Getting Political

Section 28 of the Local Government Act was a piece of legislation that made it an offence for local councils and similar bodies to fund groups who ‘intentionally promoted’ homosexuality in schools and supported notions of homosexuality “as a pretended family relationship.” While no prosecution occurred under the legislation, scores of local authorities not surprisingly […]

Susanne Bösche Author – Jenny Lives with Eric and Martin

Jenny Lives with Eric and Martin book cover

Susanne Bösche Author – Jenny Lives with Eric and Martin, a photo by Pride in Our Past on Flickr. Danish author Susanne Bösche with Prudence de Villiers at In Other Words bookshop in Plymouth. Susanne Bösche wrote ‘Jenny Lives with Eric and Marin’ which was published in Danish in 1981 and in English in 1983. […]

In Other Words – Clause-28 Window Display 1988

In Other Words – Clause-28 Window Display 1988, a photo by Pride in Our Past on Flickr. In Other Words Window Display 1988 raising awareness of ‘Clause 28‘  or Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988 that caused the controversial addition of Section 2A to the Local Government Act 1986 (affecting England, Wales and […]