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Lessons Learned With Pride

David Sharkey The People's Daily Morning Star
Turned away by unions, ignored by officials and shunned by their own community, it wasn’t until the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) group twinned with a small mining town in south Wales that anyone would take them seriously. LGSM went on to raise over £20,000 for the miners and their families and hosted one of the most audacious fund-raising events in the history of the1984-85 strike, the Pits and Perverts Ball.
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