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The History of the London Gay (and Lesbian) Teenage Group

15/07/2020 @ 12:00 - 13:30

To celebrate Pride month, Islington Pride has gone virtual. This event has been brought back by popular demand by Islington Pride the history of London’s first LGBT youth group, led by Clifford Williams (who was there!)

‘How Islington became a haven for gay teenagers in late 1970s and 1980s Britain’; the history of the London Gay (and Lesbian) Teenage Group and other early youth movements’ by Dr Clifford Williams (who was there! 1978-79).

In this talk Dr Clifford Williams charts the origins of the first officially registered gay youth group in Britain and looks at the role the Boroughs of Islington and Camden played in the early history of organised LGBT youth support.

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12:00 - 13:30