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By Charlie Bird,Kevin Rafter,Colm Tóibín

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

Charlie poultry, encouraged through the intense definite Equality crusade, travelled the size and breadth of eire to list first-hand the relocating existence 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 that 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 would entice every body – homosexual or directly, sure or no electorate, these at domestic or who watched heritage spread in another country. lovely portrait images supplement the voices on paper to robust impact, amplifying the life-affirming impression of that day in may perhaps 2015 whilst eire acknowledged convinced to marriage equality.

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