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The UK government has announced further plans to help individuals obtain official pardons for historical convictions of gay and bisexual men convicted of consensual gay sex prior to homosexual law reforms. Agreeing to amend the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, the UK government aims to help expunge the records...
To mark the 35th anniversary, express’ Wellington correspondent Richard Tait speaks to the MP who sponsored the Homosexual Law Reform bill, Fran Wilde, about the successful campaign, the opposition to it and the gains made since the law change. 35 years ago, the NZ Government passed a private member bill...
Today marks the 35th anniversary of the passing of the Homosexual Law Reform Act in New Zealand.  Historian Gareth Watkins looks back at the lead-up to the bill’s passing and how key New Zealanders have reflected on it since. The legislation was introduced in March 1985 as a private member’s...
MPs past and present gathered for the dawn ceremony marking three and a half decades since New Zealand decriminalised homosexuality. New Zealand is about to mark 35 years since the passage of homosexual law reform tomorrow. Fran Wilde’s New Zealand Homosexual Law Reform bill was narrowly approved by the nation’s...

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