Orla Egan Searching For Space Cork Lesbian Community 1975-2000

Paper tracing the development of the lesbian community in Cork from the mid 1970s to the end of the twentieth century. It focuses on the community's attempts to eke out a space for itself, attempting, at various stages and with varying degrees of success, to negotiate and share s

Lesbian Activists | Lesbian community | Lesbian culture

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Copyright Issues in Community Digital Archives

Paper by Orla Egan exploring copyright issues in relation to the Cork LGBT Digital Archive and other community digital archives. It argues that digitising items for inclusion in the LGBT Digital Archive is fair dealing and reasonable use, as defined under the Irish 2000 Copyright

Copyright | Policy | Digital Archives

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Julian Fellowship Cork

Report on the Julian Fellowship, formed in Cork in February 1991, to offer care, friendship and prayer to Christian lesbians through monthly meetings.

Christian lesbians | Lesbian Spirituality | Christianity

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1997 Introduction to Lesbian Studies Course Cork

In 1997 an Introduction to Lesbian Studies course was run over two weekends in the Other Place in Cork. It was organised as part of the EU funded LEA / NOW (Lesbian Education and Awareness / New Opportunities for Women) programme. The course ran in March and April 1997 and covere

Lesbian Studies | Lesbian Education | Syllabus

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1985 UCC Women's Group Report

A report on the UCC Women's Group, outlining activities and challenges since it was revived in October 1984. It discusses the hostility, intimidation and harassment experienced by members of the the UCC Women's Group and suggest that sexism is entrenched in the college. The group

Feminism | UCC Women's Group | University College Cork

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Box of Badges

A box of badges from various campaigns and groups in the 1980s in Ireland. Contains LGBT badges as well as ones in relation to other social change movements, including anti-nuclear, anti-apartheid, anti-criminal justice bill etc.. This mixed collection shows the interconnectednes

Badges | Social change | Pins

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Friends of Eon Membership Card

Membership card for the Friends of Eon, an Irish Transgender organisation established in the mid 1970s. Members from all over Ireland and included transexuals, those who were transitioning and transvestites. The Friends of Eon ran a weekly transgender club, Lola's, on Thursday ni

Transgender | Transgender Support Group | Transgender Organisation

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Dave Roche and Orla Egan discuss Cork LGBT Archive

Discussion between Orla Egan and Dave Roche about the Cork LGBT Archive and the importance of preserving our history. Recording during a Cork LGBT Archive community sorting day (sorting through the archival collection). Dave Roche was co-ordinator of the Cork Gay Project.

Cork LGBT Archive | LGBT History | Cork

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1987 Women's Fun Weekend Poster

Poster for the 1987 Cork Women's Fun Weekend. The Cork Women's Fun Weekend began in 1984 and still runs each May. It is a weekend of fun activities for lesbian and bisexual women, including dancing, workshops and pub quiz.

Cork Women's Fun Weekend 1984- | Lesbian Activism | Lesbian Community

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1988 Cork Women's Fun Weekend Poster

Poster for the 1988 Cork Women's Fun Weekend. The Cork Women's Fun Weekend began in 1984 and still runs each May. It is a weekend of fun activities for lesbian and bisexual women, including dancing, workshops and pub quiz.

Cork Women's Fun Weekend, 1984- | Lesbian Activism | Lesbian community

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Equality Now for Lesbians and Gay Men

This report on Equality for Lesbians and Gay Men was produced by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties in 1990, at at time when homosexuality was still criminalised in Ireland and lesbians and gays were denied full equality in society and the law: "Lesbians and gay men in this co

LGBTQ Equality | Lesbian and gay rights | Homophobia

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Kieran Rose with President Mary Robinson Áras an Uachtaráin December 1992

In December 1992 President Mary Robinson invited Irish lesbian and gay activists to Áras an Uachtaráin (the home of the Irish President). President Mary Robinson had been inaugurated in November 1992 so this was one of her initial public engagements. It was hugely symbolic as s

LGBTQ Activism | Irish Lesbian and Gay Activism | Irish President

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