Today marks 10 years since civil unions was passed into law by the then Labour government in 2004.
The anniversary has been noted by the NZ Labour party on the Labour Party Facebook page who say:
“In light of the highly publicised comments of Logan Robertson, it’s important to remember the great progressive gains that LGBT people have won over the past few decades. Labour has been a driving force of many of them – including Marriage Equality, Civil Unions, Homosexual Law Reform and the Property (Relationships) Amendment Act. We’re about making New Zealand a fairer and safer place for all Kiwis”
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