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Memories by Midland Zone

Slap FM article

The following article discussing Slap FM appeared in Midland's Zone magazine in April 1998How much money do you think you'd need to carry out scene-based AIDS prevention work in Birmingham? Okay, now halve it. quarter it and then divide it by seven. ...

Mail says no to gay parade

Midland Zone reported in April 1999 that the Birmingham Evening Mail and Conservative councillor John Lines were angry at the city's gay community receiving money to pay for the first Mass Camp Pride Parade in 2000.Following the award of a 26,000 Ar...

Mike Parkers thoughts, Zone Magazine

Mike Parker, Zone columnist gave his thoughts on the Mapplethorpe affair in April 1998Just what is it with West Midlands Police?Not content with merely having more fabricated evidence stacked up against them than Deirdre's boyfriend in Corrie, they a...

Bill Gavan tries to buy the Nightingale

In September 1998 Midland Zone reported on Bill Gavan's audacious attempt to buy the Nightingale and create a gay complex linking two adjacent buildings. The Nightingale turned the offer down and the other building became DV8.Subway City entrepreneur...

Gudrun Limbrick column

Published in Midland Zone May 2001Sometimes homophobia comes in the most bizarre forms - not least was the decision of top pop programme Top Of The Pops to censor a t-shirt.Personally, I have never been that fond of t-shirts with writing on - that wh...

Disunited kingdom: Mike Parker column, Zone '01

This appeared in Midland Zone magazine in May 2001Disunited KingdomDuring a recent training weekend that I was on, I got chatting in a break with a group of lesbians from London. They were complaining about the absence of a proper national Pride Fest...