Tag Archive | Andy Cast

Listen: Andy Cast chats with SNS Online about #HoldingHands

EILE’s Andy Cast has launched Holding Hands for Equality, a new campaign aimed at tackling homophobia in the UK & Ireland, and further afield. Recently, Andy spoke to Nick Randell of the SNS Online podcast, to tell him about the background behind the new campaign, the reasons why he launched it and how people can […]

Chocolate Milkshake – Seeking The Perfect Match

Chocolate Milkshake – Seeking The Perfect Match

Andy Cast ponders on our quest for a perfect partner Many years ago I wrote an article about ‘The search for Chocolate milkshake’. Basically, two of my single friends and I had debated our desire to find the perfect partner and when was it right to ‘settle’. I used the analogy of a chocolate milkshake […]

Column: Homophobia – Our Inconvenient Truth

Column: Homophobia – Our Inconvenient Truth

EILE’s resident columnist Andy Cast takes a reluctant but necessary look at homophobia In 2014, I met new friends who introduced me to a world I have conveniently ignored – a world of homophobia. These friends didn’t purposefully educate me, they just shared stories, via Facebook, from the gay press. In many ways I wish […]

Column: What’s So Gay About A Musical?

Column: What’s So Gay About A Musical?

EILE’s columnist Andy Cast ponders over the cultural connections between the musical and the gay community There aren’t many straight men who will admit to loving musical theatre, probably because of the homosexual connotations that go hand in hand with knowing all the words to ‘On My Own’ from Les Miserables or ‘Seasons Of Love’ […]

Column: Is This A Gay Mid-Life Crisis?

Column: Is This A Gay Mid-Life Crisis?

EILE’s Andy Cast writes about how sometimes it takes a false alarm to take stock of your journey in life One of my best friends suggested I might be having a mid-life crisis last week, and very helpfully sent me one of those ‘Are you having a mid-life crisis’ questionnaires you can find online. Well, […]