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Exhibition: Gay UK: Love, Law and Liberty

Location

British Library,

96 Euston Road, London,
NW1 2DB

Dates

This exhibition CLOSED on Tue, 19th Sep 2017

This exhibition has finished.

Cost: Free of Charge

Description

From the trial of Oscar Wilde to the Same Sex Marriage Act, through personal testimony, public protest, art and culture.

Explore original manuscripts, rare printed items, oral history recordings and campaign material from the Library's collection.

50 years after the Sexual Offences act partially decriminalised homosexuality, has legislation become the foundation from which distinct gay identities have emerged?


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Location

British Library,

96 Euston Road, London,
NW1 2DB

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