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From The42 Lindsay Peat a victim of homophobic sledge during All-Ireland football final The Union Cup

Lindsay Peat a victim of homophobic sledge during All-Ireland football final

The All-Ireland winner and Ireland rugby international yesterday launched the Union Cup, Europe’s largest LGBT rugby tournament.

From TheJournal.ie Coronation Street is to feature a black family for the first time in its 59-year history Corrie

Coronation Street is to feature a black family for the first time in its 59-year history

The producers of the show say they hope it will make it more representative of modern Britain.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland revises travel advice to Brunei after harsh sharia laws are implemented Anti-lgbt

Ireland revises travel advice to Brunei after harsh sharia laws are implemented

The new laws include death by stoning for adultery and gay sex, and amputation of hands and feet for thieves.

From TheJournal.ie 'No place in any modern society': Psychologists condemn LGBT conversion therapies Conversion Therapy

'No place in any modern society': Psychologists condemn LGBT conversion therapies

The Psychological Society of Ireland said to call it ‘therapy’ is an affront to the work that psychologists do.

From TheJournal.ie 'A human rights pariah': Brunei implements death by stoning for gay sex and adultery Sharia Law

'A human rights pariah': Brunei implements death by stoning for gay sex and adultery

The laws will make Brunei the first country in East or Southeast Asia to have a sharia penal code at the national level.

From TheJournal.ie Elton John joins call for boycott of Brunei-owned hotels Elton John

Elton John joins call for boycott of Brunei-owned hotels

The nine hotels mentioned are located in the US, Britain, France and Italy.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence St Patrick's Day

Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence

The US vice president has been criticised for his views and his legislative record on LGBT people.

From TheJournal.ie Breakfast meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be open to the media this year St Patrick's Day

Breakfast meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be open to the media this year

US Vice President Mike Pence was criticised for excluding the media from the traditional breakfast meeting with the Taoiseach.

From TheJournal.ie Hiding the fact they're gay and being harassed by other residents: People talk about life in Direct Provision Asylum Seekers

Hiding the fact they're gay and being harassed by other residents: People talk about life in Direct Provision

“One of the guys was very annoying and used to harass me, he always tried to touch me.”

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Gender, LGBT and transitioning Column

The Irish For: Gender, LGBT and transitioning

Aerach means gay in both the modern sense as well as the original meaning of happy and carefree writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

From TheJournal.ie Trans activists hold protest outside RTÉ studios ahead of Prime Time programme tonight Protest

Trans activists hold protest outside RTÉ studios ahead of Prime Time programme tonight

Dozens of activists gathered outside RTÉ’s Donnybrook studios this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Two people killed and 40 arrested in new 'gay purge' in Chechnya, activists say Chechnya

Two people killed and 40 arrested in new 'gay purge' in Chechnya, activists say

Chechen authorities immediately denied the claims.

From TheJournal.ie 'People are replacing it with crystal meth or 2 litres of vodka a day': G detoxification referrals jump by 4,600% Chemsex

'People are replacing it with crystal meth or 2 litres of vodka a day': G detoxification referrals jump by 4,600% Exclusive

The use of GHB, a highly addictive drug, is on the rise in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Cuba to scrap same-sex marriage language from new constitution, official says Marriage

Cuba to scrap same-sex marriage language from new constitution, official says

The decision was made despite public support nationwide for the reform.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is a 'terf' and what's going on with the UK's debate on transgender rights? Identity

Explainer: What is a 'terf' and what's going on with the UK's debate on transgender rights?

Reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 is being considered by the government.

From TheJournal.ie Frank McDonald: 'I wanted to paint a picture of Ireland in the 50s and 60s - it was a different country' Truly Frank

Frank McDonald: 'I wanted to paint a picture of Ireland in the 50s and 60s - it was a different country'

We talked to the retired journalist about writing his memoirs.

From TheJournal.ie David Norris: The Hirschfeld Centre revolutionised Temple Bar in 1979 - it deserves a commemorative plaque LGBT CENTRE This post contains videos

David Norris: The Hirschfeld Centre revolutionised Temple Bar in 1979 - it deserves a commemorative plaque

Senator David Norris on the legacy of the Hirschfeld Centre, which burned down.

From TheJournal.ie OPINION: 'I had to start transitioning... living with people who weren't going to agree with me or who didn't want to share a bathroom with me' Opinion This post contains videos

OPINION: 'I had to start transitioning... living with people who weren't going to agree with me or who didn't want to share a bathroom with me'

Ambassador for the Better Out Than In campaign for LGBTI+ youth tells us about her experiences dealing with her mental health.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste calls Tanzania's plans to target and arrest LGBT people 'shocking' Homophobic

Tánaiste calls Tanzania's plans to target and arrest LGBT people 'shocking'

Amnesty International have said the so-called taskforce must be immediately disbanded.

From TheJournal.ie US gay student Matthew Shepard laid to rest 20 years after murder Memorial

US gay student Matthew Shepard laid to rest 20 years after murder

Shepard was lured away from a bar in October 1998 by two young men pretending to be gay.

From TheJournal.ie ‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum Mental Health

‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum

Marriage equality and the Gender Recognition Act were two significant milestones in recent years, but there’s still a lot of work to be done.

From TheJournal.ie 'No Irish No Gay' Banner removed from Northern Irish motorway Xenophobic

'No Irish No Gay' Banner removed from Northern Irish motorway

The PSNI said it has removed the banner and launched an investigation into the incident.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

The song’s lyrics have come into question.

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.

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