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  1. History of Gay Liverpool leading up to Gay Pride

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    In keeping with Liverpool's history as a major seafaring port, the local gay community can be traced as far back as the Victorian era. Whilst in the past research into this area has been limited and scarce, interest has grown considerably in recent times.
    In his 2011 lecture ‘Policing Sex Between Men: 1850-1971’, historian Jeff Evans examined 70,000 criminal records dating back to 1850 and was able to shed light on hundreds of records of men prosecuted under the Criminal Law Amendment Act
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