pastor in the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) and recently appointed Chief Executive of LGCM (the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement).
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long-term feminist and campaigner for women’s rights, lesbian mother, OBE and a Government adviser. Angela gave a very interesting talk about her days as head of Stonewall in a period when she helped to push through several major law reforms.
A special meeting, with representatives of the main political parties answering questions about their policies in advance of the General Election. Part of our offering for LGBT History Month 20101. See our press release for more details.
consultant in public health medicine and co-chair of the Gay and lesbian Association of Doctors and Dentists (GLADD). Justin told us that we need to engage with the local health bodies to ensure that LGBT issues are not neglected. We’ve been considering how CAGS could get involved with this.
author, composer, and out gay cabaret artist. Mark treated us to a very entertaining evening performing and commenting on his own songs, with relevance to the gay situation down the years.
Male gay sex worker, and trade union leader. He has recently contributed to The Guardian in the on-going debate over the new legislation against sex work. There's more about this meeting, with a photo, in our press release.
President of Changing Attitude UK, one of the most effective lobbying groups in the Anglican Communion promoting the full inclusion of gays and lesbians into the life of the Church. He gave us an interesting talk last month on the situation of gay people in the Anglican Church, followed by a very lively discussion.
Described as “the nearest thing the UK has to Armistead Maupin”. He edits the gay and lesbian section of Time Out; novels include Star People (2006), Lovers & Losers (2007) and The Gay Divorcee (2009). He gave us some fascinating insights into the creative writing process and revealed that he'd just agreed a deal on TV rights for The Gay Divorcee. See our Flyer and Press Release.
Black/Jewish lesbian activist, former leader of Lambeth Council and originator of Black History Month UK. This event was part of CAGS’ contribution to Black History Month in Croydon. See our 6th October Press Release for more details.