Irish Prez Fights Homophobia

We’re so in love with Irish president Mary McAleese!

Taking a stand against homophobia today, McAleese told her country comrades that it’s their national, democratic duty to take on homophobia

Celebrating and respecting diversity among young people is at the heart of this important forum. Homophobic bullying continues to be a society-wide issue, including in our schools and the link between it and suicide sends a clear message that this trend must be reversed.

By working together, by standing up for the democratic values that we share, by refusing to go along with loudly-voiced prejudices, we can overcome the bias and hostility experienced by many young gay people throughout the country. No-one should have to suffer on account of their sexual orientation.

We just wet ourselves…