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From TheJournal.ie 'Mismanaged and not viable': LGBT charity to face investigation into financial 'irregularities' GLEN

'Mismanaged and not viable': LGBT charity to face investigation into financial 'irregularities'

The charity announced last week that it was to cease operations.

From TheJournal.ie LGBT charity Glen to cease operations No Longer Viable

LGBT charity Glen to cease operations

Reduced staffing levels, no financial reserves and diminishing public trust all contributed to the decision.

From TheJournal.ie LGBT charity orders full review of services in light of Charities Regulator review GLEN

LGBT charity orders full review of services in light of Charities Regulator review

The charity is being reviewed by Charities Regulator.

From TheJournal.ie Co-founder of LGBT charity resigns, says he received support worth €11.5k but paid funds back GLEN

Co-founder of LGBT charity resigns, says he received support worth €11.5k but paid funds back

Kieran Rose said he should have made the board aware of the arrangement at the time.

From TheJournal.ie Transactions worth €60k 'not recorded correctly' in accounts of LGBT charity GLEN

Transactions worth €60k 'not recorded correctly' in accounts of LGBT charity

The outgoing CEO has detailed some of the irregularities that prompted her to report Glen to the charities regulator.

From TheJournal.ie Glen 'satisfied' there has been 'no misappropriation of funds' after issues reported to regulator Charities Regulator

Glen 'satisfied' there has been 'no misappropriation of funds' after issues reported to regulator

A report in this morning’s Sunday Business Post revealed that the charity is under review for irregularities regarding its finances.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for new hate crime laws as people report assaults and violence because of sexuality LGBT

Calls for new hate crime laws as people report assaults and violence because of sexuality

The RCNI’s new report launched today looks at LGBT survivors of sexual violence.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do LGBT students need to be better protected in schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do LGBT students need to be better protected in schools?

A new survey has shown that a majority of young LGBT people have self-harmed.

From TheJournal.ie LGBT teenagers are three times more likely to attempt suicide Mental Health

LGBT teenagers are three times more likely to attempt suicide

A new survey shows that LGBT teenagers have higher levels of anxiety and depression.

From TheJournal.ie Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils Anti-bullying

Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils

New guidelines have been launched to help schools support LGBT students.

From TheJournal.ie Irish dentists refusing to treat HIV positive patients 'adds to stigma' Stop The Stigma

Irish dentists refusing to treat HIV positive patients 'adds to stigma'

The “worrying” levels of HIV diagnoses have been discussed at the Oireachtas Health Committee. There are set to be more cases of HIV in Ireland in 2015 than in any other year.

From TheJournal.ie Blue powder and 'Goodbye' note sent to office of gay rights group Dublin

Blue powder and 'Goodbye' note sent to office of gay rights group

Emergency services have now given the all clear.

From TheJournal.ie 'His courage will inspire many others who would like to be open about who they are' Leo

'His courage will inspire many others who would like to be open about who they are'

Minister Leo Varadkar’s announcement that he is a gay man ‘won’t change his work in Government’, a fellow Minister has said.

From TheJournal.ie Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32 HIV

Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32

Committee on Health and Children today, who will be focusing on advances in testing opportunities for HIV and enhancing engagement with health services,

From TheJournal.ie Graduates can now find out about companies that are inclusive to LGBT people Career Opportunities

Graduates can now find out about companies that are inclusive to LGBT people

There’ll be an exhibit for LGBT graduates at today’s gradireland career fair.

From TheJournal.ie Gay rights group gives cautious welcome to change in discrimination laws Section 37

Gay rights group gives cautious welcome to change in discrimination laws

Section 37 could be scrapped soon, allowing gay teachers to live open lives.

From TheJournal.ie How Albert Reynolds made Ireland a fairer place for gay people Gay Rights

How Albert Reynolds made Ireland a fairer place for gay people

Reynolds’ government presided over the fist steps towards ending discrimination against the gay and lesbian community.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland drops to 22nd in Europe for legal equality for LGBTI people Rainbow Map

Ireland drops to 22nd in Europe for legal equality for LGBTI people

Today is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ Guide cover ‘a symbol of acceptance’ Equality

RTÉ Guide cover ‘a symbol of acceptance’

The Celebrity Masterchef contestant-and-newsreader Aengus MacGrianna is now gracing the cover of Ireland’s most popular telly guide…

From TheJournal.ie There were 429 civil partnerships in the state last year I Do

There were 429 civil partnerships in the state last year

Of these, 263 couples were male and 166 were female as GLEN describes the couples as “pioneers”.

From TheJournal.ie 20 years ago homosexuality was decriminalised, but not everyone was happy... Homosexuality

20 years ago homosexuality was decriminalised, but not everyone was happy...

Paul McGrath of Fine Gael at the time spoke against the bill and said he was concerned what impact it would have on society as a whole.

From TheJournal.ie Vote for civil marriage for same-sex couples 'an historic step' Same-Sex Marriage This post contains videos

Vote for civil marriage for same-sex couples 'an historic step'

The Constututional Convention has voted overwhelmingly in favour of recommending that the Constitution be changed to allow for civil marriages for same-sex couples.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid after death of LGBT and civil rights activist RIP

Tributes paid after death of LGBT and civil rights activist

Christopher Robson, one of the founder members of the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network, passed away following a short illness.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,000 submissions to convention on same-sex marriage Gay Marriage

Over 1,000 submissions to convention on same-sex marriage

The number of submissions made to the Constitutional Convention is almost 50 times the amount sent on other issues.

From TheJournal.ie The 'principle of equal citizenship' should include same-sex marriage - Shatter Equality

The 'principle of equal citizenship' should include same-sex marriage - Shatter

The 13 and 14 of April have been chosen as the dates during which same-sex marriage will be discussed as part of the Constitutional Convention.

From TheJournal.ie €24,000 payment for sexual orientation discrimination at Credit Union Discrimination

€24,000 payment for sexual orientation discrimination at Credit Union

GLEN, the Gay & Lesbian Equality network, has welcomed the news.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 1,000 civil partnerships in Ireland in 2012 Marriage

Almost 1,000 civil partnerships in Ireland in 2012

Now almost 2,000 people have entered civil partnerships since they became available in Ireland in April 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Rights group welcomes Shatter's comments on gay marriage and parenting Gay Rights

Rights group welcomes Shatter's comments on gay marriage and parenting

The Justice Minister said he was “acutely aware” of the need to reform family law in Ireland to ensure equality for gay and lesbian parents.

From TheJournal.ie Two more councils pass motions supporting same-sex marriage Equality

Two more councils pass motions supporting same-sex marriage

Fingal Couunty Council and Waterford City became the latest councils to support motions on the issue tonight.

From TheJournal.ie New figures show every county in Ireland has hosted civil partnership ceremony Same-Sex Couples This post contains images

New figures show every county in Ireland has hosted civil partnership ceremony

Data shows that 862 couples have entered civil partnerships in the 17 months since they were first permitted in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council votes 'Yes' to marriage equality Gay Marriage

Dublin City Council votes 'Yes' to marriage equality

Gay rights’ groups welcome the move as Dublin follows Cork in lending support to same-sex civil marriages.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Enda Kenny's silence on same-sex marriage is a rebuff to gay people Opinion

Column: Enda Kenny's silence on same-sex marriage is a rebuff to gay people

The move to civil marriage is not a massive leap – but it is a hugely important symbol, writes Kieran Rose.

From TheJournal.ie Column: It's time for Ireland to follow Obama on gay marriage. Here's why. Opinion

Column: It's time for Ireland to follow Obama on gay marriage. Here's why.

Three quarters of Irish people and all the political parties already support same-sex marriage, writes Kieran Rose of GLEN. The pressure is now on to introduce it to Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Poll shows strong support for same-sex marriage Constitution

Poll shows strong support for same-sex marriage

A recent poll reveals a 73 per cent support for allowing same-sex marriage in the Constitution.

From TheJournal.ie Cautious welcome given to progress on constitutional convention Reform

Cautious welcome given to progress on constitutional convention

Interest groups have welcomed the latest reports that draft proposals on the makeup of the convention are imminent – as long as there is sufficient consultation.

From TheJournal.ie More than 1,000 people entered civil partnerships in Ireland in 2011 Civil Parnerships This post contains images

More than 1,000 people entered civil partnerships in Ireland in 2011

New figures show that 536 civil partnerships were registered in Ireland last year.