The tragic story of the last two men in the UK executed for being gay: ‘Mercy could not be expected of men like them’

By Katharine Swindells On the 27th of November 1835, a crowd of people gathered outside Newgate prison in the City of London, to watch the first hanging there in years. The two men were hanged for “the abominable crime of buggery,” and became the last men in Britain executed for homosexuality. …read more

Source:: Pink News

      

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