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1967 and LGBT liberation (LGBT History Month Lecture)

Peter Tatchell, human rights campaigner

Date/Time: Tuesday 14 February 2017

2017 marked 50 years since Parliament passed the Sexual Offences Act. That reform only offered a partial, limited decriminalisation of male homosexuality, however: anti-LGBT laws remained on the statute book, convictions rocketed by nearly 400%, and discrimination and violence against LGBT people remained rife – with the full sanction of the law.