Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners memorial in London

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This video from Britain says about itself:

In memory of Mark Ashton

11 February 2017

Mark Ashton *19.05.1960 – †11.02.1987

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From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Memorial to LGSM hero to be unveiled

Friday 19th May 2017

A PLAQUE will be unveiled today in memory of a Young Communist who in 1984 co-founded Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM), the subject of the film Pride.

Mark Ashton was secretary of the Young Communist League. He died of Aids in 1987, aged just 26.

He and friends at Gay’s the Word bookshop in London established links with mining communities in south Wales during the epic strike against pit closures of 1984-85.

They carried out bucket collections in London’s gay bars and clubs, raising about £20,000 in aid of Welsh…

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