Panti

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Birthday
29, 1968
Birthplace
Ballinrobe, Ireland
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
29, 1968 (age 50)
Birthplace
Ballinrobe, Ireland

About

Drag queen and gay rights activist who hosted the annual Alternative Miss Ireland pageant from 1996 to 2012. In 2014, he found himself in the center of a national controversy after he publicly called out members of the Irish journalism community for homophobia.

Before Fame

He grew up in Ballinrobe, Ireland and attended a college for the arts in Dún Laoghaire. He was diagnosed with HIV in 1995.

Trivia

He played a key role in Ireland’s successful campaign for marriage equality. These efforts as well as his early life were documented in the 2015 documentary The Queen of Ireland.

Family Life

His real name is Rory O'Neill. He grew up in a strict Roman Catholic family.

Associated With

He danced onstage with Cyndi Lauper during the singer's Twelve Deadly Cyns Tour of 1994.