In June 1998, The House of Commons votes to lower the age of consent for same-sex relations between men to 16 in England. However, a month later the House of Lords defeats the clause, and the age for same sex relationships between men remains at 18.
Over the years the different regulations which were introduced which granted protections to various parts of people’s lives. From Equality of pay, to sex discrimination or racial discrimination the Act […]
In 2009, the Welsh Rugby player, Gareth Thomas came out as gay. You can read more about him here: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2010/may/04/gareth-thomas-gay-interview-crusaders If ever there was a symbol which showed you should […]
As an update to the previous 1990 Act this legislation was introduced to bring the law upto date with modern science and social concerns. [https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2008/22/pdfs/ukpga_20080022_en.pdf] The appropriate sections which were […]
Christopher Cramp and Matthew Roche complete their Civil Partnership as the first in England on 5th December 2005. Due to Mr Roche’s illness, they applied for special dispensation to hold the ceremony […]