Subject: Sexual/Gender Orientation
Medium: Print Journalism
Artist: Gay Times
Confronting Bodies: Ryton Police Training College
Dates of Action: January, 2002
Location: Coventry, England
Description of Artwork: Gay Times is a magazine for homosexuals that contains no nudity. Its contents are classified as "news and informational" by British newsmerchants.
The Incident: The Ryton Police Training College refused to display copies of Gay Times. Chief Superintendent Stan Horlock said the publication was not suitable for its community resource center because the material could be "offensive."
Results of Incident: The Lesbian and Gay Police Association said that it was a form of censorship. The college agreed to keep a copy of the magazine in a clearly labelled box file.
Source: BBC Online