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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 by InsideOUT and hosted by Maggie Shippam and Rosie Leadbitter. A special thank you to InsideOUT and all of the participants for allowing us to record and share this event.

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  • 0:00:05 - Waiata
  • 0:00:30 - Hosts Maggie Shippam and Rosie Leadbitter
  • 0:02:08 - Panel introductions
  • 0:06:00 - Coming out experiences
  • 0:29:14 - Would you consider yourself an elder, or how would you describe yourself
  • 0:39:00 - Talk about a specific campaign you've been involved in
  • 0:52:10 - Who would you consider to be your elders
  • 0:58:35 - What challenges have you faced as you've got older
  • 1:10:00 - Georgina, can you reflect on going into politics
  • 1:23:15 - A humorous experience

Points of note


17-19 tory street, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 2000s, 2010s, a gay disease (hiv aids), about face: jewel's darl (tv, 1985), acceptance, accessibility, activism, alcohol, alfies (auckland), amanduh la whore, anti vietnam war protest, aotearoa new zealand, april ashley, auckland, australia, bars, benefits, binary, bisexual, bob scott retirement village (lower hutt), books, brass bands, brian tamaki, burnout, caitlyn jenner, carmen rupe, carterton, carterton community centre, catherine tizard, cees kooge, censorship, change for the better: the story of georgina beyer as told to cathy casey (2000, book), children, chris carter, christchurch, christine jorgensen, church, civil union act (2004), colin daley, community, council, counselling, courts, cricket, cruising, dana de milo, danny la rue, danyon loader, deafness, dennis altman, disability, dog, dominion post (newspaper), dorothy booth, drag, economics, economist, edmund hillary, education, elders, enough is enough (march), faith, farm, farming, feminism, fergus collinson, fran wilde, freaks, french, friends, gateways club (london), gay christian network, gender identity, gender illusionist, georgina beyer, government house, health, helen clark, history, hiv/aids, holmes (tv), homelessness, homophobia, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosexual law reform act (1986), homosexual: oppression and liberation (book), honesty, hope, hospital, human rights, human rights act (1993), humour, identity, insideout, internet, intersex, intersex trust aotearoa new zealand (itanz), iwi, jan morris, japan, jem traylen, jim bolger, joan bolger, judith dale, judith tizard, julian mounter, julie watson, kassie hartendorp, kay jones, kerry prendergast, knowledge, leadership, lesbian, lesbian feminism, lesbian line (wellington), lexie matheson, lianne dalziel, library, local government, london, maggie shippam, malcolm kennedy-vaughan, mani bruce mitchell, maori, marginalisation, marginalised communities, marriage amendment act (2012), mayor, media, member of parliament, metropolitan community church, mormonism, national party, new zealand aids memorial quilt, new zealand labour party, non-binary, norman jones, nuremberg rally, older people, online ministry, onsen, onslow college (wellington), opportunity shop, out (magazine), out in the park (wellington), owen shanks, parliament buildings, paul henry, paul holmes, peter wells, pets, phil parkinson, pink triangle (magazine), pink triangle collective, playboy (magazine), police, politics, pope john paul ii, prostitution reform act (2003), protest, prue hyman, public toilet, public transport, queen elizabeth ii, queen street (auckland), queer, quilted bananas (wellington access radio), rainbow elders panel (2018), religion, renal failure, resource management act (1991), respect, rest homes, richard hanna, rodney knight, rosie leadbitter, rural, ruth richardson, salvation army, school, school's out (wellington), scott kennedy, scotty and mal's cocktail bar, second-wave feminism, sex work, shoes, sonja davies, sport, sports dyke, sprung, squash, st. vincent's hospital (sydney), steve danby, stonewall (uk group), support, sydney (australia), tabby besley, television, tikanga, tim barnett, tinnitus, tiny tina, tipene o'regan, tokoroa, trans, transexual, transgender, transition, transvestite, troy perry, united kingdom, united states of america, victoria club (wellington), vivian street, vladimir luxuria, wairarapa, walking, wellington, whanganui, william woodley-hartley, winston peters, wisdom, youth, youth work, youthline

Record date:25th February 2018
Location:17-19 Tory Street, Wellington
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