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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.

From TheJournal.ie Oklahoma passes law allowing adoption agencies deny children to LGBT families on religious grounds Adoption

Oklahoma passes law allowing adoption agencies deny children to LGBT families on religious grounds

It’s similar to laws in at least five other states.

From TheJournal.ie 'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad Lgbtq Rights

'A deceptive practice': Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapies passes second stage of Seanad

The Prohibition of Conversion Therapies Bill 2018 has passed through its second stage in the Seanad and has further stages to go through.

From TheJournal.ie Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy' Stigma

Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy'

1,747 women have been diagnosed with HIV in Ireland since 2003.

From The42 Ex-England striker John Fashanu paid his brother Justin £75k to keep quiet about his sexuality Football For All This post contains videos

Ex-England striker John Fashanu paid his brother Justin £75k to keep quiet about his sexuality

With the 20th anniversary of the death approaching, Fashanu has called on the FA to do more to support gay footballers.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar visits site of the Stonewall riots in New York Gay Rights

Leo Varadkar visits site of the Stonewall riots in New York

The Stonewall protests are widely considered to be the single most important event leading to the gay liberation movement.

From TheJournal.ie Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media Lgbtq Rights

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests Misogyny This post contains videos

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests

The former president also called the Catholic Church an “empire of misogyny”.

Here's why Netflix's Queer Eye is less of a makeover show, and more a lesson in queer culture

The reboot of the noughties classic has given it a whole new life.

Dear Fifi: Do I have a responsibility to help my boyfriend to come out?

*to the tune of Dear Prudence* Dear Foofers.

From TheJournal.ie Priests say Mary McAleese being banned from Vatican conference is 'embarrassing' Catholic Church

Priests say Mary McAleese being banned from Vatican conference is 'embarrassing'

The inclusion of McAleese on the Voices of Faith speaker panel was opposed by Cardinal Kevin Farrell.

From TheJournal.ie Toronto police search gardens for more victims after landscaper charged with deaths of two men Serial Killer

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Lewis Hamilton apologises after he's accused of 'shaming' his nephew for wearing a princess dress Backlash This post contains videos

Lewis Hamilton apologises after he's accused of 'shaming' his nephew for wearing a princess dress

Hamilton has since deleted a video of his nephew he shared on Instagram.

From TheJournal.ie Australian MP proposes during same-sex marriage debate in House of Representatives It's A Yes

Australian MP proposes during same-sex marriage debate in House of Representatives

Tim Wilson has reportedly been engaged to Ryan Bolger for nine years.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a show of solidarity': Pride flag set to fly over Dublin City Hall next summer Pride
From The42 Gay fans warned about the dangers of holding hands at the World Cup Discrimination

Gay fans warned about the dangers of holding hands at the World Cup

LGBT supporters travelling to Russia need to be ‘cautious’, according to anti-discrimination group Fare.

From TheJournal.ie LGBT people in China pursuing marriages of convenience in order to disguise their real relationships Sham Marriage

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'The last person I came out to was mam. She was 80. She walked me down the aisle at my wedding' Rainbow Weddings

'The last person I came out to was mam. She was 80. She walked me down the aisle at my wedding'

Daragh Doyle tells TheJournal.ie how he became a same-sex wedding planner after the marriage equality referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province Banned

Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province

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

From TheJournal.ie 'This means everything': Massive celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage Equality

'This means everything': Massive celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage

61% of Australians have voted in favour of same-sex marriage.

From The42 'I meant no disrespect to LGBT community' - Conor McGregor sorry for use of 'f-word' Tap Out

'I meant no disrespect to LGBT community' - Conor McGregor sorry for use of 'f-word'

The MMA star recorded a Late Late Show interview today.

From The42 Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league Equality

Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league

Hannah Mouncey says she is ‘extremely disappointed’ with the AFL’s decision.

From TheJournal.ie An Irish woman in a same-sex marriage has two little girls - but only one can get an Irish passport Citizenship

An Irish woman in a same-sex marriage has two little girls - but only one can get an Irish passport

It’s down to what’s written on their birth certs.

From TheJournal.ie Minister 'inspired' after meeting with young transgender and non-binary people LGBT

Minister 'inspired' after meeting with young transgender and non-binary people

Doherty said she would review the position of non-binary and young trans people in the Gender Recognition Act.

From TheJournal.ie 'Contempt for women reaches a new low': Trump administration rolls back free birth control access Religious Freedom

'Contempt for women reaches a new low': Trump administration rolls back free birth control access

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit in response to the announcement.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar sat down with the New York Times for a big Sunday interview Story Maureen

Leo Varadkar sat down with the New York Times for a big Sunday interview

In an interview with journalist Maureen Dowd the Taoiseach talked about abortion, Trump and LGBT rights.