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Title: Size Matters - Labour and Tamihere Credit: Craig Young Comment Saturday 9th April 2005 - 12:00pm1113004800 Article: 692 Rights
 
Given that Labour as a whole is highly supportive of LGBT rights, should we bother about John Tamihere's recent outburst? Granted, JT may be a 'phobe, but he's currently a backbencher, and outside Cabinet. While he (and five other) Labour MPs didn't vote for the Civil Union Act, the rest of the caucus did. Labour was the first political party to have LGBT (Rainbow) branches, and Helen Clark has been strongly supportive of LGBT rights during her tenures as Leader of the Opposition and Prime Minister. And Investigate?? If he had to talk to a centre-right magazine, North   
 
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