For IDAHO (international Day Against Homophobia) 2011 there was an outreach in North End, Croydon, with the Croydon POP Bus from 3 to 6pm, followed by one minute's silence and balloon release to commemorate those lives lost and the families affected by homophobia, with special guest the Mayor of Croydon, Cllr Avril Slipper.
This display, on view in the ground floor of the Central Library throughout the month, included panels for all the main LGBT groups in Croydon, and a centre spread about the CAGS Tennis Group.
With guest of honour Pat Beech, National Manager of RNIB’s Library Service (the Reading Group has ensured that its books for 2012 are all on the RNIB's LGBT range of talking books).
Event in the Council Chamber, Croydon Town Hall
The centre panel shows LGBT figures from history: Sappho (Lesbian), Hadrian (Gay), Lord Byron (Bi), and the Chevalier d'Eon (Trans). The side panels feature local LGBT groups.
with Tim, £1.
Annual General Meeting of Croydon Area Gay Society.
We will be celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, looking back to Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897, and remembering that more than half of the countries in the Commonwealth still have anti-gay legislation, inherited from the days of the British Empire.