From LGBT Archive
West Midlands, formerly in Warwickshire. It has been an important centre of car manufacturing. During World War II, there was extensive bomb damage to the city, including the cathedral: a new cathedral was opened in 1962 alongside the ruins of the old one. In the 11th century Lady Godiva is supposed to have ridden naked through the streets a a protest against her husband's excessive tax demands.
There was a Coventry CHE Group.
In 1978 the CHE Conference was held in Coventry.
The Queering Coventry project seeks to record the memories of local lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people and to produce a film based on their experiences.
- http://coventrylgbt.org.uk/ Celebrating Coventry's LGBT communities.