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In: Homosexual Law Reform

25th anniversary panel discussion
Fran Wilde, Alison Laurie and Bill Logan reflect on the campaign for homosexual law reform in the mid-1980s. The audio is supplied courtesy of...
Published: March 2011

In: Proud 2016

A Refugee Among Refugees
Eliana's case attracted international media attention after she was detained at Hong Kong International Airport's immigration facility for over 8-months as her appearance did...
Published: March 2016

In: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Shift hui (2016)

Beyond Rainbows
Panel members talk about the challenges of being a minority within rainbow communities. The discussion was facilitated by Tabby Besley and features...
Published: April 2016

In: Rainbow Touchstones

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

Chechnya Vigil
Audio from the Chechnya Vigil held outside the Russian embassy in Wellington. The candlelight vigil was organised to show solidarity with the people who...
Published: April 2017

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: 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

Daniel Nicoletta
Daniel talks about his photographic career, the Castro in the 1970's and his time with Harvey Milk and Scott Smith. Daniel worked in Harvey...
Published: June 2012

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2020

Dr Hjelmar von Dannevill
Author and researcher Julie Glamuzina talks about the extraordinary life of Dr Hjelmar von Dannevill. The doctor arrived in New Zealand in 1911 with...
Published: February 2020

In: Shift hui (2016)

Faith forum
Audio from the faith forum. The discussion was facilitated by Maggie Shippam and featured Christoph Hackenburg, Torranice Campel, Peter Williams, Jessica-Rose Hopkins and Brittany...
Published: April 2016

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Fighting Homophobia
Audio from the second keynote panel discussion: Fighting Homophobia in Our Communities. Speakers include Bill Logan, Eileen Brown, Steve Farrow, Jan Logie and...
Published: December 2012

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

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: 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: South: Nelson

Group 1
A group of young people in Nelson talk about growing up, school and Queer Straight Alliances (QSA)...
Published: October 2013

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

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: Capture - Creating Our Stories

Jack Perkins
Jack talks about his forty years with the public radio programme Spectrum, a weekly human-interest documentary series that is based around recording on location...
Published: July 2012

In: Beyond Rainbows

Jenna-Rose
Jenna-Rose talks about internalised homophobia, growing up with a negative sense of being māori and ukaipotanga...
Published: November 2014

In: People

Jerome Cargill
Jerome talks about being a teacher who is openly gay, the Newlands College diversity group and why its important to make sure diversity is...
Published: May 2016

In: People

Julz Darroch
Julz Darroch talks about exercise and wellness...
Published: October 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: Events

Last Chance film evening discussion
Audio from a discussion pre and post screening of Last Chance, a documentary that tells the stories of five rainbow asylum seekers who flee...
Published: October 2014

In: Events

Leaving a Legacy
Audio from the Leaving a Legacy workshop held at Thistle Hall, Wellington on 14 September 2016. The workshop looked at creative ways to record...
Published: September 2016

In: Q12 Wellington

Lloyd
Lloyd talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: February 2012

In: Documentary

Loyal
A group of men talk about coming out after marrying and having children...
Published: July 1999

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: 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: Beyond Rainbows

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

In: People

Nikki Lee Carlson
Nikki Lee reflects on a journey that has taken her from having a successful singer career as a teenager, to performing on NZ Idol...
Published: July 2016

In: Rainbow Pride Community Honours (2015)

Part 2
Part 2 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: 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: 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: Committee of the Whole House - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (9 April 1986)

Part 2 (9 April 1986)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 April 1986 (part 2 of 2). This...
Published: April 1986

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: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Pride Stage 2019
Audio from the Wellington Pride Stage 2019, held at Eva Beva's on 30 March 2019. After the Christchurch terror attacks on 15 March...
Published: March 2019

In: Groups and Organisations

Queer Avengers
Sara Fraser talks about the history of the Queer Avengers and some of its activities. The group was formed in Wellington in 2011 and...
Published: September 2018

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: People

Remembering Jonathan Dennis
Emma Jean Kelly talks about researching and writing her PhD on Jonathan Dennis - the founding director of the New Zealand Film Archive...
Published: April 2016

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: 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

Scott Johnston
Scott talks about coming out in the 1980s and being one of the creators of the Hero parade - which at its peak in...
Published: May 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: 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 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: C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013

Session 5
Audio from the session: Class panel - social stigma, mental health and institutionalisation. Participants include Hana Plant, Nic and Ruth Amato...
Published: June 2013

In: Ilott Theatre sessions

Session 7
Audio from the Gender, Sexuality and Rights session...
Published: March 2011

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: 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: Religion and Spirituality

St Peters church service (1967)
The Reverend Godfrey Wilson introduces a service reflecting on homosexuality. It was held at St Peter's church in Wellington on 26 June 1967...
Published: June 1967

In: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Sumithra Chand
Sumithra Chand talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

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: Q12 Waikato

Thomas
Thomas talks about being young and bisexual in 2012...
Published: July 2012

In: Walk Tours

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

In: Events

Unsettled Diasporas
Audio from Unsettled Diasporas - a panel discussion on Asian feminism from contributors to Mellow Yellow, a local Asian feminist zine. The panel...
Published: August 2015

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