Cocks Nameless offences: Many twentieth century criminal records are listed in Discoveryour catalogue, but remain closed under the Data Protection Act. Retrieved 24 September Inthe Royal College of Psychiatriststhe main professional organisation of psychiatrists in Britain, issued a report stating that: Last year, more than 7, hate crimes were reported against gay men and women in the UK. Under the Gender Recognition Jersey Law .
Several Catholic adoption agencies requested exemption from sexual orientation regulations, and the adoption charity Catholic Care obtained a judgement on 17 March instructing the Charity Commission to reconsider its case.
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Under the Adoption and Children ActParliament provided that an application to adopt a child in England and Wales could be made by either a single person or a couple. Archived from the original on 18 August Further key areas of research In Octoberthe Government announced that it would seek to introduce an amendment to the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act to create a new offence of incitement to hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Government of the United Kingdom.
An amendment by the Deputy Labour Leader in the House of Lords, Lord MacIntosh of Haringey, that would have equalised the age of consent to 16, was rejected by votes to Same-sex marriages in the UK give all the rights and responsibilities of civil marriage and can be performed on approved premises. Archived from the original on 7 October Politics of sexuality and gender identity 9. So what else has changed over the last 50 years since this happened? Retrieved 22 September