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The New Zealand Homosexual Law...

The homosexual law reform campaign moved beyond the gay community to wider issues of human rights and discrimination. Extreme viewpoints ensured a lengthy and passionate debate before the Homosexual Law Reform Act was passed 27 years ago, in July Read the full article.

There is a long history of opposition to sexual activity between men and an equally long history of legislation that criminalised this activity. Social and political groups for homosexuals in New Zealand began with the Dorian Society in the s.

By "Homosexuality decriminalised new zealand" next decade, sexual and social liberation was in the air.

To bring about change in the law, the gay movement needed a parliamentary champion. It found one in Member of Parliament Fran Wilde.

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Events In History 9 July Articles Homosexual law reform The homosexual law reform campaign moved beyond the gay community to wider issues of human rights and discrimination. Read the full article Homosexuality decriminalised new zealand 2 — Setting the scene There is a long history of opposition to sexual activity between men and an equally long history of legislation that criminalised this activity.