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In: Events

A Rainbow in the Village (2019)
Organisers, participants and spectators talk about the world's (unofficial) shortest pride parade - held during Paekakariki's annual pride festival. 0:00:06 - Pat Mcintosh and...
Published: October 2019

In: Beyond Rainbows

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

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Alison Bell-Allen
Alison talks about being one of the stage managers for the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: May 2012

In: Q12 Auckland

Allia
Allia talks about being young and pansexual in 2012. Allia talked to Ben during the Hui Putahi, held at Tapu te Ranga Marae in...
Published: July 2012

In: South: Otago

Amelia
Amelia talks about bullying, living in Dunedin and flatting situations that are homophobic and sexist...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Nelson

Anna
Anna talks about living in Nelson and being attracted to women...
Published: October 2013

In: Groups and Organisations

Aunty Danas Op Shop
Aunty Dana's offers a safe environment in Wellington for transgender and gender diverse communities to shop for clothing and accessories...
Published: December 2018

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: Queen of the Whole Universe

Campbell Gordon
Recorded before he won Queen of the Whole Universe as Ms Spain, Campbell talks about performing in the beauty pageant...
Published: July 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

Coral Trimmer and Sylvia Bagnall
Coral Trimmer and Sylvia Bagnall talk about their relationship, getting married, the past and future...
Published: November 2022

In: Queer History 101

Criminal cases
Alison highlights some queer-related criminal cases in New Zealand...
Published: January 2011

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: People

Dana de Milo
Dana talks about her early life. Dana also did another interview about working with Carmen. Dana passed away on 12 February 2018...
Published: December 2012

In: Q12 Waikato

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

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Ed Jenner
Ed talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant - from the first show in 2004 to the finale in...
Published: February 2012

In: Documentary

Educating Gays
Explore what it's like to be gay at school - both as a student and as a teacher at the end of the 20th...
Published: February 1999

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: 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: Beyond Rainbows

Faye
Faye talks about identifying as genderqueer demisexual pansexual...
Published: March 2015

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: People

Gareth Farr
Gareth Farr talks about composing During These Days for the 30th anniversary of homosexual law reform in 2016. Gareth also talks about growing...
Published: August 2017

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: Queen of the Whole Universe

Gerry Masters
Gerry talks about being one of the boys in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: June 2012

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: Beyond Rainbows

Jack
Jack talks about sex work...
Published: May 2015

In: People

Jacquie Grant ONZM
Jacquie Grant talks about teenage years in Sydney, her time in Wellington in the 1960s and 1970s and her friendships with Carmen Rupe and...
Published: September 2022

In: Beyond Rainbows

Jenna
Jenna talks about being young and transgender in 2014...
Published: November 2014

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: Proud 2016

Joleen Mataele
Joleen Mataele: sharing a life of an activist and an open transgender person M-F in a country that is so rich in culture and...
Published: March 2016

In: People

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

In: Making a Difference

Jonathan Smith
Jonathan talks about growing up and creating, and running the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: January 2011

In: Q12 Auckland

Josh
Josh talks about being young and gay in 2012. Josh talked to Ben during the Hui Putahi, held at Tapu te Ranga Marae in...
Published: July 2012

In: Religion and Spirituality

Kathy Baldock
Kathy Baldock, a straight Evangelical Christian LGBTI ally, talks about the current marriage equality debate in Australia, the changing nature of the Salvation Army...
Published: September 2016

In: People

Kevin
Kevin talks about growing up in the 1960s, friendship with Carmen Rupe and the LGBTI rainbow scene in Wellington in the 1970s and later...
Published: November 2021

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Kevin Baker
Kevin, a.k.a. Buffy from Buffy and Bimbo, talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant. Kevin died on 22...
Published: January 2012

In: Proud 2016

Laws and Customs
Audio from the workshop: Laws and customs in relation to sexual orientation and gender identity in Oceania. The workshop was presented by Grant Jones...
Published: March 2016

In: Beyond Rainbows

Lily
Lily talks about trans* issues and identity...
Published: November 2013

In: Q12 Taranaki

Lou
Lou talks about being young, demisexual and panromantic in 2012...
Published: August 2012

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Maggie Munford
Maggie talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: June 2012

In: People

Mary OHagan
Mary O'Hagan talks about growing up and mental health issues...
Published: October 2010

In: People

Miscellaneouslee
Miscellaneouslee talks about family life, Auckland in the 1980s and performing in drag...
Published: October 2013

In: People

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

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: 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: Events

Out in the carPark
Participants, stall-holders and the public talk about attending the Love Parade and Out in the carPark. 0:00:05 - Karen Harris, parade co-ordinator 0:02:25 - Adrienne...
Published: March 2015

In: Documentary

QWU documentary
A documentary that follows participants in the last Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant. More interviews with the participants can be found here...
Published: July 2012

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: Groups and Organisations

Rainbow taonga at Te Papa
History curators Stephanie Gibson and Lynette Townsend showcase some of the many rainbow taonga held in the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa...
Published: August 2016

In: Shift hui (2017)

Rainbows in a Monochrome World
Navigating the world as someone from rainbow communities brings with it many challenges, taking different forms for different people. Dani, Lee, Lilly, Brandon, Ethan...
Published: April 2017

In: Events

Rally for feminism and trans rights
Audio from the rally held on Wednesday 3 May 2023 in Parliament grounds, Wellington. The rally was organised by the P┼Źneke Anti-Fascist Coalition...
Published: May 2023

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: 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: Queen of the Whole Universe

Ron New
Ron talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: May 2012

In: South: Canterbury

Sara
Sara talks about being confused about gender identity...
Published: May 2014

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Seamas Gormley
Seamas talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: July 2012

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 1
Audio from the session: Transfemininities and transmisogyny. A facilitated discussion on the experiences of, and the unique ways sexism and transphobia affects those who...
Published: October 2013

In: Beyond conference

Session 7
Audio from the session: Trans representation in the media. Mainstream media representations of trans* folk are often objectifying, inaccurate or outright hostile. A discussion...
Published: October 2013

In: Documentary

Shall We Drag
Shall We Drag Johnny Croskery and Colin McLean (aka Polly Filla) talk about drag performance...
Published: August 1999

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: Queen of the Whole Universe

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

In: People

Steve McVey
Steve talks about his photography and latest project Lost...
Published: March 2014

In: Butch on Butch

Stevei
Stevei talks about identifying as wāhine toa, representing New Zealand in softball and creating art...
Published: February 2015

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

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Marriage Equality

Third reading of the Bill
Audio from the third reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by Labour MP Louisa Wall...
Published: April 2013

In: People

Torfrida and Ali
Torfrida and Ali talk about the lesbian scene in Canterbury in the 1980s and their personal journeys...
Published: November 2013

In: Events

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018
Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018 Audio from the Transgender Day of Remembrance service held at St. Andrew's on the Terrace, Wellington on 18 November...
Published: November 2018

In: Events

Tranzform - 2nd hand clothing sale
Ariki Brightwell talks about Tranzform's first 2nd hand clothing sale, which takes place on Sunday 23 October 2016 in Wellington. You can visit...
Published: October 2016

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Trevor Hynes
Trevor talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: April 2012

In: Marriage Equality

Vaughans getting married
Vaughan shares his thoughts on his upcoming marriage to Shane...
Published: March 2013

In: Beyond Rainbows

Vee
Vee talks about identifying as a queer, femme, fat, amazing person who has a mental illness...
Published: March 2015

In: South: Canterbury

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

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Wellington International Pride Parade 2018
Audio from the Wellington International Pride Parade 2018. A special thank you to the participants and organisers for allowing us to record this event...
Published: March 2018

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2020

Wellington International Pride Parade 2020
Audio from the Wellington International Pride Parade held on 7 March 2020. 0:00:05 - Pamela Hancock 0:01:07 - Benjamin Moorhouse, Department of Conservation (DOC) 0:06:12 -...
Published: March 2020

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Wendy Cunningham and Melanie Church
Wendy and Melanie talk about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant as both a girl and a boy...
Published: February 2012

In: Documentary

What Did You Call Me?
What Did You Call Me? A group of gay men reflect on words that are used to describe and define them...
Published: April 1999

In: People

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