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Lonely Essex male 59 seeks sincere guy 21-25 to share my home for a long lasting sincere and close relationship. ALA Box 18/117.

Sincere non-effeminate male 37 would like to meet similar. Will travel central Scotland. Interests: cinema, football, discussion. ALA Box 18/118.

50 year old gay, own flat South Bucks, near near London wishes to meet sincere friend any age for weekends etc. ALA Box 18/119.

Guy 22 living in a crazy town, seeks friendship from honest guy. I would be very pleased. Love and Peace, Rob. 91 The Elms West, Sunderland, Co. Durham.

SW5 gay 24 seeks men friends 21-30 for friendship. Interests theatre, cinema, dancing, travel. ALA Box 18/120.

Gay male 25 would like dolly boy over 21 to share life with. Photo please. All letters answered. Box 18/121.

Denim/leather lover, 29, London pad, seeks slim hirsute type with no strings attached. Rapid reply and phone number when photo for exchange is supplied. Box 18/122.


Break out! Young man who must remain discreet, with wide circle of friends, is looking for similar to occupy part of his large attractive house in centre of lively East Kent town., within easy commuting distance of London. Box 18/11.

Own room in well furnished self contained flat very near Queensway Lounge, kitchen and bathroom are only to be shared with me. £12 per week incl. Phone Bekdik 229 5593 or 723 5170.

Writer in mid-forties will share ultramodern convenient city flat with professional or creative man. Own bedroom. £12 per week inclusive. No extras. Phone 638 9919 evenings, weekends.

Student (22) visiting Edinburgh soon would like information on pubs and/or accommodation for a few days. Thanks. Box 18/88.

Young Continental gay, 24, urgently requires an inexpensive room in Central London. Genuine offers only. Replies to Tony Ranz, c/o Gay News, Basement, 34d Redcliffe Square, London SW10.

Young man from Yorkshire wishes to meet other(s) in London with view to sharing furnished flat on a friendship basis. Box 18/30.

Modern newly decorated bedsit to let in gay flat. Edge Epping Forest 30 minutes from city. Ring 504 9392.

Gay flat mate (not effeminate) to share house, own bedroom, all facilities including central heating North Harrow, Pinner area Age 25-35. £10 p.w. Box 18/89.

Guy (21) seeks flat with another. North London. Box 18/90.

Pleasant C.H. room in warm, quiet flat 5 mins Fulham Broadway. £6 per week to reliable compatible tenant under 30. Box 18/91.

Two young executives with complete home of furniture, desperately require unfurnished flat, maisonette or house. Inner London area. All sensible replies followed. Box 18/92.

Gay male, masculine offers relaxed home life to active working lad over 21 willing to help fix up small terraced house Salford docks. George 061-737 8406.

Young gay guy (24) intelligent, responsible, clean and discreet, seeks reasonably comfortable accommodation with no ties. Must have own room. Fairly central. £5-6. Box 18/93.

Emergency pad available for 21 year old or over. Sorry no effeminate/camp. Legitimate financial assistance possible for those in need. Ring 01-691 0733.

Accommodation required by gay educated male (21) near central London £5-6 per week . Willing to share. Box 18/94.

Bachelor lonely 55, wants to share with another active Londoner. Phone evenings 727-5720.

Busy guy would share his comfortable NW3 flat with youngish gay over 21 who would help with some plain cooking. Own room, £3. Box 18/104.


Antwerp. Young man has 2 seats available in car London (Ealing) to Antwerp, going Sat 17/3/73, returning Fri 30/3/73. Return fare approx £10 each, inclusive of channel crossing. Please phone 01-579 4323 (2-5pm only or weekends.)


Gay girl (18) needs job as housekeeper, very honest, loves music. Box 18/79.

Designer restoring own house (SE14) by direct labour requires skilled plasterer and electrician. Phone Robert 01-692 8260, after 7 pm.

Youth seeks interesting well-paid position. Anything legal considered. Box 18/80.

Attractive, intelligent, responsible male (23) seeks interesting unusual, enterprising work. Creative, versatile, able to travel, drive etc. Legal and genuine replies only please. Box 18/81.

23 year old bi-sexual London boy, clean, sympathetic, warm, into yoga and writing needs to make money. Will go anywhere, do anything legal. Box 18/82.

Active man (35) seeks general cleaning work, full or part time in London area. Box 18/83.

University graduate (22) desperate for legitimate means of remaining in London. Box 18/84.

I am an honours graduate (22) creative and adaptable, looking for legitimate work. I am experienced in nothing but a university education. For someone with open eyes I could be a real bargain and I have only one string attached. Box 18/85.

Employment required in America by 27 year old, good looking passive ex-airline steward. Anything legal considered. Photo if applicable. Box 18/86.

Attractive gay guy (21) bored with present job, seeks employment from May-July or longer. Good school education, qualified to A-level standard. All legitimate offers considered. Box 18/87.

Attractive flat available for gay young man to manage private snack bar single handed in South London (3 miles Victoria). Must have likeable personality and able to work on own initiative. This is an excellent permanent position for a reliable person. To work in a very pleasant atmosphere. Box 18/106.

Expanding typesetting company in Bayswater W2 requires an experienced IBM Composer Operator of any sex. We are prepared to train a good copy typist with EXCELLENT spelling and grammar. Friendly working atmosphere. Salary and hours by arrangement. Phone 01-229 2149.

General manager required for packing business, Camden Town area. Please write giving full details. Box 17/75.

Driver required with HGV. Mainly London work. Please phone 607 4818.

Wanted partner to open gift shop London area. Write giving phone and address for appointment to Box 17/76

Handsome Sarawakian guy 21 seeks vacation job for Easter and summer vac. Box 18/105

Van Driver Wanted full/part time -370 5172

Gentleman required to manage small Kensington Hotel Cage 27-45). Live In — Good Wages – All Found. Also required gentleman for domestic duties (making beds etc). Same age and conditions. Telephone: 01-603 2389.

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Gay photographer offers discreet nude studio portraits, colour or B & W. Write for appointment to Des Cooper, 78 Stanmore Rd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 9TB.

Visiting Massage Service by young qualified masseur. Paul Harris, 46 Hawthorne Rd, N18 1EZ.

“ADAM 73” the new gay magazine seeks attractive models. Send photographs with details, sae: Editor, C H Designs, 243 Regent Street, Oxford Circus, London W1R 8PN.

MYKONOS – where it all happens, and nobody minds; pleasant, cheap, accommodation available with or without flights. Phone Simon Lanyon, 01-629 9010

Wanted — Licensed Halls for Gay Disco’s. Tricky Dicky – Phone 01-551 1987.

Visiting massage service for ladies and gentlemen by young qualified masseur. 01-807 6430.

Your personal B/W 35mm film processed and developed in confidence at very cheap rates – Black Box, 15 Hope Street, Glasgow G26 AB. Tel: 041-221 4750

Gay films-Books-Fotos-Slides-Sex Aids-Etc Free Illustrated Lists SAE. New World Sales, 1581 London Road, Norbury. London SW16.

LIGHT REMOVALS – 18cwt + Working Driver. Phone 01-370 5172.

Experienced qualified masseur, visiting service, home/hotel. Genuine clients please, massage only. 01-370 6506.

Restaurant club for sale, well known in SW1. Price £25,000. For details write Box 18/78.

Friendly weekends in Margate, bed and breakfast or full board. Disco-licenced bar bookings phone Thanet 20682.

Bedfordshire’s Gayest Nightspot
requires 1st class CABARET, GROUPS, BANDS, ETC. If you ‘do a turn’ please let me know where I can see you in action! (I’m a proper saucepot). Contact: Ernie, The Pan Club, 52 Bute Street, Luton, Beds.

The latest cottage industry. Clothier opening own clothes factory will do anything legal for money as well as making personally fitted clothes for men. Phone 340 3291 during working hours and ask for Nicki Phillips.

Ring 01-560 2865

WANTED. STREET SELLERS to sell, you guessed it, GAY NEWS.  Fun way of making extra cash.

FAG FUND. It would help our petty cash situation if you could send us your ciggy coupons … ta, my dears.

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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.

  • GAY MALE, 31, mature. Social fife restricted due to shift work. Wishes to meet similar for relationship Box 248
  • MAN (50) OWN PAD, South Coast, seeks active genuine partner, same age or older. Box 249
  • LONG HAIRED BODY BUILDER, really keen to meet similar for lasting friendship, aged up to 30. Someone who appreciates physical and artistic things and is sincere. Photo please, ALA. Box 250
  • GAY CHAP YOUNG LOOKING. 34, severely jilted after 8 years , wants to forget the past and make new friends. Versatile and adaptable. Own house, London. All answered but photo Please. Box 251
  • EDINBURGH INDIAN, 26, Tall, slim, hirsute would like meet/correspond others 26-40 for lasting relationshop. Interests sports, music. Photo appreciated and returned. Genuine relpies only please. Box 252
  • MALE (30) in Southampton/Bournemouth area with rubber, pvc, leather & denim gear would like to meet similar type. (21-35) Box 253 GUY (22) would like to meet girls, preferably gay, like myself ! Box 254
  • YOUNG EXECUTIVE, inexperienced. Own flat, car. North London, seeks young man to share with. Qualities appreciated, honesty, sincerity and sense of humour. Box 255
  • ANY SPORTS MINDED GAYS interested in forming table tennis/football or other sports teams/clubs? Please write me. Suggestions welcomed. Box 256 ACTIVE BACHELOR, seeks young compatible friends for mutual pleasure & intimate relationship. Photo appreciated and returned. Phone No. if possible. Box 257
  • LONELY MASCULINE GUY OF 29, seeks an attractive well-built companion in Essex. Photo appreciated. Box 258 LECTURER, 39, anti-authoritarian, room near Paris (Veteran of 1968!) welcomes younger friends/ visitors. Box 259
  • PETER, 24, seeks young genuine gay friends in London area – Photo appreciated. Box 260 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)
  • S & M, LEATHER, – any nice boy, beardless, under 23. ready to teach curious slim chap. 20’s? No electronics. Also will be (passive) partner in usual stuff. Photo appreciated. Box 261 GAY GUY, 22, educated Germany, English speaking, seeks correspondence with gay, muscular males (25-40). Meetings assured. Photos appreciated. Box 262
  • LONDON – WHITE GUY, 23, would like to meet any non-european gay guys. Prefer non-camp. Box 263
  • GAY WOMEN (35) would like to hear from others, 30-40. All letters answered. Box 264
  • YOUNG IRISHMAN, 27, would like to hear from Irish readers. Photo ensures reply. Box 265
  • 23 YEAR OLD CANADIAN wishes to meet someone around same age for frinedship and lover purposes. I am 5’6″ black hair, blue eyes. Enjoy dancing, theatres and evenings at home. Picture please. Will answer all. Box 266
  • ELDERLY TRANSVESTIST, desires to meet others. Varied interests. Gardening, etc. Country lover. Box 267
  • KINKY LEATHER/DENIM GUY wishes contacts (25-35). Only reply if genuine. Box 270
  • YOUNG MAN, (30) own house. North East Kent Coast, wishes to meet Gay Males, (preferably younger). For friendship and pleasures. Can accommodate at weekends, expeses paid for right people. Photo please. A.L A. Box 268
  • SLIM GAY STUDENT (21) is lonely and wishes to meet young males up to 23yrs for intimate friendship and mutual pleasures. London/Mid-lands. Box 269
  • ESSEX – LONDON BORDERS, GUY 26 wants friends, same age, same area, to stave off boredom. Photo appreciated. All Letters Answered. Box 271
  • MAN SEEKS PIN UP PHOTOS of muscle men, must be full length and close up and very cheap. In colour if possible. Box 272
  • LOVING GAY GUY, 39, hirsute, requires passive slim t non-materialistic mate. Age nationality immaterial. Photo appreciated, A.L.A; Box 273
  • ‘CHEERFUL WELL-BUILT ACTIVE LONDONER wanted for occassional companionship : manual worker especially welcome. Photo please. Box 274
  • ATTRACTIVE SINCERE MALE 30 s varied interest, seeks someone nice for full warm friendship under 30. Photos exchanged please, all replied to. Coventry or district. Box 275
  • FOR SALE: French language (linguaphone) 45 rpm record course. Slightly used. Cost £22 – £6 o.n.o. Box 276
  • GOOD LOOKING PROVINCIAL YOUTH, 23, seeks friends under 30 (especially skinheads & leather boys). Also any others living in or near London. Please send photo. Will answer with mine. Box 277
  • BACHELOR ARTIST OFFERS fortnight Brighton, to clean, muscular, adonis, in return for modelling and light domestic work. Photo essential, age under 25. Please write fully. Box 278
  • MAN (42) S.E. LONDON, no special hangups. Interests politics, people, etc. Seeks friends for a drink or what have you. Box 279
  • LONDONER, 40. become socially insulor, offers help (mutually, accommodation for one/two male potential friends. Box 280
  • LONELY HOMOSEXUAL MALE NURSE, seeks friends. All letters answered. Photos appreciated. Box 282
  • YOUNG MAN, 22, would like to meet male up to 25 interested in swimming, travel, music, cinema, to form a sincere, affectionate and permanent friendship, eventually to share flat. Photo if possible, returned with same. Box 283
  • LONELY GIRL wants very much to meet nice friend 20 to 35 who lives in the West Country, around Salisbury or Bristol. All letters answered. Box 284
  • GAY GIRL WOULD LIKE TO SEE LONDON, any girl like to show me about? for a weekend. Box 285
  • ENTHUSIASTIC BUT LONESOME weight-trainer (28) seels similarly dedicated training partner or introduction to gay orientated gym. Is there (another) handsome muscle guy in London to help me? Box 287
  • BACHELOR, 48, own flat seeks sincere and genuine male companion between 21-30. Only sincere replies please. Photograph essential. Good home for right person. Box 288
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Robin De Layne-Harvey. Please return two rare books you borrowed – immediately. David.
  • One Man Wanted to Help Distribute “Gay News” in Edinburgh. 30% commission. Contact Ian Dunn at 15 Hope Park Terrace. Edinburgh.
  • 21 YEAR OLD seeks pen friends in U.K. Write to: Ed Wong. Flat A1, 5th Floor, 2 Oaklands Path, Hong Kong.
  • EXECUTIVE, 34. TRANSFERED TO LONDON SHORTLY seeks young social contacts, any race, maybe roommate. I’m masculine, young looking & thinking & can afford a few of the nicer things in life. Sincere only. Photo helps, will be returned. Let’S correspond! MAX.PO Box 26017, Los Angeles 90026, USA.
  • TRENDY, STRAIGHT-LOOKING GAY (21), interested in leather, only recently come out, am I really so alone? Box 290
  • MALE, MID 40’s won flat, seeks friendship with working class mate, 30 to 45. All letters answered. Box 291
  • LONELY MALE (42) 6’2″ tall, slim, affectionate, active, seeks reliable, tall, slim young male under 30 for permanent genuine and sincere relationship. Camp/effeminate guy wecome. London/Southend area. Photos exchanged. Box 292
  • YOUNG MAN, good appearance and physique, considerate, seeks similar, 21-40, London area. Lasting friendship, sincere. Please send photo. (Returned with mine). Box 293
  • WHERE IS the personable intelligent young man needing pad and older-brother figure? Come live with me and be my love. Phone 603 3646 or Box 294
  • INEXPERIENCED GAY GIRL requires experienced gay girl for friendship. Midlands area. Box 295
  • GENTLE, SINCERE GUY (24) wants to contact similar – W.London. Love of music, finer things in life – an advantage. Photo much appreciated. Box 296
  • YOUNG MALE GRADUATE, attractive, intelligent. 25, seeks similar. Photo and details please. Box 297
  • MICHELLE IS A SLIM ATTRACTIVE LITERATE 45 year old TV who wishes to have warm companionship with mature gay 40-60 for mutual pleasures. Croydon/SE London area. Sincere replies only please. Box 298
  • BLETCHLEY. BUCKS – Pleasant young man (27) wishes to meet someone nice, own age or younger. Box 299
  • LONELY COUNTRY BOY, blond, age 28. now living in suburbs N.W.Lancs, would like to meet young man for genuine friendship. Interests music, travel and horticulture. Please send photo. Box 300
  • “Peter – see 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 John”
  • 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

    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.


  • LONDON – ISTANBUL – DELHI Private trip by van attached to fire-engine. Mixed easy-going group leaving end October. All conveniences aboard, including food, shower, stereo etc. One way £75. Return £150, negotiable. Phone, call, write. Winston Ross, between 2pm-5pm. – 27 Chiddingstone Street, Parsons Green, London SW6. Phone 01-736 4946


  • PARTNER (21-40) for business project. I am 56, 5′ 10″, 11 stone, agile and versatile. (West London) Box 240
  • GAY ACCOUNTANT. 33, EX-MN Purser, Seeks worthwhile employment outside commerce. Sick of aiding and abetting rip-offs. Secretary/ Factotum. Any suggestions welcome. Box 241
  • WANTED. Cleaner/Driver. hard work, good pay, experienced/happy/pretty prefered. Box 176


  • QUEENSWAY W2. 2nd Young Man for comfortable S/C flat. All facilities. Own room. £10. Phone C.Bekdik at 229 5593
  • BACHELOR. 30, requires civilised person to share house in Aylesbury. Own room. Most creature comforts provided. Reasonable rent. (Alternatively share flat/house, same area.) Box 242
  • THREE GAY GUYS have place in S/C flat for one more, share room with one other. T.V. Phone. £4.50 pw. Hornsey N8. Box 243
  • ACCOMMODATION OFFERED. To share flat off Kensington Church Street. Own room £10 exclusive. Phone 937 6694 between 6 and 7 pm.
  • HAVE YOU A ROOM FOR A YOUNG GAY ARTIST in desperate accommodation plight, studio, attic, garret, shed? In exchange for all domestic duties. Genuine! Box 244
  • NOT GAY ? Never rnind. Young Lad 23 needs sensible, reliable person to share small but nice W4 flat. T.V./Electric, £5.50, 01-994 1333 (eveninqs).
  • PAD SUIT TWO MATES, reasonable rent, also bedsitter available. Box 244
  • YOUNG MAN (22) urgently requires own room in gay household. Bromley area or S.E. London. Box 246
  • PUTNEY. 2 ROOM FLAT S/C for 1 or 2 nice gay guys or girls from mid October. £11.50 p.w. Phone 01-789 3570
  • YOUTH 23 requires accommodation, or other young gays who can accommodate me or weekend visits to London. Box 247
  • HAMPSHIRE MAN. 30, has room available in own home for similar. Convenient for Southampton. Phone Ken on Romsey 512959 (evenings or weekends).
  • ANY GIRL that would like to spend a week or weekend in the West Country for free please let me know soon. Box 286

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