Decriminalisation-of-gay-sex anniversary is for ‘TDs and older people’

25 years after homosexuality became appropriate, just how do young LGBT individuals visualize it?

Taoiseach dilemmas formal apology to males criminalised ahead of legal improvement in 1993 because of their sexual orientation. Movie: Oireachtas television

Gay pride: Leo Varadkar and (left) Frances Fitzgerald at final year’s Dublin parade. Photograph: Dara Mac Dуnaill

Across Dublin, rainbow flags flutter from shops and pubs marking the of Pride month. Next Saturday tens and thousands of individuals will march through the administrative centre with what may be the biggest display of individuals from the roads not in the St Patrick’s Day parade.

Like numerous things in Ireland today, the landmark occasions are accumulating. This week Gay Community Information established an event marking its 30th anniversary. On Sunday the Taoiseach will host a huge selection of users of the LGBT community at a reception in Dublin Castle to mark the anniversary that is 25th of decriminalisation of homosexuality.

That around the corner in Olympia Theatre, Colin Murphy’s play, A Day In May, based on the book by Charlie Bird and directed by Gerry Stembridge, will premiere, based on the stories of LGBT people in the run-up to the 2015 marriage equality vote, and the referendum campaign itself night. Läs mer