Follow the link below to listen to the maiden speech of Chris Carter - New Zealand's first openly gay sitting Member of Parliament.
The recording is part of the Nga Taonga Sound & Vision radio collection, listen to it here
1990s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, chris carter, democratic socialism, diversity, education, edward carpenter, external resource, fran wilde, gay, helen clark, homophobia, homosexual law reform, homosexual law reform act (1986), human rights act (1993), ian scott, international year of the family (1994), ireland, jeremy bentham, katherine o'regan, member of parliament, michael bassett, monogamy, māori, new zealand labour party, normalisation, oppression, pacific, parliament buildings, politics, prejudice, school, sexual orientation, sexuality, social justice, socialism, te atatu (electorate), teacher, wellington, whanau, william shakespeare, women, womens suffrage
|Record date:||16th March 1994|
|Audio courtesy of:||Nga Taonga Sound and Vision|
|Location:||Parliament buildings, Wellington|
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