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From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Children need to learn about LGBT issues in school - it will reassure them and combat fear' Opinion

Opinion: 'Children need to learn about LGBT issues in school - it will reassure them and combat fear'

Robin Stevens grew up in a generation were ‘gayness was erased’. Her books have shown her that young readers want to read about LGBTQ+ lives – and she wants to see more of this explored in schools.

From TheJournal.ie Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men Decriminalisation

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men

A motion before the Dáil this evening will acknowledge the harm caused by historical criminal laws.

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.

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.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs' LGBT

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'

Seven in 10 young LGBT+ people believe schools in Ireland are not safe places.

From TheJournal.ie 'We don't have any gays': Chechnya's leader strongly denies his country tortured and killed gay men Chechnya

'We don't have any gays': Chechnya's leader strongly denies his country tortured and killed gay men

Ramzan Kadyrov has faced wide international criticism since reports of serious human rights abuses.

From TheJournal.ie 'Men subjected to these gay purges have endured a gruesome ordeal in Chechnya' Human Rights

'Men subjected to these gay purges have endured a gruesome ordeal in Chechnya'

The Kremlin is said to be taking its investigation into the anti-gay “purge” seriously.

From TheJournal.ie Two Indonesian men caned in front of jeering crowd for having sex Indonesia

Two Indonesian men caned in front of jeering crowd for having sex

The pair received 83 strokes of the cane each after being found guilty of breaking sharia rules.

From TheJournal.ie First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job Disciplinary Action

First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job

Bishop Karen Oliveto’s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are “self-avowed practicing homosexuals”.

From TheJournal.ie Leader of Liberal Democrats won't say if he thinks being gay is a sin Christianity This post contains videos

Leader of Liberal Democrats won't say if he thinks being gay is a sin

Tim Farron’s comments have been criticised by some, but others have defended him.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya Abuse

Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya

As reports continue to emerge, Russia has said it does not have any confirmed information about violence against gay men in the region.

From TheJournal.ie Gay men in Chechnya reportedly being sent to prison camps and killed Homophobia

Gay men in Chechnya reportedly being sent to prison camps and killed

Human rights campaigners say people are being tortured and abused.

From TheJournal.ie Russian paper says gay men are being arrested and killed in Chechnya Homophobia

Russian paper says gay men are being arrested and killed in Chechnya

The Chechen president’s spokesperson denied the report, suggesting there are no gay people in the country.

From TheJournal.ie 'Just being effeminate was enough to convict you': New walking tours on Soho's gay history London

'Just being effeminate was enough to convict you': New walking tours on Soho's gay history

Some 46,000 people were prosecuted for homosexuality between 1895 and 1967.

From TheJournal.ie Gay priest marries long-term partner in 'beautiful' ceremony in Clare Marriage Equality

Gay priest marries long-term partner in 'beautiful' ceremony in Clare

Fr Bernard Lynch – who grew up in Ennis in the 1950s – became the first Catholic priest in the world to have a civil partnership in 2006.

From TheJournal.ie Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted New Rules

Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted

From today, a man who last had sex with another man more than 12 months ago will now be able to donate blood if he meets the other blood donor selection criteria.

From TheJournal.ie 'Being gay was portrayed as a scandal and shame': George Michael's journey to LGBT activist Campaigner

'Being gay was portrayed as a scandal and shame': George Michael's journey to LGBT activist

He was outed by the press in 1998, and went on to become a major supporter of HIV campaigns

From TheJournal.ie Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar Equality

Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar

The activist will lead a group to develop a strategy for young LGBT people.

From TheJournal.ie "We still have a long way to go" - does a stigma still apply to being gay in rural Ireland? Reality Bites

"We still have a long way to go" - does a stigma still apply to being gay in rural Ireland?

A new documentary, The Only Gay in the Village, explores the reality for gay people living in Ireland’s rural areas.

From TheJournal.ie Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws Human Rights

Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws

It told the UN this week that it doesn’t tolerate such discrimination.

From TheJournal.ie Chef appears in England court accused of drugging and murdering four young men Murder

Chef appears in England court accused of drugging and murdering four young men

Stephen Port (41) had met the men through gay networking sites such as Grindr.

From TheJournal.ie 'Gay conversion' in China: Kidnapped, taken to hospital and fed with medication Gay Pride

'Gay conversion' in China: Kidnapped, taken to hospital and fed with medication

One man, who is suing people for taking him to an institution, spoke about his experience.

From TheJournal.ie Social media use at priest training college to be reviewed after 'gay culture' allegations Maynooth

Social media use at priest training college to be reviewed after 'gay culture' allegations

The procedures for handing whistleblowers will also be looked at.

16 hilarious tweets gay people in Dublin will relate to

“I must be flawless for Pride”.

From TheJournal.ie Investigators have found 'no concrete evidence' that Orlando LGBT nightclub shooter was gay Omar Mateen

Investigators have found 'no concrete evidence' that Orlando LGBT nightclub shooter was gay

Law enforcement officials have said they believe Mateen was radicalised at some point before the Pulse nightclub attack.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son Equality Tribunal

Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son

She said her boss made derogatory comments about her son’s clothes, and members of the Catholic Church.

From TheJournal.ie Joe Dolan placed this ad in 1968 offering a reward for information on rumours about him Rumours

Joe Dolan placed this ad in 1968 offering a reward for information on rumours about him

Dolan said he was worried parents would stop allowing young people to the ballrooms he played in with the Drifters.

From TheJournal.ie This hardware store's 'gay' Christmas ad has left everyone scratching their heads Robert Dyas

This hardware store's 'gay' Christmas ad has left everyone scratching their heads

“We’re Robert Dyas and we’re gay. And straight. And bi…” Wh-what?

This hardware store's 'gay' Christmas ad has left everyone scratching their heads

“We’re Robert Dyas and we’re gay. And straight. And bi…” Wh-what?

From TheJournal.ie Renua candidate steps down after labelling Vatican 'the Antichrist' Renua

Renua candidate steps down after labelling Vatican 'the Antichrist'

Mary Smyth also reportedly said the Vatican was “corrupt” and “riddled with gay sex”.

15 of the best jumpers ever to grace the Late Late Toy Show

Classic festive knits.

From TheJournal.ie Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart' Secret Life

Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart'

“I’m not unnatural, I’m not sub-human, I’m not any different to anyone else in society and I am an equal, but that’s not the reality.”

From The42 An Irish filmmaker is turning one of this year's most acclaimed sports books into a movie Biopic

An Irish filmmaker is turning one of this year's most acclaimed sports books into a movie

The film documents the story of bisexual boxer Emile Griffith.

From TheJournal.ie Gay couple asked to leave Dublin restaurant for holding hands Bad Taste

Gay couple asked to leave Dublin restaurant for holding hands

The shocking allegation comes just five months after the country legalised marriage for homosexual couples.

From TheJournal.ie Pope apologises after reports of priests using drugs and paying for sex with homeless men Catholic Church

Pope apologises after reports of priests using drugs and paying for sex with homeless men

The reports concern several priests in a Rome parish.

From TheJournal.ie Italian priest suspended after saying he "understands" paedophilia Gino Flaim

Italian priest suspended after saying he "understands" paedophilia

Fr Gino Flaim added that homosexuality was an “illness.”

Here's why Matt Damon's publicist has the hardest job in Hollywood right now

Someone get that publicist a glass of Pinot.

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