Lecture by Peter Tatchell, human rights campaigner

When:
February 14, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
2017-02-14T17:30:00+00:00
2017-02-14T18:45:00+00:00
Where:
Newcastle University
Herschel Building
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7IU
United Kingdom
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Newcastle University

It is 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.