MI6 chief apologises for historic ban on LGBT+ spies that said being queer was a ‘national security threat’

The chief of MI6 has finally apologised for a historic ban on LGBT+ people in the secret service after their sexuality was deemed a “national security threat”. Until 1991 the UK’s covert foreign intelligence service refused to allow LGBT+ people in its ranks because of the misguided view that they would be more susceptible to … Continue reading MI6 chief apologises for historic ban on LGBT+ spies that said being queer was a ‘national security threat’