Venn Young (left) stands with two National Party members in 1980. In 1974 Venn Young introduced a Crimes Amendment Bill to legalise homosexuality for those 21 and over, but he failed to get it passed into law.
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'Venn Young - homosexual law reform in New Zealand', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/media/photo/venn-young, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 1-Jul-2014