KRAGS

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KRAGS (Kingston and Richmond Area Gay Society) was a social group covering Richmond and Kingston. It was founded in 1983 (or on March 1980)[1] as a merger between CHE Kingston and CHERP (CHE Richmond and Putney). Meetigns were regularly held at the Friends Meeting House in Eden Street, Kingston. Unusually, an ISSN (0144 5731) was obtained for the Newsletter.[1]

In 1982 CHE was reorganised to concentrate on campaigning. KRAGS was and remained a predominantly social group, and adopted a new constitutIon in 1983 following its withdrawal from CHE.[1]

It closed in 2001.[2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "A history of KRAGS", by Peter Philpot (undated).
  2. Out of the Shadows, pages 179–184.