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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, […]