I was 19. “A Tuesday afternoon in October. I was on the way to college. I still remember the sweat beating down my back as I stood outside the black iron gates of Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. My mum would ring me and simply as the question “are you gay?” It was as easy as […]Read more "Your coming out stories (Part 2)"
“I knew for sure that I was gay at 13, after binge-watching Queer as Folk (both the UK and US versions). In 2nd Year Art, I told three close girlfriends and they were completely supportive. One of them was that stereotypical straight white girl and asked me the MOST awkward and inappropriate questions. Although they […]Read more "Your coming out stories (Part 1)"
54% of you said no. Reading all your thoughts I kept coming across the following keywords.NOs: safety, money, no support, unwelcome.YESes: educate, support, solidarity. Some of us were made brave to explore the seas and the stars, to take risks and challenge the world. Some of us were made cautious to make plans, ensure we survive […]Read more "Holidays in Anti-LGBT destinations?"
Yes, they should! But also, no, they shouldn’t. Your opinions Should corporations participate in Pride parades? Are they supporting or exploiting the LGBT community? It is not about the brand, it is about the people who work for the brand. Apple has a presence in every Pride where they have offices and then some, but […]Read more "Should companies join Pride?"
Your opinions only Intro from Mike. In this post, I haven’t included my opinion but only your answers. Make me happy by subscribing to the future blog posts. The “Yes” ones I think they do, pride is all about celebrating our sexual orientation, sexuality and for some, a huge part of their sexuality centres around fetishes. So why […]Read more "Do Fetishes Have a Place In Our Pride Parades?"
A community, a movement, and the games of profit. Exploitto make use of meanly or unfairly for one’s own advantagee.g. exploiting migrant farm workersSource Who is trying to exploit the LGBT community? 34 of you replied: Some of your opinions Is the exploitation of the LGBTQ+ community a thing? Are there perpetrators that try to take advantage […]Read more "Are we being exploited?"
Backstory A few months ago the More Colour More Pride group started spreading the idea of a new Pride flag. The goal is to highlight the struggles of the black and brown LGBT people. Discussions and debates have sparked since. One thing is sure; we are polarised. After reading all your answers, I distilled the […]Read more "Stop Fighting Over The Pride Flag Colours"