Age Of Consent: LGBT+ History Month The age of consent refers to the age at which you can legally have sex. Did you know the age of consent for heterosexuals in the UK is 16 and has been since 1885?
Civil Partnerships and Same-Sex Marriage: LGBT History Month Marriage has been taking place around the world for hundreds of years. Did you know the Marriage Act 1753 was the first statutory legislation in England and Wales to require a formal ceremony
History Of Pride: LGBT+ History Month The history of Pride. When did it all begin and why? The Stonewall Riots were the catalyst, for Pride and the modern-day LGBT rights movement. “Five months after the riots, activists Craig Rodwell, his
The Stonewall Riots: LGBT+ History Month It was a hot summers evening on June 27th, 1969. Marsha P.Johnson was in the Stonewall Inn, New York celebrating her 25th birthday. In the early hours of June 28th eight undercover
Section 28: LGBT+ History Month In May 1988 the UK Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, introduced Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988. The political landscape at the time and social attitudes towards LGBT people were hostile. In the 1980s,
The AIDS Crisis: LGBT+ History Month There are two significant events in my early childhood that influenced and negatively affected me growing up gay. 1. The Aids Crisis. 2. Section 28. In the mid-1980s there was an intense media focus on