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By Charlie Bird,Kevin Rafter,Colm Tóibín

at the twenty third may possibly 2015 the folk of eire made historical past through changing into the 1st kingdom on this planet to introduce marriage equality by means of 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 the rest, the may possibly 2015 vote was once approximately altering the ‘Real Lives’ of the most important minority staff in eire: the LGBT Community.

Charlie chicken, encouraged by way of the extreme certain 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 stricken by the wedding equality vote. those are the genuine tales from usual LGBT those who have lived within the shadow of inequality and oppression for many years. an afternoon in could is a poignant checklist of that transformative second in Irish background that might entice every body – homosexual or instantly, convinced or no citizens, these at domestic or who watched background spread in another country. gorgeous portrait images supplement the voices on paper to robust impression, amplifying the life-affirming influence of that day in may well 2015 whilst eire acknowledged sure to marriage equality.

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