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A display of photographic portraits to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales in 1967 opens at the National Portrait Gallery this Friday 25 November.

Marking the advances in gay rights in Britain over the past half century, Speak its Name! is the first in a year-long programme of special displays and events, entitled ‘I am me,’ …

A display of photographic portraits to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales in 1967 opens at the National Portrait Gallery this Friday 25 November.

Marking the advances in gay rights in Britain over the past half century, Speak its Name! is the first in a year-long programme of special displays and events, entitled ‘I am me,’ at the National Portrait Gallery exploring sexuality, gender, art and identity.

In Speak its Name! portraits of fashion designer Alexander McQueen and journalist Isabella Blow, politician Angela …

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St Martin's Pl.
London, GB
Mon: 10:00 – 18:00 Tue: 10:00 – 18:00 Wed: 10:00 – 18:00 Thu: 10:00 – 18:00 Fri: 10:00 – 21:00 Sat: 10:00 – 18:00 Sun: 10:00 – 18:00