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We’ve got so much to talk about in this month’s issue, we’d better get started! Leading the charge is our cover star Conor O’Brien, the voice behind The Villagers. Conor dropped in to talk about their new album and what it’s like being an out gay man in the business. On a further musical note, Irish electro band Eden celebrate 20 years in the industry. They had many a tale to tell and GCN was delighted to listen! The GAZE film festival takes over cinema screens this month so we caught up with Desiree Akhavan, the writer and director of the much-lauded gay conversion therapy film The Miseducation Of Cameron Post, along with the creators of the essential documentary Outitude, detailing the history of Ireland’s lesbian community. On a more serious note, Evgeny Shtorn details his escape from Russian persecution only to be caught in the bureaucracy that is Ireland’s Direct Provision System. Plus Jamie Brady provides a hard-hitting photo essay on the effects on Grindr on the young male psyche. With all that awesome content on offer, you better start reading now!
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informative, current Reviewed Sunday, July 26, 2020

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Great magazine for the Republic of Ireland Reviewed Saturday, July 20, 2019

Highly interesting

Very detailed reviews of venues in Ireland Reviewed Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in GCN 344.

FROM THE EDITOR The amendment to the Children and Family Relationships Bill needs to fully take into account the way same-sex people are having children. It’s taken three years (and you’d have to question why, exactl...
WE ASKED THE TEAM WHO ARE YOUR FAVOURITE QUEER MUSIC ARTISTS? In this issue we talk to out ‘n’ proud musicians, so LISA Peaches! Why? She is a total badass and has been making interesting and exciting musi...
Water Trans Cooler Pride Chatter March This month we’re having words about… At the end of July, Dublin will play host to the Republic’s first Trans Pride march. Inspired by similar events which took place in Scotland and the North, ...
Gazing North Bound to be one of the crown jewels in the glittering tiara that is the upcoming Gaze Dublin International LGBT Film Festival, the Light House Cinema will play host to an invigorating session of film...
Pride in Cork & Galway Continuing to keep the country rainbow coloured, this month sees Cork and Galway throw their own annual Pride celebrations from July 29 to August 5. With the theme of #ThisIsMe, the county will host ...
Peter Out One of the first out gay men to stand for election in Britain, our latest guest on Q+A, GCN’s Queer and Alternative podcast, Peter Tatchell has been campaigning vociferously and courageously for huma...

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