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New Zealand men with historical gay sex convictions will be able to apply to have them wiped on a case-by-case basis, the country’s government announced on Thursday. New Zealand decriminalised homosexuality in 1986, but convictions for consensual gay sex offences still remain on many men’s criminal records, potentially affecting their employment and travel. New Zealand …

New Zealand Parliament’s Justice and Electoral Committee has agreed to take public submissions following a request that pardons be given to people convicted of homosexual acts before 1986. Such an offence was then punishable by up to seven years’ imprisonment. The petition was brought forward by Wellington resident Wiremu Denchick and signed by more than …

Queers Against Justice Pinkwash

A group in New Zealand claimed responsibility for hurling paint at a GayTM to protest ‘pinkwashing’. A group called ‘Queers Against Justice’ claimed responsibility for the action. ANZ installed the GayTM on Ponsonby Road for the Auckland Pride Festival. The group says it targeted the GayTM to draw attention to “the commercialisation of the Pride …

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