Love Knoweth No Laws*

19720914-11Owing to certain pressures put upon us by the law, we hold the right to cut, change or refuse to print any personal ads sent to us. We must also warn male ‘minors’ (under 21) that you may have unpleasant legal nasties unloaded on you, and us, if you attempt to use and reply for certain reasons connected with the meeting of someone for immoral purposes, namely making love. Apart from those antiquated legalities, men and women are welcome to use these columns as they wish.

* Chaucer.

Personal Ads

REPLIES TO BOX ADS: when replying to a box ad please write the box number on the envelope, and send it to Gay News, 19 London Street, London W2 1HL. Box number replies cannot be discussed on the telephone. If you wish to send a stamp with your box. no. reply, please do not attach it to reply.

Affectionate, sincere male, 35, tired of being promiscuous and alone, longs to someone nice of same age or younger and settle down. London area (preferably) and genuine only. Box 185

SOUNDS. Drag-Mobile Disco/lights. Simply the best. Built-in drag show or male floor show if desired. Pete: 01-743 9930 (5-7 pm)

Wanted by Gay News, 2 young skinheads ( boots & all), to pose for a few photographs for a Gay News Feature. No pay (apart from expenses) but you can keep your clothes on. Contact Gay News, 19 London Street, London W2 1HL. or Telephone 402-7805.

Movie Producer, 40, affectionate, fed-up with insincerity is looking for a warm, personable young friend to share things with. Very nice pad ideally located for an RCA or IC student. Box 190

Herts and London. Bachelor, 31, seeks a quiet, intelligent home-loving companion under 35 with view to settling down together. Interested in music, photograpny, travel and helping people. Box 191

Elgar, Mahler, V.W., Shostakovitch. Group of friends would welcome another couple of young gay people interested in exploring byways of recorded music of this period. Pelaxed scene at Earl’s Court flat. Ring Don or Bob at 373 0635. Also couple needed to make up four for occasional Bridge Session.

London. Friendly, handsome guy, 28, masculine, likes weight-training and swimming; also likes to read Chinese and listen to Wagner. He’d like to meet a versatile guy with similar kinds of interests. Photo appreciated. Colin. Box 192

Wanted any David Bowie records pre Hunkey Dory. Pete Hardy, 89 Woodside Road, Wood Green, London.

Londoner (25) seeks friends same age or younger” Box 194

Good Looking Male 25, own Kensington pad and financially very secure needs a younger beautiful partner. Photo ensures reply. Box 195

Lesbian (30) own flat, seeks feminine friends. Any age. Box 196

Bachelor 50’s would like to meet another for genuine friendship and share flat 50-50. Easy going . Photo please. ALA. Box 197

Handsome, discreet, Oriental Male, aged 30, seeks educated, intellectual gay-partner (25-35) for genuine intimate relationship. Non-camp. Phone number appreciated. Discretion guaranteed. London Box 198

Lonely Homosexual Sailor (A.B.) M.N., 38, seeks genuine friends. All letters replied to. Box 199

M, if we still love those we lose, cna we altogether lose those we love ? Let’s discuss this over dinner sometime. Liz.

Robin De Layne-Harvey. Please return two rare books you borrowed • immediately. David.

An Ad. I know it isn’t our birthday, but………. Gay News would appreciate a couple of little presents. One is an accurate set of Postal Scales, so we don’t have to keep trotting down all those stairs to the Post Office to weigh everything. The Other is an electric Fan to keep this little sauna-like office cool. Thanks. Come up and see us sometime……………

American Television Writer, 34, wants to meet young masculine males. Aspiring actors and all others most welcome. Photo helpful and returnable Box 200

Leeds. Will the boy with long dark hair and yellow sweater in “Hope and Anchor”, Leeds, Bank Holiday Saturday. Write to the bloke smoking a pipe. Box 201.

Clean, Quiet, Young Gay Male offerd share of S/C bed sitter, colour TV, own key, phone, freedom and understanding — no freaks or effeminates. Phone 722 4274, Jones.

Lonely Male seeks active friend, living in Midlands but will travel. Box 202

I am extremely lonely and would like people to write to me. I am 19 years old and am interested in music and the occult. My address is Robert Hranichny, Schallergasse 7/5, 1120 Wien, Austria.

There must be an A.K. amputee somewhere who needs genuine affection. Since the death of a disabled friend, I have looked for someone similar tc share life. Am dark (37), attractive, completely genuine. Have car and country cottage. Please write – Box 203

Leather Lover, 28, interested in motor bikes, seeks friends with similar interests. Recent photograph appreciated. Box 234

Gay Girl (24) Liverpool, Wirral district, desperate to meet understanding girl with interests other than drinking and dancing. Box 205

Gay Boy, 24, gentle, slim. Studying in Leeds. Home S/East. Seeks gneuine relationship. Last friendship long term and happy. Recovered. Interests Theatre, Astronomy, visual arts. Enjoys dancing, living in county. Ideal for gentle educated guy, 30-45. Box 204

Collector Corduroy Gear – Box 206

Twickenham Bachelor, 44, likes country drives and walks, interested languages, good food, has nice record collection, seeks companion of quiet, gentle manner with similar interests. Box 207

Riding Mac Enthusiast, 34, London, seeks similar interested friends over 30 who are really keen on them. Box 215

Would the person who placed Box 215 please contact Gay News as soon as possible. Telephone 0T402 7805 or write to Ads Dept, Gay News, 19 London Street, London W2 1HL. Thanks a lot.

Gay Guy wouldlike to hear from long haired leather boys or skinheads. All letters answered. Box 216

Man (50) quiet, passive, tall, presentable and sincere, with own pad, central South Coast, seeks active partner shame age ofr older. Box 217

Hedonistic, Versatile, attractive professional man (34), resident Yorkshire, tall, slim, dark, cultural interests, own flat, car, seeks male friends 21-40. Willing to travel. Photo please exchangeable with mine. Box 219

Nottingham Gay (27) seeks similar companions in 20’s for mutual pleasure. Interests: films, theatre, classical music. No Kinks. Photo please. Box 220

Gay Women, 50’s, recen tly returned from abroad, offers another accomodation inlarge warm flat in Central London, in return for share of running expenses and easy-going companionship. Box 221

Bachelor late 40’s, own pad. Exeter area, wishes to meet younger genuine friends who appreciate companionship and loyalty, for social evenings & weekends. Interests varied, hospitality offered. Photo not required. Box 222

Young Man, 27 — Spanish origin, seeks friends -21-30 years of age. In London or Herts. Box 223

Penfriends, Flat and Holiday Companions. NO FEES. S.A.E. to H.F.C. c/o 19 Gian Aber Park, CHESTER.

Young Man – 22, would like to meet boy about same age. Interested in music and similar pleasures. Please send photo. Box 224

Young 34, Gay but not effeminate, interests include current affairs, sport, music, wishes to meet similar, 21 to 34, Glasgow area. Box 225

Gay Girl (24) seeksothers for friendship and correspondence. London area. Varied interests. All letters answered. Box 226

Scottish Bachelor Clan. If you want good company, regular social gatherings, pen-friends etc. send S.A.E to Secy, c/o 1070 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow W4.

Calling All Gays (Male & Female) in the Belsize Park area. How about coming together for a drink and social evenings. Write to: Garry, 40 Belsize Park Gardens, London NW3.

“Copy of Jeremy magazine Vol.1. No.7 urgently required; write – Brian Hart, 1 Trinity Road, Folkstone, Kent. Telephone 54698″

AVA – Are you still singing in Manchester ? Can you write to Denis (Fly Me To The Moon) for possible Gay News interview. Gay News, 19 London Street. London W2 1HL. Tel: 01-402 7805.

Gay Artist (chick) sick of pretentious pseud’s, seeks real people to share mediaeval freak outs and much love. Box 141

Business executive, 34, transferred to London shortly seeks young social contacts, maybe roommate. I’m young looking & thinking and love & can afford the nicer things in life. Lets correspond I Photo appreciated, will return.
MAX, PO Box 26017, Los Angeles 90026, USA Airmail.

Crazy Gay Lady (26) seeks friendly, lovely, long-haired girl (18-22) for fun and love. Would you keep me warm this Winter ? Box 218

Photographic model – good looking – 26 -5’9″ – 10st, interested in wrestling, would like to meet others with similar interest. Pref. similar build. Box 227

Manchester Area. Inhibited lonely, generous, Gay, 25, wishes to meet masculine Gay early-mid twenties, for friendship. Photo appreciated. ALA. Box 229

West Wales Gay Male (24) sincere, non-effeminate, seeks similar male in twenties, anywhere (preferably with own pad) for permanent friendship with a view to living together. All letters answered. Malcolm. Box 230

Generous Gay Man offers free accommodation and all help to suitabel nice looking, poor gay young man, no class distinction, photo please with reply. All letters answered. Box 232

John (24) seeks new young friends. Lines area, travel to London some weekends. Box 233

“Peter – tee you at the Drag Discotheque Aug 9 or any Wednesday after – Pontrefact Castle, 48 Chapel Street, London NW1. (Edgware Road tube station.) — am doing wild go-go dancing there. John.”

Holiday Companion (attractive, literate and unobvious young man in late 20’s preferred) sought by similar for September holiday abroad. Phone number appreciated. Write Box 110

Chick (23) of the celtic races; not actually repulsive, seeks nice relationship, ambitious, gregarious, poetic, dig David Bowie ! Genuine replies please. Box 236

One Man Wanted to Help Distribute “Gay News” in Edinburgh. 30% commission. Contact Ian Dunn at 15 Hope Park Terrace, Edinburgh.

Young Man with long hair, fed up with insincere people, wants to meet someone dolly with long hair to settle down with. Have own home and car. Only letters with photo answered. Box 212

Rewards of Love are fantastic. I risked my life in Aden to make over £3,000 profit for blind people in 16 weeks, wishes to make the lonely become hopeful, the unloved feel loved, a future for a versatile guy 21-30. Not scared to marry. Ambitious in ideas, needs a mate to share everything with. Never be afraid to love again. Success in love. Success in living. Starting from scratch. Probably seen me Daily Mirror/Sketch. BBC TV News, or Radio, “World at One”. The loneliest are the hungriest for love. John Hiscock, Simba Safety Club, “the simbas”, 37 Rodbourne Road, Westbury On Trym, Bristol, BS10 5AT.

Left Wing Jew, seeks Londoner able to entertain. Slim, under 30, below 5’10”, and complete capricorn. Brighton hospitality possible. Photo exchange optional. Box 208

Anyone Lonely in Guernsey – either sex – any age, like to form social group ? Alternatively anyone interested in coming to my house for coffee and conversation ? (Lesbian, single, 40) Box 209

32 year old Londoner visiting Aviemore (Scotland) seeks companion for hill climbing etc. or local person to spend the evenings with – also pen pals. Box 210

Gay Male (21) would like to meet young male for sincere friendship and mutual pleasure. Photo if possible – returned with one of myself. Box 211

Presentable, dark, slim company director, 35, reliable, seeks friendship with someone under 2b who prefers older types. Resident South London, enjoys driving, willing to travel. Varied interests. Box 213

Cork City. Young 26 shy and lonely, requires gay friend 21-30. I would like pen pals with a view to meeting and going places together. Photo please (ret’d). A.L.A. Box 214

Dear Boys and Girls, please make life a little easier for the phantom typesetter of Queensway by making sure that your ads are easy to read. It takes so long doing translations. Thanks a million and a half – good luck with all your ads.

Any personal ads containing any form of racial prejudice will be immediately rejected, and money paid for insertion will NOT be refunded. Gay News collective.


Young Man, 27, seeks bedsitter or share of flat -Central or North London. Box 223

Just Off Putney High Street — Two room flat in newly converted house. Share K/B with three others. Quiet, responsible, mature ladies only. £11.00 P.W. 01-370 4814

Richmond. 4th Prof. Young Man – Share House. Own Room, Central Heating, £8% pw. Phone 01-940 4400

Liberal, moderate, young undergraduate is looking for a room in a flat, or for others looking for same, in N./E./S.W, London.Please write, Alan McGorrin, 59 Forburg Road. London N16 6HR.

Reading, Berks. Gent, 45, requires another to share accommodation on Cabin Cruiser, £2.00 + expenses. Box 231

Guy 17, wants to meet guy, similar age, interested in setting up London Area flat. Box 193

Three impoverished Gay News Collectivers desperately need flat. Must be big, central, comfortable and on the phone. Contact Peter or Doug at 01-402 7805

Best Putney Location – two newly decorated single bed-sits for responsible, mature ladies only. £5.00 each 01-370 4814

Gay Guy, 26, with own car, wishes to share flat with other guys of same age or younger in any of these areas – Ilford, Romford, Leytonstone, East Ham, Mile End, Bethnal Green. Whitechapel, Poplar. Box 228


WANTED. Cleaner/Driver. hard work, good pay, experienced/happy/pretty prefered. Box 176

Young Chef Patron and Waiter of a small high class restaurant, near Sevenoaks needs HELP!! Male of Female, restaurant experience or college training. Excellent working conditions but no accommodation or bus service. 5% day week, 3 weeks holiday. Please apply in writing with some details and wage required. Tony Flockton, 68 Halstead Walk, Allington Farm, London Road, Maidstone, Kent.

Cook : 3rd : Male. Early twenties required friendly Nursing Home – Bayswater. £28. 727-1569 between 8.30pm – 9.00pm.

Ladies Salon urgently requires hair stylists, gay or otherwise, to start work immediately. Above Average Rates. Tel: 01-405 7499 (9am-6pm)

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In London visit, “Los Chicos”, 312 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, for a Gay evening. Weekdays 10-2. Weekends 10-3.

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