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There is no reason to think that the changes we have gone through are unique in history. Lucy Bland adds that although relations between women were often sexualised in the discourses of sexologists, the impact of their writings remained very limited until after the First World War.
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Similarly, Réunion is known for being welcoming to LGBT people and has been described as a "gay-friendly haven in Africa".