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John Jakeman

In this podcast John Jakeman talks about growing up in Wellington in the 1950s, working at the Royal Oak tavern in the 1970s, police persecution, homosexual law reform and marriage.

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1890s, 1900s, 1910s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, acceptance, activism, alfred kinsey, alice cooper, amphetamines, anti springbok tour protest (1981), aotearoa new zealand, arnold nordmeyer, arts, auckland, australian and new zealand army corps (anzac), aversion therapy, babysitting, bar queens, barber, barcelona, barman, bars, beating, beats, berhampore, birth name, bisexual, bistro bar (royal oak hotel), boer war, bog queens, boxing, brothels, california, carl jung, carmen rupe, carmen's international coffee lounge, cats bar, charles aberhart, cheese, children, christchurch, christianity, church, cinema, closeted, clothing, club bar (royal oak hotel), colin moyle, constable street, conversion / reparative therapy, crime, cross dressing, cruise ship, cruising, cuba street, dana de milo, dance, david bowie, demon (undercover police), depression, disabled servicemen's re-establishment league, discrimination, dominion hotel, dorian society, dress up, dressed up, dresses, drugs, dunedin, effeminate, electroconvulsive therapy (ect), elocution lesson, engagement, entrapment, erich fromm, faggot, family, farming, fear, feminism, flamboyant, flapper, forester's arms hotel, fran wilde, france, francisco franco, freedom, gay, gay liberation movement, germany, gloves, god, gonorrhea, grand hotel, granny / aunty, hagley park, hair, hairdressing, hand movements, hat, heroin, heteronormativity, hit, holding hands, homeguard, homophobic violence, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosexual law reform act (1986), horse, hunting, hunting lesbian, idealism, institutionalised homosexuality, internal stigma, internalised homophobia, internet, james smith's corner, janis joplin, jeweler, jewellery, john jakeman, jon english, journalism, judgement, karori, karori reservoir, kinsey reports, kissing, korean war, language, lavender trousers, law, le balcon/the balcony, lesbian, letsbian club (sp? wellington), limp-wristed, maori, march, marilyn waring, marriage, member of parliament, mental illness, mexicali bar (wellington), military, mincing, miscarriage, mon mari, monogamy, murder, museum of new zealand te papa tongarewa, my hat, nairn street (wellington), name change, new zealand army, new zealand defence force (nzdf), new zealand labour party, newspapers, newtown, newtown school, oppression, pansy, parliament buildings, persecution, pervert, pig hunting, pocket money, police, poof, poofter, porirua mental hospital, powder puff (referred to as the powder poof, wellington), property rights, psychiatric hospital, psychiatric treatment, public affection, public display of affection (pda), public toilet, public transport, queen's city (wellington), queer, queer bashing, raids, railway tavern, raumati, refugee, regent tavern, relationships, religion, rnzaf base shelly bay, royal oak hotel, rural, sailor, self-evident, sex work, sexual revolution, sexuality, ships, shoes, sigmund freud, single beds, sissy, slow dance, smuggle, spain, special friends, springbok rugby tour (1981), sprung, stables, stis, stonewall riots (1969), stuart cameron, tavern bar (royal oak hotel), tea party, the joy of sex (book), the other side, theatre, theatrical, thomas cameron, toasted sandwich, toledo bar (royal oak hotel), tram, transexual, transgender, transvestism, transvestite, trentham military camp, undercover police, united kingdom, united states of america, vietnam war, violence, voice, wainuiomata, wairarapa, wallaceville house (upper hutt), watchmaker, wedding, wellington, wellington city library, wellington free kindergarten association, wellington railway station, wellington regional hospital, wharves, white feather, wig, wine, women's liberation movement, world war 1, world war 2

Record date:13th May 2017
Interviewer:Gareth Watkins
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