Politics, Society and Homosexuality in Post-War Britain: The by Keith Dockray,Alan Sutton

By Keith Dockray,Alan Sutton

'The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 used to be ground-breaking within the united kingdom and this e-book marks the 50th anniversary of its winning route to the statute publication. The act was once now not with out controversy and used to be fiercely fought over through the likes of Mary Whitehouse and right-wing reactionary Tories who in general type fought to impose their narrow-minded blue-rinse perspectives. Now, in 2017, Western Europe leads the best way in LGBT rights. 13 out of the twenty one international locations that experience legalised same-sex marriage all over the world are positioned in Europe; an extra 13 eu nations have legalised civil unions or different kinds of popularity for same-sex undefined. This civilised situation used to be now not regularly the case and in Politics, Society and Homosexuality in Post-War Britain: The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 and its importance Keith Dockray charts in a brief and pithy demeanour the tricky direction the invoice and documents those that supported it and have been opposed to it.

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