Quentin Crisp (1968)

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Author of "The Naked Civil Servant" a book by a man of sixty about the problems of being a homosexual over a period of forty years. Crisp began asserting his homosexuality at a time when to do so was to invite invective and physical violence. He wryly notes that he now goes unnoticed in the Kings Road. After first two minutes he accepted seriousness of interview and emerged as remarkably frank and sensitive man who does not believe that permissive legislation has much helped the cause of homosexuals. Believes this can only be achieved through persuading public that homosexuals are, in his own word, "people."

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