Gay centre on course
THE CHAIR AND COMMITTEE of the Gay and Lesbian Centre in Glasgow were surprised to read the letter from lvls Gibbons in The List (5 December). We would like to correct any rriisunderstandrngs which may have arisen among your readers.
The Centre continues to thrive, despite the difficulties experienced over the year Uniquely in the West of Scotland, it provr-Iles a base for
desperately needed community groups
whose worth to the gays and lesbians is rr-tcognrsed by a range of local authorities which support us financially e turntipally the Clty Of Glasgow CourtCrl
The Centre is host to an expanded Steve Retson Protect which does vrtal work With gay men around HIV/AIDS and sexual health. We hope to develop servrces with the Lesbian Heath Servrce, and we also lease accommodation on a permanent basis to Pride Scotland and PHACE West Gay Men’s Protect. Everyone can meet in relaxed surroundings in our cafe — particularly important for peOple newly coming to terms with their identity.
The Centre needs the support of the lesbian and gay community to flourish and the committee, staff and our
dedicated and increasing band of volunteers are working to enc0urage this We also need the support of Glasgow's citizens >— gay and heterosexual — to achieve our arm of contributing to a Glasgow free from drscrirnination and ignorance.
J.M. Whannel Chairperson, GLC Project Committee Glasgow
THE DEADPAN SLOGAN used to sell Ronseal outdoors vvoodstain — 'it does what it says it does on the trn' — undercuts the basic hyperbole of advertising. The same can't be said for the latest offering in the Trainspotting merchandisrng range.
Havrng received a copy of the Trainspotting Green Edition Video for
Sucking up the profits: the Trainspotting ultimate edition is no treat
out to be Maybe Boyle et a/ really do think we are mindless consumers. I ’choose' to protest that.
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Christmas from my teenage brother and s'ster, rt‘y measure and '«irnrise was shattered when l QUIIIANJ r'. u'ttc the VCR A rues age flashed up that nine extra scenes cut from the original film fol/o'w/r-td the main feature What's more, their visual and sound Quality was not on a par Wllll the rest of the film
Nowhere in the cross media marketing campaign was this mentioned and the Video packaging
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