Ike Cowen


Ike served in the RAF and then became a senior lecturer in Law at what was Trent Polytechnic.  


He started Nottingham CHE group and helped start the first local gay club - the Pavilion Club.  He was involved with national CHE and helped draft potential changes in the laws relating to homosexuality.  In February 2008, he was one of three people/organisations given awards by Nottinghamshire's Rainbow Heritage for services to the LGBT Community.


Ike died aged 97 in March 2015


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Getting married The Flying Horse Pubs in Chelsea Appearing normal The 1967 act Gays in the Forces Bugger's clubs Serving in Iraq

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