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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: Butch on Butch

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

In: Making a Difference

Anne Speir
Anne talks about growing up, working in the media, activism in the 1970s and 1980s, working on the Hero events in the 1990s and...
Published: February 2011

In: Shift hui (2015)

Beyond Rainbows panel discussion
Panel members talk about the challenges of being a minority within rainbow communities. Unfortunately due to technical difficulties this recording ends part-way...
Published: April 2015

In: People

Brendan Goudswaard
Brendan talks about growing up and being a facilitator with Schools Out - a queer youth group in Wellington. This interview was funded by...
Published: April 2010

In: Events

Butch Femme Queer Feminist Elders
Audio from the Butch Femme Queer Feminist Elders panel discussion, held at Auckland Trades Hall in Grey Lynn on 24 November 2012. Special thanks...
Published: November 2012

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: People

Claire Ryan
Claire Ryan talks about disability, gender and sexual identity...
Published: February 2010

In: People

Coral Trimmer and Sylvia Bagnall
Coral Trimmer and Sylvia Bagnall talk about their relationship, getting married, the past and future...
Published: November 2022

In: Butch on Butch

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

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: 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: 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: People

Drew Hadwen
Drew Hadwen talks about the development of the Devotion dance parties/festivals, and the Beacons of Hope services in Wellington in the 1990s...
Published: August 2018

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Ed Jenner
Ed talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant - from the first show in 2004 to the finale in...
Published: February 2012

In: Q12 Hawke's Bay

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

In: Groups and Organisations

Feminist Queer Book Group
George Mapplebeck talks about the Feminist Queer Book Group in Wellington...
Published: May 2010

In: Arts and Media

Gender Matters in Writing
Sam Orchard talks to writers Emma Barnes, Jackson Nieuwland and Jiaqiao Liu about the complexities and beauty of writing about gender in Aotearoa today...
Published: August 2021

In: Butch on Butch

George
George talks about being part of the Butch on Butch exhibition, wanting to be part of a conversation about female masculinity and what Butch...
Published: February 2015

In: Rainbow Politicians

Georgina Beyer
Georgina reflects on her childhood, various careers and time in public office. Georgina has also recorded interviews about significant legislation (prostitution reform, civil unions and...
Published: January 2013

In: Georgina Beyer

Georgina Beyer - places and personalities
Georgina remembers some of the clubs, venues and personalities in Wellington from the mid-1970s and her time in Auckland in the 1980s. Georgina has...
Published: January 2013

In: Butch on Butch

Glenda
Glenda talks about growing up in a single-parent household in the 1950s, homosexual law reform and identifying as an effeminate lesbian feminist...
Published: April 2015

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: Homosexual Law Reform

HLR30 Hands On
Creek talks about HLR30 Hands On - a massage event in April 2016 to show appreciation to the people who fought for homosexual law...
Published: February 2016

In: Events

Intergenerational talk
Audio from an intergenerational queer women-focused talk held at the Charlotte Museum in July 2010...
Published: July 2010

In: Butch on Butch

Jac Lynch
Photographer Jac Lynch talks about the Butch on Butch photographic project...
Published: May 2015

In: Relationships

Jan and Ruth
Jan and Ruth talk about their backgrounds, careers and ageing together. Sadly, Jan passed away on 2 November 2022...
Published: March 2013

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: South: Nelson

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

In: ILGA World Conference 2019

Launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019
Audio from the launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019. The event was held at the National Library of New Zealand on 24...
Published: August 2018

In: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

Lesbian heritage walk
Miriam Saphira takes a tour group around some of the historic lesbian sites in central Auckland. A special thank you to the Charlotte Museum...
Published: February 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: Proud 2016

LGBTI* health plenary
Audio from the LGBTI* health plenary with Elizabeth Kerekere and Jack Trolove. The session is introduced by Mani Mitchell. 0:00:09 - Mani Mitchell...
Published: March 2016

In: Butch on Butch

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

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Mani Mitchell
Mani Mitchell from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: Manawatu Lesbian and Gay Rights Association (MALGRA)

Matt
Matt talks about the early years of the Manawatu Gay Rights Association (MAGRA), its development into the Manawatu Lesbian and Gay Rights Association (MALGRA)...
Published: July 2017

In: People

Meg Torwl
Meg Torwl, a multidisciplinary artist, talks about her life and creative process. You can view some of Meg's photography here. Meg died a few...
Published: March 2013

In: Making a Difference

Miriam Saphira
Miriam Saphira talks about growing up, being a writer and researcher, and establishing the Charlotte Museum. This podcast was funded by a generous grant...
Published: January 2011

In: Beyond Rainbows

Missy
Missy talks about identifying as non-binary and somewhere in between pansexuality and demisexuality...
Published: November 2014

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: South: Otago

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

In: The Book That Turned the Light On - Same Same But Different writers festival

Part 2
Audio from the session: The Book That Turned the Light On. In a past of illegality and stigma, books asserted a powerful presence. For...
Published: February 2016

In: Rainbow Pride Community Honours (2015)

Part 3
Part 3 of an honours evening which celebrated people who have made outstanding contributions to the queer and takataapui communities of the Wellington region...
Published: February 2015

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: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Photospace Gallery
Photospace Gallery has exhibited a number of rainbow artists including photographers Mark Beehre and Jac Lynch. In 2015 Jac did a photographic essay entitled...
Published: January 2016

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: 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: Documentary

QWU documentary
A documentary that follows participants in the last Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant. More interviews with the participants can be found here...
Published: July 2012

In: Arts and Media

Rachel Hoskin
Rachel Hoskin talks about Butch: A Photographic Exploration, a social project of reaction to Butch women. The exhibition ran from 18 May -...
Published: July 2017

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Robert Grieve
Robert talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: June 2012

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: People

Ryan Kennedy
Ryan talks about growing up and transitioning from female to male. This podcast was funded by a generous donation from Roger Smith...
Published: April 2010

In: People

Sam Orchard
Sam talks about growing up, comics and creativity...
Published: February 2013

In: Butch on Butch

Sara
Sara talks about politics, activism and newly completed research looking at heterosexism in tertiary student accommodation...
Published: March 2015

In: South: Otago

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

In: Beyond Rainbows

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

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: C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013

Session 6
Audio from the session: Desire as social currency and how desire is constructed around stigmatised and non-normative bodies. Participants include Dee Dewitt and Wai...
Published: June 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: Beyond conference

Session 9
Audio from the session: Beyond the gender binary. There is so much more than she and he, him and her. Discussing the realities of...
Published: October 2013

In: Beyond Rainbows

Shane
Shane talks about identifying as gender fluid transmascbian...
Published: February 2015

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

Sian Torrington
Sian talks about the art project We Don't Have To Be The Building which focuses on lesbian, bi-sexual, queer female-bodied, trans*, mana wahine, takataapui...
Published: February 2016

In: Arts and Media

Sian Torrington
Sian Torrington, curator of the Topp Twins exhibition, talks about the process of developing the exhibition at Te Manawa Museum in Palmerston North. The...
Published: July 2017

In: Q12 Bay of Plenty

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

In: South: Nelson

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

In: Butch on Butch

Stevei
Stevei talks about identifying as wāhine toa, representing New Zealand in softball and creating art...
Published: February 2015

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: Shift hui (2016)

Takataapui workshop
Elizabeth Kerekere discusses the history of takataapui, building relationships and creating inclusive spaces...
Published: April 2016

In: Butch on Butch

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

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: 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: Wellington Pride Festival 2021

Trans Archives Zine launch
Audio from the launch of the second volume of the collaborative zine The Archive is Alive. The zine was the outcome of an intensive...
Published: March 2021

In: Butch on Butch

Val
Val talks about lesbian movements in the 1990s, visibility and co-founding The Drag Kings...
Published: April 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: Tranzform

Wai Ho - Tranzform
Wai Ho, co-founder of Tranzform, talks about the early days of the youth support group which was established in Wellington in 2008...
Published: May 2019

In: People

Welby Ings
Welby talks about growing up, his involvement in homosexual law reform, the early days of HIV AIDS in New Zealand and his films Boy...
Published: September 2012

In: Walk Tours

Wellington waterfront
Take a self-guided circular 1-hour walk tour around the Wellington waterfront and discover some historic rainbow locations. Most of the 24 locations have companion...
Published: January 2016

In: Butch on Butch

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