On 27 July 1967 the Sexual Offences Act was changed and legalised sex in private between two men.
Despite this being a huge milestone for the LGBT community we still have an enormous way to go when it comes to true equality.
Trans rights are under threat in the US following Donald Trump's decision to bar them from the US military, while here in the UK more than four in 10 Britons still believe gay sex is "unnatural" - According to new polling from YouGov.
So it's no surprise that people are doing whatever they can to create safe spaces for the LGBTQI community.
One such college professor is doing just that, by expertly schooling her students on stereotypes.
The professor teaches a human sexuality course, and was lecturing on early sexual orientation.
She wanted to address the misconceptions held about gay and bisexual people, and the infuriating questions LGBTQ people often face about their sexuality.