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19 May - 10:54 pm NZ
Ian Fraser talking to 'Gary' about homosexuality Sound Archives T7116 (1970) [Radio New Zealand] (27′01″)
LAGANZ 0209-A (LGRRC #18) (ca 1979) [recorder unknown, possibly Radio New Zealand] (19′25″)
LAGANZ 0204-A (8 March 1985) [Parliamentary broadcast] (14′02″)
[Held in the Wellington Town Hall and attended by 1400 people]LAGANZ 0503-B (21 May 1985) [Public meeting, unknown recorder] (14′12″)
It's 25 years since homosexuality became legal in New Zealand. Ideas talks to former Wellington Central MP Fran Wilde, whose private members' Homosexual Law Reform Bill finally changed the law in this country; Wellington counsellor and gay activist Bill Logan on the campaign for homosexual law reform and his life as an out gay man; and Phylesha Brown-Acton of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation about her work around the Pacific where homosexuality remains illegal in many countries. (52′01″)
Public meeting (1985).
20 Years Out! marks the twentieth anniversary of the passage of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill in New Zealand. Using a rich combination of archival material and personal reflection, the documentary explores the passionate arguments for and against homosexual law reform.
The documentary has been split up into eight streaming audio segments which can be found in the index on the left hand side of each page.
Sincere thanks must go to the group of volunteers at the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand who have enabled this documentary to be made, and to the many individuals who recorded and kept the majority of this material before depositing it with LAGANZ. Thanks also to David Hindley for the use of his images.
20 Years Out! was produced by Gareth Watkins.
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