Joseph Habgood  [image: Gareth Watkins]

Joseph Habgood

Joseph Habgood

In this podcast Joseph Habgood, one of the founders of LegaliseLove, talks about the beginnings of the organisation. This interview was recorded during the Marriage Equality Conference held at Community House in Wellington. The transcript for this podcast was generously sponsored by James Barron.


"I'm currently the Communications Officer for LegaliseLove, Wellington. I also had the privilege of being one of the founders of LegaliseLove as it then was, back in the day. And the idea for this essentially came about out of quite a horrific sort of story from the United States. Back in September, 2010, there were a spate of quite terrible homophobic attacks and suicides, and that gave, I guess, the impetus to this campaign and in North America to start what became Spirit Day, which was every October 20th there's an event where everyone wears purple to their school... read full transcript

Citation information

Record date:2nd December 2012
Location:Community House (84 Willis Street, Wellington)
Interviewer:Gareth Watkins