Gay discos, pubs and night spots sprang up around Darlinghurst, Kings Cross and Bondi Junction. "Oxford St" became code for homosexual in the late 1970's - early 1980's.

There were the first lesbian bars as described  by Roni McGarrigle

 

 

 

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050221 RM

 

McGarrigle, Roni

 

Date of interview21st February 2005

 

Access: No special conditions

 

Roni talks about: Pam Stein; Terri Smithton;  Paedophilia; Elsie’s Women’s Refuge; Youth Refuges; Violet and Bruce Roberts;  Frank Walker; Sandra Wilson; Leichhardt; Glebe; Ruby Reds; The Playground; The Exchange; Patches; Kim Banks;

 

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