A half century of LGBTQ+ Christian activism in Northern Ireland

with Richard O’Leary

Dr Richard O’Leary is the creator and performer of storytelling solo shows including ‘There’s a Bishop in my bedroom’ (2017) and ‘Border Fairies’ (2021) both of which premiered at the MAC theatre, Belfast.

Previously he worked as a Lecturer in Sociology at Queen’s University Belfast and as a Research Fellow at Oxford University with a specialism in the Sociology of Religion. In 2007 he co-founded the Church of Ireland (Anglican) pro-LGBT campaign group Changing Attitude Ireland.