Sir John Wolfenden

Standard Name: Wolfenden, Sir John


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4 September 1957
The Wolfenden Commission published its Report on Homosexual Offences and Prostitution which recommended the decriminalization of homosexual acts occurring in private between consenting adults over 21, but suggested stricter regulation of prostitution.
August 1961
Four years after the Wolfenden report recommended legalizing homosexuality, and six before its principal recommendations became law, the pioneering filmVictim featured Dirk Bogarde as a married barrister blackmailed for a homosexual relationship.
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Bailey, Paul. Three Queer Lives: An Alternative Biography of Fred Barnes, Naomi Jacob and Arthur Marshall. Hamish Hamilton (Penguin), 2001.
4-5 July 1967
The Homosexual Law Reform Bill passed its third and final reading in the House of Commons : scheduled for the late-night slot on 4 July, it passed when 101 supporters remained for the final vote...