Leo Varadkar, 38, is set to become Ireland's youngest ever leader and the first who is openly gay. Varadkar, who currently serves as minister for social protection, will officially be confirmed as prime minister when the Irish parliament reconvenes on June 13, according to CNN. He is in line to replace outgoing Prime Minister Enda Kenny, who announced his decision to step down in May amid growing pressure from his party over his handling of an Irish police force scandal. Varadkar came out as gay on Irish national radio in Then the minister of health, he joined several other openly gay Irish politicians in backing the Marriage Equality Bill allowing same-sex couples to wed.
After writing in different forms throughout the s, the early s saw him become one of the most popular playwrights in London. He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray , and the circumstances of his criminal conviction for gross indecency for consensual homosexual acts in "one of the first celebrity trials",  imprisonment, and early death from meningitis at age Wilde's parents were Anglo-Irish intellectuals in Dublin. A young Wilde learned to speak fluent French and German. At university, Wilde read Greats ; he demonstrated himself to be an exceptional classicist, first at Trinity College Dublin , then at Oxford.
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So-called "gay conversion therapy" may be condemned by experts but it is still permitted in the UK. So what happened when gay podcast host James Barr signed up for simulated "treatment"? I'm sitting in a room in Northern Ireland opposite a man who says he offers "talking therapy" to people who don't want to be gay. And I cannot help feeling worried - despite all the evidence I've read to the contrary, a tiny part of me believes that he may actually convince me that I can choose to stop being gay.