Jenny Lives with Eric and Martin

In Living Memory, Series 10 Episode 4 of 4

Contemporary history series.

'Jenny Lives with Eric and Martin' was a children's picture book that showed two gay men bringing up a small girl. When a copy was found in a teachers' resource centre in 1986, it casued uproar and was denounced by the education secretary as 'blatant homosexual propaganda'.

Jolyon Jenkins traces how the book, and the policies of a small number of local authorities, led to the now infamous Section 28.

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Wed 5 Aug 2009 11:00

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