BBC Radio Ulster – 27th April 2015

After the Northern Ireland Health Minister Jim Wells resigned, following a canvassing incident in Rathfriland where he told a lesbian couple he believed their relationship was wrong, the BBC  interviewed one of the women in that relationship. She talked about what happened and why she decided to call the police.

Matt was invited to join the conversation to talk about the dangers of what can happen when homophobic abuse and attitudes are not challenged and are allowed to exist.

Matt set up the Naz and Matt Foundation in memory of his soulmate and fiancé, Naz, who passed away two days after being confronted about his sexuality by his religious parents. It was the first time that they knew their son was gay, in a relationship with Matt for 13 years and that they were planning to get married.

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