote panel on legislative process, at the...
Published: November 2012

In: People

Insight 70 - a homosexual speaks
Ian Fraser interviews "Gary" - a homosexual. The recording is part of the Radio New Zealand collection and is available on the RNZ website...
Published: 1970

In: Parliamentary proceedings: homosexual law reform

Introduction (8 March 1985)
Audio from the introduction and first reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill in Parliament, 8 March 1985. A more detailed log of...
Published: March 1985

In: Arts and Media

Iris Florence Peter Williams
Julie Glamuzina talks about her book Perfectly Natural: The audacious story of Iris Florence Peter Williams. The original newspaper articles can be found on...
Published: October 2015

In: Relationships

Jan and Ruth
Jan and Ruth talk about their backgrounds, careers and ageing together...
Published: March 2013

In: South: Otago

Jennifer
Jennifer talks about growing up and feeling isolated, making connections via the internet and educating medical students from a rainbow perspective...
Published: May 2014

In: Marriage Equality

Jenny and Jools
Jenny Rowan and Jools Joslin talk to Justin Gregory about marriage equality...
Published: September 2016

In: Snapshot 2000

John
John talks about coming out and first sexual experience...
Published: January 2000

In: John Jakeman

John Jakeman - hairdressing
John Jakeman talks about his career as a hairdresser - in Wellington, London and Europe, from the 1960s onwards...
Published: May 2017

In: John Jakeman

John Jakeman profile
John Jakeman talks about growing up in Wellington in the 1950s, working at the Royal Oak tavern in the 1970s, police persecution, homosexual law...
Published: May 2017

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Joseph Habgood
Joseph Habgood, one of the founders of LegaliseLove, talks about the beginnings of the organisation. This interview was recorded during the Marriage Equality Conference...
Published: December 2012

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Julie Glamuzina
Julie talks about documenting lesbian political activity pre-homosexual law reform, her involvement in various movements in the 1970s and 1980s and the importance of...
Published: October 2015

In: Religion and Spirituality

Kathy Baldock
Kathy Baldock, a straight Evangelical Christian LGBTI ally, talks about the current marriage equality debate in Australia, the changing nature of the Salvation Army...
Published: September 2016

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Kay Jones
Kay talks about homosexual law reform activities in Auckland and Wellington, challenging inequality and bisexual erasure...
Published: October 2015

In: Religion and Spirituality

Keith King
Keith talks about spirituality, discovery and ageing...
Published: October 2013

In: People

Kevin Hague profile
On the eve of his departure from Parliament, MP Kevin Hague reflects on his time in politics as well as earlier activism around apartheid...
Published: September 2016

In: Beyond Rainbows

Kiran and flatmates
Kiran and flatmates talk about their safe house for queer trans* disabled youth and "yell or die" activism...
Published: July 2015

In: South: Nelson

Kitty
Kitty talks about being a self-identified dyke and activism around marriage equality...
Published: October 2013

In: Same Same But Different (2016)

Larger Than Life Stories
Audio from the session: Larger Than Life Stories. Alison Mau wrote the remarkable story of Liz Roberts, the first New Zealander to undergo full...
Published: February 2016

In: Q12 Auckland

Lisa-Michelle
Lisa-Michelle talks about gender, sexuality and spirituality in 2012...
Published: February 2012

In: Older Lesbians

Lois
Lois talks about what it's like to be an older lesbian in 2012...
Published: March 2012

In: Q12 Taranaki

Lou
Lou talks about being young, demisexual and panromantic in 2012...
Published: August 2012

In: Butch on Butch

Lynley
Lynley talks about growing up in the 1960s, cricket, ballroom dancing, marriage and coming out...
Published: March 2015

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Marriage, Adoption and Human Rights
Kevin Hague MP talks about the history of human rights legislation - internationally and in New Zealand. This session was recorded during the...
Published: December 2012

In: Older Gay Men

Mike Keegan
Mike talks about what it's like to be an older gay man in 2012...
Published: October 2012

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Murray Riches
Murray Riches talks about his research project How Do We Make it Better. MP Jan Logie references the research in the Fighting Homophobia panel...
Published: December 2012

In: Out in the Park participants (2016)

Nathan Ross
Nathan talks about creating safe spaces, bisexual erasure and double lives...
Published: March 2016

In: People

Neville Creighton
Neville talks about his background, becoming the first Director of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation, secondary school teaching, and managing the Gayline counseling service...
Published: February 2013

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Nigel Studdart
Nigel Studdart talks about the impact of losing his teaching position at Pompallier Catholic College during the Marriage Equality debate. This interview was recorded...
Published: December 2012

In: People

Nikki Lee Carlson
Nikki Lee reflects on a journey that has taken her from having a successful singer career as a teenager, to performing on NZ Idol...
Published: July 2016

In: Same Same But Different (2016)

Now and Then
Audio from the session: Now and Then. A mash-up of readings of new voices and established writers noted for their evocation of our challenging...
Published: February 2016

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Opening of Out in the Park
Audio from the opening of Out in the Park, held in Waitangi Park, Wellington on Saturday 12 March 2016. The event marked the 30th...
Published: March 2016

In: Events

Out in the carPark
Participants, stall-holders and the public talk about attending the Love Parade and Out in the carPark. 0:00:05 - Karen Harris, parade co-ordinator 0:02:25 - Adrienne...
Published: March 2015

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Pardon Me Alan Turing
Writer Stephen Lunt talks about the play Pardon Me Alan Turing. The play runs at Bats Theatre in Wellington from 1 March -...
Published: March 2018

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Participant Reaction
Participants reflect on the Marriage Equality Conference held at Community House in Wellington. 00:07 - Sara Fraser 00:29 - Ian Anderson 01:44 - Shelley Te Waiariki...
Published: December 2012

In: Marriage Equality

Participants in Marriage Equality march
Jo Jackson talks to people taking part in the Marriage Equality march through the streets of central Wellington. The march was held on 29...
Published: August 2012

In: People

Paul
Paul talks about growing up in Australia in the 1950s, sex work in New York City, cruising Rudolf Nureyev, serving beer to Marlene Dietrich...
Published: April 2015

In: Out in the Park participants (2016)

Peter and partner
Peter and partner reflect on life before homosexual law reform, their civil union and attending Out in the Park...
Published: March 2016

In: Religion and Spirituality

Peter Lineham
Peter talks about his religious and spiritual journey and how he came to Auckland Community Church...
Published: March 2013

In: Events

POPCAANZ presentation
Emma Kelly and Gareth Watkins present at the POPCAANZ conference (Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand). The presentation firstly looks at double...
Published: June 2015

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Pride Parade
Audio from the Wellington Pride Parade, held along Wellington's waterfront on 12 March 2016. A very special thank you to Ness Simons for...
Published: March 2016

In: Older Lesbians

Prue Hyman and Pat Rosier
Prue and Pat talk about aging as a lesbian couple...
Published: May 2012

In: Parliaments Rainbow Room

Rainbow Room interviews
Attendees are interviewed at the re-opening of the Rainbow Room (Select Committee Room 11) at Parliament on 28 May 2019. 00:05 - Tim Barnett 0247...
Published: May 2019

In: Marriage Equality

Rally for Marriage Equality
Audio from the rally for Marriage Equality, held on the steps of Parliament, 29 August 2012 - the day that the Marriage Amendment Bill...
Published: August 2012

In: Marriage Equality

Rally photographs
Images from the Rally for Marriage Equality on 29 August 2012 in Wellington. People first gathered in Civic Square to hear a number...
Published: August 2012

In: Snapshot 2000

Randy
Randy talks about coming out and first sexual experience...
Published: February 2000

In: People

Rangimoana Taylor
Rangimoana talks about growing up, biculturalism, activism and storytelling...
Published: March 2015

In: Marriage Equality

Reflections on Church and State
Audio from a marriage equality discussion held at St Andrew's on the Terrace on 7 November 2012. Rev. Dr. Margaret Mayman and MP's Louisa...
Published: November 2012

In: Marriage Equality

Reflections on Church and State (Auckland)
Audio from a marriage equality discussion held at St-Matthew-in-the-City on 22 November 2012. Clay Nelson, Boris Dittrich, Louisa Wall and audience members discuss marriage...
Published: November 2012

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Remembering Neil Costelloe
Jayne (sitting by an open fire) remembers her brother Neil Costelloe. Neil was very active in the fight for homosexual law reform in the...
Published: April 2016

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Report Back
Conference Chair Rawa Karetai invites the two conference streams to report back on their sessions at the end of the Marriage Equality Conference held...
Published: December 2012

In: Religion and Spirituality

Rev. Clay Nelson
Clay talks about his work with St Matthew-in-the-City; particularly organising the church billboards that have gained international attention...
Published: January 2013

In: People

Rick Gerharter
Rick talks about his photo-journalism career, including the early years of photographing AIDS activism in San Francisco...
Published: June 2012

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Rob Lake
Rob talks about activism during homosexual law reform and early responses to HIV AIDS in Wellington...
Published: November 2015

In: People

Ruth Busch
Ruth talks about her early years in the Bronx, growing up in a Holocaust surviving family, coming out as a lesbian and her legal...
Published: February 2013

In: Snapshot 2000

Scott (b)
Scott talks about coming out and first sexual experience...
Published: January 2000

In: People

Scott Johnston
Scott talks about coming out in the 1980s and being one of the creators of the Hero parade - which at its peak in...
Published: May 2013

In: Beyond Rainbows

Sebastian
Sebastian talks about trans-masculinity...
Published: October 2013

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Marriage Equality

Second reading of the Bill
Audio from the second reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by Labour MP Louisa Wall...
Published: March 2013

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences)

Second reading of the Bill
Audio from the second reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by...
Published: March 2018

In: Beyond conference

Session 10
Audio from the session: Beyond marriage. Marriage is often presented as the highest legal right for LGBT communities. However in the wake of the...
Published: October 2013

In: Beyond conference

Session 12
Audio from the session: Gender and Prisons. Prisons have long been used as a way to confine, control and monitor populations. Despite clear evidence...
Published: October 2013

In: Beyond conference

Session 14
Audio from the session: Healthcare, housing and schools - fighting for survival, fighting for more. We still have a long way to go. Health...
Published: October 2013

In: Beyond conference

Session 3
Audio from the session: Naming - who are we? Names such as lesbian, gay, queer, takataapui, and fa'afafine work to both include, and exclude...
Published: October 2013

In: Beyond conference

Session 8
Audio from the session: Beyond parenting. While the passing of marriage rights for same-sex couples addressed some issues with our adoption laws, these laws...
Published: October 2013

In: Q12 Taranaki

Shaun
Shaun talks about being gay in 2012...
Published: August 2012

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Shelley Te Waiariki Howard
Shelley talks about being in the military during homosexual law reform, the need to repress and then express her femininity, and the power of...
Published: October 2015

In: Proud 2016

Speaking Out Proud
Audio from the plenary session: Speaking Out Proud. The New Zealand Human Rights Commission held a moderated 'open hearing' where prepared questions were delivered...
Published: March 2016

In: Marriage Equality

Speeches before Marriage Equality march
Audio of the speeches before the march for Marriage Equality. Speakers include Brooklynne Kennedy, Joseph Habgood and James Sleep. The pre-march speeches were...
Published: August 2012

In: South: Nelson

Spencer
Spencer talks about identifying as butch and gender queer...
Published: October 2013

In: Religion and Spirituality

St Peters church service (1967)
The Reverend Godfrey Wilson introduces a service reflecting on homosexuality. It was held at St Peter's church in Wellington on 26 June 1967...
Published: June 1967

In: Religion and Spirituality

St Peters church service (2017)
Audio from the special 50th anniversary church service marking Reverend Godfrey Wilson's landmark sermon on homosexuality (possibly the first of its kind to be...
Published: June 2017

In: Snapshot 2000

Steve
Steve talks about coming out and first sexual experience...
Published: January 2000

In: Older Lesbians

Sue and Berry
Sue and Berry talk about what it's like to be an older lesbian couple in 2012...
Published: April 2012

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Ted Greensmith-West
In the 30th anniversary year of homosexual law reform, Ted considers three areas that still require attention: legislative change, social acceptance and international diplomacy...
Published: June 2016

In: Marriage Equality Conference

The Legislative Process
Audio from the first keynote panel discussion: Sexual Minorities and the Legislative Process. 0:00:00 - Mihi: Rangimoana Taylor 0:06:00 - Tiwhanawhana 0:10:20 - MP Tau Henare 01820...
Published: November 2012

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Marriage Equality

Third reading of the Bill
Audio from the third reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by Labour MP Louisa Wall...
Published: April 2013

In: Rainbow Politicians

Tim Barnett
Tim Barnett talks about growing up in the United Kingdom; becoming Britain's "first professional homosexual"; moving to New Zealand and becoming a Member of...
Published: November 2013

In: People

Tony Smith
Tony talks about being married with children and then coming out in his 50s...
Published: October 2013

In: People

Torfrida and Ali
Torfrida and Ali talk about the lesbian scene in Canterbury in the 1980s and their personal journeys...
Published: November 2013

In: South: Canterbury

Wei
Wei talks about identifying as bigender and queer...
Published: May 2014