Orla Egan is a Queer Archival Activist and has been active in the Cork LGBT community since the 1980s. She is the Founder and Director of Cork LGBT Archive, author of Queer Republic of Cork book and of the Leeside Lezzies play, and Director of the short Cork LGBT film I’m Here, I’m Home, I’m Happy. She is a lesbian parent. She also works part-time with the new Full Stack Feminism in Digital Humanities project.
Screening of “I’m Here, I’m Home, I’m Happy” by Orla Egan (Ireland) I’m Here, I’m Home, I’m Happy uses extracts from oral history interviews and items from the Cork LGBT Archive, to explore the lives of some LGBT people in Cork in the 1970s and 1980s. Strength in our differences workshop by Irene Hemelaar (Netherlands)