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23Jun

‘As a Gay Man’: Loving Myself For Who I am

It is so strange looking back on my life and how I came to feel so positively about my sexuality. Now, I have accepted myself so much, that I struggle to remember how frightening it can be to be gay, to come out, to freely express yourself. Now, I would happily kiss another guy in public, or bring up the topic of homosexuality in a conversation with people I don’t know so well. Whenever I experience discrimination, I...

14Jun

Imagining a post-COVID world with Niteline Dublin – Anonymous Volunteer

Since January, I can count all the people I’ve met up with in person on one hand. To tell you the truth, I’ve coped with it the same as most people. Sometimes I feel lonely, sometimes I feel stressed, and sometimes I feel like it’s possible the world actually ended three months ago, but I haven’t looked outside to see it. But I think the weirdest feeling of all is when I feel hopeful. With the sun out...

23May

Graduation – Anonymous Volunteer

Graduation. That big day we all work so hard towards, the cap and gown, staged photographs, and hoping you don’t trip across the stage. Or in a year of a pandemic, watching your name scroll past on a screen and celebrating in lockdown. It’s what we work so hard for, years of being a student and getting to experience all those highs and lows and sticking with it regardless. I know I barely focused on much else when doing my...

08Mar

Underrated 80’s Albums: A Connoisseur’s Perspective – Graham Kelly (Public Face)

Music has a lot of emotional power, and the 1980s was a decade that produced some incredible music. Trinity College Public Face Graham Kelly unearths some hidden gems. We most all have hobbies or interests that we can rely on to help put us back in a better mood when we’re feeling down, and for me music is something that can kind of help transport me to a bit of a different world when I want to...