Theodore (Ted) Brown is a Gay Liberation Front veteran and the main motivator of Black Lesbians and Gays Against Media Homophobia. He’ll be speaking at the “40 years on: Where are LGBT rights?” conference organised by Spectrum (LSE’s LGBT staff network) on the 19th of May*.

In this exclusive interview, Ted Brown shares his feelings about his early days of involvement with the GLF and his best and worst memories of the time and reflects on the current issues that need urgent attention of LGBT activists.