(Jeffrey Edward Anthony Dudgeon, born 1946) is a Northern Irish politician and gay activist.
He was born in Belfast, and educated at Campbell College, Magee University College, Derry, and Trinity College, Dublin.
He is mainly known for Dudgeon v United Kingdom (1981), the case which led to the legalisation of homosexuality in Northern Ireland.
He has also published a study of Roger Casement's "Black Diaries", which accepted them as genuine.
He was the Labour Integrationist candidate for Belfast South in the 1979 General election, but has since joined the Ulster Unionist Party.
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Roger Casement, The Black Diaries, with a study of his background, sexuality, and Irish political life, edited by Jeffrey Dudgeon. Belfast Press, 2002.