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In: Beyond Rainbows

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

In: People

Alison Laurie
Alison talks about growing up and being involved in queer activism from the 1960s...
Published: February 2010

In: KAHA National Queer Youth Hui 2009

Alison Laurie
Elizabeth Kerekere introduces a queer history talk by Alison Laurie...
Published: January 2009

In: Butch on Butch

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

In: Arts and Media

Audio preservation
John talks about preserving audio/visual material for the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco. John was responsible for preserving approximately 250 episodes of The...
Published: June 2012

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Barry Taylor
Barry Taylor from New Zealand talks about being the convener of the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: People

Bill Logan
Bill talks about growing up, being an activist and his role in homosexual law reform...
Published: February 2010

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: Rainbow Touchstones

Blue
Mary talks about growing up and dealing with depression...
Published: August 2010

In: Out in the Park participants (2016)

Bob Davis
Bob Davis talks about the anger and activism of the 1970s which laid the foundations for homosexual law reform in the 1980s...
Published: March 2016

In: People

Changing Face of the Castro
Jan de Gier from the Inn on Castro talks about the changing face of the Castro neighbourhood in San Francisco...
Published: June 2008

In: Auckland Pride Festival 2019

Cissy Rock - Aucklands Pride Parade
Cissy Rock, President of the Auckland Pride Board talks to Kim Hill about the controversies surrounding the 2019 Auckland Pride Parade...
Published: November 2018

In: Events

Courage Day 2020
On 16 November 2020, the New Zealand Society of Authors (Wellington Branch) held an event to mark Courage Day, internationally known as the Day...
Published: November 2020

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Crimes Amendment Bill (1974)
In 1974 Venn Young, National MP for Egmont, introduced the Crimes Amendment Bill. The Bill sought to legalise homosexual activity between consenting adults...
Published: July 1975

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: Ralph Knowles

Dunedin beats
Ralph Knowles remembers the Dunedin beats of the 1950s, and being involved in the campaigns for homosexual law reform. Ralph died on 3 July...
Published: December 2011

In: Q12 Waikato

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

In: Queer History 101

Early groups
Alison talks about early lesbian and gay groups in New Zealand...
Published: January 2011

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Conversion Practices Prohibition

First reading of the Bill
Audio from the first reading of the Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by Justice Minister Kris Faafoi on...
Published: August 2021

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Gay BC (28 June 1986)
This Gay BC radio programme was broadcast on the anniversary of Stonewall, and just before the passing of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill (9...
Published: June 1986

In: Queer History 101

Gay Liberation
Alison talks about the Gay Liberation movement in New Zealand...
Published: January 2011

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: Homosexual Law Reform

Gay Rights Movement (c.1979)
In this recording from c.1979 Mike Waghorne describes the motivations behind the Gay Rights Movements. A detailed log of the recording is available from...
Published: January 1979

In: Making a Difference

Geoffrey Marshall
Geoffrey talks about growing up, Heroic Gardens and the Gay Auckland Business Association (GABA)...
Published: May 2011

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: 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: Homosexual Law Reform

Ideas: 25th anniversary
Chris Laidlaw leads a discussion on the 25th anniversary of homosexual law reform. Speakers include former MP Fran Wilde, activist Bill Logan and...
Published: July 2011

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2014)
Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held on Te Marae at Te Papa on 18 May 2014 in Wellington. Parts of the service...
Published: May 2014

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: Research - Creating Our Stories

Julie Glamuzina
Julie talks about researching queer-related subjects, particularly for the books Parker and Hulme: a lesbian view and Out Front...
Published: March 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: 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: 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: Queer History 101

Labels
Alison talks about the various words and labels that have been used to describe queer communities in New Zealand...
Published: January 2011

In: Groups and Organisations

LAGANZ
Roger Swanson talks about the history and purpose of LAGANZ - The Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand...
Published: September 2010

In: People

Lana Lawless
Lana talks about growing up, transitioning and becoming the 2008 women's world long drive golf champion. Lana was the first professional transsexual woman golfer...
Published: June 2012

In: Queer History 101

Law reform
Alison talks about homosexual law reform in New Zealand...
Published: January 2011

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: Queer History 101

Lesbian organising
Alison talks about early lesbian organising in New Zealand...
Published: January 2011

In: Groups and Organisations

LGRRC and LAGANZ
On the 30th anniversary of the arson attack (11 September 1986) on the Lesbian and Gay Rights Resource Centre in Wellington, LAGANZ curator Linda...
Published: September 2016

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Linda Evans
Linda talks about being part of various groups that rallied in support of homosexual law reform...
Published: August 2015

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Mani Bruce Mitchell
Mani Bruce Mitchell from Intersex Awareness New Zealand talks about the upcoming ILGA World conference in Wellington in 2019...
Published: February 2018

In: Rainbow Politicians

Marilyn Waring
Marilyn Waring talks about her time as a Member of Parliament from 1975 - 1984. Marilyn talks about being outed by NZ Truth in...
Published: November 2012

In: Auckland Pride Festival 2020

Max Tweedie - Director of Auckland Pride
Max Tweedie talks about becoming the new Director of Auckland Pride. This interview was recorded a month prior to Max starting in the...
Published: May 2019

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: Preserve - Creating Our Stories

Miriam Saphira
Miriam talks about establishing the Charlotte Museum Trust - a museum based in Auckland that collects and preserves artefacts of lesbian culture in New...
Published: March 2012

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: People

Ngahuia Te Awekotuku
Ngahuia Te Awekotuku published New Zealand's first openly lesbian fiction in the 1970s, and in that same decade she was denied entry to the...
Published: March 2017

In: Events

Our Stonewall
2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City. The uprising, which began on 28 June 1969, is seen...
Published: June 2019

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2021

Out in the City (2021)
Interviews with people at Out in the City, which was held on 27 March 2021 at the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington. Founded in 1986...
Published: March 2021

In: Groups and Organisations

Out Loud radio
Noah Miller talks about the creation of Out Loud radio in San Francisco...
Published: July 2008

In: Groups and Organisations

PAPA and PCN
Kate McIntyre and Tom talk about People Against Prisons Aotearoa (formerly No Pride In Prisons), and the Prisoner Correspondence Network. The interview was...
Published: December 2017

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

Part 1
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: Opening ceremony at Parliament - Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Part 1
Audio from the opening ceremony at Parliament: remembering the Homosexual Law Reform era - 30 years on. Note a number of musical performances have...
Published: March 2016

In: Parliament: Committee of the Whole House - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (20 November 1985)

Part 1 (20 November 1985)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 20 November 1985 (part 1 of 2)...
Published: November 1985

In: Opening ceremony at Parliament - Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Part 2
Audio from the opening ceremony at Parliament: remembering the Homosexual Law Reform era - 30 years on. Note a number of musical performances have...
Published: March 2016

In: Parliament: Committee of the Whole House - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (20 November 1985)

Part 2 (20 November 1985)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 20 November 1985 (part 2 of 2)...
Published: November 1985

In: Parliament: second reading debate - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (9 October 1985)

Part 2 (9 October 1985)
Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 October 1985 (part 2 of 2)...
Published: October 1985

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: 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: 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: People

Peter Wells
Peter talks about the journey as a film maker and writer...
Published: October 2013

In: Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation

Poutokomanawa opening night
Audio from the opening night of Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation. The exhibition runs from 20 September - 15 December 2019 at the...
Published: September 2019

In: Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation

Poutokomanawa storytelling
As part of the exhibition Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation, community members came together to recount stories of people, places and events in Wellington...
Published: October 2019

In: Events

Queer Archives Zine launch
Audio from the launch of the collaborative zine The Archive is Alive. The zine was the outcome of an intensive archival workshop. A dozen...
Published: October 2020

In: Queer History in the Making

Queer history panel discussion
Audio from the panel discussion on queer history, held during the community event Queer History in the Making. The panel was chaired by Paul...
Published: September 2015

In: Arts and Media

Queer radio in the United Kingdom
Matthew Linfoot talks about the history of gay and lesbian radio in the United Kingdom...
Published: January 2011

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Queer-Straight Alliances
Tabby, Griffin and Tommy from the newly formed QSA Network Aotearoa (now InsideOUT) talk about Queer-Straight Alliances and organising in schools. Participants then share...
Published: December 2012

In: Beyond Rainbows

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

In: Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Bill

Rally for Trans Rights (15 July 2021)
Audio from the rally for trans rights, held outside the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington on 15 July 2021. The rally was in response...
Published: July 2021

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Ralph Knowles
Ralph Knowles talks about the early years of HIV/AIDS in Christchurch, and how he helped produce the first pamphlet about the virus in New...
Published: December 2011

In: People

Randy Alfred
Randy talks about producing the radio programme The Gay Life, which broadcast on KSAN San Francisco in the 1970s and early 1980s. Randy produced...
Published: June 2012

In: People

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

In: Parliaments Rainbow Room

Re-opening of the Rainbow Room
Audio from the re-opening of the Rainbow Room at Parliament. The event also marked the New Zealand launch of Andrew Reynold's book The...
Published: May 2019

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: Proud 2016

Renato Sabbadini
Audio from the opening address of ILGA Executive Director Renato Sabbadini at the 2nd ILGA Oceania Rainbow Human Rights and Health Conference, held in...
Published: March 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: People

Rex Halliday
Rex talks about growing up in New Plymouth, the Gay Liberation movement, early HIV AIDS prevention programmes and establishing the Hero party and festival...
Published: April 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

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: 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 13
Audio from the session: Imperialism, Nationalism and Queer Liberation. Western discourse often uses gay rights, women's rights, and gender politics to justify imperialism (for...
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: 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: C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013

Session 4
Audio from the session: Body Politics - food, health, fat, disability, class and moral virtue. Participants include Esther Woodbury, Grace Millar, Ali Nissenbaum, Robyn...
Published: June 2013

In: Beyond conference

Session 5
Audio from the session: Invisible sexualities within queer communities. New Zealand is getting used to gay and lesbian identities as alternatives to straight, but...
Published: October 2013

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: 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: 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: 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: Walk Tours

Violet walk tour
Join the team from Walk Tours NZ for the Resonance walk tour in Wellington...
Published: June 2020

In: South: Canterbury

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

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: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Wellington International Pride Parade 2019
Audio from the Wellington International Pride Parade held in May 2019. The parade was originally meant to take place on 16 March, but...
Published: May 2019

In: Events

Whakarongo: Pride, ILGA World and beyond
Interviews with participants from the community hui: Whakarongo - Pride, ILGA World and beyond. The hui was organised by Tiwhanawhana Trust and held...
Published: January 2019

In: People

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

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

William Spurlin
Audio from Prof. William Spurlin's talk: What we know from the historical record - the persecution of lesbians and gay men under the Third...
Published: March 2016