Author : George Bernard Shaw

Title : Letter on the Cleveland Street scandal (1889)

Keywords:Scandal, corruption, homosexuality, lesbianism, Herbert Spencer, religion, law, persecution

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Written on the 26 November 1899, Bernard Shaw’s letter to the editor of Truth magazine attempted to intervene in the debate around the Cleveland scandal, using his gift for irony to put the case for a more enlightened view of homosexual relations. It was, however, never published.

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