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How George Michael Changed The World For Gay People

It is fair to say, 2016 has sucked for many of us. Brexit and an associated rise or racism, Trump getting the Presidency (though would the vile Hillary Clinton have been any better?) and an assortment of stars like Alan Rickman and Prince passing away. There will be loads more things to depress you, but I have to finish this article sometime before 2017. It seemed only fitting that there was a final ‘screw you’ from the year on Christmas Day, when pop legend George Michael passed away at the age of 53 from suspected heart failure. Continue reading How George Michael Changed The World For Gay People

Is Being Gay Natural or a Choice?

Don’t you think that people are overly sensitive about the issues and debates that are being raised in today’s media? Anything you say can easily be penalised under the scrupulous eye of the public, or any picture posted on the internet can fall under criticism depending on the context of the image. In academic terms, this is called ‘intertextuality’ where we establish the relationship between what we think and the content, but where do we get this intertextuality from? Continue reading Is Being Gay Natural or a Choice?

Michael Sam Becomes First Openly Gay Player in the NFL!

This week, over in America, Michael Sam became the first openly gay American footballer to get onto an NFL team. The 24 year old defensive end joined the St Louis Rams as the 249th selection in the draft (where the best college players get picked up by the pro teams) This has received huge backing from all over the world. Continue reading Michael Sam Becomes First Openly Gay Player in the NFL!

‘Putin Butt Plugs’ up for Sale!

Vladimir Putin is certainly a man who divides opinion. Of course Escort Ireland isn’t going to get involved in arguments over Syria and the Crimea as that’s far too political. Still, when it comes to the Russian record on gay rights, most right minded people know full well Russian policy is a throwback to a bygone age. Continue reading ‘Putin Butt Plugs’ up for Sale!