'Kids still run away...'

Mar 20, 2013, 04:35 PM

Contributor Steve talks about how things haven't necessarily changed for young gay people since the '80s when Bronski Beat released their classic, 'Smalltown Boy.'

This clip accompanies episode 12 of The People's Songs: 'Smalltown Boy' http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01ndjhl

Your contributions play a key part in this series, take a look at the questions below and send us your thoughts:

Like the song’s protagonist, did you escape a small town for a better life? Did you find the ‘80s a liberating and exciting decade? Did you march or campaign for equality? Do you think Britain is a more tolerant society compared with twenty years ago?