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Antony Grey (Anthony Edgar Gartside Wright) was born on 6 October, 1927 in Wilmslow, United Kingdom, is a Journalist. Discover Antony Grey’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 83 years old?
|Popular As||Anthony Edgar Gartside Wright|
|Age||83 years old|
|Born||6 October 1927|
|Birthplace||Wilmslow, United Kingdom|
|Date of death||(2010-04-30) London, United Kingdom|
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|Net Worth in 2023||$1 Million – $5 Million|
|Salary in 2023||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2022||Pending|
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|Source of Income||Journalist|
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Antony Grey died on 30 April 2010 at the King Edward VII hospital in London, after a long fight against leukaemia. He expressed specific wishes that his body should be cremated and his ashes scattered without any religious ceremony or memorial service. He was survived by his partner, Eric Thompson.
In 2007, for the 40th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK, he became Stonewall Hero of the Year. In his acceptance speech, he said:
In 1995, Grey was awarded the Pink Paper Lifetime Achievement Award.
Following his retirement from the Albany Trust in 1977, he became involved in counselling (obtaining a diploma in counselling skills) and training work and was for some years a member of the executive committee of the British Association for Counselling. He was also an executive committee member of the Defence of Literature and the Arts Society (now the Campaign Against Censorship) and of the National Council for Civil Liberties (now Liberty). Grey appeared in the BBC Radio 4 documentary The BBC and the Closet in 2008.
In 1970 he became Secretary of the Sexual Law Reform Society, the successor to the HLRS, and was Director of the Albany Trust from 1971 to 1977. He remained a patron until his death.
He met his life-partner Eric Thompson in 1960, seven years before male homosexual activities were decriminalised in England, and they lived together for 50 years. The two became civil partners in 2005, on the second day that civil partnerships were legal.
Grey campaigned tirelessly for the law reforms advocated by the 1957 Wolfenden report, wrote many articles, made numerous speeches to interested groups, lobbied MPs, and organised action to promote the passage of the Sexual Offences Act 1967 (the “Arran/Abse Sexual Offences Act”) through Parliament until it became law in 1967. One historian has written that “Grey was widely acknowledged as a key player in spearheading the campaigns that culminated in this victory.” Grey subsequently undertook a speaking tour of the US to share his experience with American activists. Reflecting at the time on the moderate politics of the British movement for gay and lesbian rights compared with their US counterparts, Grey said: “it’s inconceivable that such a group as the Mattachine Society would exist here. I’d say it won’t happen for at least five years.”
Grey began his career as an advocate for gay rights with a letter to the Sunday Times in 1954. In 1958, Grey started voluntary work for the Homosexual Law Reform Society (HLRS). He became the Society’s Honorary Treasurer in 1960 and its Secretary by the end of 1962, giving up his media career. At this time he also became Secretary of the Albany Trust. Following his mother’s request not to use his family name (Edgar Wright) or to embarrass his father or family with his campaigning work for gay rights he chose to be known as Antony Grey, because of his conviction that there are no entirely black or white issues in life.
Grey began working as a journalist in Yorkshire before moving to London to study law. From 1949, he worked as a press officer for the British Iron and Steel Federation, later merged into British Steel Corporation, where he claimed to have learned the lobbying techniques he later applied so successfully. He remained there for 12 years. Though he was called to the bar, he never practised law.
Anthony Edgar Gartside Wright (6 October 1927 – 30 April 2010), better known by his pseudonym Antony Grey, was an English LGBT rights activist. Grey was credited by Lord Arran to have “done more than any single man to bring this social problem to the notice of the public”.
Grey was born in Wilmslow, Cheshire on 6 October 1927 to Alex Wright, a chartered accountant, and Gladys Rihan, who was half-Syrian. After attending Norwood College in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, and Millfield School in Street, Somerset, he read history at Magdalene College, Cambridge.