About this object

  • ID:

    2006.31/61

  • Production date:

    c. 1988

  • Location:

    In Store

  • This badge's slogan 'Scrap the Section!' refers to Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988. Under the legislation, local authorities were prohibited by law from 'promoting homosexuality by teaching or by publishing material'. A mass campaign to repeal Section 28 was launched and provided the catalyst for the establishment of the gay rights organisation Stonewall. The Section was finally repealed by the government on 18 November 2003.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    DM 33 mm

  • Materials

    tin

  • Last Updated

    2016-01-21

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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