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A day in May : real lives, true stories / Charlie Bird ; edited by Kevin Rafter ; with a foreword by Colm Toibin.

By: Bird, Charlie.
Contributor(s): Rafter, Kevin | Toibin, Colm, 1955-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HQ1034.I74 B53 2016Publication: Sallins, County Kildare, Ireland : Merrion Press, 2016Description: xiv, 253 pages : illustrations.ISBN: 1785370766; 9781785370762.Subject(s): Same-sex marriage -- Ireland | Sexual minorities -- Interviews
Contents:
It's the same love that I have for my wife / Enda Morgan -- We're both going to wear dresses. No dickey bows for us / Rachel Morgan & Marion Doherty -- Three-quarters of myself was consistently hidden / June Hamill -- I lost my college peer group, to AIDS. I stopped counting after thirty / Bill Hughes -- They beat the living daylights out of me / Ben Slimm -- I was out of control and very destructive / Jenny Hannon -- What will the neighbors think / Arthur Leahy -- We are a very post-modern family / Kathryn O'Riordan -- We were in love, and it felt really good / Nuala Ward -- I prefer having two women as parents / Sharon Slater & Stephen Clancy -- Like there were no lesbians in Ireland / Rebecca Murphy -- So the gay thing was never mentioned / Ed O'Callaghan -- When I verbalised that I was gay, they sent me a priest / Des Crowley -- I tried not to allow it consume me. But it became more and more difficult / Philippa, Helen & Jenny Ryder -- Everybody knows that Dominic and I were a married couple / John Paul Calnan -- I thought you were going to say you were pregnant. Oh, Christ, thank God / Garry Hynes -- You are my son, I love you, it's not a problem / Steven Sharpe -- My Dad said, "You are gay, are you?" / Gary Ridge -- I tore myself apart for the sake of the referendum / Sharon Nolan -- My action men used to live together in my sister's Sindy house / Eamon Farrell & Steven Mannion Farrell -- Do you know, I couldn't ask for a nicer partner in my life / Caroline Stewart -- So I put on my t-shirt and went knocking on doors / Will Keane -- I just lost my speech, to be honest with you / Kathleen Sharkey -- I had a lot of fiends. They were just predominantly female / Noel Sharkey -- That absolutely messed with me, messed with my head / Oein DeBhairduin -- Mike, do you have something to tell me? / Micheal O Riordain -- Will you be Gillian's wife or her husband? / Lora Bolger & Gillian McKenna -- I knew at the time was that I couldn't stay married, that was just not an option / Anita Furlong -- I suppose you heard Leo Varakar's story? / Tommy Roddy -- I kept meeting lesbians and, you know, it was great / Breda Larkin -- People were just sobbing because it was just so beautiful / Brian Sheehan -- We both wore the same coloured dickey bow, just so people kind of made the association / Adam Hannon & Joan Dodd -- He says, your mother wears her gay son like a badge of honour / Colin O'Mahony -- It all started with flavours of yoghurt / Claire Goss & Anne Marie Lillis -- The priest did say he would say a prayer for me / Mark Govern -- It's going to be a great day today, isn't it? / Patrick Dempsey -- He sprung up from the chair, gave me a big hug and an embrace / Ursula Halligan -- If a girl showed interest in you now, what would you say? / Siona Cahill -- Sometimes if everyone's favourite colour was red, I always wanted to be a different colour / Sabina & Gavin Brennan -- I hadn't a clue that he was gay. I really hadn't a clue / Luke Barber -- They are family now / Vivian Cummins, Erney Breytenbach & Brandon Martin.
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It's the same love that I have for my wife / Enda Morgan -- We're both going to wear dresses. No dickey bows for us / Rachel Morgan & Marion Doherty -- Three-quarters of myself was consistently hidden / June Hamill -- I lost my college peer group, to AIDS. I stopped counting after thirty / Bill Hughes -- They beat the living daylights out of me / Ben Slimm -- I was out of control and very destructive / Jenny Hannon -- What will the neighbors think / Arthur Leahy -- We are a very post-modern family / Kathryn O'Riordan -- We were in love, and it felt really good / Nuala Ward -- I prefer having two women as parents / Sharon Slater & Stephen Clancy -- Like there were no lesbians in Ireland / Rebecca Murphy -- So the gay thing was never mentioned / Ed O'Callaghan -- When I verbalised that I was gay, they sent me a priest / Des Crowley -- I tried not to allow it consume me. But it became more and more difficult / Philippa, Helen & Jenny Ryder -- Everybody knows that Dominic and I were a married couple / John Paul Calnan -- I thought you were going to say you were pregnant. Oh, Christ, thank God / Garry Hynes -- You are my son, I love you, it's not a problem / Steven Sharpe -- My Dad said, "You are gay, are you?" / Gary Ridge -- I tore myself apart for the sake of the referendum / Sharon Nolan -- My action men used to live together in my sister's Sindy house / Eamon Farrell & Steven Mannion Farrell -- Do you know, I couldn't ask for a nicer partner in my life / Caroline Stewart -- So I put on my t-shirt and went knocking on doors / Will Keane -- I just lost my speech, to be honest with you / Kathleen Sharkey -- I had a lot of fiends. They were just predominantly female / Noel Sharkey -- That absolutely messed with me, messed with my head / Oein DeBhairduin -- Mike, do you have something to tell me? / Micheal O Riordain -- Will you be Gillian's wife or her husband? / Lora Bolger & Gillian McKenna -- I knew at the time was that I couldn't stay married, that was just not an option / Anita Furlong -- I suppose you heard Leo Varakar's story? / Tommy Roddy -- I kept meeting lesbians and, you know, it was great / Breda Larkin -- People were just sobbing because it was just so beautiful / Brian Sheehan -- We both wore the same coloured dickey bow, just so people kind of made the association / Adam Hannon & Joan Dodd -- He says, your mother wears her gay son like a badge of honour / Colin O'Mahony -- It all started with flavours of yoghurt / Claire Goss & Anne Marie Lillis -- The priest did say he would say a prayer for me / Mark Govern -- It's going to be a great day today, isn't it? / Patrick Dempsey -- He sprung up from the chair, gave me a big hug and an embrace / Ursula Halligan -- If a girl showed interest in you now, what would you say? / Siona Cahill -- Sometimes if everyone's favourite colour was red, I always wanted to be a different colour / Sabina & Gavin Brennan -- I hadn't a clue that he was gay. I really hadn't a clue / Luke Barber -- They are family now / Vivian Cummins, Erney Breytenbach & Brandon Martin.

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