Posts tagged ‘Ireland’

June 12, 2011

Gay Beardy David Norris Has Eyes Set as Ireland’s First Gay President

by Accidental Bear

James Joyce railed against family, religion and nationalism as the nets that Ireland casts around its artists and free-thinkers. As the annual celebration of his greatest work, Ulysses, begins those same traditional values have come back to haunt the leading Irish authority on the country’s most famous novelist.

While senator David Norris prepares for the annual Bloomsday festivities – when thousands dress up in Edwardian attire and follow the same mock-epic journey Joyce sent his novel’s protagonist, Leopold Bloom, on – he knows he is also fighting for his political survival.

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April 22, 2011

“Jesus Had 2 Dads and He Turned Out Fine.” – Dublin

by Accidental Bear

I want to sit homophobes and religious freaks down on a therapist couch and ask them some questions. I would be reserved and refrain from asking, ” What the fuck is wrong with you!”, and maybe ask, “Who hurt you?”, “Why are you so insecure?”, ” Why did you drop out of school in the 5th grade?”, “What deep dark secrets do you hide in our closet?” Those would just be my warm up questions.

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Poster for Gay March Courts Controversy

By Advocate.com Editors

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Despite the possibility of stirring up outrage, a controversial poster invoking Jesus to promote marriage equality will appear all over buses and trains in Dublin starting today.

The poster shows an illustration of several protesters at a rally, with one holding a sign that says, “Jesus Had 2 Dads and He Turned Out Fine.” The ad is for the third annual March for Marriage, to be held August 14 in Dublin. READ MORE