Gillian Fagan's Author Archive

The Intersectionality of Pride

l Strange to think of how we should be wearing glitter, rainbows and drinking overpriced drinks while smiling at strangers as we feel united by being present to celebrate Pride.  Strange to think that on the 50th anniversary of Pride, where globally there were massive celebrations planned most of us are sitting on our phones […]

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Today is World Theatre Day

Today is World Theatre Day and 2020 is a year with even more challenges for the performing arts community all over the world.  The importance of art and culture cannot be understated, even in these very difficult and challenging times.  Creativity is what’s going to be driving the economy forward. Under the Rainbow is very grateful […]

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Happy Pay Day Ladies!

Today, 4th March 2020 is considered to be Women’s Pay Day in the UK.  Today is the date on which female employees start getting paid compared to their male counterparts, indicating that women work 63 days for free. In Ireland research shows that women are generally paid 16% less than their male colleagues.  We are working our […]

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Be Who You Are Supposed To Be

I recently found a letter I had written to myself when I was 12.  It was intended to be opened on my 21st birthday but I was nearer 40 when I discovered it! In my letter I wrote that my favourite things were nature, reading, writing, poetry and meditation.  I saw my grandparents as the […]

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