“That Feels Oppressive”…Because It Is
“To grow up in a society that is overwhelmingly and stiflingly homophobic, and to somehow escape unscathed would be miraculous.”
From microaggressions and their impact, to living under the heternomative gaze, to the damage done by “well-meaning, well-intentioned” people, this is a rich message that blasts back at homophobia.
“Rory O’Neill aka Panti Bliss makes a post-show oration at the national theatre of Ireland, the Abbey.
Video made with the help of Conor Horgan, Caroline Campbell, Nicky Gogan and Ailish Bracken. With thanks to cast and crew at the Abbey Theatre.”
From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins, MSW, LLMSW