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In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

A Fresh Start for Human Rights
Audio from the public forum A Fresh Start for Human Rights, held during Wellington's Pride festival at St Andrew's on 7 March 2018. In...
Published: March 2018

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: Arts and Media

A Thousand Toilet Ladies
Wai Ho reads A Thousand Toilet Ladies. Wai's story placed second in the Asian Short Story competition 2012...
Published: December 2012

In: Beyond Rainbows

Adrian
Adrian talks about pan-sexuality and gender identity...
Published: November 2013

In: Groups and Organisations

Agender New Zealand
Cherise Witehira, president of Agender New Zealand, talks about how the organisation supports transgender people and their families. Cherise also talks about transitioning and...
Published: May 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

Alexandra
Alexandra talks about being young and bisexual in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Beyond Rainbows

Andie
Andie talks about identifying as a genderqueer christian libertarian...
Published: November 2014

In: South: Canterbury

Angela
Angela talks about identifying as genderqueer, pansexual poly...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Nelson

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

In: South: Canterbury

Anna
Anna talks about identifying as a binary identified transsexual...
Published: May 2014

In: Q12 Auckland

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

In: Q12 The Tour

Benji Watt
Benji Watt, producer of Q12 The Tour, talks about the tour and his personal journey...
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: Out in the Park participants (2016)

Bob Davis
Bob Davis talks about the anger and activism of the 1970s which laid the foundations for homosexual law reform in the 1980s...
Published: March 2016

In: Carmen Rupe

Carmen Rupe interview (1991)
Jack Body interviews Carmen Rupe about her life. The recording was made at Carmen's apartment in Kings Cross, Sydney in 1991. A special...
Published: 1991

In: Rainbow Politicians

Charles Chauvel
Charles Chauvel from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member of Parliament...
Published: October 2012

In: Beyond Rainbows

Charlie
Charlie talks about identifying as a non-binary guy...
Published: January 2015

In: People

Claire Ryan
Claire Ryan talks about disability, gender and sexual identity...
Published: February 2010

In: Proud 2016

Closing plenary
Audio from the closing plenary hosted by Ros Noonan. This is followed by the poroporoaki led by Richard Tankersley and Elizabeth Kerekere...
Published: March 2016

In: Shift hui (2018)

Coming out, negotiating identities and solidarity
The panel is facilitated by Caity Briggs, with panelists Aliyah Winter, Jaye Barclay, Jarrod Klooster, Zoie Guest, Brittany Hobcraft, Neo Kenny and Sloan. A...
Published: April 2018

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

Committee stage of the Bill
Audio from the committee stage of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by...
Published: March 2018

In: Issues

Conversion Therapy
Christine Macfarlane, President of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors, talks about the association's new (2020) policy on conversion therapy. Christine also talks about...
Published: August 2020

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Craig Hutson
Craig Hutson talks about being part of the Salvation Army and also being part of the Faith Communities United in Love stall at Out...
Published: February 2018

In: Butch on Butch

Creek
Creek talks about identifying as a butch female submissive transmasculine lesbian...
Published: March 2015

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: 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: 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: Proud 2016

Dont Leave Out the I
Audio from the workshop Don't Leave Out the I: Intersex issues in New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific. This workshop is historic as it...
Published: March 2016

In: People of colour Decolonisation hui

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

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Elizabeth Kerekere
Elizabeth reflects on her early activist years with the Black Women's movement, homosexual law reform, the formation of Tiwhanawhana and the new resource booklet...
Published: December 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

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

In: Events

Exploring Trans Activism and Representation in Media
Audio from the panel discussion: Exploring Trans Activism and Representation in Media. The panel was part of Auckland Zinefest 2016, and included panelists Aram Wu...
Published: July 2016

In: Beyond Rainbows

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

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

First reading of the Bill
Audio from the first reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by...
Published: July 2017

In: Out in the Park participants (2016)

Franki
Franki talks about attending Out in the Park for the first time, gender identity, language and word reclamation...
Published: March 2016

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: Butch on Butch

George
George talks about being part of the Butch on Butch exhibition, wanting to be part of a conversation about female masculinity and what Butch...
Published: February 2015

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: Proud 2016

Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura - Outing Violence
Audio from the workshop: Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura - Outing Violence. Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura - Outing Violence is dedicated to building rainbow communities...
Published: March 2016

In: Hui Takatāpui 2014

Hui Takatāpui interviews
Participants talk to Tabby Besley about attending the hui which was held at Te Papa-o-Rotu Marae, Whatawhata from the 6th to the 9th of...
Published: November 2014

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

Human Rights with Richard Tankersley
Audio from a presentation by Human Rights Commissioner Richard Tankersley on human rights issues facing rainbow and gender diverse communities in Aotearoa New Zealand...
Published: March 2017

In: Events

IDAHOBIT 2017
Audio from the IDAHOBIT event held at Parliament. The panel presentation marked the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia and Intersexphobia. A special...
Published: May 2017

In: Proud 2016

ILGA scholars plenary
Audio from the ILGA scholars plenary session. Our ILGA Oceania area is huge - boarded on one side by Australia and Papua New Guinea...
Published: March 2016

In: Events

International Human Rights Day (2019)
To mark International Human Rights Day a special screening of the documentary Out and About took place. The event also included waiata, speeches...
Published: December 2019

In: Beyond Rainbows

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

In: Rainbow Politicians

Jan Logie
Jan Logie from the Green Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member of Parliament...
Published: October 2012

In: Q12 Auckland

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

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: Participants - Queer History in the Making

Jevon Wright
An interview with Jevon Wright from Naming New Zealand and Tranzform, recorded during the community event Queer History in the Making...
Published: September 2015

In: Out in the Park participants (2016)

Kassie Hartendorp
Kassie talks about BOX Oceania and visions of the future...
Published: March 2016

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: Beyond Rainbows

Kennedy
Kennedy talks about pan-sexuality and being gender queer...
Published: November 2013

In: South: Nelson

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

In: Rainbow Politicians

Kevin Hague
Kevin Hague from the Green Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member of Parliament...
Published: September 2012

In: People

Kira
Kira talks about transitioning from male to female at seventeen. This podcast was funded by a generous donation from Roger Smith...
Published: May 2010

In: Beyond Rainbows

Kiran and flatmates
Kiran and flatmates talk about their safe house for queer trans* disabled youth and "yell or die" activism...
Published: July 2015

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Lagi Tuimavave
Lagi Tuimavave talks about the work of the Wellington Community Law Centre...
Published: February 2018

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: 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: ILGA World Conference 2019

Launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019
Audio from the launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019. The event was held at the National Library of New Zealand on 24...
Published: August 2018

In: Q12 Manawatu

Lauren
Lauren talks about being young and panromantic asexual in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

LBGTI+ education forum
Audio from the LBGTI+ education forum, held during Wellington's Pride festival at St Andrews on the Terrace on 27 February 2018. The event...
Published: February 2018

In: Events

Lesbian Visibility Day panel
Audio from the InsideOUT intergenerational, online panel discussion to celebrate Lesbian Visibility Day on 26 April 2020. The panel featured Creek, Sophie, Karen, Summer...
Published: April 2020

In: Beyond Rainbows

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

In: Q12 Auckland

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

In: Q12 Taranaki

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

In: Rainbow Politicians

Louisa Wall
Louisa Wall from from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member of Parliament...
Published: October 2012

In: Proud 2016

Love Life Fono 6
It can't be presumed that all Oceania LGBTIQ people are navigating toward the same destination. We are a diverse community with needs that...
Published: March 2016

In: People

Madam Mary
Madam Mary talks about the sex industry and being bendy...
Published: March 2010

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Maddy Drew
Maddy Drew talks about the upcoming Census, and the earlier Two Ticks campaign which attempted to jam the Census in 2011...
Published: February 2018

In: Q12 Whanganui

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

In: People

Mani Bruce Mitchell
Mani talks about being the first out Intersex person in New Zealand. This podcast was funded by a generous donation from Roger Smith...
Published: February 2010

In: Rainbow Politicians

Marilyn Waring
Marilyn Waring talks about her time as a Member of Parliament from 1975 - 1984. Marilyn talks about being outed by NZ Truth in...
Published: November 2012

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Marriage, Adoption and Human Rights
Kevin Hague MP talks about the history of human rights legislation - internationally and in New Zealand. This session was recorded during the...
Published: December 2012

In: Snapshot 2000

Mary
Mary talks about coming out and first sexual experience...
Published: February 2000

In: Rainbow Politicians

Maryan Street
Maryan Street from the Labour Party talks to Benji Watt about what it's like to be a Member of Parliament...
Published: September 2012

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Murray Riches
Murray Riches talks about his research project How Do We Make it Better. MP Jan Logie references the research in the Fighting Homophobia panel...
Published: December 2012

In: KAHA National Queer Youth Hui 2009

NAGS Nelson
Wai Ho talks to Tabby Besley about NAGS in Nelson and an unidentified person talks about a workshop on sexuality and gender...
Published: January 2009

In: Q12 Wellington

Nate (b)
Nate talks about being young and transgender in 2012...
Published: December 2012

In: Beyond Rainbows

Nathaniel
Nathaniel talks about identifying as a takatāpui trans man...
Published: January 2015

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: South: Otago

Oliver
Oliver talks about being a queer trans-man in Dunedin...
Published: May 2014

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: Wellington Pride Festival 2021

Out in the City (2021)
Interviews with people at Out in the City, which was held on 27 March 2021 at the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington. Founded in 1986...
Published: March 2021

In: Events

OuterSpaces
OuterSpaces information evening. OuterSpaces is a collaborative initiative between Wellington's gender and sexuality diverse youth support organisations: School's Out, Tranzform, Naming New Zealand...
Published: May 2016

In: Proud 2016

Pacific Health and Spirituality
Audio from the workshop: Pacific Health and Spirituality. The workshop covered sexuality, spirituality and access to health services, in particular focusing on Christianity as...
Published: March 2016

In: South: Nelson

Paki
Paki talks about growing up in Nelson and being gender fluid...
Published: October 2013

In: Shift hui (2015)

Participants
Connor talks to Shift hui participants. The hui ran from the 16 - 19 April 2015 at Tapu Te Ranga Marae in Island...
Published: April 2015

In: Shift hui (2016)

Participants (part 1)
Rowan Moulder talks to participants at Shift hui 2016. More participant interviews can be heard in part two. 00:07 - Noah 01:57 - Mallorie 03:33 -...
Published: April 2016

In: Shift hui (2016)

Participants (part 2)
Rowan Moulder talks to participants at Shift hui 2016. More participant interviews can be heard in part one. 00:07 - Ashley, Te Maunga...
Published: April 2016

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: 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: Groups and Organisations

Q-topia and Forge
Joe talks about the Christchurch youth groups Q-topia and Forge...
Published: May 2010

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: Events

Rainbow Election Forum
On 22 August 2017 Rainbow Wellington hosted a rainbow election forum at St Andrew's on the Terrace in Wellington. Nine representatives from a...
Published: August 2017

In: Shift hui (2018)

Rainbow history
An exploration of some of the fascinating stories from the histories of our queer communities - focusing on trans history in Wellington and the...
Published: April 2018

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: Proud 2016

Renato Sabbadini
Audio from the opening address of ILGA Executive Director Renato Sabbadini at the 2nd ILGA Oceania Rainbow Human Rights and Health Conference, held in...
Published: March 2016

In: Beyond Rainbows

Riki
Riki talks about transitioning and transgender issues...
Published: March 2014

In: People

Ryan Kennedy
Ryan talks about growing up and transitioning from female to male. This podcast was funded by a generous donation from Roger Smith...
Published: April 2010

In: South: Canterbury

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

In: Butch on Butch

Sara
Sara talks about politics, activism and newly completed research looking at heterosexism in tertiary student accommodation...
Published: March 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Sebastian
Sebastian talks about trans-masculinity...
Published: October 2013

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

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

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 14
Audio from the session: Healthcare, housing and schools - fighting for survival, fighting for more. We still have a long way to go. Health...
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 3
Audio from the session: Takatāpui, Pasifika ways and beyond queer theory. Participants include Maihi Makiha and Kim Mcbreen...
Published: June 2013

In: Beyond conference

Session 3
Audio from the session: Naming - who are we? Names such as lesbian, gay, queer, takataapui, and fa'afafine work to both include, and exclude...
Published: October 2013

In: Ilott Theatre sessions

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

In: Ilott Theatre sessions

Session 8
Audio from the Intersectionality 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: Beyond conference

Session 9
Audio from the session: Beyond the gender binary. There is so much more than she and he, him and her. Discussing the realities of...
Published: October 2013

In: Shift hui (2015)

Sexuality and Gender workshop
Hui participants take part in a workshop on sexuality and gender. The hui ran from the 16 - 19 April 2015 at Tapu Te...
Published: April 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Shane
Shane talks about identifying as gender fluid transmascbian...
Published: February 2015

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Shelley Te Waiariki Howard
Shelley talks about being in the military during homosexual law reform, the need to repress and then express her femininity, and the power of...
Published: October 2015

In: Proud 2016

Speaking Out Proud
Audio from the plenary session: Speaking Out Proud. The New Zealand Human Rights Commission held a moderated 'open hearing' where prepared questions were delivered...
Published: March 2016

In: South: Nelson

Spencer
Spencer talks about identifying as butch and gender queer...
Published: October 2013

In: South: Canterbury

Stacey
Stacey talks about identifying as gender fluid...
Published: May 2014

In: Q12 Waikato

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

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: Participants - Queer History in the Making

Tabby Besley
An interview with Tabby Besley from InsideOUT, recorded during the community event Queer History in the Making. Tabby received a Queen's Young Leader award...
Published: September 2015

In: Shift hui (2016)

Takataapui workshop
Elizabeth Kerekere discusses the history of takataapui, building relationships and creating inclusive spaces...
Published: April 2016

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Ted Greensmith-West
In the 30th anniversary year of homosexual law reform, Ted considers three areas that still require attention: legislative change, social acceptance and international diplomacy...
Published: June 2016

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: 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: Wellington Pride Festival 2021

Trans Archives Zine launch
Audio from the launch of the second volume of the collaborative zine The Archive is Alive. The zine was the outcome of an intensive...
Published: March 2021

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: 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: 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 2017

Wellington Pride Parade 2017
Audio from the Wellington Pride Parade 2017. This was the first time in over two decades that a pride parade has marched through the...
Published: March 2017

In: People

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

In: Rainbow Touchstones

Yellow
Joe talks about growing up and dealing with depression...
Published: 2010

In: Proud 2016

Youth and Womens hui report backs
Report backs from the youth pre-conference hui and the women's pre-conference hui, followed by Ros Noonan - patron of Intersex Trust of Aotearoa New...
Published: March 2016

In: Issues

Youth Voices (2016)
Members of a youth diversity group talk about their lives and college life in 2016...
Published: October 2016

In: South: Canterbury

Zac
Zac talks about identifying as non-binary gender...
Published: May 2014

In: Butch on Butch

Zoe
Zoe talks about school life, identity and sumo wrestling in Russia...
Published: March 2015