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Media ID   0235-A    

   

My Word (BBC panel show), an interview on being a Gay Humanist (29 August 1987) and Parliamentary Committee Stages (2 April 1986) of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill


Unique ID

1126151092-24

Speakers

Warwick Gee, Norm Jones, George Gair, unidentified speakers

Related media

0234-B, 0235-B

Details

Source tape

     

0235-A

Date

     

29 August 1987, 2 April 1986

Source

     

BBC, Gay Broadcasting Collective – Access Radio Wellington, Parliament

Copyright

     

BBC, Gay Broadcasting Collective – Access Radio Wellington, Parliament

Recorded by

     

Barry Neels

Deposited by

     

Barry Neels

Comments

Committee Stages span 0231 – 0238

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

 

My Word - Denis Norden and Frank Muir. A BBC radio panel game about words.

 

01:06

My Word

 

04:50

Instinct and intuition

 

06:10

Meticulous and pernickety

 

07:00

Delusion and illusion

 

08:10

Sensual and sensuous

 

10:00

How do you stimulate the creative impulse..

 

14:10

Double definitions..

 

16:00

I wonder who’s kissing her now..

 

20:30

It’s a long lane that has no turning..

 

 

Gay BC (29 August 1987) – Access Radio, Wellingotn

 

25:40

“Thank you Lord for Gay Liberation” song

 

 

Interview with Warwick Gee about being a Gay Humanist

 

29:20

Introducing Warwick Gee – Senior Lecturer in Italian at Victoria University (1966-1977)

 

29:40

Warwick - Situation ethics has not be invented by Humanists..

 

30:20

Warwick – as a Humanist.. we don’t set out to oppose Christianity.. I am a secular Humanist..

 

31:20

Warwick - homosexuality isn’t an issue for Humanists.. responsibility is ours.. whether we’re straight or gay is not important

 

32:20

Warwick – Humanism complements homosexuality.. I’ve had moments of religious enthusiasm.. When I was young.. always felt uncomfortable in the Church.. It’s a double Coming Out..

 

34:10

Warwick – no fear of death, no guilt or shame..

 

34:50

Warwick – it’s not a creed, it’s a debate.. Humanism is not against the family ..

 

35:30

Anyone interested in joining the Humanist Society can ring..

 

36:00

Poem inspired by Christianity..

 

36:45

Pet Shop Boys “It’s a Sin”

 

38:00

Review of recent gay book titles [biased to right channel]

 

38:00

Out in Art

 

 

Gay BC news read by George

 

40:30

George - Victoria Dance, Assertiveness course, AIDS Foundation education group, Awhina Clinic looking for a receptionist.. National Conference on AIDS will be held on 12 and 13 November 1986.. support group.. Gay Switchboard.. counselling and testing for AIDS is available from the Awhina Centre

 

42:40

Gay BC theme music

 

 

Parliamentary Committee Stages (2 April 1986) of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill.. Debate on Part One - Age of Consent

 

42:42

Norm Jones – You’ve already ignored the petition.. you’ve curtailed my speaking time .. it’s not 10% its 2% of the population.. AIDS .. 57,000 may already have it .. 20% will get the full AIDS condition..

 

44:00

George Gair – I wish to move an amendment.. age of consent to eighteen.. age of twenty is too high.. those who want sixteen want the whole loaf with icing on it..

 

45:50

Bill Sutton – point of order

 

46:20

Gair – there is no magic about eighteen years.. one is entitled to vote at eighteen.. one is not allowed to drink under twenty

 


   



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