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“Openness through Sound”: Dualcasting on Irish LGBT Radio
This article explores how Ireland’s first LGBT radio station, Open FM, attempted to offer LGBT radio in a heteronormative media landscape. It uses semi-structured interviews with two of the stations
Camping it up and toning it down: gay and lesbian sexual identity in media work
By its make-up, Irish screen production is heteronormative. This can be seen in terms of output, representation and production. Accordingly, this article argues that heteronormativity is a
Gay the right way? Roles and routines of Irish media production among gay and lesbian workers
This article explores how gay and lesbian identities are incorporated, or not, into the roles and routines of Irish film and television production. Data were gathered in 2018–2019 through
Projecting a queer republic: mainstreaming queer identities on Irish documentary film
  • P. Kerrigan
  • History
    Studies in Documentary Film
  • 17 October 2018
ABSTRACT Previous work on the Irish documentary has suggested that an innate conservatism in Irish society and broadcasting stifled any political potential on the medium. This article argues that
Little is known about the relationship between the Irish gay press and the AIDS crisis during the 1980s. This article aims to fill this gap by presenting the findings of a study dealing with the AIDS
After Marriage: The Assimilation, Representation, and Diversification of LGBTQ Lives on Irish Television
Since Ireland’s 2015 Marriage Equality referendum, emerging trends, variances and understandings of LGBTQ identities have begun to emerge on Irish television. At the crux of this post-marriage
Media Graduates at Work
Public service broadcasting and the emergence of LGBT+ visibility: A comparative perspective on Ireland and Flanders
Public Service Broadcasting in Europe and its centrality to cultural diversity has been established in relation to race, multiculturalism and gender, but LGBT+ sexual identity remains relatively