Section 8 is also the name of two different hardcore punk bands. (They had nothing to do with each other except for the name and genre.) One from Nevada, USA in the early 80s that only had a couple of songs on a compilation and the other one from Sweden being around from the late 90s to the year 2000.
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Section 28 was a controversial amendment to the United Kingdom's Local Government Act 1986, enacted by the Local Government Act 1988 on 24 May 1988 and repealed on 18 November 2003.
Section 28 was primarily supported by religious groups opposed to LGBT rights such as The Christian Institute, the African and Caribbean Evangelical Association, the Christian Action Research and Education, the Muslim Council of Britain, and groups within the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of England.
Section 28 made the assumption that homosexuals were inherently dangerous to children, implying an association between homosexuality and paedophilia.
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