Black Lesbians and Gays Against Media Homophobia

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Black Lesbians and Gays Against Media Homophobia

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  • BLGAMH

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Dates of existence

1990-[?c.late 1990s]

History

Formed in 1990, Black Lesbians and Gays Against Media Homophobia (BLGAMH) was a coalition of queer Black activists including Ted Brown, the veteran GLF campaigner. The group led several campaigns against homophobia and racism in the media, including calling out the homophobic representation of lesbian and gay members of the Black community in The Voice magazine.

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London
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Authority record created by Lucy Brownson on 15/11/2021.

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  • English

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Sources

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/equityDiversityInclusion/2011/05/exclusive-interview-with-ted-brown-gay-liberation-front-veteran/
David Bell & Gill Valentine (eds), 'Mapping Desire: Geographies of Sexualities' (Sussex: Psychology Press, 1995)
Julia Chinyere Oparah & Julia Sudbury, 'Other Kinds of Dreams: Black Women's Organisations and the Politics of Transformation' (Sussex: Psychology Press, 1998)

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