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By Charlie Bird,Kevin Rafter,Colm Tóibín

at the twenty third may well 2015 the folk of eire made heritage by way of changing into the 1st kingdom on this planet to introduce marriage equality by means of well known vote. The joyous scenes from Dublin fortress 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 was once approximately altering the ‘Real Lives’ of the biggest minority crew in eire: the LGBT Community.

Charlie chook, encouraged by means of the extreme sure Equality crusade, travelled the size and breadth of eire to checklist first-hand the relocating lifestyles tales from over fifty those who have been deeply laid low with the wedding equality vote. those are the true tales from usual LGBT those that have lived within the shadow of inequality and oppression for many years. an afternoon in may possibly is a poignant list of that transformative second in Irish heritage that may entice everybody – homosexual or immediately, sure or no electorate, these at domestic or who watched historical past spread in a foreign country. lovely portrait images supplement the voices on paper to strong impact, amplifying the life-affirming impression of that day in may well 2015 while eire acknowledged convinced to marriage equality.

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