New Zealand legalised gay marriage in 2013 and last year moved to quash historical convictions against homosexuals for engaging in gay sex. Photo: EPA

New Zealand gay pride parade bans police marching in uniform, claiming they make some revellers feel unsafe

  • The decision, announced this week, has sparked heated debate, with New Zealand Defence Force members withdrawing from the march in support of their police colleagues
  • The Auckland Pride Board would not back down, saying it was committed ‘to creating a space for our rainbow communities to feel safe celebrating their gender and sexual identity’
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New Zealand legalised gay marriage in 2013 and last year moved to quash historical convictions against homosexuals for engaging in gay sex. Photo: EPA
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