Gay Unity demonstration in February 1988, where the 'Never Going Underground' symbol was adopted for the campaign against Section 28.
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I remember a true sense of Pride when I travelled down with a whole load of dykes from Newcastle to attend the Section 28 march in Manchester. My younger brother was here at university and joined me on the March in solidarity.
The Lockyer became so famous that it bacame a coded term for discovering a person’s sexuality – by asking ‘do you know the Lockyer’s?'
I just think people in Brighton are very aware of gender-variance and they’ve given it the thoughts that other people around the country haven’t, it just seems to be more of an in-depth subject here, I think.