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Gay UK: Love, Law and Liberty at the British Library

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Time 09:30
Date 19/09/17
Price Free
  • Produced by British Library
  • Price Free
  • Get ready to hear the stories of gay men and women
  • Bring along fans and followers of the Gay Liberation Front
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From the trial of Oscar Wilde to the Same Sex Marriage Act, through personal testimony, public protest, art and culture.

Explore original manuscripts, rare printed items, oral history recordings and campaign material from the Library's collection.

50 years after the Sexual Offences act partially decriminalised homosexuality, how has legislation become the foundation from which distinct gay identities have emerged?


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