‘An Unsocial Socialist’ by George Bernard Shaw

Shaw's An Unsocial Socialist is a mixed bag of a book to say the least. It begins in an upper class boarding school for girls where we are introduced to the students. However the focus quickly shifts to a labourer Jeff Smilash who is in fact Sidney Trefusis a wealthy gentleman who has disguised himself in order to pursue his socialist ideals.

‘An Unsocial Socialist’ by George Bernard Shaw

Shaw’s An Unsocial Socialist is a mixed bag of a book to say the least. It begins in an upper class boarding school for girls where we are introduced to the students. However the focus quickly shifts to a labourer Jeff Smilash who is in fact Sidney Trefusis a wealthy gentleman who has disguised himself […]

Victory! Marriage Equality Finally Won!

The overwhelming support Irish people have shown for marriage equality, online, on the ground and at the ballot box has been stupendous. In a country where just 22 years ago homosexuality was still illegal we now have the right to marry regardless of sex. While the vote was just on marriage the activism and the result were something much more, they were a reaching out, an acceptance and indeed an apology. People all over this country, particularly young people in unaccepting environments have been sent a clear message of validation and hope from their fellow citizens. We are perhaps seeing the beginnings of an Ireland of openness and respect.

Victory! Marriage Equality Finally Won!

Freddie Trevaskis Hoskin of the Liberation campaign, responds to the Referendum victory The overwhelming support Irish people have shown for marriage equality, online, on the ground and at the ballot box has been stupendous. In a country where just 22 years ago homosexuality was still illegal we now have the right to marry regardless of […]

Beyond marriage equality

There has been much discussion lately on the issue of marriage equality and before I say any more let me make it clear that I am of course campaigning for a YES vote.

Beyond marriage equality

There has been much discussion lately on the issue of marriage equality and before I say any more let me make it clear that I am of course campaigning for a YES vote. However it seems to me that the discussions around marriage equality have become the only discussions that many LGBTQ activists are having; this is a problem. We should not assume marriage equality […]