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[[File:Slago92.gif| | |right|SLAGO logo]]'''SLAGO''' (The Surrey and London Association of Gay Organisations) is an umbrella group encompassing a number of LGBT groups in central and south London.
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[[File:Slago92.gif|thumb|SLAGO logo]]'''SLAGO''' (The Surrey and London Association of Gay Organisations) is an umbrella group encompassing a number of LGBT groups in central and south London. The SLAGO Liaison Committee meets about once a quarter, to plan future events.
  
==Member groups==
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SLAGO member groups as of January 2017 are:<ref>http://www.slago.org.uk/slagogroups.shtml. Accessed: 2018-01-08. (Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/6wJPo8gaP)</ref>
SLAGO member groups as of 2011 are:
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*[[Allegro Music Group]]
 
*[[Bromley Gay and Bisexual Men's Group]]
 
 
*CAGS ([[Croydon Area Gay Society]])
 
*CAGS ([[Croydon Area Gay Society]])
 
*CHE ([[Campaign for Homosexual Equality]])
 
*CHE ([[Campaign for Homosexual Equality]])
*The [[LGCM London Fellowship (3F]])
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*The [[LGCM London Fellowship (3F)]]
*[[LMG]] (London Monday Group)
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*SLG ([[South London Gays]])
*[[Metropolitan Community Church, South London]]
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*SLG ([[South London Gays]]).
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The following groups were members at some time between 1997 and 2002, according to [[Out of the Shadows (book)|Out of the Shadows]], Page 209:
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==Activities==
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SLAGO maintains a list of forthcoming events of interest to its member groups &ndash; see http://www.slago.org.uk/slago-diary.shtml &ndash; and organises special events such as the annual trip to Brighton in May, and for a number of years the Purley Garden Party in August. The groups compete in a variety of contests for the [[SLAGO Cup]], awarded annually from 1982 onwards.
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Membership of SLAGO entitles each group to its own website, provided by SLAGO, if it doesn't have one already.
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==Origins==
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SLAGO was formed in 1981, initially as '''SAGO''' (Surrey Area Gay Organisations).
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Member groups at the outset were:
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*[[Croydon CHE Group]]
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*[[GAGS]]
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*[[KRAGS]]
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*[[South Bank Poly Gaysoc]]
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*[[WAGS]]
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Other early member groups included:
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*[[South London MCC]]
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*[[Croydon Area Gay Youth]]<ref>''[[Out of the Shadows (book)|Out of the Shadows]]'', Page 203</ref>
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==Former member groups==
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The following groups were members at some time between 1997 and 2002:<ref>''[[Out of the Shadows (book)|Out of the Shadows]]'', Page 209</ref>
 
*[[Croydon Area Gay Youth]] (CAGY)
 
*[[Croydon Area Gay Youth]] (CAGY)
 
*[[Croydon Friend]]
 
*[[Croydon Friend]]
*[[Guildford Area gay Society]] (GAGS)
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*[[Guildford Area Gay Society]] (GAGS)
 
*[[Hiking Dykes]]
 
*[[Hiking Dykes]]
 
*[[Kingston and Richmond Area Gay Society]] (KRAGS)
 
*[[Kingston and Richmond Area Gay Society]] (KRAGS)
 
*[[Libertines]]
 
*[[Libertines]]
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*[[LMG]] (London Monday Group)
 
*[[Magnet]]
 
*[[Magnet]]
 
*[[Pimpernel]]
 
*[[Pimpernel]]
 
*[[Redhill Area Gay Society]] (RAGS)
 
*[[Redhill Area Gay Society]] (RAGS)
*[[Sunday-at-Two]].
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*[[Sunday-at-Two]]
  
==Activities==
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The following were also members as at April 2013:<ref>http://web.archive.org/web/20130425043118/http://www.slago.org.uk/</ref>
SLAGO maintains a [http://www.slago.org.uk/slagoprogramme.htm list of forthcoming events] of interest to its member groups, and organises special events such as the annual trip to Brighton in May, and the Purley Garden Party in August. The groups compete in a variety of contests for the SLAGO Cup, awarded annually.
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Membership of SLAGO entitles each group to its own website, provided by SLAGO, if it doesn't have one already.
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*[[Allegro Music Group]]
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*[[Bromley Gay and Bisexual Men's Group]]
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*[[LMG]]
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*[[Merton LGBT Forum]]
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*[[Metropolitan Community Church, South London]]
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*[[Sutton LGBT Forum]]
  
 
==Conferences==
 
==Conferences==
  
SLAGO at one time held conferences. The [http://www.slago.org.uk/conference.htm last of these] was held at the Bread and Roses, Clapham, with 35 delegates, representing the following 16 groups:
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SLAGO at one time held conferences. The last of these was held at the Bread and Roses, [[Clapham]] in 1999.<ref>http://www.slago.org.uk/slago-conference/conference.htm</ref> There were 35 delegates, representing the following 16 groups:
  
*Campaign for Homosexual Equality (CHE)
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*[[Campaign for Homosexual Equality]] (CHE)
*Croydon Area Gay Society (CAGS)
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*[[Croydon Area Gay Society]] (CAGS)
*Croydon Friend
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*[[Croydon Friend]]
*Croydon Lesbian and Gay Forum (CL&GF)
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*[[Croydon Lesbian and Gay Forum]] (CL&GF)
*Kingston and Richmond Area Gay Society (KRAGS)
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*[[Kingston and Richmond Area Gay Society]] (KRAGS)
*Lewisham Gay Alliance (LGA)
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*[[Lewisham Gay Alliance]] (LGA)
*Libertines
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*[[Libertines]]
*London Monday Group (LMG)
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*[[London Monday Group]] (LMG)
*Marylebone and Paddington Group (Marypad)
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*[[Marylebone and Paddington Group]] (Marypad)
*North London Gay and Lesbian Association
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*[[North London Gay and Lesbian Association]]
*Pimpernel
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*[[Pimpernel]]
*Pinks Down South
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*[[Pinks Down South]]
*Polari
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*[[Polari (organisation)|Polari]]
*Redhill Area Gay Society (RAGS)
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*[[Redhill Area Gay Society]] (RAGS)
*Sunday-at-Two
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*[[Sunday-at-Two]]
*South London Gays (SLG)
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*[[South London Gays]] (SLG)
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==External links==
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*http://www.slago.org.uk
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
  
<cite>[[Out of the Shadows (book)|Out of the Shadows]]</cite>, Chapter 27.
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<references>
  
==External links==
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[[Category:Associations]]
[http://www.slago.org.uk/ Official Website]
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[[Category:SLAGO| ]]
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[[Category:Consortium members]]
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[[Category:ILGA members]]

Latest revision as of 07:39, 8 January 2018

SLAGO logo
SLAGO (The Surrey and London Association of Gay Organisations) is an umbrella group encompassing a number of LGBT groups in central and south London. The SLAGO Liaison Committee meets about once a quarter, to plan future events.

SLAGO member groups as of January 2017 are:[1]

Activities

SLAGO maintains a list of forthcoming events of interest to its member groups – see http://www.slago.org.uk/slago-diary.shtml – and organises special events such as the annual trip to Brighton in May, and for a number of years the Purley Garden Party in August. The groups compete in a variety of contests for the SLAGO Cup, awarded annually from 1982 onwards.

Membership of SLAGO entitles each group to its own website, provided by SLAGO, if it doesn't have one already.

Origins

SLAGO was formed in 1981, initially as SAGO (Surrey Area Gay Organisations).

Member groups at the outset were:

Other early member groups included:

Former member groups

The following groups were members at some time between 1997 and 2002:[3]

The following were also members as at April 2013:[4]

Conferences

SLAGO at one time held conferences. The last of these was held at the Bread and Roses, Clapham in 1999.[5] There were 35 delegates, representing the following 16 groups:

External links

References

  1. http://www.slago.org.uk/slagogroups.shtml. Accessed: 2018-01-08. (Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/6wJPo8gaP)
  2. Out of the Shadows, Page 203
  3. Out of the Shadows, Page 209
  4. http://web.archive.org/web/20130425043118/http://www.slago.org.uk/
  5. http://www.slago.org.uk/slago-conference/conference.htm