Entry #55: Homosexual activity in United Kingdom

Original entry by chris chris ()

RegionUnited Kingdom
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusLegal
Start DateJul 27, 1967
End DateNov 30, 2000
Description**LEGAL, WITH RESTRICTIONS** The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 legalized sexual acts between two men who were 21 or older (Excluding men serving in the military), but it placed new restrictions on sex for men who have sex with men. The act prohibited sex in places where a third party was likely to be present.
Sourceshttp://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1967/60/contents http://www.stonewall.org.uk/at_home/hate_crime_domestic_violence_and_criminal_law/2647.asp


6 Revisions

6. Revision #404 ( by imullin01)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value
ValueLegalMale illegal, female legal
Note**LEGAL, WITH RESTRICTIONS** The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 legalized sexual acts between two men who were 21 or older (Excluding men serving in the military), but it placed new restrictions on sex for men who have sex with men. The act prohibited sex in places where a third party was likely to be present.The age of consent provided for in the Sexual Offenses Act 1967 was 21 for men engaging in acts with other men; whereas female homosexual acts were never illegal.
Sourceshttp://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1967/60/contents http://www.stonewall.org.uk/at_home/hate_crime_domestic_violence_and_criminal_law/2647.asphttp://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1967/60/contents
5. Revision #205 ( by imullin01)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueMale illegal, female legalLegal
NoteThe age of consent provided for in the Sexual Offenses Act 1967 was 21 for men engaging in acts with other men; whereas female homosexual acts were never illegal.Female homosexual acts were never illegal.
4. Revision #203 ( by imullin01)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2000-11-309999-12-12
3. Revision #121 ( by vviet93)
Field New Value Old Value
NoteFemale homosexual acts were never illegal.Female homosexual acts were never illegal. Age of consent: 21.
2. Revision #31 ( by vviet93)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date9999-12-122011-01-01
1. Revision #29 ( by vviet93)
Field New Value Old Value (Original)
End Date2011-01-019999-12-12