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 background by way of turning into the 1st nation on the planet to introduce marriage equality by way of renowned vote. The joyous scenes from Dublin citadel and throughout eire, because the old vote was once declared, made headlines around the globe. yet greater than anything, the may perhaps 2015 vote used to be approximately altering the ‘Real Lives’ of the most important minority team in eire: the LGBT Community.

Charlie chicken, encouraged by means of the intense certain Equality crusade, travelled the size and breadth of eire to list first-hand the relocating lifestyles tales from over fifty those who have been deeply tormented by the wedding equality vote. those are the genuine tales from traditional LGBT those that 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 would entice each person – homosexual or instantly, sure or no electorate, these at domestic or who watched historical past spread in another country. lovely portrait images supplement the voices on paper to strong influence, amplifying the life-affirming impression of that day in may well 2015 whilst eire acknowledged definite to marriage equality.

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