From LGBT Archive
- "Worthing is a place in Sussex. It's a seaside resort."
The American gay activist Harry Hay was born in Worthing in 1912.
In 1976 Worthing Council rejected the opportunity for the town to host the CHE Annual Conference. .
- Said by the character Jack Worthing in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, Act I
- http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2009/jan/04/oscar-wilde-worthing-history "Unworthy of Worthing? Resort is split over honouring its Wilde child" Observer, 4 January 2009
- 'Worthing refuses CHE in '76' Gay News issue 60 page 7