Des Smith  [image: Gareth Watkins]

Des Smith

Des Smith and John Jolliff(February 2013)

In this podcast Des and John talk about their early lives, their relationship, homosexual law reform, the beginnings of HUG (Wellington), the Gay and Lesbian and Fair, campaigning for civil unions and marriage equality.

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Voices: Des Smith, John Jolliff

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This podcast was made possible through generous support from the Rule Foundation

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Record date:18th February 2013