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“I'm not from a political family of candidates of yesteryear. I'm not what people expect a politician to look like - but the personal is political. Politics affects all of us and I believe we should have candidates that look like what modern Ireland looks like.”
Sharon Nolan, one of Galway's leading campaigners on LGBTQ+ rights, gender recognition, and better trans healthcare, will be running for the Social Democrats in the 2019 Local Elections on a platform of "engaging younger and underrepresented voices in Galway".
My name is Sharon Nolan, I’m originally from Roscommon but I’ve been living in Galway city for almost 10 years by now.
The 29th Galway Community Pride Festival kicked off this week and there are still four days to go, of music, comedy, clubnights, discussions, visual art, family fun, as well as the Pride Parade on Saturday afternoon.
Voting Yes will "remove the harmful Eighth Amendment from the Constitution" and allow the State "create a caring and compassionate environment for women in Ireland in crisis pregnancy situations".
The Galway Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment is to join the National Together For Yes Campaign, and form the Galway Together For Yes Campaign, ahead of the upcoming referendum.
Galway pro-choice groups and politicians have welcomed the Government's decision to proceed with a referendum - possibly to take place in late May - to repeal the highly controversial Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.
Bisexuality is one of the least understood or publicly recognised forms of sexual orientation, one which often faces prejudice from within minority and majority sexualities, leading to the phenomenon of 'bi-erasure'.
Have you ever thought about getting involved in politics? This Saturday Aug 26 at 2pm at the PorterShed off Eyre Square, the Galway West Branch of the Social Democrats are holding a event called “Is Politics for you?”.
Sharon Nolan is a bisexual rainbow-haired activist living in Galway city. She’s also the director of social media on the 2016 Galway Pride Festival committee.