Tuesday August 11, 2020

Feminists who just happen to be men

What can men do to support feminism? Be present and vocal, even when some might argue about their inclusion

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

20th November, 2016
Tom Vaughan-Lawlor at the Waking The Feminists event last Monday at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin Pic: Kate Horgan

Tom Vaughan-Lawlor gave a powerful speech last Monday to remind us to cherish and promote the rights of women in this country.

Vaughan-Lawlor is a well-known name in Ireland – not just for his leading role as Nidge in the RTÉ series Love/Hate, but for his stage work treading the boards of the Abbey Theatre in Dublin and elsewhere. So, in ways, it felt fitting that his face would adorn the pages of newspapers in...

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