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In: Issues

A Place to Stand
MP Jan Logie's speech in Parliament on 14 February 2018 during the General Debate. Jan pays tribute to Dana de Milo, speaks about...
Published: February 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: 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 Whanganui

Amber
Amber talks about being young, straight and in a relationship with a transgender person. Amber's partner Jayden was also interviewed for Q12...
Published: August 2012

In: Butch on Butch

Ann-Marie
Ann-Marie talks about religion, a 19-year relationship and three commitment ceremonies...
Published: April 2015

In: South: Canterbury

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

In: People

Benji Watt
Benji talks about being the first openly gay boxing judge in New Zealand and his upcoming marriage...
Published: May 2015

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Boris Dittrich
Boris Dittrich from Netherlands talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

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: January 1991

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: Beyond Rainbows

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

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: Trans Awareness Week 2019

Counting Ourselves
Audio from the Wellington launch of Counting Ourselves held at the Newtown Community and Cultural Centre on 16 November 2019. The presentation was...
Published: November 2019

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: 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: Beyond Rainbows

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

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Conversion Practices Prohibition

First reading of the Bill
Audio from the first reading of the Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by Justice Minister Kris Faafoi on...
Published: August 2021

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: Rainbow Politicians

Georgina Beyer
Georgina reflects on her childhood, various careers and time in public office. Georgina has also recorded interviews about significant legislation (prostitution reform, civil unions and...
Published: January 2013

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: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

HIV/AIDS panel discussion
Audio from a panel discussion on HIV/AIDS, held at the New Zealand Film Archive in Wellington on 30 April 2014. On the panel: Ron...
Published: April 2014

In: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames Human Rights Conference

Human Rights film evening
Screenings and discussions on two films: Courage Unfolds - Living the Principles and Assume Nothing. Courage Unfolds - Living the Principles seeks to...
Published: March 2011

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: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2014)
Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held on Te Marae at Te Papa on 18 May 2014 in Wellington. Parts of the service...
Published: May 2014

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2021)
Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 16 May 2021. A special thank you to...
Published: May 2021

In: Q12 Whanganui

Jayden
Jayden talks about being young, straight and transgender in 2012. Jayden's partner Amber was also interviewed for Q12...
Published: August 2012

In: Beyond Rainbows

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

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: People

Julz Darroch
Julz Darroch talks about exercise and wellness...
Published: October 2010

In: Religion and Spirituality

Keith King
Keith talks about spirituality, discovery and ageing...
Published: October 2013

In: Beyond Rainbows

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

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: South: Nelson

Kitty
Kitty talks about being a self-identified dyke and activism around marriage equality...
Published: October 2013

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: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Louisa Wall
MP Louisa Wall 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: Trans Awareness Week 2019

Making Trans Histories
Audio from the launch of Trans Past, Trans Present: Making Trans Histories held at Te Papa, Wellington on 17 November 2019. You can...
Published: November 2019

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: Q12 Waikato

Nate
Nate talks about being young, transgender and bisexual in 2012...
Published: July 2012

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: 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: 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: Proud 2016

Pacific Human Rights Conference outcomes
Discussion on the Pacific Human Rights Conference, held 11-14 May 2015 in Tonga. The conference was hosted by the Pacific Sexual Diversity Network...
Published: March 2016

In: Queer History 101

Parker and Hulme murder case
Alison talks about the Parker and Hulme murder case from 1954, where the two teenage friends murdered Parker's mother. Christchurch City Libraries have digitised...
Published: January 2011

In: Parliament: second reading debate - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (23 October 1985)

Part 1 (23 October 1985)
Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 23 October 1985 (part 1 of 2)...
Published: October 1985

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: Opening ceremony at Parliament - Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Part 2
Audio from the opening ceremony at Parliament: remembering the Homosexual Law Reform era - 30 years on. Note a number of musical performances have...
Published: March 2016

In: Parliament: second reading debate - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (16 October 1985)

Part 2 (16 October 1985)
Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 16 October 1985 (part 2 of 2)...
Published: October 1985

In: Parliament: second reading debate - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (23 October 1985)

Part 2 (23 October 1985)
Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 23 October 1985 (part 2 of 2)...
Published: October 1985

In: Parliament: second reading debate - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (9 October 1985)

Part 2 (9 October 1985)
Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 October 1985 (part 2 of 2)...
Published: October 1985

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: LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum

Political Forum - Part 1
Audio from the LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum held at Eva Beva, Wellington on 26 July 2020. The event has been split into two parts...
Published: July 2020

In: LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum

Political Forum - Part 2
Audio from the LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum held at Eva Beva, Wellington on 26 July 2020. The event has been split into two parts...
Published: July 2020

In: Events

POPCAANZ presentation
Emma Kelly and Gareth Watkins present at the POPCAANZ conference (Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand). The presentation firstly looks at double...
Published: June 2015

In: Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation

Poutokomanawa storytelling
As part of the exhibition Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation, community members came together to recount stories of people, places and events in Wellington...
Published: October 2019

In: Groups and Organisations

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

In: Events

Queer Archives Zine launch
Audio from the launch of the collaborative zine The Archive is Alive. The zine was the outcome of an intensive archival workshop. A dozen...
Published: October 2020

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: 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: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Remembering Bruce Burnett
Kate Leslie remembers Bruce Burnett - an early AIDS educator and activist in New Zealand. Bruce returned to New Zealand from San Francisco in...
Published: October 2012

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: Marriage Equality Conference

Report Back
Conference Chair Rawa Karetai invites the two conference streams to report back on their sessions at the end of the Marriage Equality Conference held...
Published: December 2012

In: Walk Tours

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

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Rod McLeod Morrison
Rod talks about his relationship with his partner who died from AIDS related conditions...
Published: April 1999

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: Q12 Auckland

Scott (2)
Scott talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: February 2012

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: Ilott Theatre sessions

Session 1
Audio from the Yogyakarta Principles Part 1 session...
Published: March 2011

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 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: Ilott Theatre sessions

Session 3
Audio from the Yogyakarta Principles forum...
Published: March 2011

In: Beyond conference

Session 4
Audio from the session: Health and gender diversity...
Published: October 2013

In: Ilott Theatre sessions

Session 5
Audio from the Models of Activism session...
Published: March 2011

In: Ilott Theatre sessions

Session 6
Audio from the Accountability Mechanisms session...
Published: March 2011

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: 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: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Shabeena Francis Saveri
Shabeena Francis Saveri from India talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: South: Canterbury

Skye
Skye talks about identifying as transmasculine and living in Christchurch...
Published: May 2014

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: Shift hui (2016)

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

In: Rainbow Politicians

Tim Barnett
Tim Barnett talks about growing up in the United Kingdom; becoming Britain's "first professional homosexual"; moving to New Zealand and becoming a Member of...
Published: November 2013

In: People

Tony Smith
Tony talks about being married with children and then coming out in his 50s...
Published: October 2013

In: Trans Awareness Week 2019

Trans Awareness Week Gala
Interviews with participants and stall holders at the Trans Awareness Week Gala. The event was held at the Newtown Community and Cultural Centre on...
Published: November 2019

In: Tranzform

Wai Ho - Tranzform
Wai Ho, co-founder of Tranzform, talks about the early days of the youth support group which was established in Wellington in 2008...
Published: May 2019

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 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: Rainbow Touchstones

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

In: Walk Tours

Yellow walk tour
Join the team from Walk Tours NZ for the Yellow walk tour in Wellington...
Published: June 2020