Travel – Focus On – Brighton

Brighton’s Gay Scene At the end of the eighteenth century Brighton attracted the interests of many men due to the huge numbers of soldiers based in and around the once small fishing town, during the Napoleonic wars. These men faced great hostility, as well as risking their lives, with numerous documented examples of brutality for those seeking same sex interactions. […]

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Travel – Focus On – Manchester

Manchester’s Gay Scene Canal Street During the construction of the Rochdale Canal in 1804, Canal Street was built as part of the developing industrial area with cotton factories dominating its surroundings. Public houses and various other businesses were established to supply the needs of those working in the factories and the canal. It wasn’t until the 20th century when the […]

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