About this oral history
Simon was interviewed as part of the Our History project, which archived, recorded and preserved our LGBT heritage in 2019/20. Simon is convenor of METRO Walnut: a prostate cancer support group for gay and bisexual men. In this oral history clip Simon discusses his experience of the HIV epidemic in the mid-to-late 1980s.
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