- Issue #29
- 20 pages
- 9-22 August 1973
- …Busting Up The Gay Scene
- Gay News People: Denis Lemon, Michael Mason, Peter Mundy, Stephen MacLean, Tim Skinner
Jean-Claude Thevenin (Design), Derek Jardine, Pascal Danot (Photography), David Seligman, David Rushton (Design Assistant)
- Gay News Special Friends: Roger Baker, Denis Cohn, Barry Conley, Anna Raeburn, Laurence Collinson, Graham Chapman, Brian Dax, Antony Grey, Peter MacMillan, Manus Sasonkin, David Sherlock, David Hart, Maxie Bacon, Tim Morris, Mike Nightingale, Christopher Ambury, Carl Hill, Richard Watkins, and Ian Dunn (Scottish correspondent).
- Special Thanks To: Richard & Norman, Ken & Allan, David & Anthony, Peter & Adrian, Peter, Eric, Ken, David, Richard, and all the other Friends and Loved Ones.
- The Campaign for Homosexual Equality and the Scottish Minorities Group have walked out of Antony Grey’s National Federation of Homophile Organisations. Spartacus, the gay travel guide, has died; nevertheless, a new edition is out. The police are ‘likely’ to arrest Dennis Stanbury of the blackmail-inclined Happiness Club. In the advice column, a 17-year-old has fallen for his 19-year-old colleague, whilst Brian is repelled by the idea of anal sex. Reviews include Loving Them Both: a study of bisexuality and bisexuals by Colin MacInnes and Beggar My Neighbour at the Swiss Tavern.
- A solicitor defending a gay charged with indecent assault recently told the magistrates that a computer dating service was being used to help find a girlfriend for his client. “So far,” he said, “the computer has failed to come up with an answer, but he has been offered a re-run.” – page 20