Blue Jean

How cinema has addressed Section 28: the ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law

By Jon O'Brien

The ramifications of Thatcher's draconian homophobic law are explored in Georgia Oakley's new film, but their impact has an additional place in British cinema.

Blue Jean

By Sarah Cleary

A closeted lesbian PE teacher grapples with the ramifications of Section 28 as a new student joins her class.


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