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Update from our Director of Library Services, Colette McKenna regarding Library Services During COVID Level 5 - Here

LGBT Studies: Useful Web Sources

NEW! Christopher Robson’s photographs (Held by the National Library of ireland)

   Christopher Robson (left) and Joe Bowlby - 2003   [Photo: Bill Foley]

 

 

Irish Resources

UCC LGBT Society Archives

Other Online Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Irish Archives

Gay Cinema Resources

#FairviewParkPapers 1983

The #FairviewParkPapers1983 comprise approx. three hundred news(print) stories, fourteen broadcast media mentions and pages of video interview transcripts. They represent but a fraction of the quarter-million news clippings held in the IQA [Irish Queer Archive] collection.

International Resources

 

For those with access to Netflix, there are two documentaries on the service of interest:

The 34th 

From the KAL (Katherine Zappone & Ann Louise Gilligan) case to a YES vote on 22nd May 2015, this documentary spans a decade culminating in the 34th amendment to the Irish constitution, allowing same sex marriage. From COCO Television, Dublin

 

 "The death and life of Marsha P. Johnson" 

Victoria Cruz investigates the mysterious 1992 death of black gay rights activist and Stonewall veteran, Marsha P. Johnson. Using archival interviews with Johnson, and new interviews with Johnson's family, friends and fellow activists. Netflix original documentary