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LGBT Rights: what next?

Hosted by the LSE Library and Spectrum

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

Speakers

Angela Mason

Lord Smith

Peter Tatchell

Chair

Dr Chris Thomas

What has been achieved since the 1967 Sexual Offences Act and the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality? What hurdles still have to be overcome for LGBT rights?

Angela Mason is Labour Councillor of Camden Council, and former Director of Stonewall and Chair of the Fawcett Society.

Chris Smith, one of the first openly gay MPs, is Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge.

Peter Tatchell (@PeterTatchell) is a human rights campaigner and Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation.

Chris Thomas joined LSE as an Assistant Professor of Law in 2011 and specialises in international economic law. He is a graduate of the University of Melbourne.

LSE Spectrum(@LSESpectrum ) is the LGBT+ staff network at LSE which represents staff from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other minority sexual orientation and gender identities.

LSE Library(@LSELibrary ) was founded in 1896, a year after the London School of Economics and Political Science. It has been based in the Lionel Robbins Building since 1978 and houses may world class collections, including The Women's Library

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