Gay Liberation, 1974

Gay Liberation, 1974

Gay Liberation

In this podcast Alison talks about the Gay Liberation movement in New Zealand.


This podcast was funded by a generous grant from the Gay Line Wellington Trust with the support of the Rule Foundation


"I'm going to be looking at gay liberation in New Zealand, and what changes that made here in respect to legislative changes and social changes. The homosexual organizations which emerged in the post-war period were still largely on the model of organizations that had been developed earlier. They were interested in legal change, they were interested in providing some kinds of social opportunities for people, and they did want greater acceptance, but they didn't really have an analysis of the society or they never spoke about actually radically changing society. That was something which came with the new baby-boom... read full transcript

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Record date:11th January 2011