From LGBT Archive
Tower Hamlets, East London, previously in the borough of Stepney. King Richard II met the leaders of the Peasants Revolt there in 1381. The main campus of Queen Mary University of London is in Mile End.
The East London branch of the Metropolitan Community Church originally met at St Benet's Chapel.
The Backstreet is a gay fetish bar in Mile End.
- Tony Walton, Out of the Shadows, page 127.