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Gay and persecuted: One man's tragic story

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Keith Biddlecombe was jailed for being homosexual after being caught with another man, 61 years ago.He was freed – only to be told of a new tragedy he has had to bear his entire life since.Here, the Isle of Wight native – who now lives in Brighton – speaks about what it was like to be gay, before homosexuality was partially decriminalised 50 years ago on 27 July 1967.
Source: BBC Hampshire