A packed public gallery burst into applause as the NSW Government apologised to the 78ers.
However, Baird continues to back decision to restrict when the film can be shown in schools.
Coogee MP adds voice to growing chorus of politicians seeking an official admission that policing at the 1978 march was heavy-handed and arrests unnecessary.
Campaigners dismiss non-binding vote as little more than a nationwide pub quiz but say it could be the next big push marriage equality needs. However, there are fears a vote could stir up anti-LGBTI sentiment.
Despite election loss, the marriage equality advocate is back in the NSW Parliament as Labor votes to reinstall former minister into the upper house
Shayne Mallard may well be the only Liberal politician to have married his same-sex partner, but the newly-minted NSW upper house MP says Canberra should focus on marriage equality while Macquarie St gets on with building the state.
Last week, NSW marked 30 years since State Parliament passed a bill to decriminalise homosexuality, making it the 4th state in Australia to do so. Almost exactly 30 years ago this week, the Star Observer’s front page publicised the news, as seen in the archive images below.
TODAY marks 30 years since the decriminalisation of homosexual sex was passed through NSW Parliament on May 22, 1984. The NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights …