Brian is a 71 years of age and is an archaeologist, historian and author. He grew up in Donnybrook, Dublin 4. After living in Brussels and Paris for a period he settled in Derry for 24 years, he now lives in Donegal, surrounded by musicians, painters, poets and very creative people – many of whom are also gay. Brian was active in opposition to the Save Ulster from Sodomy political campaign in the late 70s. He has written a book called 'Terrible Queer Creatures: Homosexuality in Irish History' which is a history of homosexuality in Ireland, from ancient Ireland through to 2015.