Wolfenden Report

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Wolfenden Report

(ˈwʊlfəndən)
n
(Law) a study produced in 1957 by the Committee on Homosexual Offences and Prostitution in Britain, which recommended that homosexual relations between consenting adults be legalized
[C20: named after Baron John Frederick Wolfenden (1906–85), who chaired the Committee]
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