About this Archive
(b.1952) human rights campaigner
Peter Gary Tatchell (born 25 January 1952) is a British human rights campaigner, originally from Coober Pedy Australia, best known for his work with LGBTQ+ social movements.
Established in May 1990, OutRage! was founded by Keith Alcorn, Chris Woods, Simon Watney and Peter Tatchell. Tatchell drew up the first draft of what became the group’s Statement of Aims, and became one of its chief spokespersons throughout the next 20 years.
Scope and content
Papers of Peter Tatchell, consisting primarily of press cuttings, articles, reports, correspondence and ephemera, regarding LGBTQ+ rights and campaigns; some of it originally produced by OutRage!, [1961-2017].