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Brophy, Brigid Antonia [married name Brigid Antonia Levey, Lady Levey] (1929–1995), writer and campaigner  

Peter Parker

Brophy, Brigid Antonia [married name Brigid Antonia Levey, Lady Levey] (1929–1995), writer and campaigner, was born at 79 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London, on 12 June 1929, the second child of John Brophy (1899–1965), a Liverpool-born writer and editor of Irish descent, and his wife, ...

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Drysdale, George (1824–1904), freethinker and advocate of contraception  

J. Miriam Benn

Drysdale, George (1824–1904), freethinker and advocate of contraception, was born at 8 Royal Circus, Edinburgh, on 27 December 1824, the fourth son of the city treasurer and tory leader on Edinburgh council, Sir William Drysdale (1781–1843), who was concerned with sanitary reform and was a correspondent of ...

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Green, Stanley Owen [known as Protein Man] (1915–1993), dietary reformer and author  

Philip Carter

Green, Stanley Owen [known as Protein Man] (1915–1993), dietary reformer and author, was born on 22 February 1915 at Harringay, north London, the youngest of the four sons of Richard Green (d. 1966), a bottle-stopper maker's clerk, and his wife, May (...

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Ives, George Cecil (1867–1950), criminologist and campaigner for homosexual law reform  

Matt Cook

Ives, George Cecil (1867–1950), criminologist and campaigner for homosexual law reform, was born in Germany on 1 October 1867 and baptized simply George Cecil at Holy Trinity Church, Chelsea, London, on 15 December 1867. He was the illegitimate son of Gordon Maynard Ives (from 1897 Gordon-Ives; 1837–1907)...

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Martyn, Edith How (1874–1954), suffragist and advocate of birth control  

Hilary Frances

Martyn, Edith How (1874–1954), suffragist and advocate of birth control, was born at Adelaide Buildings, Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, on 5 August 1874, the daughter of John How, grocer, and his wife, Hannah née Walker. She was educated at The Hall, Cheltenham, and ...

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Wright, Anthony Edgar Gartside [pseud. Antony Grey] (1927–2010), gay rights campaigner  

Andrew Lumsden

Wright, Anthony Edgar Gartside [pseud. Antony Grey] (1927–2010), gay rights campaigner, was born at Settle, Northenden Road, Northen Etchells, near Gatley, Cheshire, on 6 October 1927, the only child of Thomas Alexander Wright (1900–1962), chartered accountant, and his wife, Gladys (1896–1984), daughter of a Syrian-born ...