30th anniversary of the Section 28 demo in Manchester


Queer Solidarity – 20 February 2018

Today marked the 30th anniversary of the Section 28 demo in Manchester against the Local Government Act 1988.

Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988 caused the controversial addition of an amendment that stated that a local authority “shall not intentionally promote homosexuality or publish material with the intention of promoting homosexuality” or “promote the teaching in any maintained school of the acceptability of homosexuality as a pretended family relationship”.

At a workshop last week we made placards:

On 20 February 2018 we re-enacted iconic scenes from the demo:

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