Collection Info

MacGregor, Alan

Span Dates: Feb. 13-21, 1990

Volume: Oral history interview C456/070/01-03

Description

This interview is part of the Hall-Carpenter Oral History Project in the United Kingdom. The interview principally concerns MacGregor's involvement with the GCM and the CCE. The interview also ranges over issues of religion and sexual identity from late 1940s through 1990. The interview was conducted by Margot Farnham.

Hist/Bio Note

Alan MacGregor was born in Manchester, England, in 1930. After attending Oxford College, he lived in Africa until 1965 as a gay man. He returned to England and became active in the Gay Christian Movement (GCM, now Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement LGCM). He also joined the Commission to the Church of England (CCE) to lobby for recognition of LGBT religious rights.

Finding Aid

An detailed synopsis of the interview can be seen by searching for Alan MacGregor in the National Sound Archives catalog at the following web address.
http://www.bl.uk/collections/sound-archive/cat.html

Location

The Hall Carpenter Archives donated their Oral History Collection to the National Sound Archives at the British Library. Details about or copies of the taped interview can be obtained from the National Sound Archives.
http://www.bl.uk/collections/sound-archive/cat.html

Index Terms

EnglandLesbian and Gay Christian Movement (London, England)Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community ChurchesGay liberation movement -- Religious aspectsGays -- Religious LifeHomosexuality -- History -- 20th centuryHomosexuality -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityHomosexuality -- Religious aspects --United KingdomGays -- United Kingdom -- History --20th Century -- SourcesUnited KingdomAfrica