Other Place LGBT Community Centre

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Title

Other Place LGBT Community Centre

Subject

LGBT
LGBT Community Centre
LGBTQ Meeting Places
LGBTQ Organizations

Description

The Other Place LGBT Community Centre opened in 1991 in a building on the corner of Augustine Street and South Main Street in Cork. The Other Place provided an important space for the LGBT community in Cork in the 1990s. It housed a café, disco, bookshop, resource centre and offices. A number of LGBT projects operated in the Other Place including the Lesbian Health Project and the Gay Men's Health Project.

Date

1990s

Rights

Digitising these community resources in a publicly accessible digital archive can be seen as fair dealing and reasonable use of these materials (as defined in the 2000 Irish Copyright Act) and in keeping with the ethos and purpose with which they were produced. In addition to this, Permission to Use has also been granted by the owners of the collections and by the relevant community organisations. 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

Collection Items

The Other Place
The Other Place LGBT Resource Centre was opened in 1991 and closed in 2015, with some of the activities being transferred to the new Cork Gay Project offices on South Terrace. These photographs were taken after the centre had closed and just before…

Disco Divas
Handwritten review of the Women's Disco in The Other Place LGBT Community Centre in Cork in the 1990s. The review paints an enticing picture of the monthly event, the warm atmosphere and the skills of DJ Diane.

Other Place LGBT Community Centre Sign
The sign outside the Other Place LGBT Community Centre on corner of Augustine Street and South Main Street Cork, opened 1991, closed 2015. The Other Place provided a safe space and services for the LGBT community. Weekly discos and social events…

Other Place LGBT Community Centre Over Door Sign
The sign over the door of the Other Place LGBT Community Centre on corner of Augustine Street and South Main Street Cork, opened 1991, closed 2015. The Other Place provided a safe space and services for the LGBT community. Weekly discos and social…

The Other Place Sunday Club Night Poster
Poster for the Sunday Night Club at The Other Place LGBT Community Centre Cork 1990s

Cork Lesbian Health Project Leaflet 1
The Lesbian Health Project operated from The Other Place LGBT Community Centre in Cork in the 1990s. It was set up in February 1996 in recognition of the lack of adequate and appropriate health care for lesbians.
The Lesbian Health Project provided…

Southern Gay Men's Health Project Leaflet Cork 1990s
The Southern Gay Men's Health Project operated from The Other Place LGBT Community Centre in Cork in the 1990s. It was a sexual health project that took a community development and holistic approach to health promotion. They provided training and…

The Other Place LGBT Community Centre Leaflet 1990s
The Other Place LGBT Community Centre opened in 1991 in a four storey building on the corner of Augustine Street and South Main Street in Cork.

The opening of the Other Place allowed for the provision of a safe space and services for the LGBT…

Film footage of The Other Place LGBT Community Centre and interview with John Dunlea about the activities at The Other Place, including the Club, Cafe and support services. Extract from Out and About Film produced by Frameworks Films.

Helen Slattery renovation Other Place LGBT Centre Cork
Helen Slattery, Cork Lesbian Activist, in a skip while participating in the renovation of the Other Place LGBT Community Centre in Cork. The building was in poor condition and was renovated by community volunteers prior to opening in 1991.
The…
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