Roger Baker

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Roger Baker
Roger Baker (1934[1][2] –1993) was a journalist and gay campaigner.

He studied English at Nottingham University. After working at the Nottingham Evening Post he moved to London in 1960 to take a job with Tatler.[1] In 1968 he published a book called Drag, followed by three cookery books. In 1970 he became London CHE organiser and was also involved with Spartacus, becoming its editor.[3] He also edited Quorum, and was one of the founders of Gay Sweatshop.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 "At this point [early 1971] Roger Baker was 36 years old. Amiable Warriors Volume One, page 351.
  2. "When he died in November 1993, aged fifty-nine ..." Peter Burton, Preface to the 1994 edition of Drag, page ix
  3. Amiable Warriors Volume One, page 354.