A Day in May: Real Lives, True Stories by Charlie Bird,Kevin Rafter,Colm Tóibín

By Charlie Bird,Kevin Rafter,Colm Tóibín

at the twenty third may possibly 2015 the folks of eire made heritage via turning into the 1st kingdom on the earth to introduce marriage equality by way of well known vote. The joyous scenes from Dublin fort and throughout eire, because the old vote was once declared, made headlines around the globe. yet greater than anything, the may well 2015 vote used to be approximately altering the ‘Real Lives’ of the biggest minority crew in eire: the LGBT Community.

Charlie chook, encouraged through the extreme definite Equality crusade, travelled the size and breadth of eire to list first-hand the relocating lifestyles tales from over fifty those that have been deeply stricken by the wedding equality vote. those are the true tales from usual LGBT those who have lived within the shadow of inequality and oppression for many years. an afternoon in may well is a poignant checklist of that transformative second in Irish background that may entice every body – homosexual or directly, convinced or no citizens, these at domestic or who watched heritage spread overseas. attractive portrait images supplement the voices on paper to robust impression, amplifying the life-affirming influence of that day in may well 2015 while eire acknowledged sure to marriage equality.

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