Politics

1.9 million people turned out to vote on Friday, a 60.5% turnout that saw the highest number of ballots ever cast in an Irish referendum. 1.2 million of those people voted for marriage equality. It seemed pretty clear by half an hour into the count that it was trending heavily toward a win for equality, […]

Ireland is going to the polls today to decide whether or not marriage is for everybody. It’s apparently the first time in the world that the question of marriage equality has been put to a national vote, so frankly, it’s going to be a huge fecking embarrassment if it fails. I voted at about 11:30 […]

Irish drag queen Miss Panti gives an impassioned, intelligent speech about opression and homophobia at Dublin’s Abbey Theatre. I don’t normally post videos, much less ten minute videos, but this is really, really worth watching all the way through.