It’s Not Unusual: A Lesbian and Gay History

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A documentary charting the change in attitudes to homosexuality during the 20th century. The film looks at the interwar years when homosexual males and females were driven underground.

During this time many were sexually active, such as those in the artistic Bloomsbury set. Featuring an interview with a companion of novelist Radclyffe Hall, plus other testimonies.

The film also takes a looks at the late 40s and 50s. In spite of the fear and repression of the era, many were able to form loving and lasting relationships. The men and women who lived through this time talk about their experiences and describe how the battle for law and reform was fought and eventually won in 1967.

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  1. Well done and quite thorough.. what a breath of fresh air to see history of the gay movement in England… it’s hard enough to find any work done on gay history and then to discover a 2 hour documentary…. just over the top.. thank you for posting this.

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