Category Archives: LGBT Politics

The Photo

In November 1990 LIFE magazine published a photograph of a young man named David Kirby. I remember the photo very well. It still moves me to tears, and evokes memories of friends who went far too soon. Here’s the story … Continue reading

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Hooray for History…

As a fellow Manxman who got married to a Dutch man in the Netherlands, let me wish this happy couple all the best for their future.

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A Marriage Proposal

With all the doom and gloom around as a result of Brexit; this cheered me up a bit. How things have changed since the days I went on Gay Pride marches in London. Back in those days (the 1970s), the … Continue reading

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Remember the Pulse

The Rainbow flag in our garden flies at half mast today. Remember And here’s a message from Owen Jones that says what I want to say more eloquently than I am able to do.

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Showing Their True Colours

It would appear that the Catholic Church is not happy, not happy at all, about the result of the Irish referendum supporting same-sex marriage. First we had the Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin saying that the church needed to take “a … Continue reading

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Ireland Has Voted

And it’s a vote for sanity, equality, and same-sex marriage… I’m delighted, and not a little surprised – I had thought that reactionary forces, e.g. the Catholic Church, would have been able to make a greater dent in the majority … Continue reading

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Ireland Votes

This coming Friday, Ireland will be voting in a referendum to legalise same-sex marriage. I’d like to think that sanity will prevail, and that the vote will be “Yes”, but I shouldn’t underestimate the continuing power of the Catholic Church, … Continue reading

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