Mary McIntosh

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Dr Mary McIntosh (1936–2013) was a sociologist, specialising in gay and feminist issues. She was an active member of GLF in the early 1970s, and worked for other radical organisations.[1]

She was a prominent second-wave feminist, a founder member of the modern lesbian and gay movement in the UK, and one of the most influential feminist sociologists between the 1960s and 90s.[2]

Her publications include "The Homosexual Role" in Social Problems, Vol 16, No 2. (Autumn, 1968), published by the University of California Press.[3]

Mary McIntosh's papers are held at the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

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  2. Obituary by Ken Plummer in The Guardian, 24 January 2013