Saving Gay's the Word  Being Gay in the 80s @ Senate House Library, London [14 June]

Saving Gay's the Word Being Gay in the 80s

18:00 - 21:00

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Senate House Library
Senate House Malet St, WC1E 7HU London, United Kingdom
Saving Gay's the Word and Being Gay in the 80s, will now be held as a finale event to mark the end of the Queer Between The Covers season at Senate House Library.

6:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m.
14 June 2018
Venue: Senate House Library (exact venue TBC)

Hear Graham McKerrow, who worked for the Defend Gay's The Word campaign and was a founder of the important and influential newspaper Capital Gay, in conversation with Jim MacSweeney, manager of Gay's the Word, on the raid on the shop by H.M. Customs in 1984, which saw all of its foreign-published stock impounded, and the wider experience of being gay in 80s London.

Note: This event was previously planned for 27 February but has been rescheduled to 14 June 2018. All tickets booked will be transferred to this date.
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