Talk:Timeline of UK LGBT History
1553 – Mary Tudor ascends the English throne and removes all of the laws that had been passed by Henry VIII during the English Reformation of the 1530s
1558–1563 – Elizabeth I reinstates Henry VIII's old laws, including the Buggery Act 1533.
1892 – The words "bisexual" and "heterosexual" are first used in their current senses in Charles Gilbert Chaddock's translation of Kraft-Ebing's Psychopathia Sexualis.
1897 – George Cecil Ives organizes the first homosexual rights group in England, the Order of Chaeronea.
1937 – The first use of the pink triangle for gay men in Nazi concentration camps.
1938 – The word Gay is used for the first time in reference to homosexuality.
1941 – Transsexuality was first used in reference to homosexuality and bisexuality.
1957 – The word "Transsexual" is coined by U.S. physician Harry Benjamin;
1959 – ITV, at the time the UK's only national commercial broadcaster, broadcasts the first gay drama, South, starring Peter Wyngarde.
1975; Gay Left
1981 Dudgeon v UK; 1982 NI; 1983 Guernsey
1992: Isle of Man (Sodomy 94)
1995 triple therapy; Gay Advice Darlington/Durham was founded by local gay and bisexual men, and has developed into a Charity that work with and for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community of County Durham and Darlington.
1997: UK extends immigration rights to same-sex couples akin to marriage;
1999 Queer Youth Alliance
2000 Scotland; age of consent; the rest of the United Kingdom's territories
2003: Anti-discrimination legislation; Repeal of the concept of Buggery in law; Section 28 is repealed in England and Wales and Northern Ireland.
2004 UK Gender Recognition Bill
2005 civil partnerships; Same-sex couple adoption legalisation: UK Subdivisions of England and Wales
2006 Isle of Man x2
2007 Anti-discrimination legislation; Jersey
2011 Isle of Man
2013 Maureen le Marinel
All above from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_LGBT_history
Other stuff on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_LGBT_history_in_Britain --Ross Burgess (talk) 05:11, 11 May 2013 (CDT)
- Prejudice and Pride: Discrimination Against Gay People in Modern Britain BrucecGalloway http://books.google.com/?id=Xu89AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA79&lpg=PA79&dq=The+last+known+execution+for+buggery Routledge, 1984 isbn=978-0-7100-9916-7