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An extract from the twelfth annual report of Cara-Friend, a befriending organisation for gay men and lesbians founded in Belfast in 1974. The extract details various seminars about AIDS that had been organised by Cara-Friend and the Terrence Higgins…

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An extract from the eleventh annual report of Cara-Friend, a befriending organisation for gay men and lesbians founded in Belfast in 1974. The extract details the organisation's awareness of the impending AIDS crisis in Northern Ireland. It describes…

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An extract from the thirteenth annual report of Cara-Friend, a befriending organisation for gay men and lesbians founded in Belfast in 1974. The extract describes seminars held in Northern Ireland regarding the AIDS crisis and the decision for the…

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A cartoon depicting a three headed woman called 'Lizzie'. Lizzie is saying 'What's wrong, never seen a dyke before'. Lizzie was a reoccurring character in Women's News.

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A cartoon depicting a woman holding a sign that reads 'free drinks for the lesbian typist' alongside a newspaper that reads 'Official it's in to be gay'.

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A cartoon of Hettie, a straight character who is an ally/supporter of LGBT rights. Hettie is holding a sign that reads 'Straight but not Narrow'. Hettie appeared regularly in Women's News.

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In 1989 the Cork Lesbian Line Collective and the Belfast Lesbian Line participated in a Co-operation North Exchange.
They were awarded 1st Prize in the Women's Links Section.
The Co-operation North programme funded exchanges and co-operation…

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This article describes the background and objectives of a meeting held for the purpose of setting up a lesbian campaigning and information group in Belfast. Topics of note include child custody, tenancy and housing rights.
Also on the page is a…

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4 University Street, or ‘Number 4’ as it became known,
served as a centre for the gay community in Belfast from early in 1977 to October 1983. The vacant and derelict house was ‘loaned’ to the Gay Liberation Society by QUB. It housed the Cara-Friend…

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Photograph taken in the Limelight Ormeau Avenue on a Monday night early 1990's. The subjects are Robert Brown and Peter Duffy dressed as characters from Whatever happened to Baby Jane
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