By Charlie Bird,Kevin Rafter,Colm Tóibín

at the twenty third could 2015 the folks of eire made background via changing into the 1st nation on the planet to introduce marriage equality through renowned 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 anything, the may perhaps 2015 vote was once approximately altering the ‘Real Lives’ of the most important minority crew in eire: the LGBT Community.

Charlie chicken, encouraged by means of the intense sure 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 plagued by the wedding equality vote. those are the genuine 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 historical past that would attract every body – homosexual or immediately, certain or no electorate, these at domestic or who watched heritage spread out of the country. gorgeous portrait images supplement the voices on paper to robust impact, amplifying the life-affirming impression of that day in may possibly 2015 whilst eire acknowledged sure to marriage equality.

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