My Experiences as a Gay Student at a University in England.

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In the late 1980s, I was accepted unto a BA Industrial Design course at a University in the North of England. Before starting this course, I had spent a year studying an Art and Design Diploma in Manchester. During the middle to the late 1980s, Manchester was one of the UK’s most vibrant popular music centres. I first came out in Manchester. I still remember, with slight embarrassment, pacing up and down Canal Street with my…