In 1967, male homosexuality was partially decriminalised in England and Wales (1980 in Scotland and 1982 in Northern Ireland). Since then, terms like ‘clause 28’, ‘the age of consent’ and ‘civil partnerships’ have become part of the political language in the fight for gay rights.
In this collection, Stop-Homophobia.com charts the story so far for gay and lesbian equality in the UK. Many of the programmes reflect the language common at the time when they were first broadcast and illustrate the changing attitudes towards homosexuality in the last 50 years.
To access this site go to www.stop-homophobia.com/ukgayrightsarchive.htm