Archive | April 2013

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Double Chocolate Sea Salt Brownies

Double Chocolate Sea Salt Brownies

The very best brownies I have tasted, surprisingly, have no flour in them. I have tried out so many brownie recipes over the years and I always find that flourless brownies are often times much nicer. You may wish to add some chocolate sauce, ice-cream or both but I like to keep it plain and […]

Today, We Can Be Proud

Today, We Can Be Proud

Scott De Buitléir gives a quick account of today’s historic events at the Constitutional Convention. Earlier this afternoon on a small but crowded street outside the Gaiety Theatre, people heard some news they had been waiting for. The news came from a hotel function room in north County Dublin, but would have an effect on the entire […]

All For One?

All For One?

LGBT Unity? Frances Winston looks at how much support there is from the gay community for transgender and bisexual people. In coming months all around the country, out and proud members of the LGBT community will take part in Pride celebrations. They will embrace their sexuality and diversity, and reflect on how wonderful the community is. Unfortunately […]

Gays Against Equal Marriage

Gays Against Equal Marriage

Like the sizable majority of people in this part of the world, I am 100% in favour of equal access and equal rights for everyone, including the extension of the protections, benefits and responsibilities that go hand inhand with marriage. I am conservative, in so far that I believe the bonds we forge with one another are […]

Fitness: Resistance -VS- Cardio

Fitness: Resistance -VS- Cardio

Words: Dane Hancox Killing yourself with cardio and still have stubborn fat that just won’t shift? What if you don’t even need to do any cardio to banish that fat? How would you feel if you could burn that excess fat in your sleep? That may sound crazy, but it’s actually very easy to do. The […]

A Weighty Issue

A Weighty Issue

Jenny Butler looks at how negative attitudes towards body image  can destroy self-esteem At the beginning of a night out in a well-known LGBT club in Dublin some years ago, a guy passed a nasty comment about my weight. I was a complete stranger to him, and he to me. It was a random act, […]

The T in LGBT

The T in LGBT

Once upon a time, there were the heterosexual masses, and then there was this difficult sub-group who said that they simply couldn’t do the heterosexual thing. The heterosexual majority felt threatened, and tried to tell the homosexuals that their experience was invalid – the result of some psychological trauma in childhood, perhaps. Having pathologised the […]