Fifty years on: A turning point in history
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Fifty years on: A turning point in history

The Sexual Offences Act, which passed in 1967, decriminalised sex between men in private in England and Wales.

Radio 4's The World at One marks that by re-voicing two key excerpts from parliamentary debates at the time.

Alan Cumming reads from the Earl of Arran's speech in the House of Lords and Sir Ian McKellen reads from Leo Abse's speech in the House of Commons.

  • 14 Apr 2017
  • From the section UK
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