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In: Arts and Media

A Thousand Toilet Ladies
Wai Ho reads A Thousand Toilet Ladies. Wai's story placed second in the Asian Short Story competition 2012...
Published: December 2012

In: Arts and Media

In the Rainbow
Rose McMahon (series creator) and Holly McMahon (writer) talk about the seven-part series In the Rainbow, produced for TVNZ OnDemand. The series...
Published: July 2019

In: Arts and Media

Pot Luck web series
Ness Simons talks about writing and directing 'Pot Luck' - New Zealand's first lesbian web series. The series is produced by Robin Murphy, and...
Published: November 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Adray
Adray reflects on identity and a "beauty standard" defined as a young, white, masculine male...
Published: June 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Adrian
Adrian talks about pan-sexuality and gender identity...
Published: November 2013

In: Beyond Rainbows

Alex
Alex talks about identifying as asexual female-to-male trans* guy...
Published: March 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Faye
Faye talks about identifying as genderqueer demisexual pansexual...
Published: March 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Jack
Jack talks about sex work...
Published: May 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Jenna
Jenna talks about being young and transgender in 2014...
Published: November 2014

In: Beyond Rainbows

Jenna-Rose
Jenna-Rose talks about internalised homophobia, growing up with a negative sense of being māori and ukaipotanga...
Published: November 2014

In: Beyond Rainbows

Kennedy
Kennedy talks about pan-sexuality and being gender queer...
Published: November 2013

In: Beyond Rainbows

Laura
Laura talks about identifying as lesbian and about dealing with mental illness...
Published: March 2014

In: Beyond Rainbows

Nathaniel
Nathaniel talks about identifying as a takatāpui trans man...
Published: January 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Nickki
Nickki talks about coming out, mental health and fluid sexuality...
Published: November 2013

In: Beyond Rainbows

Rachel and Stacey
Rachel and Stacey talk about identifying as asexual...
Published: March 2014

In: Beyond Rainbows

Riki
Riki talks about transitioning and transgender issues...
Published: March 2014

In: Beyond Rainbows

Tim
Tim talks about the experience of being in prison and then life after release...
Published: May 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Vee
Vee talks about identifying as a queer, femme, fat, amazing person who has a mental illness...
Published: March 2015

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 2
Audio from the session: Access and disability. How can we make queer spaces and activism more accessible? How does disability shape gender and sexual...
Published: October 2013

In: Butch on Butch

Cathie
Cathie describes what it is like being queer in the legal profession and doing stand-up comedy...
Published: April 2015

In: Butch on Butch

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

In: Butch on Butch

Mo
Mo talks about growing up in Kaitaia, being a Diversity Liaison Officer with the New Zealand Police and marching for the first time in...
Published: April 2015

In: Butch on Butch

Tasha
Tasha talks about powerlifting and acceptance in sport...
Published: March 2015

In: Butch on Butch

Zoe
Zoe talks about school life, identity and sumo wrestling in Russia...
Published: March 2015

In: Carmen Rupe

Dana de Milo on Carmen Rupe
Dana talks about her friendship with Carmen, working at The Balcony and sex work in the 1970s. Dana has also done another interview about...
Published: December 2012

In: Carmen Rupe

Remembering Carmen Rupe
Audio from people remembering Carmen after the powhiri gifting of her taonga (cultural treasures) to Te Papa - Museum of New Zealand on 1...
Published: November 2013

In: Events

Lesbian Visibility Day panel
Audio from the InsideOUT intergenerational, online panel discussion to celebrate Lesbian Visibility Day on 26 April 2020. The panel featured Creek, Sophie, Karen, Summer...
Published: April 2020

In: Events

NXT:15 - LGBTIQ Youth Leaders Conference
Participants at NXT:15 talk to Tabby about what the conference meant to them. Delegates representing rainbow youth groups from New Zealand and the Pacific...
Published: February 2015

In: Events

Service for Virginia Burns
Audio from the service to commemorate and celebrate the life of Virginia Burns (a.k.a Virginia Parker-Bowles). The service was held at Old St...
Published: June 2017

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

All About Eve (documentary)
Television documentary All About Eve, produced in 1994.
Published: 1994

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Body Positive
Charlie, Ron and Ngapoe talk about Body Positive - a group founded by and run for people living with HIV and AIDS in New...
Published: July 2012

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2017)
Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 21 May 2017. A special thank you...
Published: May 2017

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: 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: Homosexual Law Reform

Prue Hyman
Prue takes Jac Lynch through a personal archive of newspaper articles, letters and submissions made in support of homosexual law reform...
Published: November 2015

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: 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: 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: Homosexual Law Reform

Tighe Instone
Tighe 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: Older Gay Men

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

In: Older Gay Men

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

In: Older Lesbians

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

In: Older Lesbians

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

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: Out in the Park participants (2016)

Franki
Franki talks about attending Out in the Park for the first time, gender identity, language and word reclamation...
Published: March 2016

In: People

Andreas Derleth
Andreas talks about growing up, moving to New Zealand and winning Mr Gay New Zealand and Mr Gay World 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: People

Dana de Milo
Dana talks about her early life. Dana also did another interview about working with Carmen. Dana passed away on 12 February 2018...
Published: December 2012

In: People

Geovana Peres
Boxer Geovana Peres talks to Benji Watt about winning the New Zealand National (NZNBF Version) Light Heavyweight title in April 2017. In winning the...
Published: May 2017

In: People

Hamish Allardice
Hamish talks about being bullied at school, abuse, addiction and recovery. The AIDS Memorial Quilt panel for Rudi and John can be viewed here...
Published: February 2015

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: People

Jerome Cargill
Jerome talks about being a teacher who is openly gay, the Newlands College diversity group and why its important to make sure diversity is...
Published: May 2016

In: People

Joe
Joe describes what it was like to go through the magnitude 7.1 and 6.3 earthquakes that struck Canterbury in 2010 and 2011...
Published: May 2012

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: People

Miscellaneouslee
Miscellaneouslee talks about family life, Auckland in the 1980s and performing in drag...
Published: October 2013

In: People

Moments with Johnny Croskery
A selection of memories from Johnny Croskery, who was active in Wellington's drag scene from the 1960s. Johnny passed away on 19 April 2012...
Published: 1999

In: People

Remembering Jonathan Dennis
Emma Jean Kelly talks about researching and writing her PhD on Jonathan Dennis - the founding director of the New Zealand Film Archive...
Published: April 2016

In: People

Robin Duff
Robin Duff talks about many of the activist groups he was involved with in the 1970s, being the first openly gay man in New...
Published: April 2013

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: People

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

In: People

Will Hansen
Will Hansen talks about what drives his passion for LGBTI rainbow history...
Published: September 2018

In: Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation

Poutokomanawa interviews
Interviews with people at the opening of the exhibition Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation. The exhibition runs from 20 September - 15 December...
Published: September 2019

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: Proud 2016

Joleen Mataele
Joleen Mataele: sharing a life of an activist and an open transgender person M-F in a country that is so rich in culture and...
Published: March 2016

In: Proud 2016

Surviving and Thriving as an Activist
Audio from the workshop: Surviving and Thriving as an Activist This workshop explored the challenges and opportunities of activists who both come from and...
Published: March 2016

In: Q12 Auckland

Aaron
Aaron talks about being young and takataapui / gay in 2012...
Published: April 2012

In: Q12 Auckland

AJ
AJ talks about being young and bisexual in 2012...
Published: July 2012

In: Q12 Auckland

Antica
Antica talks about being young and lesbian in 2012. Antica talked to Ben during the Hui Putahi, held at Tapu te Ranga Marae in...
Published: July 2012

In: Q12 Auckland

Josh
Josh talks about being young and gay in 2012. Josh talked to Ben during the Hui Putahi, held at Tapu te Ranga Marae in...
Published: July 2012

In: Q12 Auckland

Shane
Shane talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: March 2012

In: Q12 Auckland

Stephen (b)
Stephen talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: March 2012

In: Q12 Bay of Plenty

Mark
Mark talks about being young, transgender and gay in 2012...
Published: July 2012

In: Q12 Bay of Plenty

Skye
Skye talks about being young and lesbian in 2012...
Published: July 2012

In: Q12 Hawke's Bay

Erik
Erik talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Hawke's Bay

James
James talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Hawke's Bay

Jeremy
Jeremy talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Hawke's Bay

Joseph
Joseph talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Hawke's Bay

Ryan
Ryan talks about being young and bisexual in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

[name withheld 9]
[name withheld] talks about being young and bicurious in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

Alexandra
Alexandra talks about being young and bisexual in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Q12 Manawatu

Chicken Lil
Chicken Lil talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

Daniel
Daniel talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

Danny
Danny talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

Emma
Emma talks about being young and bisexual in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

Georgie
Georgie talks about being young and lesbian in 2012...
Published: October 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

Horowai
Horowai talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

Lauren
Lauren talks about being young and panromantic asexual in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

Logan
Logan talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

Matt
Matt talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

Seth
Seth talks about being gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

Steve
Steve talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Taranaki

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

In: Q12 Taranaki

Royale
Royale talks about being young, bisexual and panromantic in 2012...
Published: August 2012

In: Q12 Taranaki

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

In: Q12 The Tour

Benji Watt
Benji Watt, producer of Q12 The Tour, talks about the tour and his personal journey...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Waikato

[name withheld 7]
[name withheld] talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: July 2012

In: Q12 Waikato

Alex-Rae
Alex-Rae talks about being young and pansexual in 2012...
Published: July 2012

In: Q12 Waikato

Dylan
Dylan talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: July 2012

In: Q12 Waikato

Thomas
Thomas talks about being young and bisexual in 2012...
Published: July 2012

In: Q12 Wellington

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

In: Q12 Wellington

Mike
Mike talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Wellington

Nate (b)
Nate talks about being young and transgender in 2012...
Published: December 2012

In: Q12 Wellington

Tabby
Tabby talks about being young and pansexual in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Whanganui

[name withheld 8]
[name withheld] talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: August 2012

In: Q12 Whanganui

Amber
Amber talks about being young, straight and in a relationship with a transgender person. Amber's partner Jayden was also interviewed for Q12...
Published: August 2012

In: Q12 Whanganui

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

In: Q12 Whanganui

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

In: Q12 Whanganui

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

In: Q12 Whanganui

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

In: Relationships

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

In: Relationships

Jan and Ruth
Jan and Ruth talk about their backgrounds, careers and ageing together...
Published: March 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: Same Same But Different (2016)

Teenage Years
Audio from the session: Teenage Years. To set the scene, Chrys Jones and her friend Aleisha Parkinson give a performance of I Am Sure...
Published: February 2016

In: Shift hui (2015)

Participants
Connor talks to Shift hui participants. The hui ran from the 16 - 19 April 2015 at Tapu Te Ranga Marae in Island...
Published: April 2015

In: Shift hui (2016)

Participants (part 1)
Rowan Moulder talks to participants at Shift hui 2016. More participant interviews can be heard in part two. 00:07 - Noah 01:57 - Mallorie 03:33 -...
Published: April 2016

In: Shift hui (2017)

Rainbows in a Monochrome World
Navigating the world as someone from rainbow communities brings with it many challenges, taking different forms for different people. Dani, Lee, Lilly, Brandon, Ethan...
Published: April 2017

In: Shift hui (2018)

Coming out, negotiating identities and solidarity
The panel is facilitated by Caity Briggs, with panelists Aliyah Winter, Jaye Barclay, Jarrod Klooster, Zoie Guest, Brittany Hobcraft, Neo Kenny and Sloan. A...
Published: April 2018

In: Shift hui (2018)

Self care tactics for mental health
A group chat from members of our communities, bringing a frank and honest discussion of experiences of mental health, and tactics for keeping yourself...
Published: April 2018

In: South: Canterbury

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

In: South: Canterbury

Felix
Felix talks about identifying as gender queer...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Canterbury

Hamish
Hamish talks about identifying as gay and living in Christchurch...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Canterbury

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

In: South: Nelson

Alicia
Alicia talks about growing up and fluid bisexuality...
Published: October 2013

In: South: Nelson

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

In: South: Otago

Amelia
Amelia talks about bullying, living in Dunedin and flatting situations that are homophobic and sexist...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Otago

Annabel
Annabel talks about coming out as a lesbian...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Otago

Christina
Christina talks about growing up and living in Dunedin...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Otago

Dusty
Dusty talks about growing up and being out in Dunedin...
Published: May 2014

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: South: Otago

Mark
Mark talks about early years in Queenstown, coming out to family members and being bullied at university...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Otago

Oliver
Oliver talks about being a queer trans-man in Dunedin...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Otago

Samantha
Samantha talks about growing up in Invercargill, homophobia at university and bisexuality...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Otago

Sarah
Sarah talks about growing up in Invercargill and identifying as lesbian...
Published: May 2014

In: The Glamaphones - homosexual law reform

Glamaphone interviews
We speak to members of The Glamaphones and co. before their concert at St. Andrew's on the Terrace celebrating 30 years of homosexual law...
Published: June 2016

In: Wairarapa - Q12

Laurie
Laurie talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Wairarapa - Q12

Nicholas
Nicholas talks about being young and bisexual in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Rainbow elders panel
Audio from the Rainbow elders panel, held during Wellington's Pride festival at 19 Tory Street on 25 February 2018. The event was organised...
Published: February 2018

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Yarn bombing
We learn about yarn bombing during Wellington's Pride Festival...
Published: March 2019