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Gay Scotland, Issue 16, Sep 1984 - Oct 1984

Identifier: GD61/10/2/18

Scope and Contents

Front cover headlines reads: "Pop Goes the Closet", which shows pictures of The Smiths, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, and Bronski Beat, and relates to an article focusing on Brian Epstein and his suspected romantic infatuation with John Lennon. This issue includes: a report of raids, seizure notices, fines and prison sentences for people selling gay literature; an article concerning the Scottish Homosexual Rights Group and their involvement in anti-racism and sexism campaigns; Pink Triangle fined after being accused of being a sex shop without a licence; poor attendance at the International Gay Association conference; an article about gay fathers; news from the "scene" in scenearound; updates on lesbian news and groups in Scotland; and book reviews.


  • Creation: Sep 1984 - Oct 1984

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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