Conservative Group for Homosexual Equality (later Tory Campaign for Homosexual Equality)

Scope and Content

Papers of the Conservative Group for Homosexual Equality (CGHE) and its successor, TORCHE (Tory Campaign for Homosexual Equality), 1977-1993, notably a draft constitution and a copy of the constitution adopted on 28 Mar 1981; leaflets, 1977-1992; gay Social Democrat material, [1981]; minutes of the Executive Committee and the Annual General Meeting, 1980-1991; newsletters, 1977-1992, including Blue Triangle and Open Mind ; correspondence with Conservative local authority councillors, 1983-1987; material collated by Dr David Starkey whilst Chairman of TORCHE, 1987-1993, including minutes, papers concerning the CGHE, publications and correspondence.


The papers are arranged in sections as outlined in the Scope and Content.