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Closure of Lesbian and Gay Centre, Aston, '86


“It was really sad when the closed down. It existed for about three to four years with major funding from the then and then we lost the funding. No one had much commercial acumen also no one was aware of the safety issues, especially for women, with the approaches to the Centre being through dark underpasses. All this happened much earlier than the development of the gay village. The and were around then and the , but the Centre was for people who didn’t fit the commercial scene”.

Contributed by: Trevor Sword, 50

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