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Jacqueline Moir ('Jackie') Forster

(1926-1998), Journalist and campaigner

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Broadcaster, editor and gay rights activist. In the 1950s, under her maiden name, Jackie Mackenzie became a television personality, appearing in programmes such as Highlight, Newsnight and Late Night Extra. Following her divorce in 1962, Jackie Forster travelled to Canada where, she met the actress Barbara Mary Todd, who remained her partner until 1975. With Todd, Forster founded the organization Sappho and its magazine, which she edited for ten years (1971-81).

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Jacqueline Moir ('Jackie') Forster

by Brenda Prince, for Format Photographers
modern bromide print, February 1991
NPG x133126

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