London Borough of Sutton

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The London Borough of Sutton is an outer London Borough in south London. It was formed in 1965 by the merger of three previous local authorities, Sutton and Cheam, Beddington and Wallington, and Carshalton, all of which had previously been part of Surrey.

LGBT history

There was briefly a Sutton LGBT Forum ("LGBT in Sutton"): items on its website are dated between 2007 and 2009.[1] It was launched on "Wednesday 26 November" (presumably 2008) at the Robin Hood, West Street, with speakers from Sutton Police, Sutton Council, Galop and the IAG.[2][3]

Let me Out (LMO) is/was an LGBT youth group for Sutton and Merton.[4]

SMALL (Sutton Mature And Loving Life) was a group for older LGBT people in Sutton.[5]

A new Sutton LGBT Forum was set up in 2013 by Tyrone Ashby with support from Age UK Sutton.[6]

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References

  1. http://lgbt.insutton.org/
  2. http://www.sutton.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=3475&p=0
  3. http://sutton.moderngov.co.uk/ieIssueDetails.aspx?IId=11633&Opt=3
  4. http://www.gaysurrey.org/younglinks.htm
  5. https://web.archive.org/web/20130717022834/http://www.ageuk.org.uk/sutton/our-services/sutton-lgbt/
  6. http://lgbtsutton.co.uk