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Media ID   0169-B    

   

An interview with Chris Piesse (President of the Auckland University Gay Liberation) for Gay Pride Week (1978)


Unique ID

1127797936-59

Speakers

Chris Piesse, unidentified speakers

Related media

0167-AB

Details

Source tape

     

0169-B

Date

     

1978

Source

     

Radio Hauraki

Copyright

     

Radio Hauraki

Recorded by

     

Graham Underhill (?)

Deposited by

     

Graham Underhill (?)

Related tape

     

0167-AB

Comments

An edited down version (minus music and news) of Chris’s interview appears on 0167-AB

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

 

Interview with Chris Piesse (president of the Auckland University Gay Liberation) for Gay Pride Week interviewed by Kevin Black (?) (1978, Radio Hauraki). An edited down version (minus music and news) of this audio appears on 0167-AB.

 

01:10

Radio Hauraki News (Thursday)

 

01:18

Trade talks with Japan.. Golden Kiwi winners.. heavy snow in Christchurch..

 

03:20

Golden Kiwi advert – what would you do with $60,000

 

04:20

Auckland weather

 

05:10

Cold as Ice – music

 

08:20

Radio adverts

 

09:30

Baker Street - music

 

15:00

Announcer (Kevin Black?) promos Gay Liberation speaker

 

15:10

Radio advert

 

16:00

Chris Piesse - Gay Liberation is a political/social organisation.. making society aware..

 

16:50

Piesse – Kinsey put the gay population between 4-10%.. 37% of the male population have had at least one homosexual experience.. the law is blatantly discriminatory .. beaten up.. blackmailed.. evicted..

 

18:00

Piesse – we’re just human beings.. most of us you wouldn’t recognise.. the worst form of discrimination is the stereotype – limp wrested.. or butch dykes..

 

19:20

Piesse - it just develops in you .. I’ve been gay for a long time.. only accepted it in the last couple of years..

 

20:00

Piesse – it’s never quite as bad as they thought it would be .. if parents really love their children they’ll still love them..

 

20:30

Homosexual marriage..

 

21:00

Piesse – Marriage is a legal bond between two people.. personally I don’t see the difference.. a lot of gay people are living in long-term relationships..

 

22:30

music track – Werewolf’s of London

 

24:30

radio adverts

 

26:30

Piesse - Where can they get counselling.. Gay Welfare Group.. we’d like a society where anybody can express their sexuality .. stop tramping on other people.. the middle-class is the most prejudice .. Christian ideals.. Gay Rights seems to be a very Christian ideal.. love thy neighbour..

 

28:50

Piesse – Blue Jeans Day on Friday.. Friday night march down Queen Street..

 

30:24

Tom Robinson song – dedication to the World Health Organisation, medical definition 302.0 - ‘Sing if you’re glad to be gay’

 

34:50

radio adverts – great New Zealand pie .. new cigars..

 

35:50

Stay – music track

 

39:00

You to Me – music track

 

41:00

radio adverts – South Pacific television..

 

42:20

Night Fever – music track

 

45:30

Long Train Running – music track

 

48:20

radio adverts

 

49:10

The Best of Both Worlds - music track

 

53:00

radio adverts

 


   



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