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Under Five Million People School the World

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.24.2015 | Gay Voices
Charles Karel Bouley

Thank you to every "yes" campaigner in Ireland. From a 52-year-old gay American, I feel very, very Irish today. As a country and as a people, you have my continued love. As an example to the world today you shine like no other.

Forbes Issues Public, And Private, Apology

AP | Posted 09.23.2013 | Media

DUBLIN (AP) — Financial news publisher Forbes says it's apologizing to Ireland's president for inaccurately describing him as gay in an online artic...

Irish President Takes Down Tea Partying Pundit

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.23.2012 | World

Leave it to the Irish to teach their American cousins a thing or two about the ancient art of the smackdown. A 2010 interview between Michael D. H...

Poet And Humanist New Irish President

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 12.29.2011 | World

DUBLIN — Michael D. Higgins, a veteran left-wing politician, poet and human rights activist, was declared the winner Saturday of Ireland's presi...

Ireland Elects Poet, Human Rights Champion As President

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

DUBLIN — Human rights activist and poet Michael D. Higgins headed for victory Friday in Ireland's presidential election as the Irish picked a le...