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Watch: Ken Livingstone denies being ‘sodomised by six men in succession’ at gay orgy

Nick Duffy December 3, 2015

Labour politician Ken Livingstone has denied being “sodomised by six men” in a TV interview.

The former Mayor of London made the claim while discussing political smear tactics, after David Cameron allegedly referred to those who oppose intervention in Syria as “terrorist sympathisers”.

Speaking to the BBC, Livingstone recalled: “It’s a smear campaign that’s absolutely typical of the Tories.

“Don’t forget, you had Tory central office people wandering around the newspapers back when I was leader of the [Greater London Council] saying I’d been sodomised by six men in succession at a gay orgy.

“The Tory party isn’t in a position where it can complain about dirty tactics, they’ve had decades of dirty tactics.”

As leader of the GLC in the 1980s, Mr Livingstone pioneered a number of gay rights policies that were strongly opposed by Conservative politicians at the time.

He was ousted as Mayor by Boris Johnson in 2008 – and unsuccessfully ran again in 2012.

Though he might not have been sodomized by six men, the former Mayor opened up to PinkNews about his experiences “behind the bikesheds” in 2006.

He said: “In my school of two thousand boys, roughly a third, maybe a half of them, whilst never thinking of themselves as gay, engaged in sexual acts with other boys. We had no idea that what we were doing was anything other than ‘naughty’ and something that our teachers frowned upon.”

While running for Mayor in 2012, Mr Livingstone has previously attacked the “hypocrisy” of some Tory MPs denouncing homosexuality while they are indulging in it”.

He added: “he Labour [MPs] have all come out… as soon as Blair got in, if you came out as lesbian or gay you immediately got a job.

“It was wonderful! You just knew the Tory party was riddled with it like everywhere else is.”

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