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Curve Theatre, Leicester
Leicester is a city in the East Midlands. It is a unitary authority, although located within the ceremonial county of Leicestershire.

LGBT history

Joe Orton was born in Leicester in 1933.

Ray Gosling studied at Leicester University.

There was a Leicester GLF and a Leicester CHE Group (founded 1971).

Leicester Wildecats FC is a gay football team.

Leicester Pride is held at the beginning of September.

Bossa is a small gay café bar on Granby Street.

Leicester LGBT Centre is a voluntary organisation established to support LGBT people.[1]

There is an LGBT Oral History Project for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.[2]


  1. http://www.leicesterlgbtcentre.org/
  2. http://vinspired.com/activities/124940-volunteer-interviewers-researchers-and-designers