Thu, Feb 13 | Wellington Library

Growing Up Gay: Coming out and finding gay liberation in the early '70's

FREE to attend. Presentation: looking back at what it was like to come out in the 70s, the Gay Liberation Front and the First Gay Pride March - with Geoff Hardy
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Time & Location

Feb 13, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wellington Library, Wellington, Telford TF1 1LX, UK

About the Event

Geoff will talk about growing up gay in the 1950’s/60’s, ‘There was nothing that reflected who I knew I was. I grew up knowing what I wasn’t, not what I was.’ His journey to self-acceptance/coming out through Gay Liberation Front in 1971 – when he was a student at Goldsmiths College, London. What it was like attending the first Gay Pride March in July 1972. How and why this fuelled a lifetime of activism.

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