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Homosexual Law Reform Society petition, 1968., 1968

 File — Carton: R305506185
Identifier: MSS. Archives. 90/1. Series 18. File 18/2

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This series contains Nordmeyer's papers relating to, race relations, homosexual law reform, and pay equity. Nordmeyer presented the petition of the NZ Homosexual Law Reform Society (Inc.) to the Petitions Committee on 23 October 1968. While Nordmeyer was not openly supportive of the petition but Laurie Guy notes that he was one of the few MPs who did not speak of homosexuality as an evil. This series contains Nordmeyer’s papers relevant to the presentation of this petition. (Guy, Laurie. 2002. Worlds in collision : the gay debate in NZ, 1960-1986. Wellington: Victoria University Press.).


  • 1968


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From the Collection: 6 metres (12 cartons.)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, University of Auckland Repository

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