Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives - Culture Victoria - Victoria and lesbian
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While male homosexuality was made illegal in Britain in , and lesbianism was not, Queen Victoria did not influence this. Although she. According to legend, lesbianism was never made illegal in Britain because, when Queen Victoria, pictured, was shown the proposed legislation, she refused to sign it, as she wouldn't believe that lesbians existed. However, the idea Victoria refused to sign MP Henry Labouchere's.