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Media ID   0209-A (LGRRC #18)    

   

Interview with Mike Waghorne on the aims of the Gay Rights Movement (ca 1979)


Unique ID

1124423138-21

Speakers

Mike Waghorne

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Source tape

     

0209-A (LGRRC #18)

Date

     

ca 1979

Source

     

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Copyright

     

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Recorded by

     

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Deposited by

     

(Old LGRRC cassette)

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

01:19

Mike Waghorne - Political aspects of the Gay Rights Movement.. Human Rights Commission Act.. changing the Crimes Act.. The restructuring of society .. power relationships in families

 

02:30

Waghorne - Power relationships in families.. Gay Liberationís aims cannot be achieved until the Feminist Movement has been successful

 

03:30

Waghorne - The family can exist any many forms.. marriage.. We want to remove the privilege that is enjoyed by the marriage institution ..equality.. we want to see more freedom..

 

06:10

Waghorne - Coming up against Christian values.. oppression.. The Gay Rights Movement is a radical movement.. institutional structures need changing.. Changing attitudes .. creating new alternatives.. when you see the creative and energy that women and gays can unleash.. free participation..

 

09:50

Waghorne - Evolution or revolution

 

11:00

Waghorne - Is the Gay Rights Movement splitting .. quiet gays becoming radicalised..

 

12:10

Waghorne - Left Wing.. Marxism and Gay Liberation.. socialist society.. Gay people must achieve their liberation on their own..

 

14:50

Waghorne - International Gay Association was formed in late1978

 

16:00

Interviewer - Do you have support from Fertility Control.. Abortion on Demand organizations? Waghorne - conservative .. anti-feminist.. conspiracy theory

 

17:40

Interviewer - Do you openly recruit ? Waghorne -.. National Gay Rights Coalition pamphlet.. recruiting in schools.. thatís a very crude understanding.. Barbara Faithfull.. we have never recruited..

 


   



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