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Events tagged with "age of consent"

Age of consent - commons vote for 16 overturned

In 1967 homosexual acts between men aged 21 or over were decriminalised. In 1994 the minimum age (known as the Ďage of consentí) was lowered to 18. On 22nd June 1998 the British House of Commons voted to set the age of consent for gay men at 16 in a...

Age of consent for gay men reduced to 18

In 1994 the House of Commons voted to reduce gay male age of consent to 18. There was huge disappointment that it had not been reduced to 16....