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In: Same Same But Different (2016)

#The Future
Audio from the session: #The Future. Fresh LGBTQI talent is shaking up the theatre scene. Victor Rodger, author of Black Faggot and currently...
Published: February 2016

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Adam Reynolds and Chaz Harris
Adam Reynolds and Chaz Harris, co-authors of Promised Land, talk about the children's fairy tale book and the upcoming Maiden Voyage...
Published: February 2018

In: People

Anne Perry
Joanne Drayton discusses her biography of crime writer Anne Perry, better known in New Zealand as the convicted muderer Juliet Hulme...
Published: September 2012

In: Wairarapa - Q12

Brad
Brad talks about being gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Carmen Rupe

Carmen Rupe interview (1975)
Carmen Rupe is interviewed by 2ZM night host David Mahoney on 22 November 1975. The recording is part of the Radio New Zealand collection...
Published: November 1975

In: People

Charles Mackay
In 1929 Charles Mackay, a former mayor of Wanganui bled to death on a Berlin street corner - a victim of violent clashes between...
Published: September 2011

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Circa Theatre
In 2014 the production Rita and Douglas was performed here by Jennifer Ward-Lealand and pianist Michael Houstoun. It explored the complex relationship between composer...
Published: January 2016

In: People

Conan McKegg
Conan talks about writing for the screen and working on the draft script for House of Memories...
Published: February 2014

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: 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: People

Douglas Wright
Audio recordings related to dancer, choreographer and writer Douglas Wright...
Published: January 2011

In: Q12 Wellington

Ellen
Ellen talks about being young and lesbian in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Beyond Rainbows

Emma
Emma talks about representation and the relationship between queerness and mental health...
Published: March 2015

In: Proud 2016

From Bisexual to Skoliosexual
Audio from the workshop: From Bisexual to Skoliosexual. When we think about the "rainbow" community most people just think of gay, lesbian, occasionally transgender...
Published: March 2016

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: 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: People

Hinemoana Baker
Hinemoana talks about being a writer, musician and teacher...
Published: March 2010

In: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Arts and Media

Iris Florence Peter Williams
Julie Glamuzina talks about her book Perfectly Natural: The audacious story of Iris Florence Peter Williams. The original newspaper articles can be found on...
Published: October 2015

In: Butch on Butch

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

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Jan Logie
MP Jan Logie reflects on Out in the Park and talks about some of the current LGBTI rainbow issues the government is focusing on...
Published: February 2018

In: Arts and Media

Jules and Ness
Jules Lovelock and Ness Simons talk about film-making and what makes a queer film...
Published: August 2013

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: Queer History 101

Katherine Mansfield
Alison talks about writer Katherine Mansfield and her female lovers...
Published: January 2011

In: South: Nelson

Kennedy
Kennedy talks about pan-sexuality, school and Queer Straight Alliances (QSA)...
Published: October 2013

In: Same Same But Different (2016)

Larger Than Life Stories
Audio from the session: Larger Than Life Stories. Alison Mau wrote the remarkable story of Liz Roberts, the first New Zealander to undergo full...
Published: February 2016

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: 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: 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: August 2011

In: Same Same But Different (2016)

Now and Then
Audio from the session: Now and Then. A mash-up of readings of new voices and established writers noted for their evocation of our challenging...
Published: February 2016

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: 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: 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: People

Paul Diamond
Paul talks about his careers as a writer, journalist and historian...
Published: February 2010

In: Research - Creating Our Stories

Paul Diamond
Paul talks about some of the techniques he uses when researching queer subjects. Paul specifically talks about his research into the Charles Mackay...
Published: March 2012

In: People

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

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: 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: 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: People

Ronald Trifero Nelson
Ronald talks about growing up and a number of plays that he has written and directed...
Published: April 2010

In: People

Roy Ayling and Norman Gibson
Miriam Saphira talks about her father Norman and his relationship with Roy. The two men met as soldiers during WW1 and formed a...
Published: February 2016

In: C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013

Session 1
Audio from the session: Indigenous feminisms and social movements. Participants include Marama Davidson and Shasha Ali...
Published: June 2013

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Sophie Jayawardene
Sophie talks about being diagnosed HIV+ in 1989, her journey with HIV and living positively...
Published: April 2014

In: Q12 Waikato

Storm
Storm talks about being young and bisexual in 2012...
Published: March 2012

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Summer Camps
The cast and creative team behind Summer Camps talk about the production and its origins. The show runs during the Fringe Festival...
Published: February 2019

In: Proud 2016

Surviving and Thriving as an Activist
Audio from the workshop: Surviving and Thriving as an Activist This workshop explored the challenges and opportunities of activists who both come from and...
Published: March 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: Groups and Organisations

The Womens Bookshop
Carole Beu talks about establishing The Women's Bookshop - an independent bookshop which opened in Auckland in 1989...
Published: June 2013

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences)

Third reading of the Bill
Audio from the third reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by...
Published: April 2018

In: Queer History 101

Ursula Bethell
Alison talks about the New Zealand poet Ursula Bethell...
Published: January 2011

In: South: Canterbury

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