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.
In 2000 the Goodwin v United Kingdom case, judges from the European Commission of Human Rights ruled that the UK Government should accommodate the needs of Trans* people by issuing new […]
In 2000 The UK Government lifted the ban on LGBT+ people serving in the armed forces. Prior to this, the Armed Forces Policy and Guidelines on Homosexuality stated that the […]
Trans* Day of Remembrance is founded in the USA in 1999, and then later commemorated in the UK and worldwide, to remember those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia […]
In 1998 Waheed Alli becomes the first openly gay member of the House of Lords and one of a few openly gay Muslims. Alli has used his political position to argue […]