Kieran Rose he/him
Kieran Rose is a Cork gay activist.
Kieran Rose was born in 1953 in Cork.
Kieran Rose began his gay political activism as a founder member of the Cork Gay Collective, and later the Quay Coop.
He campaigned within the trade union movement for the rights of lesbian and gay workers resulting in the radical ICTU policy document of 1987 "Lesbian and Gay Rights in the Workplace"
He was a co-founder of GLEN in 1989, and later chair, GLEN went on to campaign successfully for gay law reform, and many other legal changes including Unfair Dismissals, Equality, Refugee, Civil Partnership legislation, and Civil Marriage
He is a former member of the Board of the Equality Authority and the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
He wrote "Diverse Communities: The Evolution of Lesbian and Gay Politics in Ireland" Cork University Press 1994