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#LGBT

# lgbt - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Sesame Street says Bert and Ernie are just friends and 'don't have a sexual orientation' Sesame Street

Sesame Street says Bert and Ernie are just friends and 'don't have a sexual orientation'

The comments come after a former writer for the show recently said he considered them to be gay.

From TheJournal.ie 'Growing up, my gay pals and I were groped, harassed, screamed at and bothered at every second turn' Opinion

'Growing up, my gay pals and I were groped, harassed, screamed at and bothered at every second turn'

Karen Cogan has written a play about a fictional young lesbian in Cork for this year’s Dublin Fringe Festival.

# lgbt - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives Chemsex This post contains videos

How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives

G is highly addictive and its use in Ireland is becoming more common.

# lgbt - Sunday 9 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries LGBT Rights

Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries

A look at LGBT rights across the world.

# lgbt - Thursday 23 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Halligan says Church teaching on homosexuality 'evil' as LGBT issues under spotlight at RDS World Meeting This post contains videos

Halligan says Church teaching on homosexuality 'evil' as LGBT issues under spotlight at RDS

Inside the venue, high-profile US Jesuit Fr James Martin said parishes needed to do more to include LGBT Catholics.

# lgbt - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Catholic LGBT group denied spot at World Meeting decides against protesting Pope's visit We Are Church

Catholic LGBT group denied spot at World Meeting decides against protesting Pope's visit

We Are Church Ireland says most of its members are indifferent to the visit.

# lgbt - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I never gave a damn what the Church thought about me being gay' Rory Cowan

'I never gave a damn what the Church thought about me being gay'

Rory Cowan says people who disagree with the Roman Catholic Church’s teachings on gay people should refuse to engage with the institution.

# lgbt - Saturday 4 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Calls for marriage equality as huge crowds gather in Belfast for this year's Pride event LGBT

Calls for marriage equality as huge crowds gather in Belfast for this year's Pride event

Campaigners used the parade as an opportunity to call for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.

# lgbt - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Up to 150 homosexuality convictions could be overturned under Government proposals Gay Rights

Up to 150 homosexuality convictions could be overturned under Government proposals

Last month, the Government apologised to men historically convicted of engaging in consensual same-sex activity.

# lgbt - Saturday 14 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama after backlash

Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama after backlash

Johansson previously came under fire for playing an originally Asian character.

# lgbt - Monday 9 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Pride in London organisers 'sorry' over 'anti-trans' protest Protesters

Pride in London organisers 'sorry' over 'anti-trans' protest

Pride in London said the group “forced their way to the front of the parade”.

# lgbt - Friday 6 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples Ministers And Elders

Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples

Over 200 ministers and elders of the Church signed a letter outlining their feelings over decisions made at its 2018 General Assembly.

# lgbt - Thursday 5 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year New Laws

99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year

The certificates allow a person to be legally recognised by the State under the gender they identify.

# lgbt - Saturday 30 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie PICTURES: Thousands take part in Dublin Pride Parade Dublin Pride

PICTURES: Thousands take part in Dublin Pride Parade

The streets of Dublin city centre were thronged with people from the early afternoon.

# lgbt - Friday 29 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people Marriage Equality

Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.

# lgbt - Sunday 24 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Here's a short history of the battle for LGBT rights in Ireland 25th Anniversary

Here's a short history of the battle for LGBT rights in Ireland

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland.

# lgbt - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Rita Ora is getting some criticism from LGBT artists over her new song 'Girls'

The song’s lyrics have come into question.

# lgbt - Friday 11 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Eurovision ends contract with Chinese broadcaster after it didn't show Irish entry Not Together This post contains videos

Eurovision ends contract with Chinese broadcaster after it didn't show Irish entry

The performance featured two men dancing on stage.

# lgbt - Friday 4 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Oklahoma passes law allowing adoption agencies deny children to LGBT families on religious grounds Adoption

Oklahoma passes law allowing adoption agencies deny children to LGBT families on religious grounds

It’s similar to laws in at least five other states.

# lgbt - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad Lgbtq Rights

'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad

The Prohibition of Conversion Therapies Bill 2018 has passed through its second stage in the Seanad and has further stages to go through.

# lgbt - Sunday 22 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy' Stigma

Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy'

1,747 women have been diagnosed with HIV in Ireland since 2003.

# lgbt - Thursday 19 April, 2018

From The42 Ex-England striker John Fashanu paid his brother Justin £75k to keep quiet about his sexuality Football For All This post contains videos

Ex-England striker John Fashanu paid his brother Justin £75k to keep quiet about his sexuality

With the 20th anniversary of the death approaching, Fashanu has called on the FA to do more to support gay footballers.

# lgbt - Monday 9 April, 2018

# lgbt - Saturday 17 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar visits site of the Stonewall riots in New York Gay Rights

Leo Varadkar visits site of the Stonewall riots in New York

The Stonewall protests are widely considered to be the single most important event leading to the gay liberation movement.

# lgbt - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media Lgbtq Rights

Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said today that he would raise LGBT rights issues with the vice president.

# lgbt - Thursday 8 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests Misogyny This post contains videos

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests

The former president also called the Catholic Church an “empire of misogyny”.

# lgbt - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Here's why Netflix's Queer Eye is less of a makeover show, and more a lesson in queer culture

The reboot of the noughties classic has given it a whole new life.

# lgbt - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Dear Fifi: Do I have a responsibility to help my boyfriend to come out?

*to the tune of Dear Prudence* Dear Foofers.

# lgbt - Friday 2 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Priests say Mary McAleese being banned from Vatican conference is 'embarrassing' Catholic Church

Priests say Mary McAleese being banned from Vatican conference is 'embarrassing'

The inclusion of McAleese on the Voices of Faith speaker panel was opposed by Cardinal Kevin Farrell.

# lgbt - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Toronto police search gardens for more victims after landscaper charged with deaths of two men Serial Killer

Toronto police search gardens for more victims after landscaper charged with deaths of two men

Bruce McArthur, aged 66, was arrested earlier this month.

# lgbt - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Lewis Hamilton apologises after he's accused of 'shaming' his nephew for wearing a princess dress Backlash This post contains videos

Lewis Hamilton apologises after he's accused of 'shaming' his nephew for wearing a princess dress

Hamilton has since deleted a video of his nephew he shared on Instagram.

# lgbt - Monday 4 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australian MP proposes during same-sex marriage debate in House of Representatives It's A Yes

Australian MP proposes during same-sex marriage debate in House of Representatives

Tim Wilson has reportedly been engaged to Ryan Bolger for nine years.

# lgbt - Friday 1 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a show of solidarity': Pride flag set to fly over Dublin City Hall next summer Pride

# lgbt - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From The42 Gay fans warned about the dangers of holding hands at the World Cup Discrimination

Gay fans warned about the dangers of holding hands at the World Cup

LGBT supporters travelling to Russia need to be ‘cautious’, according to anti-discrimination group Fare.

# lgbt - Saturday 25 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie LGBT people in China pursuing marriages of convenience in order to disguise their real relationships Sham Marriage

LGBT people in China pursuing marriages of convenience in order to disguise their real relationships

When Xiaoxiong and her lesbian lover wanted to hide their relationship from their parents, they decided to find men willing to marry them. Gay men.

# lgbt - Sunday 19 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The last person I came out to was mam. She was 80. She walked me down the aisle at my wedding' Rainbow Weddings

'The last person I came out to was mam. She was 80. She walked me down the aisle at my wedding'

Daragh Doyle tells TheJournal.ie how he became a same-sex wedding planner after the marriage equality referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province Banned

Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province

Homosexuality has been legal since the creation of the modern Turkish republic in 1923.

# lgbt - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'This means everything': Massive celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage Equality

'This means everything': Massive celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage

61% of Australians have voted in favour of same-sex marriage.

# lgbt - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

From The42 'I meant no disrespect to LGBT community' - Conor McGregor sorry for use of 'f-word' Tap Out

'I meant no disrespect to LGBT community' - Conor McGregor sorry for use of 'f-word'

The MMA star recorded a Late Late Show interview today.

# lgbt - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

From The42 Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league Equality

Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league

Hannah Mouncey says she is ‘extremely disappointed’ with the AFL’s decision.

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