ADDED ON: 06/27/2018

Call for UK to Compensate Men Convicted Under Anti-gay Laws

06/26/2018 | Gay Star News

Gay rights campaigners have called on Theresa May to compensate men who were convicted under discriminatory, anti-gay laws in the past. In a letter delivered to the British Prime Minister at No 10 Downing Street, Peter Tatchell wrote: ‘Around 100,000 men were convicted of consenting adult same-sex behavior following the outlawing in 1885 of all homosexual acts; with at least 15,000 of these men being convicted after the Sexual Offences Act was legislated in 1967.’

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