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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: Tranzform

Bella Simpson - Tranzform
Bella Simpson talks about being one of the first members of Tranzform, a youth support group established in Wellington in 2008...
Published: May 2019

In: Q12 Hawke's Bay

Ben (b)
Ben talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 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: South: Otago

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

In: Arts and Media

Cole Hampton
Cole Hampton talks about growing up, creating Pamela Hancock, Pride, and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in New Zealand...
Published: March 2020

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Marriage Equality

Committee of the whole House
Audio from the Committee of the whole House debate on the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. The Bill passed this stage without any...
Published: March 2013

In: Ceremonies - AsiaPacific Outgames

Conference opening
Audio from the opening of the Human Rights conference. The opening took place in the Ilott Theatre, Wellington Town Hall. 00:10 - Barry Taylor...
Published: March 2011

In: Arts and Media

Confessions of a Drag Queen
Ricky Burjac talks about Confessions of a Drag Queen...
Published: December 2010

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: South: Nelson

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

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: South: Otago

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

In: People of colour Decolonisation hui

Elizabeth Kerekere
Elizabeth gives a keynote presentation at the hui...
Published: February 2012

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Evan Donnelly
Evan talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: May 2012

In: Arts and Media

Galathea: Into the Bush
Hilary Penwarden talks to Ania Upstill about producing queer theatre and the upcoming production Galathea: Into the Bush. The production runs from 23...
Published: November 2016

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: Georgina Beyer

Georgina Beyer - people remembered
Georgina Beyer remembers some memorable people and situations - including Queen Elizabeth II, Ruby Wax, Jerry Hall, John Banks and facilitating a meeting in...
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: Wellington Pride Festival 2021

Hikoi to Out in the City (2021)
Interviews with people on the hikoi to Out in the City, which was held on 27 March 2021. The hikoi is followed by the...
Published: March 2021

In: Making a Difference

Johnny Givins
Johnny talks about growing up, producing the television series Queer Nation and documenting the Hero parades...
Published: February 2011

In: People

Jonathan OBrien
Jonathan O'Brien talks about growing up and doing drag...
Published: September 2010

In: Making a Difference

Katija Vlatkovich
Katija talks about growing up, working with Rainbow Youth and organizing Proud Mary...
Published: February 2011

In: Arts and Media

Launch of the touring Topp Twins exhibition
Audio from the launch of the touring Topp Twins exhibition, held at the National Library of New Zealand in Wellington on Monday 26 March...
Published: March 2018

In: Q12 Auckland

Lisa-Michelle
Lisa-Michelle talks about gender, sexuality and spirituality in 2012...
Published: February 2012

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2021

Mia Farlane
Author Mia Farlane reads from, and discusses Parallel Hell. Mia is introduced by Carole Hicks. After the readings there are questions from...
Published: March 2021

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Michael Sanders
Michael talks about being one of the choreographers for the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: April 2012

In: Q12 Wellington

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

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Pardon Me Alan Turing
Writer Stephen Lunt talks about the play Pardon Me Alan Turing. The play runs at Bats Theatre in Wellington from 1 March -...
Published: March 2018

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: Capture - Creating Our Stories

Paul Diamond
Paul talks about some of the techniques he uses to record oral histories...
Published: May 2012

In: People

Philip Patston
Philip talks about growing up, identity, comedy and uniqueness...
Published: February 2013

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: 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: 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: Arts and Media

Rūrangi
Following the Wellington premiere of the web series/film Rūrangi on 2 August 2020, Elz Carrad (lead actor), Max Currie (co-producer and series director) and...
Published: August 2020

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Sam Orchard and co
Sam Orchard, Joey MacDonald and Nick McMillan from New Zealand talk about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: Q12 Auckland

Scott (2)
Scott talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: February 2012

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: 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: Queen of the Whole Universe

Shaughan Woodcock
Shaughan talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: March 2012

In: Q12 Taranaki

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

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: 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: Arts and Media

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
A group of men reflect on the first time they saw a gay character on television or in a film...
Published: July 1998