Arts and Media

This section contains recordings about the arts and media.


A Thousand Toilet Ladies

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

Tags: butch, cooking, ethnicity, family, food, transcript online...

Published: December 2012

About Face: Jewels Darl (drama)

About Face: Jewels Darl (drama)Television drama "About Face: Jewels Darl", produced in 1985...

Tags: 1980s, external resource, trans*, transexual, transgender, video online...

Published: 1985

About Face: My First Suit (drama)

About Face: My First Suit (drama)Television drama "About Face: My First Suit", produced in 1985...

Tags: 1980s, coming out, drama, external resource, gay, video online...

Published: 1985

Chris Gendall

Chris GendallChris Gendall talks about life as a composer and also pays tribute to Jack Body...

Tags: 2010s, aggression, closeted, community, composition, gay...

Published: June 2016

Confessions of a Drag Queen

Confessions of a Drag QueenRicky Burjac talks about Confessions of a Drag Queen...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, drag, gay, performance, theatre...

Published: December 2010

Do You Like What You See?

Do You Like What You See?A couple of gay photographers talk about their work...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, archives, photography, programme, te whanganui-a-tara / ...

Published: 1997

Galathea: Into the Bush

Galathea: Into the BushHilary Penwarden talks to Ania Upstill about producing queer theatre and the upcoming production Galathea: Into the Bush. The production runs from 23 November - 3 December 2016. You can book tickets here...

Tags: asexual, bisexual, gay, heterosexual, homosexual, lesbian...

Published: November 2016

Gallery

GalleryThis gallery contains an exciting group of visual artists from New Zealand's Rainbow communities...

Hui Takatapui 2014

Hui Takatapui 2014Tabby talks to some of the participants at Hui Takatāpui 2014, held at Te Papa-o-Rotu Marae, Whatawhata, 6-9 November 2014...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, hui, hui takataapui, waikato, youth...

Published: November 2014

Iris Florence Peter Williams

Iris Florence Peter WilliamsJulie Glamuzina talks about her book Perfectly Natural: The audacious story of Iris Florence Peter Williams. The original newspaper articles can be found on Papers Past: Auckland Star 26/9/45, Evening Post 26/9/45, Evening Post 22/11/45, and Evening Post 23/11/45...

Tags: 1940s, 2010s, archives, birth certificate, courts, transgender...

Published: October 2015

Audio preservation

Audio preservationJohn talks about preserving audio/visual material for the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco. John was responsible for preserving approximately 250 episodes of The Gay Life, a radio series produced by Randy Alfred during the late 1970s and early 1980s in San Francisco...

Tags: activism, archives, community, gay liberation movement, history, hiv aids...

Published: June 2012

Jules and Ness

Jules and NessJules Lovelock and Ness Simons talk about film-making and what makes a queer film...

Tags: arts, creativity, crowd sourcing, film, funding, identity...

Published: August 2013

Mates and Lovers

Mates and LoversRonald Trifero Nelson and co-producer Ahi Karunaharan talk about the second season of Mates and Lovers - a play based around historical events in queer New Zealand...

Tags: 2010s, gay, history, mates and lovers (play), performance, theatre...

Published: October 2010

Pot Luck web series

Pot Luck web seriesNess Simons talks about writing and directing 'Pot Luck' - New Zealand's first lesbian web series. The series is produced by Robin Murphy, and can be seen here...

Tags: 2010s, acting, butch, lesbian, queer, soft butch...

Published: November 2015

Queer radio in the United Kingdom

Queer radio in the United KingdomMatthew Linfoot talks about the history of gay and lesbian radio in the United Kingdom...

Tags: 1960s, matthew linfoot, media, radio, united kingdom...

Published: January 2011

Thats So Gay

Thats So GayGrizz talks to the cast and crew of That's So Gay about how the production was devised and performed. The production ran from 26-28 April 2012. Stefanie Upchurch also photographed the rehearsal process and has generously allowed us to reproduce some of those images...

Tags: 2010s, arts, coming out, education, growing up, images online...

Published: April 2012

The digital life of rainbow youth

The digital life of rainbow youthJohn Fenaughty reflects on how digital technologies are impacting on rainbow youth...

Tags: accessibility, bullying, children, communication, computers, crime...

Published: March 2013

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

The First Time Ever I Saw Your FaceA group of men reflect on the first time they saw a gay character on television or in a film...

Tags: 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, coming out, gay, transcript online...

Published: 1999