Punting with Pride

Peter Scott-Presland

Peter Scott-Presland

With Peter Scott- Presland.

This is the untold story of the Oxford Gay Action Group (1972-74), which straddled CHE and GLF, Town and Gown, and was pioneering in producing gay theatre and founding the first gay switchboard in the country.  Colourful characters and lots of good stories from one who was there!

Peter has been working as a gay cabaret artiste, writer, journalist and activist since 1971.  He has run theatre companies, campaigned for disabled people, been a regular columnist for ‘Capital Gay’ and got up the noses of more people than you’ve had hot dinners.  He is currently working on the second volume of a 3-volume history of the Campaign for Homosexual Equality, and an anthology show of gay life 1930-1970, called ‘Queer Things Are Happening to Me’.

Peter Scott-Presland, author of Amiable Warriors, Volume 1: A Space to Breathe, the story of the gay pioneers who founded the Campaign for Homosexual Equality, 1954-1973. Available from Amazon, or www.amiable-warriors.uk and a ripping good read!

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