50 years of gay rights by the people who lived it (BBC News online)

It was six o’clock in the morning when they came for Emma Riley. “They came in and they said: ‘Get up, get downstairs, you’re under arrest’.” A colleague had told the Royal Navy police that Emma was a lesbian.

They took her letters, they took Suede’s debut album – it shows two women kissing on the cover – and her video of comedian Julian Clary.

(This story is best viewed on the BBC website – please continue reading here)

 

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