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Early Years Broader Context, 1978 - 1980

Identifier: GD61/5/2/1

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of information from London Gay Switchboard titled "Visits from the Police", which discusses what members should do if police turn up at London Switchboard’s premises.

Photocopied pages from the "Scottish Criminal Law, Police Duties and Procedure (published 1980) – Section 2 – beat duties", which discusses “gross indecency” and the constable's role in policing public parks and toilets. Also discusses public morals and “sodomy”.

An outline of a one-day workshop on Sexual Attitude Reassessment held at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, 27/05/1978.

A request for a speaker from the Lothian Marriage Counselling Service, dated 06/11/1978.

Friends of the Gay and Lesbian Switchboard (FROGS) leaflets, and an appeal for donations.


  • Creation: 1978 - 1980

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Repository Details

Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

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