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Labour MP Fran Wilde introduced the Homosexual Law Reform Bill on 8 March 1985. It was a private member's bill that set out to decriminalise consensual homosexual activity and make it illegal to discriminate against people based on their sexual orientation. Part one (decriminalisation) of the Bill was passed on 9 July 1986. Part two (anti-discrimination) was lost.

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In: Homosexual Law Reform

25th anniversary panel discussion
Fran Wilde, Alison Laurie and Bill Logan reflect on the campaign for homosexual law reform in the mid-1980s. The audio is supplied courtesy of...
Published: March 2011

In: Homosexual Law Reform

30th Anniversary of the Homosexual Law Reform Act
Audio from the 30th Anniversary of the Homosexual Law Reform Act event, held in the Grand Hall, Parliament on 6 July 2016. This...
Published: July 2016

In: Homosexual Law Reform

35th anniversary panel discussion on homosexual law reform
Fran Wilde, Trevor Mallard and Kevin Haunui reflect on the campaign for homosexual law reform in the mid-1980s. The panel is introduced by Judy...
Published: July 2021

In: Events

A Queer Existence launch
Audio from the launch of Mark Beehre's book A Queer Existence. The launch was held at Unity Books in Wellington on 19 October 2021...
Published: October 2021

In: Parliamentary proceedings: homosexual law reform

Committee of the Whole House (16 April 1986)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 16 April 1986 (the night Part 2 containing...
Published: April 1986

In: Parliamentary proceedings: homosexual law reform

Committee of the Whole House (25 March 1986)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 25 March 1986. A more detailed log...
Published: March 1986

In: Parliamentary proceedings: homosexual law reform

Committee of the Whole House (5 March 1986)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 5 March 1986. A more detailed log...
Published: March 1986

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Documentary
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: 2019

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Fran Wilde
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: June 2019

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Ideas: 25th anniversary
Chris Laidlaw leads a discussion on the 25th anniversary of homosexual law reform. Speakers include former MP Fran Wilde, activist Bill Logan and...
Published: July 2011

In: Parliamentary proceedings: homosexual law reform

Introduction (8 March 1985)
Audio from the introduction and first reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill in Parliament, 8 March 1985. 0:00:14 - Fran Wilde...
Published: March 1985

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Opening of Out in the Park
Audio from the opening of Out in the Park, held in Waitangi Park, Wellington on Saturday 12 March 2016. The event marked the 30th...
Published: March 2016

In: Opening ceremony at Parliament - Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Part 1
Audio from the opening ceremony at Parliament: remembering the Homosexual Law Reform era - 30 years on. Note a number of musical performances have...
Published: March 2016

In: Parliament: Committee of the Whole House - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (9 April 1986)

Part 1 (9 April 1986)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 April 1986 (part 1 of 2)...
Published: April 1986

In: Parliament: second reading debate - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (9 October 1985)

Part 1 (9 October 1985)
Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 October 1985 (part 1 of 2)...
Published: October 1985

In: Parliament: Committee of the Whole House - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (9 April 1986)

Part 2 (9 April 1986)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 April 1986 (part 2 of 2). This...
Published: April 1986

In: Our Forgotten Epidemic

Part Three
Our Forgotten Epidemic. Part Three - our communities take action Our Forgotten Epidemic is a six-part series about Aotearoa New Zealand's response to HIV...
Published: August 2022

In: Marriage Equality Conference

The Legislative Process
Audio from the first keynote panel discussion: Sexual Minorities and the Legislative Process. 0:00:00 - Mihi: Rangimoana Taylor 0:06:00 - Tiwhanawhana 0:10:20 - MP Tau Henare 01820...
Published: November 2012

In: Parliamentary proceedings: homosexual law reform

The Petition (5 November 1985)
Audio from parts of the debate on the report back of the petition against the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 5 November 1985. A...
Published: November 1985