2007 - PINK PASTY VIDEO CHANNEL
Supported by the Sprocket Trust
In 2007 Lidbury started the Pink Pasty Video Channel on Youtube. Up until 2015 the awareness video Lidbury had created on his channel had been viewed in excess of 3.5 million views.
NB: The figure had exceeded over 4 million views, however as a result of a court gagging order in 2013 Lidbury was compelled to remove some videos which identified a particular person.
2007: Lidbury 1st attempts at a youtube awareness videos
Originally posted on the gay youths own youtube channel
Urban dictionary definition of a ‘Twink’
WARNING: Disturbing war crime images
(Originally posted on the Cornwall gay youths own video channel).
Based on STONEWALL State of Homophobic Hate Crime Britain in 2008.
Lidbury’s ‘Sore Willy’ character later became ‘Stinky’ the phallic fungi in later HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns
Over 1 MILLION views had been made of Lidbury's videos on Youtube by Jan 2009 raising awareness of continuing problem of harbored & protected homophobic attitudes & practices still prevalent within the Cornwall authorities: In particular the HOMOPHOBIC Cornwall police force. (NB 2015: This figure now stands at over 3.5 million video views & would have exceeded 4 million had some videos not been forcibly removed as a result of a court gagging order 2013 in part to cover up evidence of the 6hr video tape given to police in 2010: RE; child rape & police homophobia)
Devon & Cornwall police tried to have video removed
Tribute to Andrew Smith Libury’s former partner (deceased)
Lidbury’s tribute to young men who contributed to his art & life
Lidbury’s own photographic art work
Lidbury’s own sculpture creations
Cornwall LGBT Pride ban on Lidbury gay art
2012 - 2014 As a result of a court gagging order videos produced in this period were compelled to be removed including reference to Lidbury having been raped & sexually abused as a 6yr old child. A determination on the part of the authortites & others to cover up & intimidate Lidbury from speaking out.
Originally made in 2008 by the youth for a film shorts competition
Made for Proud2b project
NB: Up until January 2017 there had been over 4 million+ views of videos created by Lidbury on his pinkpasty video channel. With a youtube subscription base of approx. 3,000+ channel subscribers. With an average of 12,000+ views per month.
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