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By Charlie Bird,Kevin Rafter,Colm Tóibín

at the twenty third may possibly 2015 the folk of eire made background via changing into the 1st state on the earth to introduce marriage equality via well known vote. The joyous scenes from Dublin fort and throughout eire, because the ancient vote used to be declared, made headlines around the globe. yet greater than anything, the may possibly 2015 vote used to be approximately altering the ‘Real Lives’ of the most important minority workforce in eire: the LGBT Community.

Charlie chook, encouraged through the extreme sure Equality crusade, travelled the size and breadth of eire to checklist first-hand the relocating lifestyles tales from over fifty those that have been deeply laid low with the wedding equality vote. those are the genuine tales from traditional LGBT those who have lived within the shadow of inequality and oppression for many years. an afternoon in might is a poignant list of that transformative second in Irish background that might entice every body – homosexual or instantly, definite or no electorate, these at domestic or who watched background spread in a foreign country. attractive portrait images supplement the voices on paper to strong influence, amplifying the life-affirming influence of that day in could 2015 whilst eire stated convinced to marriage equality.

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