Kōrero: Dancing

Lesbian ball

Lesbian ball

A vibrant alternative social scene existed in New Zealand's larger cities in the 1980s and 1990s, when women-only and lesbian and gay dances were regularly held. Women are shown here enjoying themselves at a lesbian ball in Wellington in the mid-1990s. Venues for women's and queer dances included local universities, town halls and community halls. Music was supplied by DJs rather than live bands.

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Photograph by Penny Ehrhardt

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Megan Cook, 'Dancing - Dancing, 1960s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/41957/lesbian-ball (accessed 8 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Megan Cook, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013