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Gay BC (18 May 1985) – previewing events to be held during Lesbian and Gay Rights Week, including the Bigot Busters


Unique ID

1127798183-38

Speakers

Rob Lake, Gavin Young, Maurice Halder, unidentified speakers

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Source tape

     

0191-B

Date

     

18 May 1985

Source

     

Gay Broadcasting Collective (Access Radio Wellington)

Copyright

     

Gay Broadcasting Collective (Access Radio Wellington)

Recorded by

     

unknown

Deposited by

     

unknown

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 (18 May 1985) - introduced by Rob [Lake?], previewing events to be held during Lesbian and Gay Rights Week, including the Bigot Busters

 

01:40

Tomorrow is the start of Lesbian and Gay Rights Week..

 

02:10

Formation of a family and friends support group [HUG]

 

02:40

Development of men against pornography group

 

03:50

“Better Decide Which Side You’re On” – Tom Robinson music track

 

06:20

Gavin Young – Lesbian and Gay Rights Week – counteracting the anti-gay campaigns.. big public events.. there’s a lot of negative self perceptions.. it’s our community that has to cope with all the problems later.. outrageous newspaper adverts full of lies.. we’ve got logic on our side

 

09:00

Young – poster and banner painting session.. Gay Task Force having a stand at the Trade Fair.. on Sunday the lesbians are having a concert.. Victoria Club poetry reading.. Monday morning the Campaign for Homosexual Equality and Lesbian Coalition have a press conference..

 

10:18

Young - leafleting .. we’ve divided the city up suburb by suburb.. on Tuesday night we have got the big rally at the Wellington Town Hall.. Bigot Buster sweatshirts.. the last fifty copies of Pink Triangle.. calling for signatures for newspaper advert..

 

11:45

Young – the rally itself will be fun.. open to supporters.. Normal Jones and the Bigot Busters.. Fran Wilde.. Alison Laurie.. Ian Scott.. Topp Twins..

 

12:00

Young – on Thursday there’s a couple of films.. Friday is the big march.. we don’t expect any problems.. banners and balloons.. there may be some abuse .. steer clear of it..

 

13:00

Young – dance on Saturday Night.. climax..

 

14:30

Young - Town Hall Rally .. The Bigot Busters are making their first appearance on Monday at the press conference.. Normal Jones will be there..

 

14:42

Rocky Horror Picture Show sting

 

15:10

Bigot Busters in the Access Radio studio.. Bigot Busters song (Ghost Busters)

 

19:40

“Gay Riots Now” poem by David Emerson Smith read by Maurice Halder ..

 

21:30

Herbs – music track

 

22:40

Gay BC news: Anti-gay newspaper adverts.. write to the editor.. preparations for Lesbian Gay Rights Week.. elderly man ripping down the posters.. poster “Sally’s ban gays..”

 

24:30

Maurice - What’s On: Lambda Centre leafleting.. placard painting for the march.. women’s concert at the Lesbian Club.. poetry reading at the Victoria Club.. rally on Tuesday.. on Thursday “Word Is Out” and “Witches, Faggots..” .. on Friday the march .. Saturday – dance.. meeting to talk about family support group.. men against pornography meeting..

 

26:30

“Sleepless” – Circus Block Four

 

27:45

There’s going to be a lot happening this week.. we’ll see you at the rally and the march

 


   



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