Mark Ashton

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Mark Christian Ashton ((1960-05-19)19 May 1960(1987-02-11)11 February 1987) was a British gay rights activist and co-founder of the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) support group. He was a member of the Communist Party of Great Britain[1] and general secretary of the Young Communist League.[2]

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Mark Ashton
Mark Ashton in 1986
Born(1960-05-19)19 May 1960
Oldham, Lancashire, England
Died11 February 1987(1987-02-11) (aged 26)
Southwark, London, England
Alma materNorthern Ireland Hotel and Catering College
Occupation(s)Gay rights activist,
General Secretary of the Young Communist League
Political partyCommunist Party of Great Britain