LGBT rights in the United Kingdom
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in the United Kingdom have evolved dramatically over time though still vary slightly by jurisdiction in the four nations of the United Kingdom.Befo...
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Section 28
Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988 caused the addition of Section 2A to the Local Government Act 1986 (affecting England and Wales and Scotland and Northern Ireland), enacted on 24 May 1988. ...
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Sexual orientation and the military of the United Kingdom
Gays and lesbians have been allowed to serve openly in the Her Majesty's Armed Forces since 2000. The United Kingdom's policy is to allow homosexual men, lesbians and transgender personnel to serve op...
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Ages of consent in Europe
The ages of consent vary by jurisdiction across Europe. The ages of consent are currently set between 13 and 18. The vast majority of countries set their ages between 14 and 16; only six countries (Sp...
LGBT rights in Scotland
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights in Scotland are generally in line with the rest of the United Kingdom, which have evolved extensively over time and are now regarded one of the most p...
Richard Dyer
Richard Dyer (born 1945) is an English academic currently holding a professorship in the Department of Film Studies at King's College London. Specializing in cinema (particularly Italian cinema), quee...
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Alan Duncan
Sir Alan James Carter Duncan, KCMG (born 31 March 1957) is a British Conservative Party politician. He is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Rutland and Melton, and between 2010 and 2014 served as a Mi...
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Labouchere Amendment
Section 11 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885, commonly known as the Labouchere Amendment, made gross indecency a crime in the United Kingdom. The Act contained no definition of "gross indecency",...
Timothy Beaumont, Baron Beaumont of Whitley
Timothy Wentworth Beaumont, Baron Beaumont of Whitley (22 November 1928 – 8 April 2008) was a United Kingdom politician and an Anglican clergyman. He was politically active, successively, in the Liber...
Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003
The Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003 are secondary legislation in the United Kingdom, which prohibited employers unreasonably discriminating against employees on grounds of se...
Civil partnership in the United Kingdom
Civil partnerships in the United Kingdom, granted under the Civil Partnership Act 2004, allow same-sex couples to obtain essentially the same rights and responsibilities as civil marriage. Civil part...
Maureen Duffy
Maureen Patricia Duffy (born 21 October 1933) is a contemporary British novelist, poet, playwright, nonfiction author and activist.Duffy's work often uses Freudian ideas and Greek mythology as framewo...
Jonathan Dollimore
Jonathan G Dollimore (born 1948 in Leighton Buzzard) is an English sociologist and social theorist in the fields of Renaissance literature (especially drama), gender studies, queer theory (queer studi...
A.E. Dyson
Anthony Edward Dyson, aka Tony Dyson (28 November 1928 – 30 July 2002) was a British literary critic, university lecturer, educational activist and gay rights campaigner.
Educated at Pembroke Coll...
OutRage!
OutRage! is a British LGBT rights group. It describes itself as "a broad based group of queers committed to radical, non-violent direct action and civil disobedience" and was formed to advocate that l...
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LGBT Labour
LGBT Labour, the Labour Campaign for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights, is a socialist society affiliated to the Labour Party in the United Kingdom. Originally called the Gay Labour Group,...
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Operation Spanner
Operation Spanner was the name of an operation carried out by police in the United Kingdom city of Manchester in 1987, as a result of which a group of homosexual men were convicted of assault occasion...
Age of consent in Europe
The ages of consent vary by jurisdiction across Europe. The ages of consent are currently set between 13 and 18. The vast majority of countries set their ages between 14 and 16; only six countries (Sp...
Coalition for Equal Marriage
The Coalition for Equal Marriage is a British campaign group created in 2012 by Conor Marron and James Lattimore, a same-sex couple, to petition in support of civil marriages for gay couples. The Coal...
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Buggery Act 1533
The Buggery Act 1533, formally An Acte for the punishment of the vice of Buggerie (25 Hen. 8 c. 6), was an Act of the Parliament of England that was passed during the reign of Henry VIII. It was the c...
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Coalition for Marriage
The Coalition for Marriage, often abbreviated to C4M, is a Christian campaign group in the United Kingdom that opposes same-sex marriage. Founded in February 2012, the Coalition for Marriage is the ma...
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Same-sex adoption in the United Kingdom
Same-sex couples in the United Kingdom have had the right to adopt since 2002, following the Adoption and Children Act 2002.
In the Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 Parliament provided th...
Wolfenden report
The Report of the Departmental Committee on Homosexual Offences and Prostitution (better known as the Wolfenden report, after Lord Wolfenden, the chairman of the committee) was published in Britain on...
MSM blood donor controversy in the United Kingdom
The MSM blood donor controversy in the United Kingdom refers to the indefinite deferral policy of men who have had sex with men (MSM) in Northern Ireland, as well as the policy of the National Blood S...
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LGBTory
LGBTory is the national organization for LGBT Conservatives officially affiliated to the Conservative Party.It is the successor group to CGHE (Conservative Group for Homosexual Equality) which was fou...
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