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Ludus, Cath Carroll, Liz Naylor, Linder Sterling, Dave Formula
The Hacienda, Hero's

Source: The Mancunian Gay, 1983

Dildo Tango in the Witches (sic) Kitchen.

Is the headline of the century? A slightly misinformed, but positive review of the legendary Ludus gig at the Hacienda, in which Linder Sterling staged a protest against the casual showing of porn at the venue. This is the moment when Linder wore her famous 'meat dress' which she whipped off to reveal a large black dildo. The protest was arranged in cahoots with Liz Naylor and Cath Carroll, then of City Life.

Next to this we have a review of Sylvester's PA at Hero's. The reviewer is somewhat underwhelmed.

Courtesy of Manchester Libraries, Information & Archives. You can make an appointment to see this The Mancunian Gay magazine collection by emailing:

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