From LGBT Archive
East Midlands. It is now a unitary authority within the ceremonial county of Nottinghamshire. During the industrial revolution it became famous for lace-making, bicycle and tobacco industries.
In 1977 the CHE conference was held in Nottingham.
Local LGBT facilities and groups include:
- Nottingham Ball Bois FC – the local gay football club
- SASSI – Black and Asian LGB group
- Outburst (Nottingham) – for LGBT young people
People who were born or lived in Nottingham include:
- Robert Newton – athlete
- Ray Gosling – gay rights campaigner
- D H Lawrence – novelist
- Roger Baker – Journalist and London CHE organiser.
Nottingham Pride is held in July.
- Amiable Warriors Volume One, pages 279–280.