CAGS logo on rainbow flagCAGS – Croydon Area Gay Society

For lesbians and gay men in and around Croydon

For contact details, see our "How to join" page

CAGS press coverage

For CAGS press releases, see our Press page.

Some cuttings

Covering our meetings at The Brief, our protests at apparent homophobia in the legal profession, and various other matters.

See below for the Press Releases we've put out from time to time, and links to some other press coverage.

Croydon Advertiser article about Sue Sanders - click for a larger versionRossRossPress cutting, Lindsay River talkReport on the Rory Goring meeting at The Brief Mardi 2Report of CAGS 40th Birthday Party Mardi on the Grass 1
Another report on the Angela Mason meeting Black History Month Out of the Shadows publication
Roberta Cowell Letters about our Hustings meeting Report of the Angela Mason meeting Report of the Justin Varney meeting Croydon Advertiser Article Article in the Croydon Advertiser: click to view a bigger imageAnother report on the Therry meeting Report on the Thierry meeting Report of the Allan Horfall and Ray Gosling meeting"Changing the face of society" article


And some other press coverage

The Brief Encounter

The CAGS series of open meetings with speakers was reported in The Croydon Guardian (10 September and 10 December 2008), The Croydon Advertiser (10 October and 12 December 2008, and 29 May 2009), QX Magazine (10 September 2008), Boyz magazine (11 September 2008), Out in the City (October and November 2008) and UK Gay News (3 September 2008).

LGBT History Month

The CAGS event for LGBT History Month 2008 was featured in the official History Month weblog.

Old favourites

CAGS was featured in the "Groupies" section of the Pink Paper, 23 August 2007.

Celebrating a time of change

CAGS' play reading for LGBT History Month was announced in the Croydon Guardian, Diva, and UK Gay News

Membership boost for CAGS

CAGS had a dramatic increase in membership during 2006. See the articles in the Croydon Guardian and UK Gay News

CAGS campaigners' efforts recognised

Two CAGS members were nominated as Croydon Champions for Diversity in 2006, as reported in the Croydon Guardian.

CAGS members tie the knot

CAGS members were amongst the first couples locally to form a Civil Partnership in 2005, as reported in the Croydon Advertiser and Croydon Guardian.