Destiny Church protest, 2004

Destiny Church protest, 2004

Human rights and civil unions

In this podcast Alison talks about human rights and civil unions 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 human rights and how these apply to lesbian and gay, bisexual and others, and the inclusion of sexual orientation as a human right. This matter starts being discussed here in New Zealand with the original passage of the Human Rights Commission Act in 1977, which includes a number of areas where discrimination is outlawed. It's outlawed on the basis of sex, marital status, and so on. Now, human rights don't include everything. It's a question of prohibiting discrimination in specified areas: employment, housing and access to goods and services. What goods and services... read full transcript

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Record date:11th January 2011