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Celebrate Pride The Irish Way!

June is pride month. It is the month when the LGBTQ+ community comes together to celebrate their diversity and how far the community has come. All over the world, pride parades take place to showcase the close community and increase the visibility of those LGBTQ+ people. Here in Ireland there are so many different events taking place that you’ll want to make sure you are in attendance to celebrate pride. Continue reading Celebrate Pride The Irish Way!

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

Orlando Nightclub Shooting – A World Mourns

Absolute devastation has hit not just the LGBTQ Community, but also the ‘free world’ at large. Early Sunday morning, at least 50 people were killed, and 50 more were wounded when a gunman opened fire, and took hostages at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. In what is being called, the ‘Worst shooting in the history of the United States,’ and the nation’s worst terrorist attack since 9/11; the ‘Land of the free’, and its homosexual citizens are feeling the effects of systematic prejudice, and home-grown terrorism. Continue reading Orlando Nightclub Shooting – A World Mourns

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?

Kid Gives Anti-Gay Preacher Hell

We have been hearing a lot this week about the decision to allow gay marriage all over America. It is truly a wonderful thing that people can now marry whoever they want in such a powerful and influential country. The times really are changing (to paraphrase Bob Dylan) and this was really encapsulated with this wonderful video which came out a few days ago. Continue reading Kid Gives Anti-Gay Preacher Hell