Drag Queens Powerful Speech Against Homophobia

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Irish drag queen Panti Bliss shares her experience of the little, everyday things that can have a huge impact on the wellbeing of gay people. Panti expresses her thoughts on navigating a world in which the simple act of holding hands can be a political statement in itself.

In the speech she says “I am 45 years old, and I have never once unselfconsciously held hands with a lover in public.

Watch the full speech here …