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Gay Scotland, Issue 27, May 1986 - Jun 1986

Identifier: GD61/10/2/29

Scope and Contents

Front cover reads: “Richard Coles on Red Wedge”, “Jeffrey Weeks on Sex and History” and “New lesbian series”.

This issue discusses: the opening of Stonewall café; equal opportunity policies at Stirling District Council; HM Customs and Excise seizing books from Gay’s the Word bookshop; an update on Scottish AIDS Monitor (SAM); articles relating to young LGBTQ+ people; Apartheid and the International Gay Games in San Francisco and other international news relating to the LGBTQ+ community; an article on Red Wedge, which was a collective of musicians formed in 1985 to attract young people to the Labour Party; an interview with Richard Coles; the opening of Austin’s, a new gay bar in Glasgow; a feature on Berlin; reviews and articles on theatre, film, music, and books; information on pubs, clubs, local groups and events; updates on Lesbian news and groups in Scotland; and personal ads.


  • Creation: May 1986 - Jun 1986

Conditions Governing Access

This sub-series is open to public access.


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