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Location of the county of Swansea within Wales
Swansea (Welsh: Abertawe) is a city and county in South Wales. The local authority district includes the built-up area of Swansea as well as the scenic Gower Peninsula. It was formerly in Glamorgan, and is within the preserved county of South Glamorgan. It was once a centre of the copper industry. The Swansea and Mumbles Railway was the first in the world to carry fare-paying passengers.

LGBT history

Swansea at one time had a GLF group, and later a Swansea CHE Group.

The TV producer Russell T Davies was born in Swansea in 1963.

Swansea Pride is held annually on the last Saturday in June.[1]

Local LGBT organisations include:

The LGBT Excellence Centre lists a number of LGBT-related events from 1976 onwards.[4]


  1. http://www.swanseapride.com/
  2. http://swansealgbtproject.webs.com/
  3. https://twitter.com/SwanseaLGBTForu
  4. http://lgbtec.org.uk/swansea