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First Citizens' Assembly weekend on gender equality to be held in February
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First Citizens' Assembly weekend on gender equality to be held in February

Nov 19th 2019, 7:28 PM 8,317 Views 23 Comments

It will discuss the reasons women are still paid less, find it harder to reach top positions, and carry an unequal share of the burden of care.

What has feminism ever done for men?
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What has feminism ever done for men?

Jan 20th 2019, 11:05 PM 11,667 Views 18 Comments

Except ruin razor adverts, of course.

PICTURES: Thousands take part in Dublin Pride Parade
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PICTURES: Thousands take part in Dublin Pride Parade

Jun 30th 2018, 5:42 PM 38,008 Views 120 Comments

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

'Unacceptable sexist behaviour': Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights
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'Unacceptable sexist behaviour': Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights

Mar 8th 2018, 6:03 PM 15,197 Views 54 Comments

Women earn 14.9% less than men in Spain.

15 million girls under the age of 18 are married every year - that's one every two seconds
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15 million girls under the age of 18 are married every year - that's one every two seconds

Oct 11th 2017, 6:00 AM 9,759 Views 32 Comments

Today is the sixth annual International Day of the Girl.

"We're not looking for something extra or more than - we're looking for same as others"
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"We're not looking for something extra or more than - we're looking for same as others"

Jul 13th 2017, 7:30 PM 10,004 Views 13 Comments

Ireland is the only EU country yet to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

Joanne O’Riordan: 'I will not allow this government treat me like a second class citizen'
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Joanne O’Riordan: 'I will not allow this government treat me like a second class citizen'

Mar 30th 2017, 3:27 PM 21,082 Views 31 Comments

More than 100 disability groups gathered outside the gates of Leinster House today to demand the ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities.

'We were walking through the flats and it came up in conversation. My Dad asked if I was gay'
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'We were walking through the flats and it came up in conversation. My Dad asked if I was gay'

May 11th 2016, 2:15 PM 781 Views 73 Comments

I got really really angry with my family when they said they wouldn’t be voting in the marriage referendum, writes Patrick Dempsey.

Why is Patricia Arquette getting criticised for her Oscar speech?
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Why is Patricia Arquette getting criticised for her Oscar speech?

Feb 23rd 2015, 1:41 PM 45,476 Views 57 Comments

She called for wage equality “once and for all”.

Google Docs have hidden a cute Pride Easter egg in your spreadsheets
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Google Docs have hidden a cute Pride Easter egg in your spreadsheets

Jun 28th 2014, 9:52 AM 2,164 Views 0 Comments

Everything’s better in rainbow.

More than 500 civil partnership ceremonies took place in 2011
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More than 500 civil partnership ceremonies took place in 2011

Sep 30th 2013, 1:30 PM 5,093 Views 41 Comments

There were 335 male unions and 201 female unions in the first year civil partnerships became legal.

The 11 funniest protest signs ever
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The 11 funniest protest signs ever

Sep 22nd 2013, 8:15 PM 46,455 Views 30 Comments

They might be serious issues, but they’re also pretty gas.

Column: Trayvon Martin’s tragic death shows that race still divides America
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Column: Trayvon Martin’s tragic death shows that race still divides America

Jul 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 132 Views 82 Comments

It makes me feel guilty when we talk about race, and I suspect that’s how most white Americans feel, writes Larry Donnelly, who says there is still a way to go yet before racism no longer has a stronghold in America.

Column: Sexism in Leinster House is alive and well
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Column: Sexism in Leinster House is alive and well

Jul 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 82 Views 62 Comments

Two male politicians showed how sexism can come in many forms – post-modern with an ironic twist and just plain old-fashioned, writes Maura Adshead.

Column: I'm a devoted father, I'm engaged and I'm a gay man - I should be able to marry
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Column: I'm a devoted father, I'm engaged and I'm a gay man - I should be able to marry

Apr 13th 2013, 12:30 PM 877 Views 207 Comments

When the question “why are you getting married?” is put to any couple, gay or straight, the answer is the same: “because we love each other,” writes Christian Daly, who says time for marriage equality is now upon us.

Column: Two years on – how civil partnership helped change Irish attitudes
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Column: Two years on – how civil partnership helped change Irish attitudes

Jan 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 374 Views 92 Comments

I’m proud I was involved in bringing about civil partnership, because it’s made a real difference to people’s lives – including my own, writes Roderic O’Gorman.

Column: Getting a few extra skirts in the boardroom is not liberation
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Column: Getting a few extra skirts in the boardroom is not liberation

Nov 28th 2012, 9:00 PM 37 Views 22 Comments

Men should support feminism, says David Cronin – and it should be about more than just high-status women.

Girl power: Irish feminist conference sold out
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Girl power: Irish feminist conference sold out

May 18th 2012, 6:40 PM 4,720 Views 167 Comments

Feminism conference aims to open the dialogue between all generations of feminists.

Irish govt criticises Russia's 'gay propaganda' law
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Irish govt criticises Russia's 'gay propaganda' law

Dec 1st 2011, 5:22 PM 4,020 Views 33 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that legislation discrimination against the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people “are not acceptable”.