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Gay Scotland, Issue 8, May 1983 - Jun 1983

Identifier: GD61/10/2/9

Scope and Contents

"Front cover shows a comic style drawing with a man and woman sitting in front of a television and a man with a speech bubble that reads: "Mum, Dad, I’ve got something to tell you…" A picture frame in the drawing reads: Coming Out – True Stories, p.11".

Contents include: an editorial; news and reports (including a report titled "Poppers and AIDS", which discusses the suggestion that poppers may be responsible for outbreak in the Unites States of America); adverts; "Lesbian Scotland"; "Gay Youth News"; "World Gaze"; "Regular Feature"s; "Classifieds"; and letters to the editor.

Other articles include: "The Paper That Was Murdered", which discusses the demise of the publication, Gay News; "A New Day in Gay Publishing", written by Morgan Pinney from the Gay Press Association; "Genet: the Movement’s debt", which discusses Jean Genet; and "Lesbians in Budapest", which includes extracts from Jessie Jones’ article, "One Visible Lesbian, At Least".


  • Creation: May 1983 - Jun 1983

Conditions Governing Access

This sub-series is open to public access.


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Repository Details

Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

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