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The Bridget Coll Story: Presented by Chris Morrissey

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LGBTQ+ activist Chris Morrissey shares the beautiful and poignant story of her partner Bridget Coll

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Introduced by Dr. Maurice Casey, Curator of the “Out In The World: Ireland’s LGBTQ+ Diaspora” exhibit at the Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin. LGBTQ+ activist Chris Morrissey shares the beautiful and poignant story of her partner Bridget Coll. This fascinating story of two brave and determined former nuns stretches from Ireland, to Pinochet’s regime in Chile, to the courts of Canada.

Time: 5 pm PT/ 8pm ET

Length: 1 hour

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Brigid Festival Vancouver is a volunteer led event and admission to all events is free. Donations to the Irish Benevolent Society are appreciated and can be made at https://www.gofundme.com/f/irish-benevolent-society-of-bc

We acknowledge that this event is hosted on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of many different Indigenous communities stretching across this beautiful land we now call home.

This event will take place virtually in accordance with current British Columbia provincial COVID 19 guidelines.

Please note, this session will be recorded and shared after the event.

Please register early as spaces are limited.

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