Category: History of punishing homosexuality
Right to Information of Randall’s Records Denied
My RTI request for my dead brother’s records from Wolston Park Mental Hospital has been denied. 196 pages kept secret. Why were young gay men locked up in Pearce House? Was it lawful? Was it punishment for being gay? Only an Inquiry into the historical abuses of patients in Wolston Park can answer these questions.
Dr Yorick Smaal, distinguished historian talks about how same sex attracted boys like my brother Randall have been punished by prisons, schools & mental hospitals.
The notorious Pearce House, Wolston Park Mental Hospital where my brother was caged in 1978-79 for being gay.