Kent

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Map fo kent with districts numbered
Kent districts:
1. Sevenoaks 2. Dartford 3. Gravesham 4. Tonbridge and Malling 5. Medway (Unitary) 6. Maidstone 7. Tunbridge Wells 8. Swale 9. Ashford 10. Canterbury 11. Shepway 12. Thanet 13. Dover
Kent is a county in south-east England. The county council area contains 12 districts:

There is additionally a unitary authority, Medway.

LGBT History

The East Kent CHE Group was founded in 1971 and Kent Youth Group and West Kent CHE Group in 1972. There were also CHE groups in Tunbridge Wells and Medway.

In 2003, following the repeal of Section 28, The Conservative-run Kent County Council decided to create their own version of Section 28 to keep the effect of the now repealed law in their schools.[1] This was replaced on 16 December 2004 with provisions stating that heterosexual marriage and family relationships are the only firm foundations for society.

Rainbow is Kent County Council’s LGBT staff group.

References

  1. http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/actionnetwork/A1975827 Action Network U523407 Action Network BBC "Homophobic Section 28 is scrapped at last - except in Kent!"