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Sexual Orientation and Identity - Policy Summary

Jan Logie MP
Jan Logie MP
jan [dot] logie [at] parliament [dot] govt [dot] nz (Email)
Kevin Hague MP
Kevin Hague MP
kevin [dot] hague [at] parliament [dot] govt [dot] nz (Email)
Read the full Sexual Orientation and Identity Policy

Key Principles

  1. Rainbow communities are entitled to equal opportunities in law and in practice.

  2. Rainbow and heterosexual partnerships are equally entitled to respect and support.

  3. Parenting skills are distinct from sexual orientation or gender identity.

  4. Community development is crucial for the empowerment of rainbow communities.

  5. All people, no matter what their health or partnership status, have the right to adequate medical care and protection from discrimination within the health services.

  6. The interests and identity of rainbow students in schools and tertiary institutions need to be protected.

  7. Rainbow communities are entitled to fair and just treatment in their dealings with police, penal institutions, courts, and the military.

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