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LIVERPOOL CENTRAL LIBRARY LGBT ARCHIVE; GAY LEFT AND ANTI CLAUSE 28 CAMPAIGN.

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ZIGZAG.MY (ONGOING!)COMING OUT STORY. BY STEVEN BENSON

First thought; this is corny. Yet, it is the All too True Self- Narrative Of Gay People……………………………………………………… {self-reportage}. Stage 1 In 1981, at university in Aberystwyth, I endeavoured to come out and half made it:furtive visits to the gay bar(Tuesday … Continue reading

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THE DAY I MET DAI DONOVAN.BY STEVEN BENSON.

{Dai Donovan was the miner who liaised most with¬† the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners(LGSM) Group during their financial and emotional support to the 1984 Miners’ Strike; he was from the Dulais Valley lodge, near Abertawe/Swansea. In the film, … Continue reading

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SECTION 28.THE FIGHT AGAINST IT IN MERSEYSIDE. REPORTAGE/LGBT ARCHIVE/UNWRITTEN HISTORIES.BY STEVEN BENSON.

This is (rare) testimony about the Anti-¬†Section 28 campaign in Merseyside in 1988. Section 28 was the infamous, insidious and homophobic piece of “legislation” put in place, in 1988, within the Local Government Act, by the Thatcher government, which forbade … Continue reading

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