The fight against homophobia is a global one. Russia, which, twenty years ago took one step forward by decriminalising homosexuality, recently took two leaps back. A law has been passed in eight major cities, including St Petersburg, that bans "public action aimed at propagandising sodomy, lesbianism, bisexualism, and transgenderism among minors".
Tate Britain's survey is pretty much a greatest hits compilation. Arranged into thematic rooms, with little sense of narrative direction, the show won't do much to change anybody's preconceptions of the movement. Those who already love the stylistic mannerisms will delight in the accumulation of works here, but there is nothing presented to challenge the preconceptions of the audience.