Tag Archive | World War 2

OPINION: Black gay lives in the London Blitz

OPINION: Black gay lives in the London Blitz

During World War Two, Black gay men existed in all walks of life in Britain By Stephen Bourne, Historian It is disappointing that only fragments about the lives of Black gay men in British history have surfaced. Either homophobia or reluctance on the part of the interviewer or interviewee to explore the subject has meant […]

Benedict Cumberbatch And Stephen Fry Among Supporters Of Request For LGBT Pardon

Benedict Cumberbatch And Stephen Fry Among Supporters Of Request For LGBT Pardon

An open letter, calling on the British Government to pardon 49,000 individuals, of which 15,000 are still living today, who were convicted of homosexual acts, has been signed by such luminaries as Stephen Fry and Benedict Cumberbatch, along with Alan Turing’s niece, Rachel Barnes, and the director of the Imitation Games, Morten Tyldum. The letter […]