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Hungarian government writes to Ireland and EU ministers over criticism of anti-LGBT law
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Hungarian government writes to Ireland and EU ministers over criticism of anti-LGBT law

Jul 9th 2021, 4:02 PM 53,452 Views 116 Comments

Leaders from 17 EU countries condemned the Hungarian law last month.

Campaigners call for changes to Ireland's restriction of blood donation by gay men
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Campaigners call for changes to Ireland's restriction of blood donation by gay men

Jul 4th 2021, 7:30 AM 16,669 Views 35 Comments

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service imported a supply of blood from the UK earlier this week.

Limited access to HIV services during pandemic an ongoing concern for LGBT+ community
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Limited access to HIV services during pandemic an ongoing concern for LGBT+ community

Jul 4th 2021, 6:30 AM 8,873 Views 13 Comments

Closures and scaledowns of sexual health services have raised issues for HIV prevention and testing.

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Aoife Martin: Pride isn't just about rainbows and flags - it's about being seen

Jul 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 10,717 Views 0 Comments

This week, our columnist looks back at Pride 2021 and says there’s more to it than just a celebration once a year.

Taoiseach tells story of gay Drogheda teenager at EU summit, as pressure ramps up on Hungary over new law
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Taoiseach tells story of gay Drogheda teenager at EU summit, as pressure ramps up on Hungary over new law

Updated Jun 25th 2021, 3:20 PM 44,236 Views 70 Comments

A majority of the leaders insisted that discrimination must not be tolerated in the 27-nation bloc.

New policy to make direct provision 'less isolating' for LGBT+ residents
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New policy to make direct provision 'less isolating' for LGBT+ residents

Jun 24th 2021, 5:52 PM 10,839 Views 68 Comments

It comes after pressure to make the system more welcoming for LGBT+ people.

Hungary's Viktor Orban digs in over anti-LGBTQ law as leaders heap pressure at EU summit
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Hungary's Viktor Orban digs in over anti-LGBTQ law as leaders heap pressure at EU summit

Updated Jun 24th 2021, 4:51 PM 40,397 Views 139 Comments

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said that Hungary should not be in EU because of the new law.

'The other clubs in Cork are delighted to see a new club popping up'
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'The other clubs in Cork are delighted to see a new club popping up'

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:30 PM 13,693 Views 5 Comments

The Cork Hellhounds are a new LGBT-inclusive rugby club.

Opinion: It's Pride 2021, let's consider giving greater support to LGBTI+ youth in school
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Opinion: It's Pride 2021, let's consider giving greater support to LGBTI+ youth in school

Jun 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,484 Views 91 Comments

Nerilee Ceatha of UCD says her research shows young people no longer assume rigid sexual orientation labels and binary gender identities.

Von der Leyen 'very concerned' over Hungary law banning LGBT 'promotion' to minors
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Von der Leyen 'very concerned' over Hungary law banning LGBT 'promotion' to minors

Jun 16th 2021, 10:36 PM 18,716 Views 46 Comments

She said the European Commission is “assessing if it breaches relevant EU legislation”.

More pride flags to be erected around Waterford City on Monday
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More pride flags to be erected around Waterford City on Monday

Jun 16th 2021, 6:19 PM 7,946 Views 0 Comments

Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman will be joining Waterford Mayor Damien Geoghegan, after two separate incidents where the flags were taken down.

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression
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97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression

Updated Jun 15th 2021, 12:29 PM 21,831 Views 14 Comments

Six in 10 people are struggling with suicide ideation and half are struggling with self-harm, according to a new survey.

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'A despicable act': Waterford Pride flags removed for the second time

Jun 12th 2021, 4:30 PM 41,391 Views 0 Comments

A local LGBT+ group is urging the public to fly the rainbow flag from their home as a show of support.

Man arrested over alleged burning of Pride flags in Waterford city
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Man arrested over alleged burning of Pride flags in Waterford city

Jun 9th 2021, 4:58 PM 16,490 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said the man has been charged with a count of criminal damage.

LGBT Pride flags burned in Waterford city
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LGBT Pride flags burned in Waterford city

Jun 7th 2021, 2:02 PM 56,592 Views 65 Comments

“It goes to show why festivals like Pride matter in the first place,” the Mayor of Waterford said.

Aoife Martin: 'Trans people have existed since the first organism crawled out of the primordial soup'
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Aoife Martin: 'Trans people have existed since the first organism crawled out of the primordial soup'

Mar 31st 2021, 3:37 PM 16,926 Views 0 Comments

On International Transgender Day of Visibility, our columnist highlights how vital that increased visibility is for trans kids.

'The lack of medical support is a travesty': Trans people facing five-year healthcare waiting list
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'The lack of medical support is a travesty': Trans people facing five-year healthcare waiting list

Mar 31st 2021, 6:00 AM 31,326 Views 0 Comments

On Transgender Day of Visibility, Teni CEO Éirénne Carroll talks to The Journal about access to healthcare in Ireland and worrying developments in the US.

French minister describes Poland's LGBT rights situation as 'worrying'
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French minister describes Poland's LGBT rights situation as 'worrying'

Mar 8th 2021, 10:11 PM 19,882 Views 24 Comments

LGBT rights have become a flashpoint issue in Poland in recent years under the populist Law and Justice (PiS) party government.

Sydney’s annual Mardi Gras goes ahead with restrictions in place
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Sydney’s annual Mardi Gras goes ahead with restrictions in place

Mar 6th 2021, 12:15 PM 20,460 Views 14 Comments

It is being held at the Sydney Cricket Ground, where people can socially distance in their seats.

'We can't keep sending trans people abroad for major surgery with no aftercare when they get home'
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'We can't keep sending trans people abroad for major surgery with no aftercare when they get home'

Mar 5th 2021, 6:30 AM 21,258 Views 0 Comments

The Irish healthcare system is failing transgender people and forcing them to go abroad for treatment, Noah Halpin has said.

Trans children being referred to healthcare service that 'doesn't exist yet'
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Trans children being referred to healthcare service that 'doesn't exist yet'

Feb 11th 2021, 5:00 PM 34,974 Views 0 Comments

The Transgender Equality Network of Ireland said the situation is “very concerning” and will impact up to 100 people.

Transgender healthcare report recommends all patients receive psychological support in Ireland, not UK
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Transgender healthcare report recommends all patients receive psychological support in Ireland, not UK

Dec 31st 2020, 12:36 PM 15,852 Views 0 Comments

The long-awaited report has been published by the HSE after a number of delays.

Taoiseach says it's 'not satisfactory' that trans healthcare report hasn't been published
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Taoiseach says it's 'not satisfactory' that trans healthcare report hasn't been published

Dec 2nd 2020, 2:14 PM 13,645 Views 0 Comments

The National Trans Healthcare Steering Committee has raised concerns about the status of the report.

Closure of PrEP service will 'undoubtedly' have impact on HIV rates, experts warn
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Closure of PrEP service will 'undoubtedly' have impact on HIV rates, experts warn

Oct 2nd 2020, 3:54 PM 17,677 Views 0 Comments

Staff from the GMHS have been redeployed to Covid-19 test centres in recent months.

College might once have offered an escape for vulnerable students - Covid-19 has changed that
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College might once have offered an escape for vulnerable students - Covid-19 has changed that

Aug 9th 2020, 9:00 PM 40,674 Views 0 Comments

With lectures moving largely online, students with a tough home life may find themselves with few good options.

Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest
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Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest

Aug 8th 2020, 3:11 PM 45,579 Views 92 Comments

Warsaw police said that 48 people were arrested.

Mary McAleese condemns Catholic Church for 'intrinsically evil' teachings on homosexuality
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Mary McAleese condemns Catholic Church for 'intrinsically evil' teachings on homosexuality

Jun 30th 2020, 6:00 AM 53,283 Views 140 Comments

The former Irish president warned of the damaging impact the church is having on Ireland younger LGBT community.

US Supreme Court rules law protects LGBT workers from discrimination
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US Supreme Court rules law protects LGBT workers from discrimination

Jun 15th 2020, 8:01 PM 10,078 Views 24 Comments

The court voted that Title VII, that bars job discrimination because of sex, encompasses bias against LGBT workers.

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public
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'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public

May 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 26,856 Views 31 Comments

Three in 10 people avoid certain locations for fear of being assaulted, according to a new survey.

Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds
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Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds

Mar 17th 2020, 6:05 AM 13,360 Views 98 Comments

More than 22,000 trans men and women were surveyed for the study.

'The most important thing is to talk about it': Trans couple open up in intimate new documentary
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'The most important thing is to talk about it': Trans couple open up in intimate new documentary

Feb 26th 2020, 6:10 AM 32,797 Views 0 Comments

Victoria and Max are a trans couple who are hoping that speaking about their experiences will help others in a similar position.

'A historic day': Switzerland votes to back new anti-homophobia law
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'A historic day': Switzerland votes to back new anti-homophobia law

Feb 9th 2020, 1:11 PM 93,137 Views 40 Comments

Critics who believe the law will end up censoring free speech had forced a referendum on the issue.

Phillip Schofield: 'I have been coming to terms with the fact that I am gay'
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Phillip Schofield: 'I have been coming to terms with the fact that I am gay'

Feb 7th 2020, 10:40 AM 118,446 Views 211 Comments

Schofield made the announcement in a statement posted on his Instagram account.

'If someone goes under, call 999': Addiction expert warns about GHB after more overdoses
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'If someone goes under, call 999': Addiction expert warns about GHB after more overdoses

Jan 25th 2020, 7:30 AM 27,621 Views 0 Comments

The drug has been making headlines after more overdoses last weekend and a high-profile rape case.

US chastity speaker cancels trip to Ireland 'due to illness' after number of talks were axed
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US chastity speaker cancels trip to Ireland 'due to illness' after number of talks were axed

Updated Jan 14th 2020, 5:46 PM 73,249 Views 329 Comments

A number of talks by Jason Evert had already been cancelled amid criticism of his stance on homosexuality and other issues.

From today, same-sex marriage is now legally recognised in the North
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From today, same-sex marriage is now legally recognised in the North

Jan 13th 2020, 9:58 AM 23,568 Views 26 Comments

The first marriage ceremonies should take place in February.

'Untold damage could be done': Talks by US chastity speaker cancelled amid criticism
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'Untold damage could be done': Talks by US chastity speaker cancelled amid criticism

Jan 10th 2020, 7:43 PM 52,404 Views 241 Comments

Jason Evert has described homosexuality as a disorder and is critical of contraception.

'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 68,643 Views 30 Comments

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

Same-sex kiss cut from new Star Wars movie for viewers in Singapore
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Same-sex kiss cut from new Star Wars movie for viewers in Singapore

Dec 24th 2019, 7:17 PM 33,487 Views 65 Comments

Local media reported that the women were seen embracing but not kissing.

Teenager who harassed women after they refused to kiss on London bus has sentence increased
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Teenager who harassed women after they refused to kiss on London bus has sentence increased

Dec 19th 2019, 3:12 PM 38,201 Views 0 Comments

The boy was given eight-month youth referral order due to the homophobic nature of the attack.

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