Season 3 (2018) Episode 6

Pantisocracy Season 3 Episode 6
‘Legally Gay’

 
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Panti with her parlour guests and in-studio audience

 
25 years after Ireland decriminalised homosexuality Panti Bliss celebrates in a show called Legally Gay and explores how Ireland stepped out of the closet.
 
Guests include singer/songwriter Jack O’Rourke, gay rights archivist Tonie Walsh, HIV advocate Robbie Lawlor, grassroots activist Izzy Kamikaze and spoken word performer Vickey Curtis.
 

 

The Panti Monologue – Pantisocracy S3 E6 ‘Legally Gay’ from Athena Media on Vimeo.

 

 

Broadcast:
7th August 2018 22.00 – 23.00 on RTÉ Radio 1

 
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Jack O’Rourke, Tonie Walsh, Panti Bliss, Robbie Lawlor, Vickey Curtis & Izzy Kamikaze

 

Jack O'Rourke 'Shining for You' – Pantisocracy S3 E6 ‘Legally Gay’ from Athena Media on Vimeo.

 

 
Jack O’Rourke performs his songs ‘Shining For You’ and his new single ‘Myth’, along with a powerful cover of John Grant’s song ‘Glacier’. Vickey Curtis performs a piece she did during the Marriage Equality Referendum ‘Two Fat Ducks’.
 

Vickey Curtis 'Two Fat Ducks' – Pantisocracy S3 E6 ‘Legally Gay’ from Athena Media on Vimeo.

 

 
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Tonie Walsh (of the Irish Queer Archive) and Panti Bliss.

 

 
As Panti mentions in this episode, Tonie Walsh’s one man show ‘I Am Tonie Walsh’ is on in the Project Arts Centre this November.
 

Jack O'Rourke 'Glacier' – Pantisocracy S3 E6 ‘Legally Gay’ from Athena Media on Vimeo.

 

 
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Panti with Izzy Kamikaze

 
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Jack O’Rourke

 
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Robbie Lawlor and Panti

 

Jack O'Rourke 'Myth' – Pantisocracy S3 E6 ‘Legally Gay’ from Athena Media on Vimeo.

 

 
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Panti Bliss with guest Vickey Curtis

 
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Jack O’Rourke with Panti