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Media ID   0238-B    

   

Gay BC (14 June 1986 and 28 June 1986) and news items on new strains of AIDS and alleged delaying tactics used in Parliament during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill debate (ca June 1986)


Unique ID

1126209013-50

Speakers

Michael Cullen, Peter Nowland, unidentified speakers

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Details

Source tape

     

0238-B

Date

     

14 June 1986, ca June 1986, 28 June 1986

Source

     

Gay Broadcasting Collective – Access Radio Wellington, Commercial Radio, National Programme

Copyright

     

Gay Broadcasting Collective – Access Radio Wellington, Commercial Radio, National Programme

Recorded by

     

(Old LGRRC cassette)

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

 

Gay BC News (14 June 1986?) – Access Radio Wellington

 

01:10

AIDS Foundation – quoting Kate Leslie.. defeat of Part Two of the Bill .. disastrous if Part One is thrown out .. education and prevention..

 

03:40

There is now anonymous testing for AIDS antibodies

 

04:20

Heylen research poll indicates that over 64,000 New Zealanders identify themselves as homosexual.. 200,000 believe that they may be homosexual or bisexual.. the most promiscuous were the heterosexuals.. Dennis Altman is visiting in two weeks time..

 

 

Gay BC (28 June 1986?) – Access Radio Wellington

 

05:50

Introduction

 

06:10

“I Am What I Am” from La Cage aux Folles

 

 

News item on AIDS - new strains of virus

 

09:10

Dr Summerfield – the virus is going to change

 

 

News item on alleged delaying tactics used in Parliament during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill debate (National Programme)

 

09:45

Michael Cullen – we wouldn’t have got to take a vote on the Bill last night..

 

 

Gay BC (14 June 1986?)

 

10:30

What’s On: Gay community centre is open.. Gay Switchboard.. Lesbian and Gays in Education conference coming up [GLEE].. Gay Task Force meeting at the Dorian.. Electric Ballroom and Neon Cafe are having a gay cabaret and disco.. Gay Solidarity Day 28 June ..

 

13:00

Lesbian and Gays in Education [GLEE] conference happens on 22 – 24August 1986 .. discussing attending and staffing educational institutions.. closing the gaps..

 

14:40

Law Reform recap: the latest age of consent that has been offered is Bill Sutton’s idea of eighteen and sixteen.. What can we do if nothing happens.. In the 1970s The Women’s Movement threatened to vote prohibition if the powers-that-be prevented abortion options..

 

16:00

“Mad about the Boy” - Noel Coward, sung by Tom Robinson

 

 

Gay BC (28 June 1986) – Access Radio Wellington, introduced by Peter Nowland [a more intact version of this programme appears on 0271-AB]

 

20:04

Gay BC theme music .. Today is Stonewall day.. the start of Gay Liberation ..

 

21:00

Gay BC news – Eve van Grafthorst wants to attend a Rudolf Steiner school in Gisborne.. Rob Lake .. CHE (Campaign for Homosexual Equality), age of consent shouldn’t be changed to eighteen.. Graeme Lee has back-tracked.. after distributing copyright material from the Spartacus Gay guide

 

23:10

Coalition of Concerned Citizens survey in West Auckland– most people who signed the petition would do it again.. Michael Bassett reference

 

23:30

The recent census shows the homosexual community has grown to approximately 330,784

 

24:00

Waikato University will not discriminate against sexual orientation

 

24:30

The [Bruce] Burnett Clinic will open in Auckland on 11 July 1986.. the first AIDS outpatient clinic

 

24:50

AIDS conference in Paris.. by next year they should have a full understanding of the disease.. 2,500 scientists attended the conference.. AIDS infection among drug users growing.. spread of AIDS in Africa..

 

26:00

Auckland University Christian group spokesperson - Peter Stone – setting up private cubicles with beds will result in orgies on campus..

 

27:00

(Australian Gay Radio Information News Service - Philip and John: Due to the postponement of the final Homosexual Law Reform Bill reading, Sydney gay people staged a demonstration (23 May 1986) outside of the New Zealand Tourist Bureau ..age of consent debates.. The Sydney demonstration aimed at New Zealanders living in Australia.. asking them to write to their politicians.. Sydney Gay’s Gospeller entertained at a fundraiser.. Alison Thorn – discrimination against a lesbian teacher (1983).. Melbourne’s St Kilda Festival has been proposed for a gay and lesbian Mardi Gras.. Sydney Film Festival opens .. The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence staged a counter-protest at the screening of “Hail Mary” .. Christians began hurling candles..

 

33:00

music track - “We are What We Are” from La Cage aux Folles

 

36:30

Gay BC What’s On - Electric Ballroom.. next Lesbian and Gay Dance on the 5 July.. Gay and Lesbian and Film Festival - disguised as the Wellington Film Festival.. The next Pink Triangle magazine is out next week.. Lesbians and Gays in Education conference in August in Wellington [GLEE] Gay Task Force meets at the Dorian.. Campaign for Homosexual Equality [CHE] meets on Monday nights.. MPs meet on Wednesday night to discuss our fate.. voting Labour.. Gay Switch Board..

 

39:00

New York City Gay Men’s Chorus ..

 

41:50

And there’ll be more Gay BC next Saturday.. weather forecast..

 

 

News (National Programme?)

 

42:10

David Lange –anti-nuclear stance .. US ship visits

 

42:40

CORSO reaction to New Zealand’s anti-nuclear stance

 

43:10

Technicians from Television New Zealand say they will sabotage a link to South Africa, broadcasting the match between France and the All Blacks

 

43:40

SPCA .. live sheep trade..

 

44:20

Yacht crew rescued

 

45:30

A London school will be named after Blair Peach [Blair Peach was working as a special needs teacher in London when he was killed during a demonstration in 1979]

 


   



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