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'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'
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'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'

Jan 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 68,623 Views 30 Comments

Concerns have also been raised about people being sexually assaulted while taking drugs such as GHB.

'Rectifying the historic wrong': LGBT advocates wanted sexual orientation included on the next Census
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'Rectifying the historic wrong': LGBT advocates wanted sexual orientation included on the next Census

Nov 21st 2019, 6:10 AM 12,026 Views 82 Comments

Scotland’s census will give individuals up to 21 options under this category including skolisexual and demiromantic.

One-quarter of men who use 'chemsex drugs' don't use them for purposes of sex
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One-quarter of men who use 'chemsex drugs' don't use them for purposes of sex

Nov 15th 2019, 11:48 AM 38,183 Views 28 Comments

A new study examines chemsex in Ireland and parts of the UK.

'I feel like it's going to happen when it happens. We're in Ireland and it's very accepting of being gay'
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'I feel like it's going to happen when it happens. We're in Ireland and it's very accepting of being gay'

Sep 21st 2019, 7:00 AM 6,822 Views 0 Comments

Members of the Dublin Devils and PFAI general secretary Stephen McGuinness on the lack of LGBT representation in football.

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

May 14th 2019, 7:00 AM 17,300 Views 143 Comments

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.

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men
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Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men

Jun 19th 2018, 9:02 AM 12,496 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Mar 14th 2018, 9:55 PM 27,538 Views 106 Comments

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

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

Jan 30th 2018, 9:21 AM 16,115 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Nov 25th 2017, 4:00 PM 14,396 Views 18 Comments

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.

Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province
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Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province

Nov 19th 2017, 3:35 PM 18,987 Views 77 Comments

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

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

Aug 30th 2017, 10:38 PM 25,141 Views 96 Comments

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

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

Jul 16th 2017, 11:13 AM 24,889 Views 92 Comments

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

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

May 26th 2017, 8:43 AM 13,400 Views 70 Comments

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

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

May 23rd 2017, 8:47 AM 45,271 Views 78 Comments

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

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

Apr 29th 2017, 10:00 AM 13,914 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Apr 19th 2017, 8:52 AM 17,586 Views 87 Comments

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

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

Apr 14th 2017, 7:34 PM 13,998 Views 46 Comments

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

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

Apr 11th 2017, 2:08 PM 27,848 Views 97 Comments

Human rights campaigners say people are being tortured and abused.

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 3:30 PM 25,253 Views 48 Comments

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

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

Mar 4th 2017, 5:00 PM 12,320 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Jan 28th 2017, 1:04 PM 57,371 Views 119 Comments

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.

Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted
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Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted

Jan 16th 2017, 12:50 PM 26,298 Views 80 Comments

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.

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

Dec 26th 2016, 8:15 PM 12,090 Views 100 Comments

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

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

Dec 19th 2016, 3:14 PM 16,164 Views 99 Comments

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

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

Nov 9th 2016, 6:00 AM 8,332 Views 12 Comments

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

Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws
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Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws

Nov 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 10,369 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Oct 5th 2016, 9:23 PM 15,470 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Sep 24th 2016, 7:30 PM 19,531 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Aug 24th 2016, 1:35 PM 14,479 Views 79 Comments

The procedures for handing whistleblowers will also be looked at.

16 hilarious tweets gay people in Dublin will relate to
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# Dublin Gays

16 hilarious tweets gay people in Dublin will relate to

Jun 25th 2016, 11:00 AM 8,322 Views 2 Comments

“I must be flawless for Pride”.

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

Jun 24th 2016, 7:00 PM 11,579 Views 55 Comments

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

'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 766 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.

Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son
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Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son

Jan 5th 2016, 9:00 AM 30,374 Views 69 Comments

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

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

Jan 2nd 2016, 8:30 PM 78,529 Views 62 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 13th 2015, 3:50 PM 42,837 Views 42 Comments

“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
# Robert Dyas
# Robert Dyas

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

Dec 13th 2015, 2:00 PM 6,698 Views 3 Comments

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

Renua candidate steps down after labelling Vatican 'the Antichrist'
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Renua candidate steps down after labelling Vatican 'the Antichrist'

Dec 13th 2015, 1:59 PM 34,527 Views 82 Comments

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
# Where's Me Jumper
# Where's Me Jumper

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

Nov 24th 2015, 6:08 PM 5,313 Views 3 Comments

Classic festive knits.

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

Nov 18th 2015, 8:57 AM 19,980 Views 158 Comments

“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.”

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

Nov 17th 2015, 6:58 PM 6,398 Views 7 Comments

The film documents the story of bisexual boxer Emile Griffith.

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