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On This Gay Day: Maureen Colquhoun was born in Eastbourne

Maureen Colquhoun was born on this day in 1928 In 1974 Colquhoun made history when she became the first lesbian, who had been public about her sexuality, to be elected as a member of the British Parliament. Born Maureen Smith in 1928, she was raided in a politically active household in Eastbourne. After completing her […]

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