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From TheJournal.ie Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school LGBT Survey

Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school

73% of LGBT+ students surveyed said they feel unsafe at school.

From TheJournal.ie Collins Dictionary recognises 'non-binary' and names 'climate strike' as Word of the Year New Words

Collins Dictionary recognises 'non-binary' and names 'climate strike' as Word of the Year

Pop star Smith came out as non-binary this year, sparking a debate over gender and sexuality.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'We're worried our son will become an orphan due to our lack of rights' Still Unequal

Column: 'We're worried our son will become an orphan due to our lack of rights'

LGBT couple, Gabriela and Kelly Socol, are fighting for parental rights and equality for their family.

From TheJournal.ie 'Devastating': Trans people on wrong waiting list for years after referrals were 'misplaced' Healthcare

'Devastating': Trans people on wrong waiting list for years after referrals were 'misplaced'

Over 100 people were affected by the HSE’s error.

From TheJournal.ie LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation Shift The Hate Away

LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation

The government said that it was looking at legislative options to address hate crime.

From TheJournal.ie Regulations to allow same sex parents register both their names on their child's birth cert to be signed today New Laws

Regulations to allow same sex parents register both their names on their child's birth cert to be signed today

Law will allow same sex parents register both their names on their child’s birth cert from May 5th 2020.

From TheJournal.ie Russia investigates videos of children talking with members of the LGBT community Investigation

Russia investigates videos of children talking with members of the LGBT community

In Russia, the offence of “sexual violence” can carry a jail term of between 12 and 20 years.

From TheJournal.ie 'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children Equality

'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children

The protest was held this afternoon outside the Department of Health building in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Government looking at hate crime legislation as LGBT group says assaults are on the rise Assault

Government looking at hate crime legislation as LGBT group says assaults are on the rise

The Department is putting out a public consultation in the coming weeks on the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Gay couple encourage other members of the LGBT community to consider fostering children Tusla

Gay couple encourage other members of the LGBT community to consider fostering children

There are more than 6,000 children in state care in Ireland.

From The42 'I feel like it's going to happen when it happens. We're in Ireland and it's very accepting of being gay' Tolerance

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

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

From TheJournal.ie No single 'gay gene' exists, says scientists Genetics

No single 'gay gene' exists, says scientists

Many genetic variants play a role in same-sex attraction, according to a new scientific study.

From TheJournal.ie First openly gay election candidate in the Arab world enters Tunisian presidential race Mounir Baatour

First openly gay election candidate in the Arab world enters Tunisian presidential race

“The fact that I’m gay doesn’t change anything,” Mounir Baatour said.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time Northern Ireland

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time

Today is the first time the taoiseach attended the Belfast pride parade which is highlighting the theme of marriage equality.

From TheJournal.ie 'From the outside it looks like everything's great, but there's still a lot to do': The film festival that celebrates Ireland's LGBT community Gaze Festival
From The42 'Does being gay mean you can’t be a good footballer? No. So let's crack on' - Dyche Equality

'Does being gay mean you can’t be a good footballer? No. So let's crack on' - Dyche

The Burnley boss says nobody in his dressing room would have an issue with the sexuality of a team-mate.

From TheJournal.ie Uniformed PSNI officers will march in Dublin's gay Pride parade this weekend Gay Pride

Uniformed PSNI officers will march in Dublin's gay Pride parade this weekend

This is the first time uniformed PSNI officers will march in the parade.

From TheJournal.ie Pride flag to fly over Leinster House this weekend Pride Festival

Pride flag to fly over Leinster House this weekend

A LGBT+ group has been set up within the Houses of the Oireachtas.

From TheJournal.ie Commemorative plaque unveiled at the site of Ireland's first dedicated LGBT community centre Hirschfeld Centre

Commemorative plaque unveiled at the site of Ireland's first dedicated LGBT community centre

The Hirschfeld Centre was burnt down 31 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Vatican issues document rejecting idea that people can choose or change gender Vatican

Vatican issues document rejecting idea that people can choose or change gender

The document was immediately denounced by LGBT Catholics as contributing to bigotry and violence.

From The42 10-time All-Ireland winner praises GAA's 'wonderful' decision to take part in Dublin Pride Festival LGBT

10-time All-Ireland winner praises GAA's 'wonderful' decision to take part in Dublin Pride Festival

Valerie Mulcahy and inter-county referee David Gough will lead a GAA representation in the parade.

From The42 The Aviva Stadium has been lit up with a difference this week Safe To Dream This post contains videos

The Aviva Stadium has been lit up with a difference this week

The home of Irish soccer and rugby is showing its support for Dublin Pride with the colours of the rainbow.

From The42 GAA to take part in next month's Dublin Pride Parade for the first time Pride Parade This post contains videos

GAA to take part in next month's Dublin Pride Parade for the first time

Referee David Gough confirmed the GAA has accepted an invitation to take part in the annual Pride festival.

From TheJournal.ie Attacks, surveillance, moving home every six months - The life of an LGBT activist in Tunisia Front Line Defenders

Attacks, surveillance, moving home every six months - The life of an LGBT activist in Tunisia

Badr Baabou accepted an award for his work in Dublin this week.

From TheJournal.ie Uniformed gardaí will march in Dublin's gay pride parade next month Pride

Uniformed gardaí will march in Dublin's gay pride parade next month

In 2017, uniformed members of Gardaí marched in the gay pride parade in Belfast.

From The42 'There isn't an openly gay professional player in this country' Be A Warrior

'There isn't an openly gay professional player in this country'

The Emerald Warriors will host the Union Cup in Dublin this summer.

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.

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