1968-1970: Albany Trust, Peter Righton, Antony Grey and Ian Greer

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It was during the summer of 1968, that Antony Grey notes “a weekend study conference of about thirty people, mostly from the caring professions, met to review the social situation following law reform” and the Trust began to be steered towards ‘youth sexuality’. Hosted at Wychcroft, Surrey, the home of the Church of England’s Southwark Diocese Ordination course for new incoming priests, the July weekend’s focus according to Grey, was on the homosexual ‘image’, the need for more supportive social frameworks, more realistic public education concerning teenage sexuality ‘and the often extensive sexual experience of young people, both heterosexual and homosexual, and the social folly of treating them as criminals on the pretext of ‘protecting’ them, was stressed.’[i]

To that end the group requested the Trust to put in place a research and practical help project for those aged under twenty-one – as Grey pinpoints “the beginning of the…

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