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Discrete CollectionsHall-Carpenter Archives
TitleBeach Rupert, fl 1970-1972, gay activist
Ref NoHCA/Beach
LevelCollection
Date1970-1972
Extent1 box
Admin Biographical HistoryRupert Beach was a member of the Gay Liberation Front which held its first meeting on 13 October 1970 at the London School of Economics. It was the beginning of a three year period of great activity, with demonstrations, debates, street theatre, and the establishment of a new gay press. Although GLF began in London, local groups rapidly grew up.
DescriptionPapers collected by Rupert Beach relating to the Gay Liberation Front (GLF), including:
GLF manifestos and statements of principles;
GLF events diaries, leaflets, discussion papers, posters, stickers, badges, and press cuttings;
material relating to GLF special interest groups;
journals;
material relating to the GLF campaign against the book 'Everything you always wanted to know about sex' (W H Allen, London and New York, 1970) by David Robert Reuben, 1971;
newsletters and notices of Camden Gay Liberation Front.
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