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Pride, Pop and Politics
Pride, Pop and Politics

Pride, Pop and Politics



352 Pages, 6.25 x 9.25

Formats: Cloth, EPUB

Cloth, $28.99 (US $28.99) (CA $38.99)

Publication Date: August 2022

ISBN 9781913172213

Rights: US & CA

Omnibus Press (Aug 2022)


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Fifty years on from Britain’s first Pride march, the long road to LGBT equality continues. Through protest songs and gay club nights, street theatre activism and fundraising concerts, the performing arts have played an influential role in each great stride made. With new interviews with musicians and DJs, performers and activists, including Andy Bell, Jayne County, John Grant, Horse McDonald and Peter Tachell, Pride, Pop and Politics hears from those whose art has been influenced by the campaign for LGBT rights – and helped push it forward. This informative, eye-opening book is the first to focus on the relationship between gay nightlife and political activism in Britain.

Author Biography

Darryl W. Bullock is a writer specialising in music history and LGBT issues. He is the author of several books, including The Velvet Mafia: The Gay Men Who Ran the Swinging Sixties, David Bowie Made Me Gay: 100 Years of LGBT Music, and two volumes culled from his blog and internet radio show, The World’s Worst Records. He lives in Bristol with a dog, a cat, an incredibly patient husband, and a ridiculously eclectic record collection.