31 January 2011

Doris Aversham .

Doris was a fictitious amorphous character who turned up at various Gay Liberation Front events in and around London in the early seventies.

Sometimes she was the prudish heterosexual, sometimes an auntie with gay relatives. She was an agony aunt for the GLF paper Come Together, and she wrote shocked letters to newspapers.

She was even once played by a woman, to open a gay jumble sale in Nottingham in 1975.
  • Kris Kirk & Ed Heath. Men in Frocks. London: Gay Men’s Press.  1984: 98.

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