Notting Hill, London. 1977<br />
A distraught gay couple; the older man was attacked and robbed his wallet was stolen.  Gay–basking or queer-rolling were terms used at the time when gay men were often seen as an easy target by homophobic youths who set about to bash them up and rob them.
A gay couple, the older man was attacked and robbed. Violence against gay men was know as “Queer Basking”. Notting Hill, London. 1970s
Notting Hill, London. 1977
A distraught gay couple; the older man was attacked and robbed his wallet was stolen. Gay–basking or queer-rolling were terms used at the time when gay men were often seen as an easy target by homophobic youths who set about to bash them up and rob them.

Filename: GAY BASHING NOTTING HILL NOTTING HILL GATE CARNIVAL RIOT WEST LONDON 1970s 11.jpg
Source: Homer Sykes
Date: 25 Jun 2009
Location: LONDON UK
Credit: Homer Sykes
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