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Media ID   0080-B    

   

Various raw audio cuts about the Homosexual Law Reform campaign for use in a Radio Gala programme (1986)


Unique ID

1124253127-56

Speakers

Patricia Bartlett, George Gair, Fran Wilde, Richard Flinn, Graeme Lee, John Banks, Rodney Knight, Kate Leslie, Bill Logan, Norm Jones, Peter Tait, unidentified speakers

Related media

0102-A, 0083-B, 0136-AB, 0140-A

Details

Source tape

     

0080-B

Date

     

1986

Source

     

Public, Parliament, National Programme, Television One, This Way Out

Copyright

     

Public, Parliament, National Programme, Television One, This Way Out

Recorded by

     

Peter Nowland

Deposited by

     

Peter Nowland

Comments

The audio on this tape appears on a number of other cassettes. Apart from the original National Programme material on 0102-A, use this cassette (0080-B) as I believe it is probably closer to the original audio

Disclaimer

This summary gives general themes as to the content of this recording. It is not a verbatim transcript. Always refer back to the original audio. This is a working document and any amendments/corrections are welcome.



Summary

01:08

Peter Nowland talking to Patricia Bartlett – It’s against the law of nature..

 

01:50

George Gair – radicals combining to defeat people on the middle ground

 

02:05

“Get up Stand up”

 

02:20

George Gair – radicals combining to defeat people on the middle ground

 

02:40

“Get up Stand up”

 

03:00

Announcement of 3rd reading

 

04:00

Fran Wilde – introduction of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill in Parliament... It is 10 years since the last time a Bill like this was introduced. It is a private members bill…this reform is long overdue.. Vote.. Bill goes to first reading..

 

07:10

George Gair – I will vote for the Bill but with considerable reluctance

 

08:18

Richard Flinn (?) - The traditional family should be returned as the basic unit of our society..

 

09:48

Morning Report, National Programme (10 July 1986) – The Homosexual Law Reform passed it’s third reading last night…

 

11:00

It’s 16 months since Fran Wilde introduced the Homosexual Law Reform Bill… George Gair.. John Banks..49/44... Fran Wilde.

 

14:00

You lost the second part of the Bill dealing with discrimination..

 

14:58

Graeme Lee – comment

 

15:45

Salvation Army response – Major Rodney Knight

 

16:00

Response from Kate Leslie New Zealand AIDS Foundation

 

17:10

Bill Logan – How it feels.. a moderate step has been made to a more civilized society.. I was expecting a margin of 1. It has started changing attitudes.. It was important to give the message it is OK to be gay.. Discrimination

 

19:20

Any reform of this has to be seen as reversible.. Will this become an election unit.

 

 

This Way Out

 

20:10

This Way Out – Stonewall Special

 

23:00

Militant homosexuals

 

23:20

“Gay History Rap” music (US)

 

 

News reports

 

26:25

Television One report from Rob Neil (from Parliament) on the last night of Homosexual Law Reform Bill debate, just before the vote.

 

27:40

Background report.. Fran Wilde - These are the ones who are the perverts

 

28:35

Norm Jones - You’re back into the sewers.. 2000 submissions on the Bill.. Discrimination part of the Bill was tossed out.. Lindsay Perigo “and in fact the Bill has just been passed”

 

30:10

I am a perfectly normal person…

 

30:10

Salvation Army report

 

30:30

8 year old girl given a petition to sign

 

30:48

Salvation Army - Citadel protest

 

31:50

Singing “Jesus was Gay!”

 

 

Lower Hutt meeting (1985)

 

32:10

I move that this meeting support the Law Reform Bill

 

32:20

150 people here tonight supporting the Bill

 

33:00

Sir Peter Tait – being picked up – will you let me suck you?

 

34:20

The last speaker is Norm Jones …

 

34:35

Go back into the sewers! You’re looking into Hades

 

35:35

“We’re fighting for our right”

 

35:50

Do we see Christians hiring town halls concerned about domestic issues??

 

37:00

We demand our rights as citizens of New Zealand – support the Bill

 

37:40

“We’re here because we’re Queer” singing

 

38:00

Are you all gay here tonight?

 

38:20

Jim McLay a defender of peoples rights…

 

38:40

It is important to be visible as gay people

 

39:20

What do we want? Gay Rights, 2, 4, 6, 8

 

40:00

Things are changing, we demand equality. We will win

 

40:33

New Zealand will become the Mecca for homosexuals

 

41:50

“Age of consent – 16” chants, “stand up for your rights”

 

42:20

In the past we have been made invisible. Tonight we are saying we have had enough. A closet is not a safe place!

 

43:00

Salvation Army band spoof ?

 

44:05

How old are you little girl? 5.. Sign on the dotted line – Jesus Loves you!

 

44:40

Join the Salvation Army… gay rights

 

45:00

Thanks to the Salvation Army for bringing the music! I’ve always believed in the Salvation Army.

 

45:45

If you’ve ripped up a petition clap your hands

 

46:00

Feed them to the lions!

 

46:10

We are proud to be called Bible Bangers but we are not Bigots

 

46:45

We have free speech in this society

 


   



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