You are not permitted to download, save or email this image. Visit image gallery to purchase the image. It is 30 years since the Homosexual Law Reform Act was passed, legalising sex between consenting males in New Zealand. Three decades on, North Otago reporter Shannon Gillies finds out what life is like these days for some members of Otago's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, queer and intersex community who live outside Dunedin. Twenty-one year old Harley-Dean Weir runs a social media page encouraging support for Oamaru's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, queer, intersex and takatapui community. The son of a Brethren mother and Pentecostal father, he came out at age 14, finding support from his mother.
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