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The Opera House

The Opera HouseAlley - Jack Body's opera about Rewi Alley premiered at the Opera House in 1998. The theatre has...

Tags: 1990s, arts, drag, gay, makeup, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Parker and Hulme murder case

Parker and Hulme murder caseAlison talks about the Parker and Hulme murder case from 1954, where the two teenage friends murdered Parker's...

Tags: 1950s, christchurch, courts, crime, law, transcript online...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Our Stonewall

Our Stonewall2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City. The uprising, which began...

Tags: bisexual, gay, homosexual, queer, takataapui, trans...

Published: June 2019

Found in: Events

Des and John

Des and JohnAn interview with Des Smith and John Jolliff, recorded during the community event Queer History in the Making...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2010s, archives, bullying, community...

Published: September 2015

Found in: Queer History in the Making

Torfrida and Ali

Torfrida and AliTorfrida and Ali talk about the lesbian scene in Canterbury in the 1980s and their personal journeys...

Tags: activism, ageing, butch, climate change, community, dance...

Published: November 2013

Found in: People

Session 2

Session 2Audio from the session: Sex work. Participants include Kate Scarlet, Catherine Healy, Vita, Chanel Hati and Rouge...

Tags: 1980s, 2000s, abuse, entrapment, harassment, transgender...

Published: June 2013

Found in: C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013

Part 1 (9 April 1986)

Part 1 (9 April 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 April...

Tags: 1980s, equality, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosexual law reform peti...

Published: April 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Ralph Knowles

Ralph KnowlesRalph Knowles talks about growing up and taking part in aversion therapy in the 1960s. Ralph passed away...

Tags: aversion therapy, coming out, health, mental health, mental illness, profile...

Published: December 2011

Found in: Ralph Knowles

Ceremony Images

Ceremony ImagesImages from the gifting ceremony of the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt to Te Papa - national...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, hiv/aids, images online, st matthew-in-...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

Alison Laurie - Bigot Busters rally

Alison Laurie - Bigot Busters rallyAlison Laurie addresses the Bigot Busters rally held at the Wellington Town Hall on 21 May 1985...

Tags: 1980s, activism, gay liberation movement, homosexual law reform, human rights...

Published: May 1985

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Gay BC (28 June 1986)

Gay BC (28 June 1986)This Gay BC radio programme was broadcast on the anniversary of Stonewall, and just before the passing of...

Tags: 1980s, activism, gay, homosexual law reform, human rights, law...

Published: June 1986

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Out Loud radio

Out Loud radioNoah Miller talks about the creation of Out Loud radio in San Francisco...

Tags: 2000s, media, organisation, radio, teaching, youth...

Published: July 2008

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Tony Smith

Tony SmithTony talks about being married with children and then coming out in his 50s...

Tags: ageing, arts, children, church, coming out, creativity...

Published: October 2013

Found in: People

Rally for Marriage Equality

Rally for Marriage EqualityAudio from the rally for Marriage Equality, held on the steps of Parliament, 29 August 2012 - the...

Tags: bisexual, gay, heterosexual, homosexual, lesbian, marriage equality...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

Andreas Derleth

Andreas DerlethAndreas talks about growing up, moving to New Zealand and winning Mr Gay New Zealand and Mr Gay...

Tags: coming out, community, depression, education, family, friends...

Published: September 2012

Found in: People

Arietta Tuitoga and co

Arietta Tuitoga and coArietta Tuitoga and an unidentified person from Fiji talk about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, arietta tuitoga, asia pacific outgames (2011), fiji, human rights, well...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson (1)

Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson (1)Ruth Busch and Jan Wilson from New Zealand talk about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: elder issues, elders, health, human rights, relationships, retirement...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

IDAHOBIT 2017

IDAHOBIT 2017Audio from the IDAHOBIT event held at Parliament. The panel presentation marked the International Day Against Homophobia...

Tags: bisexual, genderqueer, homosexual, intersex, takataapui, tangata ira tane...

Published: May 2017

Found in: Events

Reflections on Church and State (Auckland)

Reflections on Church and State (Auckland)Audio from a marriage equality discussion held at St-Matthew-in-the-City on 22 November 2012. Clay Nelson, Boris Dittrich, Louisa...

Tags: 2010s, age of consent, celebrant, church, civil unions, equality...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

Geoffrey Marshall

Geoffrey MarshallGeoffrey talks about growing up, Heroic Gardens and the Gay Auckland Business Association (GABA)...

Tags: 1960s, auckland, gay, gay auckland business association (gaba), heroic gardens...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference

Meg Torwl

Meg TorwlMeg Torwl, of Celtic ancestry, grew up in rural Aoteroa/New Zealand and resided in the Pacific Northwest from...

Tags: 1990s, arts, canada, images online, photography, visual arts...

Published: 2010

Found in: Gallery

Kaleb

KalebKaleb talks about School's Out, OuterSpaces, Tranzform and Naming New Zealand...

Tags: asexual, gay, gender neutral, lesbian, pansexual, queer...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Out in the Park participants

Vaitoa Toelupe

Vaitoa ToelupeVaitoa Toelupe delivers a keynote presentation...

Tags: 2010s, activism, fa'afafine, history, transcript online, transgender...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

LGRRC and LAGANZ

LGRRC and LAGANZOn the 30th anniversary of the arson attack (11 September 1986) on the Lesbian and Gay Rights Resource...

Tags: bisexual, fa'afafine, gay, intersex, lesbian, queer...

Published: September 2016

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Vaitoa Toelupe

Vaitoa ToelupeVaitoa Toelupe from Samoa talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, samoa, transgender, vaitoa toelupe...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Kevin Jensen

Kevin JensenKevin reflects on taking the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt into the community, and designing the quilt website...

Tags: 1990s, 2010s, education, hiv/aids, school...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

Anne Perry

Anne PerryJoanne Drayton discusses her biography of crime writer Anne Perry, better known in New Zealand as the convicted...

Tags: 1950s, 2010s, courts, crime, feminism, lesbian...

Published: September 2012

Found in: People

Rainbow Youth

Rainbow YouthThomas Hamilton and Sam Shore talk about the history and aims of Rainbow Youth in Auckland...

Tags: 1980s, auckland, organisation, support, transcript online, youth...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Trevor Morley - Wellington Vice Squad

Trevor Morley - Wellington Vice SquadTrevor Morley talks about working on the Vice Squad in Wellington in the 1970s; including cases involving Carmen...

Tags: 1970s, abortion, beats, courts, straight, transgender...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Part 1 (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...

Tags: 1980s, equality, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosexual law reform peti...

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings