Pride Comes Before A Ball! Forgotten LGBT Heroes of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act, Andrew Lumsden

When:
February 26, 2017 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
2017-02-26T15:30:00+00:00
2017-02-26T16:00:00+00:00
Where:
Thee People's History Museum
People's History Museum
Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester
M3 3ER
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Pride Comes Before A Ball! Forgotten LGBT Heroes of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act, Andrew Lumsden @ Thee People's History Museum

For tactical reasons, when the police were still crawling all over us and jailing thousands of us each year, LGBT campaigners in Britain had to move forward secretly behind a shield of S for ‘straight’ famous figures, ranging from Bishops to Aristocrats. We can now praise openly the lesbians, bis, trans and gays who, with far more courage than is now demanded of most of us in this country, brought about the 1967 Sexual Offences Act