OUTing The Past 2019 Festival Programme: Belfast

LGBTQ+ History Festival; OUTing the Past, Belfast, MArch 8th & 9th 2019

Launch Event: Belfast Harbour Commissioner’s – Friday March 8th 5pm
Paper Presentations: Ulster Museum – Saturday March 9th 10am-5pm

10.15am Rainer Schulze “Through Science Toward Justice”: Magnus Hirschfeld, pioneering advocate of LGBTIQ rights in the early 20th century
10.45am Hillary Mc Collum Public and private lesbian worlds in the 1920s
11.15am Tonie Walsh Community Centres as the Foundation Blocks of LGBT Liberation
11.45am Kate Drinane Irish LGBT+ History in the National Gallery of Ireland
12.15pm Tom Hulme The Soldier, the Constable, his Prisoner and his Lover: Queer Belfast During the First World War
12.45pm Nadine Gilmore The Gay Liberation Society, c.1971-1974
1.15pm LUNCH LUNCH
2.00pm Sacha Coward Mermaids: A Powerful Queer Symbol
2.30pm Kate Hutchinson Are We Nearly There Yet? A History of Trans Rights Activism in the UK
3.00pm Cathal Kerrigan The Politics of AIDS
3.30pm Sue Sanders History of Schools OUT UK; Section 28 as I Experienced It
4.00pm Richard O’Leary The Faithful Underground: Gay Christian Activism in Northern Ireland 1976-2016
4.30pm Geraldine Alexander LGBT Rights as a Trade Union Issue – NIPSA’s Journey

For further information check out cara-friend.org.uk

graphical version of the above timetable.

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