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Wolfenden Report on Homosexuality

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 09 September 2010

In the 1950s, the British government clamped down on what it considered a plague of homosexuality. Hundreds of men were arrested and sent to jail.

For Witness, one gay man recalls those times and his reaction to the first report calling for homosexuality to be made legal.

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