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  • Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners held "Pits and Perverts" concerts to raise money which led the NUM to become supportive of gay rights in subsequent years.UK miners' strike (1984–85)-Wikipedia
  • The 2014 film Pride, directed by Matthew Warchus, is based on a true story of a group of LGBT activists who raised funds to assist and support families in a Welsh mining village.UK miners' strike (1984–85)-Wikipedia
  • Around the same time, the band headlined "Pits and Perverts", a concert at the Electric Ballroom in London to raise funds for the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners campaign.Bronski Beat-Wikipedia
  • Mark Christian Ashton (May 19, 1960 – February 11, 1987) was a British gay rights activist and co-founder of the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) support group.Mark Ashton-Wikipedia
  • Francis stated that Headon "played a critical role in building the very special alliance between LGSM (Lesbian & Gay Men Support the Miners) and our local support group".Hefina Headon-Wikipedia
  • Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners used to meet at the bookshop and collect money for the striking miners in 1984/85.Gay's the Word (bookshop)-Wikipedia
  • Encouraged by the success, he founds "Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners".Pride (2014 film)-Wikipedia
  • He formed, with his friend Mike Jackson, the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) support group after the two men collected donations for the miners on strike at the 1984 Lesbian and Gay Pride march in London.Mark Ashton-Wikipedia
  • The alliances which campaigns such as Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners forged between lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and labour groups, as well as the Labour Party itself, also proved to be an important turning point in the progression of LGBT issues in the UK.Labour Party (UK)-Wikipedia
  • The LGSM's activities were dramatised in Pride, a film released in September 2014 featuring Ben Schnetzer as Ashton.Mark Ashton-Wikipedia
  • Based on a true story, the film depicts a group of lesbian and gay activists who raised money to help families affected by the British miners' strike in 1984, at the outset of what would become the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners campaign.Pride (2014 film)-Wikipedia
  • "Solidarity Forever" is featured in the 2014 film Pride in which London organisation Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners collect funds to support the miners of a Welsh village during the UK miners' strike (1984–85).Solidarity Forever-Wikipedia
  • They were formed after a schism in the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) movement, in November 1984.Lesbians Against Pit Closures-Wikipedia
  • Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners, a campaign of LGBT support for striking workers in the miners' strike of 1984 and 1985, is launched.Social history of the United Kingdom (1979–present)-Wikipedia
  • In 2014, Pride came to the big screen as a film that followed the true story of a British LGBT group as they tried to raise money to help the efforts of the British miner's strike in 1984: the group's campaign would become known as Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners.Media portrayal of lesbianism-Wikipedia
  • An advocate of LGBT rights since his days as a London councillor in the 1970s, Corbyn championed such causes as the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM), civil partnerships and same-sex marriage, and support for the Equality Bill.Political positions of Jeremy Corbyn-Wikipedia
  • Educate & Celebrate has three patrons: Vix Perks, Jonathan Blake, one of the original members of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners and lesbian comedian and musician Clare Summerskill who has performed at events such as Homotopia.Educate & Celebrate-Wikipedia
  • The Billy Bragg song of this title, but unrelated to Joe Hill's song, is featured in the 2014 film Pride in which London organization Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners collects funds to support the striking miners of a Welsh pit village during the UK miners' strike (1984–85).There Is Power in a Union-Wikipedia

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