In this podcast Tim Barnett talks about growing up in the United Kingdom; becoming Britain's "first professional homosexual"; moving to New Zealand and becoming a Member of Parliament. Tim also talks about two significant pieces of legislation - Prostitution Reform Act and the Civil Union Act.
This podcast was made possible through generous support from the Rule Foundation
1960s, 1990s, 2000s, activism, adoption, aotearoa new zealand, bill birch, brian tamaki, brothels, campaign for civil unions, capital gay (london), catherine healy, charles chauvel, chris carter, christchurch, church of st michael and all angels, civil rights, civil union act (2004), civil unions, clause 28 (local government act 1988, great britain), community law centre (christchurch), david benson-pope, decriminalisation, derek jarman, des smith, destiny church, disability, equality, freedom dance party (christchurch), gay, geoff braybrooke, georgina beyer, heather roy, helen clark, hiv/aids, homosexual law reform, human rights, human rights act (1993), ian mckellen, identity, internet, john banks, john jolliff, john key, john stringer, judith collins, katherine o'regan, kevin hague, lambda centre, legacy, lianne dalziel, lobbying, louisa wall, luamanuvao winnie laban, margaret thatcher, marian hobbs, marilyn waring, marriage, marriage equality, maurice williamson, maxim institute, media, melissa farley, mmp (mixed-member proportional electoral system), new zealand aids foundation (nzaf), new zealand labour party, nick partridge, nzpc: aotearoa new zealand sex workers' collective, outrage! (uk), parliament buildings, politics, prostitution reform act (2003), rana waitai, relationships, religion, rodney hide, rule foundation, sex work, sexuality, south africa, stonewall (uk group), sue bradford, tariana turia, terry higgins, the press (christchurch), tim barnett, united kingdom, wellington, winston peters, wolfenden report
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