But at that point I had a sexuality that society didn't like very much and also I had disease which a lot of people were very scared of and many of my friends were dying of. Even decades later, when the first ever gay kiss was shared between two men on Eastenders, it sent shockwaves through much of the nation — and the media. I convinced him there was a better way of doing this. I was not told until the journey home that it had been a 'gay' club. I came with friends who had become depressed by the other options but were proud to bring their mates to somewhere they felt did justice to their lifestyle and choices and was a pot of fun. Manticore Spa, the little-known Union Street venue, has a fully licensed bar, a chill out lounge, steam room, sauna, showers, cinema room and private cabins.
Similarly it's great that modern tolerance and attitudes have allowed different places to fully integrate.
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