You Can Come Out Now

As Parliament prepares to vote on equalising the age of consent for gay men, journalist Nigel Wrench presents two programmes tracing the evolution of the gay rights movement.

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As Parliament prepares to vote on equalising the age of consent for gay men, journalist Nigel Wrench presents two programmes tracing the evolution of the gay rights movement.

This first programme focuses on the sixties, featuring some of those who fought for gay rights and others who wanted homosexuality to remain a crime.

011998050719980510

As Parliament prepares to vote on equalising the age of consent for gay men, journalist Nigel Wrench presents two programmes tracing the evolution of the gay rights movement.

This first programme focuses on the sixties, featuring some of those who fought for gay rights and others who wanted homosexuality to remain a crime.

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During the 1970s, gay men and lesbians came out in style; the 80s brought Aids and the end of a carefree era; now gay people have taken their places on the green leather benches of Westminster.

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During the 1970s, gay men and lesbians came out in style; the 80s brought Aids and the end of a carefree era; now gay people have taken their places on the green leather benches of Westminster.