The Gaelic for “Gay”

The Gaelic for “Gay”

This post contains an affiliate link. February is LGBT History Month in the UK. As an ally, I am celebrating with this post focused on the intersections between LGBT and Gaelic history, arts, and language. I start with a bit of background on the history and situation...
Gaelic Crowdfunding

Gaelic Crowdfunding

In the last couple of years, Scottish Gaelic language groups and organizations have started to use crowdfunding as a method of fundraising for language revitalization projects. Alternative methods are sometimes needed because in the English-dominant world there never...
Poppies and Gaelic

Poppies and Gaelic

When I lived in the U.S., I noticed that a few people would wear poppies for Veterans Day on November 11. But I never did, and my daughter was too young to notice. In Canada, however, November 11 is called Remembrance Day and many people wear poppies before and on the...