How Sheffield’s first gay bar paved the way for Pride

‘It felt like you were running the gauntlet’

Good afternoon readers — and welcome to today’s newsletter.

Today’s piece is about Sheffield’s first gay bar. A Facebook post written by Peter Snell a few months ago talked of a clandestine room above a famous city hotel which was once the only place gay people in Sheffield could go to be themselves.

We spoke to Peter this week about what it was like to …

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