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Homosexuality in Great Britain Section Two: Legislation

Saturday 11 May 2013 by Larry Houston
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Legislation
This is the 2nd section in the History of Homosexuality in Great Britain. Legislation against homosexuality first became a function of the state with the Buggery Act in 1533. Prior to this it was the role of the church to regulate homosexuality and it was called sodomy. The next change came with the Offences Against the Person Act in 1828 and 1861. A further change and an important one came with the passage of the Criminal Law Amendment Act in 1885, particularly Section 11. (...)

Before Homosexuality: Sodomy

Saturday 21 March 2015 by Larry Houston
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Before Homosexuality: Sodomy
Same-sex sexual acts have a history; today they are called “homosexuality”. Before ‘homosexuality” they were called “sodomy”. In England during the reign of King Henry VIII “sodomy” became a civil offense with the passage of the buggery Act of 1533. In Germany in the late 1860s the transition from a religious model to a medical model for same-sex sexual acts begin. It was at this time the term (...)

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