In Other Words

The ‘In Other Words’ Bookshop was opened on Mutley Plain in 1982 by Prudence de Villiers and her partner Gay Jones. The shop broke new ground in Plymouth as it became a focal point for Plymouth’s few but determined radical activists. The shop sold a wide range of literature that was generally unavailable in most bookshops at the […]

2007 – George Michael and Elton John in Plymouth

In 2007 Plymouth Argyle’s Home Park stadium hosted two big summer concerts with out gay pop music icons Elton John and George Michael playing at the stadium. Elton John brought his his Las Vegas Red Piano show to Plymouth, including huge inflatables and an array of special effects on May 26th 2007. It is reported […]

In Other Words Book Shop Plymouth

In Other Words Book Shop Plymouth, a photo by Pride in Our Past on Flickr. In Other Words Bookshop which opened on Mutley Plain in 1982 by Prudence de Villiers and her partner Gay Jones, broke new ground in Plymouth when it opened by selling a wide range of literature including anti-war, environmental and gay […]

LGBT History and Pride Timeline 1942 – 2007

This time line compiled by Mark Ayres was first displayed at Plymouth Pride Event 2007. The content of this publication has been collected from various public sources and may require verification.

DNA on cigarette may clear Plymouth man jailed for 17 years for gay killing (2007)

First Published: Saturday, 27 January 2007 Source: The Independent By Jason Bennetto, Crime Correspondent Copyright: Link to Full Article A pair of cigarette butts have provided crucial DNA evidence that could free a man who has spent the past 16 years in jail for a murder he has always claimed he did not commit. The […]

Feature on Plymouth Transgender Person Gets Top Spot in UK Gay News ‘Article of 2007’

Article first published: 30th December 2007 Source: http://www.ukgaynews.org.uk/Archive/07/Dec/3101.htm Copyright: Creative Commons Licence. Selecting what we consider the best article in the English language published by a newspaper anywhere in the world – and “listed” on the UK Gay News ‘front page’ – was a relatively easy task this year. The article taking pride of place […]

PPF World AIDS Day 2007

PPF World AIDS Day 2007, a set on Flickr. Via Flickr: On December 1st 2007 the Plymouth Pride Forum launched it’s new interactive website and marked World AIDS Day with a reception and candle light vigil. The website was short lived as it was abused by a small number of people.