Uncovering Hidden Histories The website enables you to find out more about the law, people, symbols and themes that are represented in picture on the Voices and Visibility: Uncovering Hidden Histories wallchart.
There are three ways you may navigate around the website; 1 – There is a menu bar at the top of the page. 2 – There are four purple buttons in the middle of this home page. 3 – You can click on the wallchart at the bottom of this home page.
Click the person icon on the top right of the page to use options like increase text size and other accessibility options.
There are audio descriptions of the wallchart and the profile photographs of the personalities. To play these click on the ▶ button. The audio description for the wallchart describes all elements of the chart.
LGBT + Flags
Fanny And Stella
Death penalty for buggery abolished – England and Wales
Death penalty for buggery/sodomy abolished – Scotland
Decriminalisation of homosexual acts – England and Wales
Decriminalisation of homosexual acts – Scotland
Decriminalisation of homosexual acts – Northern Ireland
Section 28 and 2A – England, Wales and Scotland
Transgender employment rights
Duty to promote equality – Northern Ireland
Repeal Section 28 and 2A – Scotland
Equal age of consent
Repeal Section 28 and 2A – England and Wales
Employment Protection – Sexual Orientation
Offence of hate crime – sexual orientation across UK
Offence of hate crime – transgender: Scotland
Equality act – England, Wales and Scotland
Offence of hate crime – transgender: England, Wales, Northern Ireland
Marriage (same sex couples) – England, Wales and Scotland