New PDF release: A Day in May: Real Lives, True Stories

By Charlie Bird,Kevin Rafter,Colm Tóibín

at the twenty third could 2015 the folk of eire made historical past via turning into the 1st kingdom on the earth to introduce marriage equality via well known vote. The joyous scenes from Dublin fortress and throughout eire, because the old vote used to be declared, made headlines around the globe. yet greater than the rest, the could 2015 vote used to be approximately altering the ‘Real Lives’ of the most important minority team in eire: the LGBT Community.

Charlie chook, encouraged by way of the extreme convinced 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 true tales from traditional LGBT those who have lived within the shadow of inequality and oppression for many years. an afternoon in may well is a poignant list of that transformative second in Irish heritage that would attract everybody – homosexual or instantly, convinced or no citizens, these at domestic or who watched background spread overseas. wonderful portrait images supplement the voices on paper to robust impact, amplifying the life-affirming effect of that day in may possibly 2015 whilst eire stated convinced to marriage equality.

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