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Roger Casement: Ireland’s First Gay Icon

Roger Casement | Courtesy of RTE Kate Phelan 7 October 2016 Born in Sandycove, Dublin, in 1864, Roger Casement was an Irish diplomat knighted by the British government in 1911 for his humanitarian work. In spite of his successes fighting for human rights in European colonies in Africa and South America, Casement was later stripped…
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