Brian Kennedy on growing up as a gay man in Northern Ireland

In a podcast with Roisin Ingle Brian Kennedy explained that he doesn't want the gay community to be "a mirror image of straight life."

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Singer-songwriter and author Brian Kennedy has spoken about the difficulty of growing up as a gay man in Northern Ireland, and how he will be campaigning for marriage equality in the upcoming referendum campaign.

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“I only ever heard about other gay people in an abusive context. You never had Paddy and Johnny, or Sile and Marie who lived at the top of the street and they were members of the community. It was always about some paedo or some child-catcher or some awful thing.”


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