33 years ago today, the Thatcher government’s Section 28 made it illegal for public bodies to ‘promote homosexuality’ – a policy that continues to detrimentally impact the lives of LGBT+ people decades later.
In the 1980s, a virus epidemic ripped through Britain – with Tory government neglect leading to countless unnecessary deaths. To mark LGBT History Month, we remember the AIDS Crisis.
England’s sexual health services have had their funding slashed by 25% in the past five years, leaving clinics and other services severely understaffed. It is an avoidable crisis – entirely caused by Tory government policies.