Lots of Spanish waiters and terrified Americans. The Rolls-Royce outside could be the one to whisk you away from it all. It became more or less exclusively lesbian during the war when a huge number of women came to London to work or were stationed nearby and needed somewhere to go they could call their own. He married an actress called Gina Cerrato in and she soon took over the running of the club, joined, after a few years, by an American woman called Smithy who originally came to England as a member of the American Airforce. After an arranged marriage in the early sixties Smithy stayed in London for the rest of her life. Being excluded in those days was more than just embarrassing, it was unbelievably inconvenient — the nearest alternative lesbian club would have been in Brighton.
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Probably not. You're about to, and it's all got to do with a flag placed in the foyer of the Department of Finance building in Canberra. During a Senate estimates hearing on finance and public administration on Tuesday, conversation turned to flags. Liberal Senator Eric Abetz, one of the most conservative members of parliament, was concerned about a rainbow flag -- a symbol of the LGBTQ equality movement -- being flown in the foyer of the finance department. It sparked several minutes of questioning of department officials about flag protocols, who decides which flags are displayed and why, with Abetz saying rainbow flags were the symbol of a "political campaign" and "activist flag". He stopped short of implicitly criticising the rainbow flag being displayed in a government building, but said he had been tipped off by a department staffer who was "concerned" by the flag selection process.
Eric Abetz objects to rainbow flag being displayed in government buildings
The Gay and Lesbian Kingdom of the Coral Sea Islands was a micronation established as a symbolic political protest by a group of gay rights activists based in southeast Queensland Australia. On June 14, , the group claimed the Coral Sea Island Territory and seceded from Australia after sailing to the largest island in the group and raising the rainbow flag there. The "secession" was staged in protest at a decision to ban same-sex marriage made by the Australian federal parliament. Since the Australian group has reportedly been embroiled in internal disputes and secessions by various factions. Since none of these groups claims the territory of the Coral Sea Islands, their organisational nature, is unclear.
This is a timeline of notable events in the history of the lesbian , gay , bisexual and transgender community in the United Kingdom. Category:LGBT culture. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Timeline of notable events in the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in the United Kingdom. United Kingdom.