1975 precursor single 'Good To Be Gay', the dearth of queer pop music before Glad To Be Gay, the Campaign for Homosexual Equality and the Gay Liberation Front
Tom Robinson interviewed about Glad To Be Gay, 8 October 2009
Additional interview about specific versions of the song can be found in the ‘Talking to Tom’ section of individual Versions.
Writing Glad To Be Gay, social background and police oppression, creative inspiration; Edward Bond's play Stone and Hot Peaches' production The Divas of Sheridan Square, the 'Glad To Be Gay' badges, Ray Davies' influence, recording the demo version of the song
Playing it at Pride 76, Tom Robinson Band, musical antecedents, public reaction
Updating the lyrics over the years