There was a Merthyr Tydfil CHE Group at one time.
In 1979 Merthyr Crown Court heard that a former councillor and ex-magistrate had indecently assaulted a 25-year-old store manager after turning his car on to a mountain road.
In May 2012 a local gay couple won a million pounds on a lottery.
The Visible project was founded in 2013.
- http://lgbtec.org.uk/merthyr-tydfil LGBT Excellence Centre, quoting the South Wales Echo, 07 November 1979
- http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2012/05/24/merthyr-tydfil-couple-become-millionaires-after-euromillions-raffle-win-91466-31038963/ Wales Online 24 May 2012