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Wolverhampton is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands (originally in Staffordshire). it is a major centre for the engineering industry.

LGBT history

MANDFHAB (Male and Female Homosexual Association of Britain) was a short-lived local gay organisation in 1968, a precursor to the West Midlands CHE Group, founded in 1970.[1]

During the 1970s there was a Wolverhampton CHE Group and also a Wolverhampton Workers CHE Group.

The Silver Web was a popular gay club.

The Wolverhampton LGBT Network was set up in 2002.[2]

The Wolverhampton Harts football club was founded in 2010, and changed its name to Wolves Warriors AFC in 2013.

Wolverhampton and Black Country Pride was held in July 2012.[3]

The Wolverhampton LGBT Reading Group met monthly at the Greyhound pub.

x2y is a local LGBT youth group.


  1. Amiable Warriors Volume One, pages 273–276.
  2. http://www.lgbtwolverhampton.org.uk/about/
  3. http://www.wbcpride.co.uk/