This is a timeline of notable events in the history of the lesbian , gay , bisexual and transgender community in the United Kingdom. Category:LGBT culture. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Timeline of notable events in the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in the United Kingdom. United Kingdom.
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It has been used in various languages since the early 20th century as a means by which members of the LGBT community identify themselves and speak in code with brevity and speed to others. Because of sodomy laws and threat of prosecution due to the criminalization of homosexuality , LGBT slang has served as an argot or cant , a secret language and a way for the LGBT community to communicate with each other publicly without revealing their sexual orientation to others. During the first seven decades of the 20th century, a specific form of Polari was developed by gay men and lesbians in urban centres of the United Kingdom within established LGBT communities. Although there are differences, contemporary British gay slang has adopted many Polari words. Slang is ephemeral.