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In: Beyond Rainbows

Adray
Adray reflects on identity and a "beauty standard" defined as a young, white, masculine male...
Published: June 2015

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Bats Theatre
Bats Theatre has seen a variety of rainbow related productions including Confessions of a Drag Queen, Corner 4am and Cuba - a play about...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Body Positive Drop-in Centre
Body Positive, a peer support organisation for people living with HIV AIDS, established a Wellington drop-in centre on the corner of Courtenay Place and...
Published: January 2016

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: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Circa Theatre (Harris Street)
The corner of Harris Street and Jervois Quay is the former location of Circa Theatre. The Topp Twins performed here in 1983, Harvey...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

City Gallery
In 1995 the gallery hosted a controversial retrospective of US photographer Robert Mapplethorpe which was seen by 45,000 people. The same year it hosted...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Civic Square
Civic Square has been the location for a number of large rainbow gatherings, particularly Out in the Square - an annual rainbow fair which...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Courtenay Place Mens Toilet
Built in 1911, the underground public toilet was part of the regular beat [for anonymous sex]. The toilet had two sets of stairs...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Downstage Theatre
Downstage Theatre has seen many rainbow related performances including Angels in America, Shopping and F**king, Boys in the Band and locally created works Black...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Harris Street
On a night in July 1975 a police officer questioned MP Colin Moyle who was lingering around a well-known cruising spot on Harris Street...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Lower Cuba Street
Lower Cuba Street has seen a number of rainbow-related events. In the mid-1980s there was a pro-homosexual law reform march and in 2015 the...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Michael Fowler Centre
The Michael Fowler centre is our last tour location. It is the home venue of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Audiences have heard...
Published: January 2016

In: Queer History in the Making

Open mic sessions
Audio from the open mic sessions held during the community event Queer History in the Making, where individuals and community groups were invited to...
Published: September 2015

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Overseas Passenger Terminal
The terminal was the site of the first Devotion dance party in December 1991. Like Hero in Auckland, Devotion became a festival with...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Paramount Theatre
The Paramount has hosted the (mostly) annual OutTakes: A Reel Queer Film Festival since the mid 1990s. In 2015 the theatre premiered New Zealand's...
Published: January 2016

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: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

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...
Published: February 2018

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: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

St James Theatre
The Topp Twins, Douglas Wright, Michael Parmenter have all performed at the St. James. The theatre is also the home of the Royal New...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Taj Mahal Toilet
The public toilet opened in 1929 and was part of the regular beat [for anonymous sex]. The site is now a bar/restaurant. In this...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Te Aro Park
The park has been the gathering point for many rallies and protests. In the mid-1980s it was the scene for a large pro homosexual...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Te Papa
The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa holds numerous rainbow-related taonga (treasures) including the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt which was gifted to...
Published: January 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: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

The Balcony
We begin the walk tour at Carmen Rupe's Le Balcon - a cabaret nightclub on the corner of Harris and Victoria Streets. Today The...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

The Opera House
Alley - Jack Body's opera about Rewi Alley premiered at the Opera House in 1998. The theatre has also hosted the Queen of the...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Waitangi Park
The inaugural Out in the Park will be held here in 2016. The celebration grew out of the annual Out in the Square, which...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Waterfront parade route
The waterfront parade route has seen a number of rainbow related parades, including the Love Parade in 2016 and the opening parade of the...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Wellington Town Hall
The Town Hall has hosted numerous artistic, political and celebratory events to do with rainbow communities. In 2011 the town hall was the hub...
Published: January 2016

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