Judges back Forces’ ban on gay recruits

Title
Judges back Forces’ ban on gay recruits
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
3 Nov 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:03:52
Description
Robert Allen reports from the Court of Appeal in London following a verdict which ruled in favour of the Ministry of Defence over a decision to sack four members of the armed forces for being gay. The former servicemen and women Duncan Lustig-Prean, Graeme Grady, John Beckett, and Jeanette Smith are vowing to fight on. Speakers are Duncan Lustig-Prean; Armed Forces Minister Nicholas Soames; Graeme Grady; lawyer Stephen Grosz.
Contributors
Robert Allen; Nicholas Soames; Duncan Lustig-Prean; Graeme Grady; Stephen Grosz
Keywords
Armed forces; Homosexuality; Equal opportunity; Military personnel; Legal decisions; Homosexual law reform; Lesbians; Appeals; Gender minorities; Jeanette Smith; Graeme Grady; Duncan Lustig-Prean; Gays; Courts of Appeal; Discrimination in employment; Gay and lesbian issues; John Beckett

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