UCC LGBT (Gay Soc) History 1980-1990

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Title

UCC LGBT (Gay Soc) History 1980-1990

Subject

UCC Gay Society, 1980-

University College Cork
Student Societies
Student Activists
Gay Activism
LGBT Activism
LGBTQ Organizations

Description

This document provides a personal account from Cathal (Charles) Kerrigan of the founding of the Gay Soc in UCC and it's early (unsuccessful) attempts to get recognition from UCC as a college society. It also contains an account of Cathal's experience growing up gay in Cork in the 1970s and 80s and his involvement in the establishment of the Cork Gay Collective and organising various events e.g. National Gay Conference in Cork in 1981, The document then discusses the successful campaign which led to UCC recognising the Lesbian and Gay Society in 1989. The document references various archival documents which were donated by Cathal Kerrigan to the Queer Archive in the National Library of Ireland (not yet digitised).

Creator

Cathal (Charles) Kerrigan

Source

Cathal Kerrigan collection

Date

1980s- 1990s

Rights

Permission to use granted by Cathal Kerrigan. Items in this digital archive are covered by a Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial No-Derivatives License. Please credit Orla Egan, Cork LGBT Archive and provide a link back to this site

Format

36 page typed document

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Cork
1980s-1990s

Citation

Cathal (Charles) Kerrigan, “UCC LGBT (Gay Soc) History 1980-1990,” Cork LGBT Archive, accessed October 15, 2019, http://corklgbtarchive.com/items/show/193.

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